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Center City Gay-Bashing Defendants Considering Plea Deal

It has been 10 months since Bucks County residents Kevin Harrigan, Kathryn Knott and Philip Williams were arrested for the attack on two gay men at […]

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Gay-Bashing Suspects Will Face Full Charges at Trial

Philip R. Williams, Kathryn G. Knott and Kevin J. Harrigan — the three people accused of beating two gay men in Center City last fall – reappeared in […]

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Gay-Bashing Suspects Appeared in Court Today

Philip R. Williams, Kathryn G. Knott and Kevin J. Harrigan—the three people accused of gay-bashing two men in Center City last fall–appeared in court this afternoon […]

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Gay-Bashing Suspects Held on All Charges

On Tuesday in Courtroom 406 at the Criminal Justice Center on Filbert Street, the three defendants in the Center City gay bashing case — Kevin […]

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REMINDER: Gay-Bashing Suspects Due In Court Tuesday for Preliminary Hearing

UPDATE: A judge held the defendants for trial on all charges, with victim Zachary Hesse testifying in open court. Read the full story here. ORIGINAL: […]

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Two Women Beat By a Mob of Teenagers in Northeast Philadelphia for Walking Arm-In-Arm

It’s been nearly two months since the much-talked-about gay-bashing that took place in Center City on September 11th. The  assailants were arrested, now awaiting trial and […]

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WATCH: Twitter Sleuth Who Helped Catch Gay-Bashing Suspects Was on The View Today

@FanSince09, the Twitter sleuth who helped police wrangle suspects involved in the gay-bashing on September 11th in Center City, appeared on The View today.

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People Are Fuming Over That $10,000 Gay-Bashing Reward

In the early evening hours of September 16th, as video of the alleged Center City gay-bashers was in the process of exploding all over social […]

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Rally in Bucks County Hears Emotional Statement from Gay-Bashing Victims

There was a “Love Over Hate” rally held at the Bucks County Courthouse in Doylestown on Wednesday. The event drew around 200 supporters who were […]

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Testimony Heard for Hate-Crime Legislation

The Pennsylvania House Democratic Policy Committee held a hearing on hate-crime legislation Thursday at the Kimmel Center. The recent attack on a gay couple in […]

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Preliminary Hearing Set for Gay-Bashing Suspects

Attorneys for Kevin Harrigan, Kathryn Knott, and Phillip Williams, the three suspects in the attack on two gay men in Center City on September 11th, attended […]

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OPINION: Does Fighting Hate Crimes With Hate Speech Really Help?

Yes, I’m pleased that the three alleged gay-bashing suspects were finally arrested last week (although they are now out on bail). What they are accused […]

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Does Gay-Bashing Suspect Kathryn Knott Deserve Your Sympathy?

I have spent most of my time over the last couple of weeks reporting on the alleged Center City gay-bashing that occurred on September 11th. […]

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Gay-Bashing Victims Were Punched, Called “Faggots” Repeatedly, Court Doc Claims

It has been more than two weeks since two gay men were attacked at 16th and Chancellor streets, and new details are still emerging.

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The Philadelphia Outrage Meter for the Week Ending September 26th

Create Infographics 78%: Kathryn Knott and her sense of entitlement.