Crime

Gay College Student In Coma After Being Brutally Attacked At Amtrak Station

Aaron Salazar is described as a happy, outgoing student at Portland State University.

Tuesday, Salazar remained in a coma at Renown Hospital in Reno a week after he was brutally beaten a week ago at an Amtrak station in Truckee. He has a damaged brain stem and a broken pelvis.

"It broke my heart. He did not look like Aaron at all," his cousin, Sonia Trujillo, told FOX40. "His face was beaten. He was swollen."

Salazar was traveling from his home in Colorado, back to Oregon. But made a stop in Truckee.

Gay Couple Attacked Leaving Club For Holding Hands

A gay couple were allegedly beaten up outside a nightclub after they held hands. Andy Millin, 32, and his partner Cameron Stringer, 26, were attacked when leaving CC Blooms, in Edinburgh, Scotland, at around 3am on Sunday. 

Man Arrested For Murder of Dallas Transwoman

An arrest has been made in the murder of 26-year-old Carla Patricia Flores-Pavon, a transgender Dallas woman who died after being found unconscious in her apartment last week.

Investigators said Thursday 24-year-old Jimmy Eugene Johnson III was taken into custody in Walker County during a traffic stop; Dallas police said they'd developed him as a suspect and placed a notice on his vehicle.

Dallas homicide detectives traveled to Walker County to interview Johnson, who police said waived his Miranda rights and agreed to speak with police.

51 Year Old HIV-positive man sentenced for having sex with teen boy

A Wauwatosa man who knew he was HIV-positive was sentenced in Waukesha County Circuit Court to 15 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old boy in August 2017. 

Eugene S. Gross, 51, was arrested after the boy's mother returned to her Brookfield home and the boy ran upstairs from the basement and said a strange man had entered the house and raped him.

Police, responding to a burglary in progress, found Gross walking through a backyard near the house. 

NYC Firefighter Says He Was Fired After Refusing To Prove He Wasn't Gay

A former probie firefighter from Queens said his colleagues demanded he “have sex with a stripper” to prove his manhood, according to an explosive new federal discrimination lawsuit against the FDNY.

The Post reported last year on Michael Troina’s claims that members of Ladder Co. 1/Engine Co. 7 in Tribeca stomped on his bunker gear, smeared peanut butter on his car and superimposed his face on a picture of a crying baby. He complained he was hazed on his first day in the Duane Street firehouse and savagely bullied on many occasions afterward.

Lawyer Accused Of Trading Drugs For Sex With Men In Rehab Facility

A lawyer who owns and operates a Roxbury sober house is facing more than two dozen charges of distributing drugs to recovering users in exchange for sex, among other things state Attorney General Maura Healey announced today.

"[He] exploited men suffering from addiction by distributing drugs in exchange for sexual activity," Healey said in a statement released by her office.

He is also accused of offering substance users legal representation, advice, cash and free rent at the sober home in exchange for sex.

Video: Man Says Police Choked Him and Called Him Antigay Slurs After Leaving Prom

Anthony Hall did a noble big brother act and took his teen sister to her high school prom in, and the pair went out to grab a bite to eat after. What the 16-year-old didn’t know was that the fun night out would suddenly take a left turn after an encounter with a white police officer at a North Carolina Waffle House became brutal.

Charlotte News & Observer reports:

A video posted to Facebook on May 8 shows a North Carolina police officer choking a man wearing prom attire and slamming him to the ground.

Trans woman choked to death becomes ninth trans homicide in US this year

Carla Patricia Flores-Pavon, a trans woman who was 18, was killed in her North Dallas apartment on Wednesday, May 9. [On one of Ms. Flores-Pavon’s Facebook profile, she spelled her first name with a “K.” Reports filed by police spelled it with a “C.”

Police were dispatched to the scene at 4:17 p.m. and confirmed “suspect choked complainant causing her death” and listed the death as a murder.

Flores-Pavon lived in an apartment along LBJ Freeway near Preston Road. Dallas Fire Rescue arrived first and requested police when they found Flores-Pavon dead.

4 Men Charged With Hate Crime After Attacking Couple at Gay Pride

The four young men accused of attacking a gay couple on South Beach face stiffer penalties after prosecutors charged them Thursday under Florida's hate-crime enhancement law.

The group was charged with aggravated battery committed with prejudice, which means each could face up to 30 years in prison if convicted of the attack that took place during Miami Beach's annual gay-pride parade.

Police say the attack happened in April after one of the victims accidentally bumped into 21-year-old Juan Carlos Lopez near a bathroom area near Ocean Drive and Sixth Street.

Woman arranged the 'contract' rape of a man who owed her $15000 and weed

A St. Michael woman is accused of ordering the sexual assault of a man who owed her money for alcohol and marijuana.

The woman, 30-year-old Julia Haworth, told an acquaintance to carry out the April 2017 assault in exchange for "a bottle," according to motions filed by the Nome District Attorney's office.

The man accused of the assault is 24-year-old Austin Matthias, also of St. Michael.

The victim said the last thing he remembered that night was Matthias punching him in the face, according to a sworn affidavit. He woke up in severe pain.