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Passenger Arrested After Taking Over Small Plane in Alaska

Passenger Arrested After Taking Over Small Plane in Alaska

By Becky Bohrer, Mark Thiessen | Jul 9, 2021

A passenger on a small plane bound for a tiny western Alaska community said he tried to end his life when he took control of the plane's yoke and caused it to nosedive before the pilot was able to regain control.

Spate of Anti-LGBTQ Attacks in NYC Continue with Queens Assault

Spate of Anti-LGBTQ Attacks in NYC Continue with Queens Assault

Jul 8, 2021

The recent spate of anti-LGBTQ attacks in New York City continued when it was reported an anti-gay assault in Jackson Heights early Tuesday morning, July 6.

Watch: 'X-Factor' Singer Shot Dead in Kansas City, Family Says he was Targeted for Being Gay

Watch: 'X-Factor' Singer Shot Dead in Kansas City, Family Says he was Targeted for Being Gay

Jul 8, 2021

The family of a man who was shot dead in Kansas City, Missouri this week said he was targeted because he is gay.

Amid Protests, Arrests Made in Suspected Homophobic Murder of Spanish Man

Amid Protests, Arrests Made in Suspected Homophobic Murder of Spanish Man

Jul 8, 2021

Spanish police arrested three people Wednesday for the killing of a male nursing assistant in a suspected homophobic attack that prompted protests across the country.

Another Alleged Hate Crime in Spain Following Brutal Murder of Gay Man

Another Alleged Hate Crime in Spain Following Brutal Murder of Gay Man

Jul 6, 2021

Anti-gay violence is on the increase in Spain. After the murder of one man in an alleged anti-gay attack, another comes a second on the same day in another part of the country.

Watch: Doctor Brutally Attacked in NYC's Greenwich Village in Another Alleged Hate Crime

Watch: Doctor Brutally Attacked in NYC's Greenwich Village in Another Alleged Hate Crime

Jul 6, 2021

A New York City doctor was brutally attacked in Greenwich Village on July 3 in an apparent hate crime.

Spain: Police Probe Suspected Hate Crime Targeting Gay Man

Spain: Police Probe Suspected Hate Crime Targeting Gay Man

Jul 6, 2021

Authorities in northwestern Spain are asking for time to fully investigate the death of a 24-year-old man that sparked widespread condemnation after friends of the victim claimed he was targeted and beaten to death for being gay.

Ex-'Predator' Host Turns Himself In, Resolves Video Issue

Ex-'Predator' Host Turns Himself In, Resolves Video Issue

By David Eggert | Jul 3, 2021

The former host of the "To Catch a Predator" TV series turned himself in Friday after a Michigan judge issued a warrant for his arrest for no-showing at a court hearing to explain why he had not given a defense lawyer more footage of a police sting.

California Hate Crime up 31% in 2020, Led by Anti-Black Bias

California Hate Crime up 31% in 2020, Led by Anti-Black Bias

By Don Thompson | Jul 1, 2021

Hate crime in California surged 31% in 2020, fueled mainly by a big jump in crimes targeting Black people during a year that saw the worst racial strife in decades, according to an annual report released Wednesday by the state's attorney general.

Josh Duggar Trial on Child Porn Charges Moved to November

Josh Duggar Trial on Child Porn Charges Moved to November

Jun 30, 2021

Former reality TV star Josh Duggar's trial on child pornography charges has been moved to November.

Manhattan Police Looking for Suspect in Anti-Gay Subway Stabbing

Manhattan Police Looking for Suspect in Anti-Gay Subway Stabbing

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 30, 2021

The NYPD's Hate Crimes Task Force is looking for a suspect in a stabbing incident in which a man hurling anti-LGBTQ epithets allegedly scuffled with and then stabbed a subway passenger.

Watch: Police Arrest Iowa Man Demanding Residents 'Burn That Gay Flag'

Watch: Police Arrest Iowa Man Demanding Residents 'Burn That Gay Flag'

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 23, 2021

A man in Boone, Iowa, has been arrested for trespass and harassment after leaving homophobic notes at the homes of people who displayed support for the LGTBQ community.

After Years of Harassment, Gay Couple Finds Out Neighbor is Responsible

After Years of Harassment, Gay Couple Finds Out Neighbor is Responsible

By Emell Adolphus | Jun 19, 2021

A married gay couple in Milton, Massachusetts, recently discovered that their neighbor was behind years of homophobic harassment.

Watch: Gay Michigan Man Hospitalized After Brutal Hate Crime Assault

Watch: Gay Michigan Man Hospitalized After Brutal Hate Crime Assault

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 18, 2021

A gay man in Michigan remains hospitalized as his traumatized partner speaks out after they were attacked by an epithet-hurling assailant.

Man Charged with Doing 'Burnout' on LGBTQ Pride Crosswalk

Man Charged with Doing 'Burnout' on LGBTQ Pride Crosswalk

Jun 18, 2021

A man was arrested Thursday for purposefully damaging a new LGBTQ pride crosswalk at a South Florida intersection, police said.

'I'll Silence You' Threatens Machete-wielding Teen to Gay Man in Possible Hate Crime

'I'll Silence You' Threatens Machete-wielding Teen to Gay Man in Possible Hate Crime

Jun 15, 2021

As the DCPride celebration was taking place last Saturday, a juvenile waving a machete hurled homophobic slurs and threatened to stab a man dining outside at a restaurant.

Watch: Knife Attack Against D.C. Trans Woman Caught on Video

Watch: Knife Attack Against D.C. Trans Woman Caught on Video

By Kilian Melloy | Jun 13, 2021

A Washington, D.C. trans woman described how a trio of attackers left her with knife wounds to the arm and head in a brutal June 6 attack at a laundromat that police are investigating as a hate crime.

Rash of Mass Shootings Stirs US Fears Heading Into Summer

Rash of Mass Shootings Stirs US Fears Heading Into Summer

By Kathleen Foody | Jun 12, 2021

Two people were killed and at least 30 others were wounded in overnight mass shootings in three states, authorities said Saturday, stoking concerns that a spike in U.S. gun violence during the coronavirus pandemic could continue as summer dawns.

Justice Department Stepping Up Enforcement of Hate Crimes

Justice Department Stepping Up Enforcement of Hate Crimes

By Michael Balsamo | Jun 4, 2021

The Justice Department is stepping up its enforcement of hate crimes and other bias-related incidents, furthering a promise by Attorney General Merrick Garland to focus on civil rights violations.

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Crimes Against Gay Men Met on Grindr

Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Crimes Against Gay Men Met on Grindr

Jun 3, 2021

A Dallas man has pleaded guilty to federal hate crime charges stemming from a string of kidnappings and robberies that targeted gay men using a dating app, prosecutors announced Thursday.

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