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Gay Choking Death Convict Suspected of Castro Arson

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 31
A San Francisco man convicted of accidentally choking to death his sexual partner in 2011 pleaded not guilty this week in a case that involves at least one recent fire in the Castro.

Ex-Rap Mogul 'Suge' Knight Arrested in Deadly Hit-and-Run

By Raquel Maria Dillon | Jan 30
Marion "Suge" Knight, the former rap music mogul with a long history of violent crimes, was arrested early Friday on suspicion of a hitting and killing a man with his car and then fleeing the crash near Los Angeles.

Texas Transgender Woman Shot and Killed in Possible Hate Crime

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 27
A transgender woman, who was a nursing assistant, was shot and killed in her car Monday morning in a possible hate crime.

2 Nabbed in iPad Theft When Selfies Appear on Owner's iCloud

Jan 23
Two men arrested in Houston are accused of stealing an iPad and using it to take selfies that they unknowingly uploaded to the owner's iCloud account.

'Saved by the Bell' Actor Pleads Not Guilty in Bar Fight

Jan 22
The actor who played Screech in the 1990s TV show "Saved by the Bell" has pleaded not guilty to charges resulting from a bar fight in southeastern Wisconsin.

Police: Gay Black Man Beat in W. Hollywood in Possible Double Hate Crime

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 22
Three Latino men attacked a gay African-American man in West Hollywood, Calif., early Tuesday morning in a possible double hate crime, according to local authorities.

Mark Wahlberg's Victims Divided Over His Pardon Request

By Philip Marcelo and Rodrique Ngowi | Jan 20
Victims of one of Mark Wahlberg's racially motivated attacks as a teenage delinquent in segregated Boston in the 1980s are divided over whether he should be granted a pardon for his crimes.

Porn Star Johnny Rapid Wants Bieber, But May Get Jail Instead

By Jason St. Amand | Jan 20
Gay-for-pay porn star Johnny Rapid was arrested in December after allegedly beating his girlfriend who refused to set up a tryst with a 14-year-old girl.

Plea Deal Lands Bullied Gay Teen 27 Years for School Shooting

Jan 19
A teenager charged with shooting a classmate in the chest at his central California high school two years ago accepted a plea agreement with prosecutors Friday for a 27-year sentence in state prison.

Trans Suspect Pleads Not Guilty of 'Mrs. Doubtfire' House Arson

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 17
A transgender woman accused of setting fire to the Pacific Heights house known for its role in the 1993 hit film "Mrs. Doubtfire" has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder, arson, and other charges.

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