Authorities are offering $50,000 for information leading to the arrest of as many as three men suspected of killing Aniya Parker in an early morning robbery this month in East Hollywood.
Anaheim police have a suspect in custody in connection with the death of Zoraida Reyes, a transgender and immigrant activist found dead in June in Southern California.
On September 14, two men became the target of antigay slurs and physical violence while walking through Midtown Manhattan.
The 20-year-old suspect claims the attack on a transgender SUNY Geneseo student was the result of 'drunken stupidness,' but some are pushing the local district attorney to pursue hate crime charges.
In a groundbreaking move, the state takes a stand against defendants being able to use a victim's sexual orientation or gender identity as justification for murder.