While he never hid that he was gay, he was no gay rights activist. But after dying of injuries suffered last month in what witnesses portrayed as a gay-bashing, the year-old Anthos has become a powerful symbol in a campaign to amend federal and state hate-crime laws to protect gays. According to police and family members, the Detroit man was riding a city bus home from the library on Feb.
Police say the crime spree started around a. The victim complied and ran from the scene on foot as Withers drove away. The vehicle was later recovered in the area of McNichols and Schoenherr.
Sherry Gay-Dagnogo. Fire trucks will now respond to calls depending on a code system. Eric Jones, Detroit Fire Commissioner, says the policy increases safety by reducing the potential of traffic collisions during emergency runs.
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Violators will be guilty of a municipal civil infraction. Commissioner Joe Rozell introduced the ordinance. Democratic state Rep.
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Two men have been arraigned on first-degree murder charges in the fatal shooting of a gay man in Detroit. Authorities claim Diano Johnson arranged to meet a man June 19 after connecting on social media. Johnson was locked in the trunk of his car and driven to the city's eastside where he was shot multiple times.