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Hate crimes against LGBTs on the rise in SF, CA

Hate crimes against LGBTs on the rise in SF, CA

By Alex Madison

Hate crimes in San Francisco and California are on the rise for the third year in a row, according to annual reports released by state Attorney General Xavier Becerra.

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By Alex Madison | July 18, 2018

It is uncertain how a man who was found unresponsive in the Castro by San Francisco police last month and who later died identified.

By Alex Madison | July 18, 2018

After being found guilty last month of stealing a rainbow flag from the Guerneville Plaza flagpole in May, Vincent Joseph O'Sullivan was sentenced to 36 months probation and 100 hours of community service.


By Alex Madison | July 18, 2018

A Sacramento judge will sentence Kyle Billy Fletcher next month, after a jury convicted him last week in the murder of former Bay Area Reporter freelance writer Dan Aiello.

By Alex Madison | July 11, 2018

A Sonoma county jury found the man who stole a rainbow flag from the Guerneville Plaza flagpole in May guilty of petty theft June 28.


By Alex Madison | July 11, 2018

A local drag queen was allegedly robbed at gunpoint in the Castro July 5.

By Alex Madison | July 11, 2018

Kyle Billy Fletcher was found guilty of first-degree murder Thursday in the death of former Bay Area Reporter freelance writer Dan Aiello.


By Alex Madison | July 4, 2018

The man who was found unresponsive by San Francisco police early Friday morning and later pronounced dead has been identified by the San Francisco Medical Examiner's office as 48-year-old Corey Ahrens.

By Alex Madison | July 4, 2018

An 18-year-old Hispanic man who was arrested in connection to a stabbing over Pride weekend has not been charged in the incident, according to a spokesman for the San Francisco District Attorney's office.


By Alex Madison | June 29, 2018

San Francisco police were investigating what they are terming a "suspicious" death of a man in the Castro district early Friday morning, across the street from the gay nightclub Badlands.

By Alex Madison | June 27, 2018

Two men were stabbed during the Pride celebration Sunday, June 24, according to San Francisco police.


By Alex Madison | June 27, 2018

San Francisco police may have a suspect in the cold case involving the serial killer known as the "Doodler," who preyed on gay men in the mid-1970s, but the department would only say it is "actively" working the case.

By Alex Madison | June 27, 2018

The Guerneville man who was arrested for threatening to kill LGBTs is once again charged with a felony hate crime after a judge reversed an earlier dismissal at a June 22 hearing.


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