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  • Hate crime task force eyes subway shove; victim transgender

    New York City police say the hate crime task force is now investigating the case of a transgender woman who was shoved onto the subway tracks.
  • Gang member on parole in 2010 hate crime wanted in shooting

    New York City police are looking for a gang member wanted in a shooting out on parole for a gruesome 2010 hate crime. Police said Monday that Elmer Confresi was involved in the shooting of a man over the weekend in the Bronx. The victim was expected to...

    No evidence of homicide in Mississippi black man's hanging, authorities say

    No evidence of homicide in Mississippi black man's hanging, authorities say
    There is no evidence that the death of Otis Byrd, a black man whose body was found hanging from a tree in Mississippi, was a homicide, federal officials announced Friday. The investigation ended without charges, officials said. The death had raised fears...

    Police: Evidence Links Two Sunday Shootings In Hartford

    Police: Evidence Links Two Sunday Shootings In Hartford
    HARTFORD —The shootings of a pastor on Capitol Avenue and another man on Garden Street on Sunday morning appear be related, Deputy Chief Brian Foley said Thursday. The shootings occurred about 14 minutes apart, and Foley said that police were...

    Hartford Police: Pastor's Shooting Might Be Hate Crime

    Hartford Police: Pastor's Shooting Might Be Hate Crime
    HARTFORD — City police said Tuesday they are investigating the possibility that the shooting of a pastor outside his church on Sunday was a hate crime. "The church is very accepting of and open to the LGBT community," Deputy Chief Brian Foley...