Tag Archives: crime

OKLAHOMA: Gay Man Injured After His Car Was Firebombed In Hate Crime

An Oklahoma gay man says he was nearly killed this weekend after vandals scrawled “fag” on his car and set it ablaze. It happened the morning of Saturday, July 21, in an alley behind his home on N.W. 140th Street near Western and Memorial in Oklahoma City. Jon Ferguson says his car alarm woke him up and when he walked …

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TEXAS: Police Issue Sketch Of Suspect In Shooting Of Lesbian Teen Couple

Texas police have released a sketch of the suspect in the shooting of a lesbian teen couple. Activists have held vigils around the nation since the crime. With help from a witness, Portland police described the alleged gunman as a skinny male in his 20s, weighing 140 pounds. The sketch was released late Wednesday. Mary Kristene Chapa, 18, and Mollie …

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NEW YORK CITY: Activists Hold Vigil For Shot Texas Lesbian Teens

Photos and video by JMG reader Phil Davis. More here.

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Rape Claim At West Village Gay Bar

Details are scant so far. Investigators are set to review security video from the popular gay piano bar Duplex after a woman told police she was raped there hours after the gay pride parade passed through the Village, according to sources. The woman told authorities she was attacked by a man in the bathroom of the bar on Christopher Street …

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Vigils Planned For Shot Texas Lesbians

Friday night in Portland, Texas there will be a candlelight vigil for the two teen lesbians found shot in a local park. In San Francisco, a vigil will be held tonight in Harvey Milk Plaza at 7pm. In Washington DC, meet 6pm Friday night at Dupont Circle. Local police say there’s no evidence of a hate crime so far. There …

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TEXAS: Teen Lesbians Found Shot

One of them has died. MSNBC reports: Two teenage girls in a relationship were found with gunshot wounds to the head in a south Texas park, with one of them dying from her injuries, media reports say. Police were searching for their assailants. Mollie Judith Olgin, 19, and Mary Christine Chapa, 18, were found in knee-deep grass in a nature …

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iRobbed

Students are banned from carrying cell phones at New York City’s public schools, but rather than leave the devices at home, many students pay $1/day to leave them with mobile storage companies whose trucks are parked outside the school grounds. Nice racket, eh? But yesterday one of the trucks was robbed at gunpoint of hundreds of phones. Panic and wailing …

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UNSHOCKING: Prosperity Gospel Televangelists Are Ripoff Artists

Here’s just a little of what the New York Times says about televangelists Paul and Jan Crouch. Mr. and Mrs. Crouch have his-and-her mansions one street apart in a gated community here, provided by the network using viewer donations and tax-free earnings. But Mrs. Crouch, 74, rarely sleeps in the $5.6 million house with tennis court and pool. She mostly …

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NORTH CAROLINA: Woman Arrested For Stealing Pro-Gay Marriage Signs

Every day NOM screams wildly inflated stories and outright lies about their campaign signs, but never ever do they mention the abuses of OUR signs by theft, by urine, by SHOTGUN. Here’s the latest: A Moore County woman has been charged with contributing to the delinquency of a minor and removing three lawfully placed political signs after she was spotted …

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Trans Woman Murdered In Oakland

In what may have been a hate crime, a Bay Area transgender woman was shot to death in her car last weekend in Oakland. Brandy Martell, 37, had worked for a local transgender services organization. Another transgender woman and friend of Martell’s—who wants to keep her identity private—was in the back seat of the car. According to this witness, she, …

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Marriage Banner Stolen From NC Church

The Unitarian Church in Winston-Salem says that their banner opposing North Carolina’s Amendment One has been stolen. Members of the church on Robinhood Road had put up the banner two weeks ago, said Janet Owen, the chairwoman of the church’s social action council. Owen said the banner was gone Monday morning. Someone had taken the banner out of the metal …

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Who Cares About What

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The Death Penalty In America

Texas is responsible for one-third of all executions since 1976.

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Stolen Cell Phones To Be Disabled

The FCC has leaned on North American cell carriers and forced them to agree to permanently disable any phone that has been reported stolen. The proposed system is already in use across Europe. U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said in a statement late Monday that major cellphone carriers and the Federal Communications Commission have agreed to set up a database of …

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NEW YORK: Pharmacist Busted In Massive $274M Medicaid Scam To Resell HIV Meds

The New York Attorney General’s office has announced the arrest of a Long Island MOMS pharmacist and three others who have been accused reselling HIV medications which had been paid for by Medicaid. The drugs resold on the black market may have been expired or otherwise unusable, putting patients at grave risk for potentially fatal infections. A pharmacist at the …

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Gay-Bashing In Hollywood

Los Angeles Times reports: Los Angeles police are investigating a possible hate crime against a gay man, who reported he was attacked early Sunday morning in Hollywood. Around 1:30 a.m., the man was approached by three assailants near the intersection of Cahuenga Boulevard and Yucca Street, said Sgt. Sal Ogaz of the Los Angeles Police Dept.’s Hollywood Division. One of …

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New York To Collect DNA From Felons AND Those Convicted Of Misdemeanors

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and the state legislature have agreed to expand the mandatory collection of DNA samples to include both felons AND those convicted of misdemeanors. New York will be the first and only state to demand such samples from those convicted of petty crimes. The bill Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to sign passed overnight Wednesday in the …

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“Prayerful And Devout” Employee Rips Off NY Archdiocese For More Than $1 Million

But she prayed and went to Mass every day! Anita Collins, 67, was wearing a crucifix and handcuffs at her arraignment in Manhattan Criminal Court for grand larceny and falsifying business records — charges that could send her to jail for up to 25 years if she is convicted. The white-haired bookkeeper alternately prayed and glared at the news photographers …

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A Year In The Life Of A NYC Bike

It took 270 days for the last piece to be stolen.

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MegaUpload MegaMansion

Whatever your feelings about SOPA, it cannot be denied that stealing content pays ginorously, judging from the crib of the just-busted MegaUpload founder.

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