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Trial in Killing of Iowa Teenager to Focus on Gender Motive

Trial in Killing of Iowa Teenager to Focus on Gender Motive

By Ryan J. Foley | Oct 23
The March 2016 death of 16-year-old Kedarie Johnson stunned the city of 25,000. It also raised fears that the popular Burlington High School student was the victim of a hate crime because the teenager was gender-fluid.

Shia LaBeouf Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charge in Georgia

Shia LaBeouf Pleads Guilty to Misdemeanor Charge in Georgia

Oct 19
Actor Shia LaBeouf was sentenced to probation Thursday after the "Transformers" star pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge of obstruction stemming from his attempt to elude police following a vulgar public outburst in Georgia.

Bullied Teen Indicted for Manslaughter, Claims Self-Defense

Bullied Teen Indicted for Manslaughter, Claims Self-Defense

Oct 18
A bisexual teenager from New York City was indicted for manslaughter Tuesday in the stabbing death of a classmate.

325-Pound Woman Charged with Killing Girl by Sitting on Her

325-Pound Woman Charged with Killing Girl by Sitting on Her

Oct 17
A 325-pound (150-kilogram) Florida woman is charged with killing her 9-year-old cousin by sitting on the child as punishment.

Ex-Politician Gets Probation for Groping 103-Year-Old Woman

Ex-Politician Gets Probation for Groping 103-Year-Old Woman

Oct 17
A former politician who molested a 103-year-old nursing home resident received a sentence to two years' probation a day after another politician in the same township was arrested on child porn charges.

Cancer Survivor Melissa Etheridge Busted for Medical Marijuana at US/Canada Border

Cancer Survivor Melissa Etheridge Busted for Medical Marijuana at US/Canada Border

By Winnie McCroy | Oct 16
Lesbian rocker Melissa Etheridge was arrested and taken into custody by U.S. Customs officials in North Dakota for possession of medical marijuana as she attempted to return from Canada.

Gay Man Assaulted in the Castro

Gay Man Assaulted in the Castro

By Sari Staver | Oct 14
Gary McCoy, an advocate for people who are homeless and for people living with HIV, was assaulted in the Castro Sunday morning, October 8.

Suspect in 4 Ohio Slayings Arrested While Walking Along Road

Suspect in 4 Ohio Slayings Arrested While Walking Along Road

By Kantele Franko | Oct 14
Unarmed, worn out and ready to give up, the suspect in the fatal shootings of three adults and a 7-year-old boy didn't try to flee when officers arrested him Friday as he walked along a road in far southern Ohio, a sheriff said.

Gay Porn Star Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Up to $1M of Pot

Gay Porn Star Pleads Guilty to Conspiring to Distribute Up to $1M of Pot

Oct 10
A gay porn star who was indicted on a felony count of conspiring to distribute a large amount of marijuana in Florida this August pleaded guilty as part of a plea bargain.

Anti-Gay Vandalism Found Outside Kansas State Student Union

Anti-Gay Vandalism Found Outside Kansas State Student Union

Oct 10
Kansas State officials say an anti-gay slur was found outside the university's student union, the latest vandalism targeting diversity at the school.

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