boiled hate

FBI: No hate crime charges in boiled water attack

The FBI won't pursue federal hate crime charges against Martin Blackwell, the truck driver sentenced to 40 years in prison for pouring boiling water on a gay Atlanta couple.

Fulton man found guilty of ‘heinous’ attack on gay couple

A jury took about 90 minutes to convict a Fulton County man of 10 felony charges for pouring a pot of boiled water on a gay couple, a crime that prosecutors called a 'violent, hateful, premeditated attack.'

LGBT issues key as jurors picked for anti-gay assault case

A jury was picked to hear an anti-gay assault case after attorneys sifted through a pool of 60 potential jurors – dismissing a lesbian as well as a man who called homosexuality 'disgusting.'

Fulton man pleads guilty to anti-gay attack, then withdraws it

A Fulton County man facing 30 years in prison for pouring a pot of boiling water on two young men revoked his guilty plea on Thursday and will face trial next week.

Bond denied for man accused of burning gay men

A Fulton judge denied bond for the 48-year-old man accused of pouring boiling water on a sleeping gay Atlanta couple, which means he’s likely to remain in jail until his trial on 10 felonies related to the attack.

Cousin won’t give donations to hate crime victim

A gay Atlanta man severely burned in a homophobic attack now is fighting with a relative who is withholding thousands in donations raised during an online campaign to help pay for his medical expenses.

Man indicted for burning gay Atlanta couple

A metro Atlanta man accused of seriously injuring two men by pouring boiling water on them was indicted by a Fulton County grand jury and now faces up to 80 years in prison.

Man attacks gay Atlanta couple with boiling water

Two young gay metro Atlanta men are recovering from serious burns after they were attacked by a disgruntled family friend who poured boiling water on them as they slept.