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Judges to Hear Case of San Diego Man Arrested for Wearing Gladiator Kilt

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Thursday Oct 30, 2014
The case of a man arrested for public nudity in 2011 for wearing a leather gladiator kilt during the city's annual Gay Pride Parade is now making its way through the court system.

Teletubby Breaks Into Friend's House, Steals Chinese Takeout

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 29
The purple Teletubby "Tinky Winky" may be a suspected gay, but now cops have tagged his buddy "Laa-Laa" as nothing more than a cheap sneak thief, stealing his friend's Chinese leftovers.

Couple Who Killed 'Gay' Child Takes Plea Deal

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 29
A Southern California mother of an eight-year-old boy and her then-boyfriend will take a plea deal to avoid the death penalty for murder and torture charges in the boy's death. The boy was allegedly killed because the couple thought he was gay.

Hedwig's Wig Stolen from Broadway Stage

CRIME | By EDGE | Oct 28
An eager Broadway fan with a touch of kleptomania and an eye for crossdressing has something special to wear this Halloween.

Hazing Trial Starts for 1 FAMU Band Member

CRIME | By Kyle Hightower | Oct 28
Jury selection in the trial of one of the four remaining former Florida A&M University's band members charged with felony hazing and manslaughter in the death of a drum major is set to move to a second day.

Pa. Police: Man Kills, Robs Victim He Met Online

CRIME | Oct 27
A central Pennsylvania man who allegedly skipped his September trial on child rape charges has been charged with robbing and killing a suburban Philadelphia man he met on the Internet.

UK Man Threatened with Cattle Prod, Robbed in Grindr Date

CRIME | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 26
A gay London man says a date he met on the hookup Grindr robbed him after the date's accomplice threatened him with a cattle prod last month.

Purple Sex Toy-Wielding Clowns Attack Family; They Sue

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 26
An Illinois woman and her teenage daughter filed a lawsuit on October 21, after they said two men dressed as clowns accosted them with purple dildos and vibrators as they were trying to buy tickets to a local haunted house.

Hazing Trial Starts for 4 FAMU Band Members

CRIME | By MIKE SCHNEIDER | Oct 26
Florida A & M University's Marching 100 had played at a Super Bowl and before U.S. presidents. But one of the nation's most-celebrated marching bands had a dark secret: members were occasionally beaten.

Natl Day of Action to End Violence Against Women With HIV

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Oct 23
October 23 is the first-ever national day of action to end violence against women with HIV and across the country, the Positive Women's Network has planned rallies, ruckus-raisings and social media actions.

Audio Surfaces of Potty-Mouthed Bristol Palin's Account of Drunken Brawl

CRIME | By Bobby McGuire | Oct 22
An audio account of the Palin family drunken brawls shows that daughter Bristol is more comfortable with the "f-bomb" than the paso doble.