A man who admitted to assaulting another man at a Detroit gas station because he believed the victim was gay has been sentenced to 18 months in prison.The Justice Department says Everett Avery of Detroit was sentenced Thursday in U.S. District Court in Detroit.
A gay couple whose relationship was coming to an end was found dead in an apparent murder-suicide in Lake Worth, deputies said. Leopold Azplazu, 32, and Gabriel Ferrarotti, 37, were found shot to death Wednesday afternoon.
A man accused of attacking a transgender woman in D.C.'s Chinatown neighborhood in August had his trial on a charge of simple assault pushed off for almost two months following the government's motion to continue the case, thereby delaying the start of trial, originally set to begin today.
Minnesota is doing better than most neighboring states, Gov. Mark Dayton told legislators and Minnesotans Wednesday night in his third State of the State address. And it is doing better than two years ago, he added.