Islan Nettles

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Midtown »

Reports of Anti-Gay Crimes Rose 26 Percent in 2013, Advocates Say

Reported attacks were up for the fourth consecutive year, according to the Anti-Violence Project. 

Central Harlem »

Transgender Groups Protest Handling of Islan Nettles' Death

The Manhattan District Attorney's office and the NYPD say the investigation is ongoing.

Midtown »

A Look Back at DNAinfo's Year in Pictures

Check out some of DNAinfo New York's best photos from 2013.

Hamilton Heights »

Charges Dropped Against Man Accused of Beating Transgender Woman to Death

The Manhattan District Attorney's office dismissed misdemeanor charges against Paris Wilson.

West Harlem »

Group to Protest DA's Handling of Transgender Woman's Beating Death

An anti-discrimination group is calling on the DA and NYPD to further investigate Islan Nettles' murder.

Times Square & Theater District »

Timely Transgender Documentary a Highlight at NYC Indie Film Festival

Highlights from the fourth annual NYC Independent Film Festival, running this weekend.

Civic Center »

Prosecutors Need More Time To Figure Out Who Killed Islan Nettles

The Manhattan DA's Office is seeking more witnesses to the fatal beating of a transgender Harlem woman.

Hamilton Heights »

Transgender Women of Color Express Fears After Fatal Harlem Beating

The beating death of Islan Nettles is the latest in a long line of attacks, transgender women say.

Central Harlem »

Beaten Transgender Woman's Injuries Hidden by Veil-Draped Open Casket

Islan Nettles' coffin was draped in a white veil to conceal her fatal beating injuries.

Hamilton Heights »

Slain Transgender Woman Remembered by Family and LGBT Groups at Vigil

Hundreds of grieving friends gathered in Harlem Tuesday to remember Islan Nettles.

Central Harlem »

Transgender Woman Dies After Beating in Harlem, Cops Say

Police said Islan Nettles, 21, was taken off of life support after being attacked on early Saturday.

Hamilton Heights »

Fake Confession by Suspect's Friend Muddled Probe of Transgender Attack

A man walked into a police precinct stationhouse and lied about beating Islan Nettles, sources say.

Hamilton Heights »

Mother of Fatally Beaten Transgender Woman Calls for Justice

Delores Nettles remembered Islan Nettles as a 'handsome man and a beautiful woman.'

Hamilton Heights »

Killing of Transgender Woman Shocks Harlem Community

Police are investigating the beating death of Islan Nettles, 21, as a hate crime.