Hate crime

Attorney General Eric Holder testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, April 8, 2014, before the House Judiciary Committee hearing on the oversight of the Justice Department.  (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Holder: Americans stand with Kansas City mourners

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — All Americans stand with the mourners of three people killed at Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City, Attorney General Eric Holder said Thursday, adding that hate crimes are “an […]

04/17/2014

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Official IDs supremacist as Kansas attacks suspect

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. (AP) — The man accused of killing three people in attacks at a Jewish community center and Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City is a known white supremacist and former Ku Klux […]

04/14/2014

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An inside look into the Kansas attacks

Attorney General Eric Holder says Justice Department prosecutors will investigate whether federal hate crimes were committed in the Kansas shootings that killed three people over the weekend. They took place at a Jewish community center […]

04/14/2014

These undated photos provided by the Detroit Police Department on Tuesday, April 8, 2014 shows, from left, Wonzey Saffold, 30; James Davis, 24, and Bruce Wimbush Jr., 17. The three were charged Tuesday, April 8, 2014 in the beating of a 54-year-old man after he accidentally hit a child who stepped off the curb into the path of his truck on April 2, 2014 on the northeast side of Detroit. (AP Photo/Detroit Police Department)

Teen charged with hate crime in beating of driver

DETROIT (AP) — A Detroit teenager was charged Thursday with assault and a hate crime in the brutal mob beating of a suburban motorist who stopped to help a boy he accidentally struck with his […]

04/10/2014

In this Oct. 1, 2006 photograph, James Meredith, right, and his late son, Dr. Joseph Meredith, flank a bronze statue likeness of the elder Meredith, at the dedication of a civil rights memorial on the campus in Oxford, Miss. (AP Photo/The University of Mississippi, Robert Jordan, File)

Noose tied on Ole Miss integration statue

OXFORD, Miss. (AP) — The FBI on Tuesday was helping investigate who tied a noose around the neck of a University of Mississippi statue of James Meredith, who, in 1962, became the first black student […]

02/18/2014

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Number of hate crimes in 2012 remains second-lowest in 23 years

LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Reported hate crimes in Los Angeles County declined by 6 percent in 2012 from the previous year, marking the second lowest total in 23 years,  the county Commission on Human Relations […]

10/02/2013

LA County gang member gets death for hate killing

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A Los Angeles County gang member has been sentenced to death for the 2006 hate-crime killing of a black man.

01/24/2013

Husband of slain Iraqi-American pleads not guilty

EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) – A man whose wife’s slaying was initially thought to be a hate crime has pleaded not guilty to her murder. Kassim Alhimidi entered his plea during a brief appearance in […]

11/13/2012

LA County sees uptick in hate crimes in 2011

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Hate crimes increased in Los Angeles County by 15 percent in 2011 after three years of dramatic decline. The Commission on Human Relations said Wednesday the number of hate crimes jumped […]

10/24/2012

Amish group found guilty of hate crimes

CLEVELAND (AP) – Members of an Amish breakaway group in Ohio have been found guilty of hate crimes by carrying out beard- and hair-cutting attacks against fellow Amish in a dispute over religious differences. The […]

09/20/2012

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