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Online Extra: Parole denied for killer of Bay Area transgender teen

Online Extra: Parole denied for killer of Bay Area transgender teen

Michael William Magidson, the last of the four murderers of trans teen Gwen Araujo who is still in prison, was denied parole this week during a hearing at Valley State Prison in Chowchilla, California where he is being held.

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By Ed Walsh | September 5, 2019

An Alameda County Superior Court jury on Thursday acquitted one of the defendants in the Ghost Ship warehouse fire and hung on the other defendant.

By Ed Walsh | August 14, 2019

On the one-year anniversary of the grisly discovery of Brian Egg's headless torso in a fish tank in his South of Market home, no one has been prosecuted for the homicide.


By Meg Elison | August 7, 2019

A man was held over for trial Tuesday in the case of an alleged burglary in the Castro in late June in which jewelry and other items were stolen from the home of a prominent lesbian attorney.

By Sari Staver | July 24, 2019

Spike's, a longtime gay-owned Castro coffee shop at 4117 19th Street, was burglarized in the early morning hours of July 23.


By Sari Staver | July 2, 2019

Lesbian Castro attorney found used needles and heroin in her home after it was burglarized over the weekend and says she's ready to leave San Francisco.

By Meg Elison | June 12, 2019

A 55-year-old trans woman was the victim of an aggravated assault at the corner of Castro and Market streets, according to a San Francisco Police Department daily crime report from May 30.


By Meg Elison | June 4, 2019

San Francisco police have arrested a man in connection with an alleged attack on two gay men who were in the city last weekend for the California Democratic Party convention.

By Ed Walsh | May 15, 2019

A newly released autopsy report on the death of a gay man, Brian Egg, whose decomposed torso was found in a fish tank in his South of Market home over the summer, reveals his cause of death was "unspecified homicidal violence with blunt force trauma."


By Ed Walsh | May 1, 2019

Neighbors, family, and a San Francisco supervisor are expressing anger, shock, and concern over the release of a man who had been arrested in connection with the death of Brian Egg.

By Ed Walsh | April 25, 2019

The onetime suspect in the death of Brian Egg, a gay man whose decomposed torso was found in a fish tank in his South of Market home last summer, was released from jail Wednesday, April 24, the Bay Area Reporter has learned.


By David-Elijah Nahmod | April 24, 2019

A gay Australian DJ has pleaded not guilty to felony charges of kidnapping and child endangerment following a bizarre incident in the Castro whereby he allegedly grabbed a 2-year-old boy and took off with him.

By Alex Madison | April 17, 2019

A North Bay man was sentenced to nine months in county jail and three years probation last week for a hate crime conviction tied to an incident in which he threatened to "bomb the gay people in Guerneville" at a local Safeway store last year.


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