After pleading guilty to stabbing a trans teen aboard a train, hate crime enhancements have now extended the maximum time Reginald Anthony Klaiber may serve in prison.
The police have not pursued hate-crime charges in the incident, which involved antigay slurs and assault.
LeslieAnn Manning says staff at her male prison facility knew that she, as a trans woman, faced an increased risk of rape, but chose to turn a blind eye.
Samantha Hulsey survived being stabbed in the chest on a San Francisco bus and says it's clear that her accused attacker targeted her for being trans.
LGBT people were attacked, harassed, and brutalized this year, but very few states in the U.S. specifically classify these assaults as hate crimes.
Police are looking for two other suspects in connection to what they call a "robbery gone bad."
During the 60-day delay, Filipino advocates have high hopes for a review of the Visiting Forces Agreement, which has allowed the U.S. to remain involved in U.S. Marine Joseph Scott Pemberton's custody.
Carla Salazar's murder was a mystery for 25 years, until advances in forensics finally led police to a suspect — the first arrest by a new task force focusing on cold cases.