Safety concerns postpone St. Cloud hate crimes forum
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Officials have postponed a forum on hate crimes in St. Cloud over safety concerns.
The Minnesota Department of Human Rights and the St. Cloud Area Regional Human...
Nazi flag found raised on pole at Michigan elementary school
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Police in southern Michigan are on the lookout for suspicious activity after a Nazi flag was raised on an elementary school flag pole.
Wheelchair-bound Libyan migrant assaulted in German city
BERLIN (AP) — Police in the eastern German city of Chemnitz say they're investigating an attack on a wheelchair-bound Libyan migrant as a possible far-right hate crime.
Ex-security guard gets 7 years for racist rant, attack
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A former private security guard has been sentenced to over seven years in prison after he harassed a Muslim family, broke a Latina woman's hand with a metal baton and...
Police: No sign that Duluth synagogue fire was hate crime
DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — A fire that destroyed a historic synagogue in northeastern Minnesota doesn't appear to have been a hate crime, authorities said Sunday in discussing the arrest of a...
Civil rights, hate crime trial of ex-police chief to open
CAMDEN, N.J. (AP) — Jury selection is scheduled to begin Monday for the federal trial of a white former New Jersey police chief accused of slamming a handcuffed black man's head into a...
Oglala Sioux Tribe passes law aimed at hate crimes
PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) — The Oglala Sioux Tribe has passed legislation aimed at hate crimes on the Pine Ridge reservation.
The Rapid City Journal reports the law passed by the tribal council...
Man released from prison after LGBT murder lives in Colorado
DURANGO, Colo. (AP) — Colorado state officials say a New Mexico man who murdered a LGBT teenager has moved to the state after being released from prison.
Man sentenced in hate crime for destroying couple’s home
CINCINNATI (AP) — A man convicted of a federal hate crime for destroying a rental property owned by a biracial couple in Cincinnati has been sentenced to 4½ years in...
UI: Student charged in noose incident not currently enrolled
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The University of Illinois says a student charged with a hate crime for leaving a noose in a residence hall elevator is no longer enrolled at the school.
U of Illinois student arrested after noose found in elevator
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — A University of Illinois student who is accused of tying a noose and leaving it in a residence hall elevator was charged Tuesday with a hate crime.
The Latest: U of Illinois student charged after noose found
URBANA, Ill. (AP) — The latest on a University of Illinois student charged with a hate crime for tying a noose found in residence hall elevator.
Hate crimes investigators probe graffiti at NYC beach club
NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say anti-Semitic and racist graffiti has been scrawled in a beach club in New York City, and authorities are investigating the episode as a hate crime.
German soldier assaulted in Berlin in possible hate crime
BERLIN (AP) — Berlin police say a 25-year-old soldier with Turkish roots was assaulted in the capital by two men saying he didn't have the right to wear a German military uniform.
Minnesota man charged with crashing van into bus shelter
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — An 83-year-old man who crashed his van into a Minneapolis bus shelter and injured five people was charged Friday but the prosecutor said it's unlikely he'll face a prison term,...
Man charged with LA synagogue vandalism, threats
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles County prosecutors have charged a 34-year-old man with defacing a synagogue and threatening a man.
Cameron Brunson Blake is expected to be arraigned Friday on...
Police investigate possible hate crime in LA bar ouster
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The forceful removal of a group of transgender women and a gay man from a Los Angeles bar is being investigated as a possible hate crime, police said Monday.
- The Washington TimesD.C. Council to hold hate crimes enforcement hearingSeptember 5, 2019
- Wilkes-Barre Citizens' VoiceEx-Navy Serviceman Sentenced To PrisonMay 8, 2019
- The Journal GazetteHate crimes bill to get voteApril 2, 2019
- San Antonio Express-NewsSmollett reveals real danger in jumping to conclusionsFebruary 28, 2019
Arkansas, home to supremacist groups, weighs hate crimes law
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Long before a mass shooting killed 22 people at a Walmart in Texas, the threat of white supremacy was well known in neighboring Arkansas, where extremist groups over the...
Man arrested on hate-crime charges in NYC street attacks
NEW YORK (AP) — A man has been arrested on hate crime assault charges after police say he made anti-white comments while hitting a stranger in the face on a downtown Manhattan street and attacked...
Prosecutor probes possible hate crime in synagogue shooting
MIAMI (AP) — Prosecutors are investigating to determine whether hate crime charges are warranted in the shooting of a 68-year-old man outside a North Miami Beach synagogue.
Man gets over 2 years for hate crime assault of black man
BREMERTON, Wash. (AP) — A Bremerton man convicted of a hate crime against a black man was sentenced to 2-1/2 years in prison.
The Kitsap Sun reports A Kitsap County Superior Court jury...
Capitol Watch: Cuomo wants new law on domestic terrorism
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — In New York government news, Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to create a new crime of domestic terrorism for mass shootings or other large-scale violent acts motivated by...
Man charged with hate crime for attacking Hispanic biker
GURNEE, Ill. (AP) — Suburban Chicago officials have charged a man with a hate crime for an ice pick attack on a Hispanic man riding a motorcycle that displayed the Mexican flag.
Hate crimes investigators seek group of teens in NYC attacks
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Police Department hate crimes investigators are looking to question a group of teenagers about a series of assaults on Hasidic Jewish men in Brooklyn.
Sides agree to extension in synagogue massacre case
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Prosecutors and lawyers for the man charged with killing 11 worshippers at a Pittsburgh synagogue last year have agreed to a 120-day extension in the case.
New Hampshire gets grants to secure houses of worship
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Amid a spike in hate crimes nationwide, New Hampshire's Democratic congressional delegation announced Friday that seven houses of worship in the state are getting funding to...
- Globe NewswireUNITED SIKHS ASSIST ELDER BRUTALLY BEATEN IN SUSPECTED HATE CRIMEAugust 13, 2019
- Globe NewswireUNITED SIKHS HONOR GUN VIOLENCE & HATE CRIME VICTIMS ON OAK CREEK MASSACRE ANNIVERSARYAugust 7, 2019
- BusinessWireSTAND AGAINST HATE! AHF Responds to Hate Crime Against Jussie SmollettJanuary 30, 2019
- BusinessWireSTAND AGAINST HATE! AHF Responds to Hate Crime Against Jussie SmollettJanuary 30, 2019
- Globe NewswireUNITED SIKHS ANNOUNCE OPEN ENROLLMENT FOR 2018 ADVOCACY & HUMANITARIAN AID ACADEMYMay 21, 2018
MONTGOMERY, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago man has been charged with a felony hate crime after he allegedly fired an air rifle at his neighbors while shouting racial slurs at them.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina sheriff said Thursday that the state needs a hate crime law after his deputies couldn't initially charge a 16-year-old Catholic school student who made...
Experts push for domestic terrorism law after attacks
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Seven days, three mass shootings, 34 dead.
The FBI has labeled two of those attacks , at a Texas Walmart and California food festival, as domestic terrorism — acts meant...
WOOSTER, Ohio (AP) — A black woman who has lived in a small Ohio community with her white husband for more than 20 years says they've never experienced any prejudice before racial slurs and...
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Relatives of a man killed in a shooting at a Kentucky grocery store last year are now suing the grocer and the man charged in the shooting.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Almost two years after an 8-year-old biracial boy was nearly hanged in New Hampshire, the state attorney general's office concluded Wednesday there wasn't enough evidence to...
DENVER (AP) — Hate crimes in Colorado nearly doubled in 2018 compared to the number of cases the previous year.
Colorado Public Radio reports the Colorado Division of Homeland Security and...
Brooklyn man sentenced to prison for anti-white attacks
NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors say a Brooklyn man will go to prison for insulting or assaulting three white men in three days, threatening to kill them while shouting anti-white...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — President Donald Trump has often railed about an "invasion of illegals" at the southern border, words echoed in a screed the El Paso shooting suspect apparently posted that...
Authorities: Child porn suspect posted ‘hunting guide’
DENVER (AP) — A Colorado man facing federal child pornography charges was interviewed by the FBI in January after posting a "hunting guide" online listing mosque and synagogue addresses,...
Correction: Texas-Mall Shooting story
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — In stories Aug. 3-5 about the deadly shootings at an El Paso Walmart, The Associated Press reported erroneously on the number of mass killings so far in 2019. There have been...
STERLING, Ohio (AP) — Authorities say a house explosion in Ohio is being investigated as a possible hate crime after racial slurs and a swastika were found spray painted on the home's garage and...
Arkansas governor says state needs hate crime law
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas should have harsher penalties for those who commit crimes against others because of their race, ethnicity or religion, the governor said Tuesday, following two...
Minnesota officials work to stem rise in hate crimes
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — State officials are working to stem a rise in hate crimes in Minnesota.
President Donald Trump called for new death penalty legislation as an answer to hate crimes and...
5 months on, Christchurch attacker influences others
SYDNEY (AP) — The attack on a Texas Walmart that left 22 people dead bore all the classic hallmarks of America's cycle of mass shootings: A lone shooter. Multiple casualties. A white male accused...
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Anguished families planned funerals in two U.S. cities, politicians pointed fingers and a nation numbed by gun violence wondered what might come next Monday as the death toll...
WASHINGTON (AP) — After weekend shootings, Trump calls for death penalty for those convicted of hate crime mass murders .
AP source: Justice Department weighing hate crime charges against Texas shooting suspect that would carry death penalty
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — AP source: Justice Department weighing hate crime charges against Texas shooting suspect that would carry death penalty.
20 killed, 26 wounded when gunman attacks Texas shoppers
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A young gunman opened fire in an El Paso, Texas, shopping area packed with as many as 3,000 people during the busy back-to-school season Saturday, leaving 20 dead and more...
MIAMI (AP) — Authorities said Monday they have yet to determine whether the weekend shooting of a member of a Miami area synagogue constituted a hate crime, adding they're still seeking the...
LONDON (AP) — British police say four teenagers have been charged with assaulting two women who say they were punched on a London bus because they are lesbians.