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NY woman is 10th trans woman murdered this year

Brenda Bostick, 59, died  Thursday, May 4, after being found unconscious on a street in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan. She is the 10th transgender person murdered this year — nine have been black trans women and the 10th was … Continue reading

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Death of Mitchell Polk is unexplained

The death of Mitchell Polk, whose body was found a block from Peabody Clinic on Aug. 23, remains unexplained.

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UPDATE: Trans woman murdered in Baltimore identified

UPDATE: The murdered woman has been identified as Alphonza Watson. Police in Baltimore are investigating the murder of a transgender woman shot to death early this morning (Wednesday, March 22) in Baltimore. The woman was identified as Alphonza Watson, and … Continue reading

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2nd suspect arrested in October murder of FW gay teen

Fort Worth police have arrested two men in connection with the Oct. 8 death of a teenager friends have identified as being gay. James Murphy, 37, was arrested Oct. 18, and Lajerrian Morgan, 24, was arrested Nov. 10, and both … Continue reading

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Gay bar’s former employee arrested for murder of TWU student

Grapevine Police have arrested a man who worked for Urban Cowboy Saloon, a Fort Worth LGBT nightclub, in connection with the murder of a Texas Women’s University student. Charles Dean Bryant, 30, of Haslet is in custody and faces charges … Continue reading

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Former Fort Worth man killed in Miami

Victim was married to former Samaritan House CEO Steve Dutton   David Taffet  |  Senior Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com A homeless man in Miami has been charged with murder in connection with the death of Tom Lang, 71, husband of former Samaritan … Continue reading

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Colbert extradition delayed a month

Christopher (aka Christian) Colbert’s extradition from Los Angeles to Dallas could be delayed a month, according to a court clerk in L.A. He has a new court date set for May 18.

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Kitty Genovese: The lesson in her legacy

Earlier this week, one of the topics trending on Facebook was the death of Winston Moseley, who died March 28 at the age of 81, in the prison at Dannemora, N.Y. Moseley had spent more that 50 years in prison … Continue reading

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Colbert extradition hearing set for April 18

Christopher (Christian) Colbert’s extradition hearing from California to Texas will be held on April 18.

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BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Dallas police confirm murder charges against Colbert

Dallas police have confirmed that Christopher Brian (Christian) Colbert has been charged with murder in connection with the death last April of Ronald David Shumway. Colbert is still jailed in Los Angeles on the original charges of tampering with a … Continue reading

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