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The jury convicted Kathryn Knott on charges of simple assault and conspiracy but spared her of the most serious charge in the case that spurred Philadelphia to expand its hate crime law.

December 18 2015 1:23 PM

A college football player who bragged he'd be back on the street after his murder conviction learned today he'll spend the rest of his life behihd bars.

December 18 2015 9:39 AM

It's wasn't because Martin Shkreli raised the cost of a lifesaving drug 5,000 percent that the feds swooped in, but the old shell game. 

December 17 2015 9:20 AM

Before a Philadelphia jury began deliberations on the fate of Kathryn Knott, the panel heard her deny she beat anyone and swear that no one in the mob she allegedly joined used a slur.

December 16 2015 9:13 PM

Andras Vass had been convicted of enticing gay Hungarian men to move to America for money and enslaving them for sex.

December 16 2015 8:26 AM

U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch is telling police departments: You can do better when it comes to crimes against women and LGBT people.

December 15 2015 11:08 AM

The suspect reportedly yelled "I'm going to cut off your schmeckle" at the victim, using a Yiddish word for penis. 

December 15 2015 9:10 AM