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Lawyer for Accused Philly Assailant Says She's 'Kind & Gentle,' Neighbors Disagree

By EDGE | Friday Sep 26, 2014
The attorney for Kathryn Knott, one of the accused assailants in the Sept. 11 Philadelphia gay bashing case, calls his client "a gentle, kind person." Neighbors and her own Twitter feed tell a different story.

Arrests in Philly Gay Bashing Case Expected as Investigation Wraps Up

By EDGE | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
Expect arrests later this week, as police investigators put together the final pieces in the case of the savage beating of two gay men by a gang of "clean cut" young white men and women in Center City, Philadelphia this month.

Three Being Charged in Philly Gang Gay-Bashing

By Bobby McGuire | Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
Two men and a woman are being charged in the beating of a gay couple during a late-night encounter on a Philadelphia street.

Philly Lawmaker Requests Gay Bashing Be Investigated by Feds

By EDGE | Saturday Sep 20, 2014
While the brutal attack on two gay men in Philadelphia last week has caused an outcry from many in Pennsylvania to extend the state's current hate crime law to cover sexual orientation, one lawmaker is appealing to the federal government.

Eyewitness Disputes Self-Defense Claim in Philly Gay Bashing

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.

Philly 'Clean Cut' Gay Bashers Turn Themselves In

By EDGE | Thursday Sep 18, 2014
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.

Photos Released Of Three Suspects Wanted in Jan 1 Manhattan Anti-Gay Attack

Sunday Feb 9, 2014
The NYPD is are looking for three men in connection with the Jan. 1 assault on a gay man in the Gramercy Park area of Manhattan. Police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

NYPD Releases Photos of Suspects Wanted in Alleged Anti-Gay Attack

By EDGE | Friday Feb 7, 2014
The NYPD is looking for three men in connection with the Jan. 1 assault on a gay man in the Gramercy Park area of Manhattan. Police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime.

Omaha Police Probe Assault as Anti-Gay Hate Crime

Friday Nov 1, 2013
Omaha police have begun investigating an assault in the Old Market area as a hate crime.

NYPD Arrest Suspect in Connection with May 5 Gay Bashing in Midtown

By EDGE | Monday Oct 14, 2013
One of a group of eight men who allegedly attacked a Manhattan gay couple outside of Madison Square Garden in broad daylight last May has been apprehended by police and has been charged with assault as a hate crime.