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Eyewitness Disputes Self-Defense Claim in Philly Gay Bashing

CRIME | By EDGE | Friday Sep 19, 2014
An eyewitness' account of last week's brutal attack on two gay men in Philadelphia disputes any impending claim of self-defense from attorneys representing the men and women allegedly involved in the assault.

Erik and Lye Menendez

Keeping Up with the Menendezes: Killer Lyle's Got a Boyfriend

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 18
Chronically lonely, love-starved, in need of excitement or lured by the bad boy glamour of a real life criminal, married convicted murderer Lyle Menendez has found himself a man.

Lawyers for Philly Gay Bashers Cry Self Defense

NATIONAL | By EDGE | Sep 18
The chips are beginning to fall in the case of the gang involved in the beating of two gay men in Philly last week as a flimsy cries of self-defense emerge and one member of the alleged gang gets fired from his position as a high school basketball coach.

Alleged members of Philly's "preppy hate gang" party up at La Viola after a full evening of gay bashing

Philly 'Clean Cut' Gay Bashers Turn Themselves In

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 18
Social media, a former TV reality show personality and a Twitter sleuth are being crediting in helping identify members of the "clean cut hate gang" allegedly responsible for the September 11th gay bashing of a male couple in Philadelphia.

Online Sleuths Aid Probe into Gay Couple's Beating

CRIME | By Maryclaire Dale | Sep 17
Philadelphia police searching for a group of people suspected in the beating of a gay couple got an outpouring of help from Twitter and Facebook users, who located a photo of the young men and women at a restaurant and helped match names to faces.

Austin Michael Symonds

Tea-Bagging Teen Gets Felony Charge for Polluting Pizza

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 17
A man in suburban Austin, Texas got more than he ordered when a disgruntled pizza shop worker, angered that an order was called in shortly before closing time, decided to add his scrotum as a surprise topping to a family size stuffed pizza.

Surveillance camera still of part of the preppy hate gang

Police Release Surveillance Video of 'Clean Cut' Gang Involved in Philly Anti-Gay Hate Crime

CRIME | By EDGE | Sep 17
Philadelphia Police are seeking the help of the public to help apprehend a group of young white men and women who attacked and robbed two gay men in their late 20's late in the evening of Thursday, September 11.

Roger Kessler

Texas Police: Teacher Used Grindr to Hookup With Teen Boy

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 16
Texas police arrested and charged an HIV-positive music teacher with sexual assault of a child last week, after authorities say he was caught sneaking out of the home of a 15-year-old boy.

Philly Gay Couple Allegedly Attacked by Group in Possible Hate Crime

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Sep 15
A same-sex couple was attacked and robbed in Philadelphia Thursday night in what may be an anti-gay attack.

German Gay Rights Activist Beaten in Belgrade

CRIME | Sep 14
A German man who took part in a gay rights conference suffered life-threatening brain injuries when he was severely beaten in downtown Belgrade on Saturday, Serbian police and gay activists said.

Young Men Molested, Filmed in True Life Hostel Horror

CRIME | By Kilian Melloy | Sep 13
At least male victims, many of them young international travelers, were allegedly drugged and raped by a New Zealand hostel owner who made videos of the assaults.