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Lawyer Says Boiled Water Attack On Gay Couple Not About Hate

Aug 24
A defense attorney for a man accused of throwing boiled water on a same-sex couple as they slept in a suburban Atlanta apartment told jurors her client was reacting to behavior he found disrespectful.

Prosecutor: Boiled Water Attack on Gay Men Was Pre-Meditated

By Kate Brumback and Jeff Martin | Aug 23
A prosecutor told a jury that a Georgia man threw boiled water on a gay couple as they lay in bed in a vicious, pre-meditated attack.

Shoplifting Suspect Had Crack Pipe in Butt Crack

Aug 23
A crack pipe in a crack? How meta.

Broadway Dancer Arrested for Killing Boyfriend in Bronx

Aug 22
A New York dancer who enjoyed moderate success on stage and screen was booked on murder and manslaughter charges Friday for allegedly killing his boyfriend in their Bronx apartment.

High Court Sides With Employee Fired For Smoking Pot At Work

By Dave Collins | Aug 21
A Connecticut state worker fired after he was caught smoking marijuana on the job was punished too harshly and should get his job back, the state Supreme Court ruled Friday.

Jury Still Out In San Francisco Lesbian Murder Trial

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 20
Jurors continued deliberating this week in San Francisco Superior Court in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting a lesbian in the city almost three years ago.

More Victims of San Mateo Rapist Come Forward

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Aug 20
Several more men have come forward saying they're victims of a San Mateo County man who's already charged with raping other men, according to police.

Ga. Man Accused of Pouring Boiled Water On Gay Couple Rejects Plea Deal

Aug 19
A man accused of pouring boiled water on a gay couple inside an apartment in suburban Atlanta, Ga. earlier this year rejected a plea deal this week and will head to trial.

NY Trans Woman Attacked With Hammer in Possible Hate Crime

Aug 19
A transgender woman was attacked by a hammer-wielding man in New York early Wednesday morning and police are calling the incident a possible hate crime, local ABC affiliate station WABC reports.

2 US Swimmers Leave Rio After Robbery Scandal; 3rd Pays Fine

By Peter Preman, AP , AP and Luis Andfe | Aug 19
Two American Olympic swimmers were on their way home Friday after being pulled off a plane a day earlier to testify about an alleged robbery at the Rio Olympics that Brazilian police said was made up.

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