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Questions Remain in Gay Man's Death

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | May 3
Questions continue to surround the death of a former Bay Area Reporter writer as people who know the man accused of killing him express surprise, and an attorney for a co-defendant in the case says she's innocent.

Man Charged with Murder in Death of Gay Former Journalist

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 25
A man has been charged with murder in the April 15 death of a gay former Bay Area Reporter freelance writer who had covered marriage equality and other issues before opening a moped shop in Sacramento.

Man Acquitted in Gay Roommate's Death

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Apr 12
People who knew a gay San Francisco man who was stabbed, beaten, and strangled to death in 2011 expressed shock after a jury last week acquitted the man accused of murdering him.

Gay Ex-Cop Accused of Embezzlement

NATIONAL | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 28
A gay former San Francisco police officer allegedly embezzled more than $16,000 from the department's Pride Alliance for LGBT officers, a recent email from one of the group's members said.

Phoenix Man Says Group Called Him Gay Slur Before Hit and Run

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Feb 22
A Phoenix man said that a group of people called him a gay slur outside a local record store, and after he retaliated, hit him with their car.

Accused Fake Cop Convicted in Sex Case

By Seth Hemmelgarn | Feb 14
A San Francisco jury has convicted a man accused of being a fake cop of most of the dozens of counts against him, including unlawful sodomy, unlawful oral copulation, and oral copulation by use of an intoxicating substance.

Gay Choking Death Convict Suspected of Castro Arson

CRIME | By Seth Hemmelgarn | Jan 31
A San Francisco man convicted of accidentally choking to death his sexual partner in 2011 pleaded not guilty this week in a case that involves at least one recent fire in the Castro.

New Evidence Released From Ferguson Grand Jury

CRIME | Dec 9
A third autopsy report shows that one of the gunshot wounds was was at close range indicating a struggle for the gun. CBS News investigative team has the latest.

Gay Groups Outraged By Lack of Indictment for Ferguson Shooting

CRIME | By Winnie McCroy | Nov 27
As soon as the St. Louis grand jury released their decision not to charge police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting of Michael Brown gay groups responded with incredulous outrage, condemning the decision.

Portuguese Police Detain Ex-Premier in Fraud Case

INTERNATIONAL | By Barry Hatton | Nov 22
Former Portuguese Prime Minister Jose Socrates has been detained by police as part of an investigation into corruption, money-laundering and tax fraud, Portugal's Attorney-General's office said Saturday.

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