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Hate Crimes

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  • Costa Mesa man arrested on hate crime, weapon charges

    A Costa Mesa man was arrested Thursday night on suspicion of attempting to stab a black man in what police believe was a racially motivated hate crime. Costa Mesa police arrested Claude Wyman, 36, on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon,...
  • O.C. hate crimes drop -- but violent incidents rise

    O.C. hate crimes drop -- but violent incidents rise
    A stranger, hurling insults, confronted two young Muslims inside a Ritz-Carlton hotel in Orange County. She grabbed the hijab, a headscarf covering one of the women. "You don't belong in America!" she screamed into the woman's face, then tried to attack...
  • Violence, threats, prompt more Muslim women in Britain to wear a veil

    Violence, threats, prompt more Muslim women in Britain to wear a veil
    When youth worker Sumreen Farooq was abused in a London street, the 18-year-old decided it was time to take a stand - and she started to wear a headscarf. Farooq is one of many young Muslim women living in Britain who have, for various reasons, chosen to...
  • Assaulted swimmer gets surprise visit from Team USA athlete

    Assaulted swimmer gets surprise visit from Team USA athlete
    A world-class swimmer and 2016 Olympic hopeful showed up at a Crystal Lake banquet hall Sunday morning to surprise a 13-year-old boy who in February was the target of an alleged hate crime in his Crystal Lake middle school. BJ Johnson, 26, a USA...
  • Teen pleads guilty in attack, hate crime charge dropped

    Teen pleads guilty in attack, hate crime charge dropped
    A McHenry County judge on Tuesday dropped a hate crime charge against a middle school boy who attacked a fellow student in February. As part of a plea deal, the boy admitted guilt to the remaining charge, aggravated battery, and apologized to the victim...
  • Middle school student accused of hate crime

    Middle school student accused of hate crime
    A middle school student has been charged as a juvenile with aggravated battery and a hate crime following a fight at a northwest suburban school that left a student with broken collarbones, police said. The student at Hannah Beardsley Middle School in...
  • Review: 'Hitler's Furies' by Wendy Lower

    Review: 'Hitler's Furies' by Wendy Lower
    Under Nazi ideology, German women were supposed to be prodigies of child-bearing and domesticity, leaving the wider world of work — not to mention violence and mass murder — to men. -------------------- This piece first ran in Printers...
  • L.A. County sees drop in number of hate crimes but a rise in violence

    L.A. County sees drop in number of hate crimes but a rise in violence
    Hate crimes in Los Angeles County hit their second-lowest point in 23 years last year, but violent attacks based on race and sexual orientation rose from 2011, according to a report released Wednesday by the Los Angeles County Commission on Human...
  • Kenya mall attack may be setback for International Criminal Court

    Kenya mall attack may be setback for International Criminal Court
    JOHANNESBURG, South Africa — When the International Criminal Court was born 11 years ago, it may have seemed such an idealistic, noble idea that it could have leapt from the pages of a superhero comic book. It would be a place where the world's...
  • Racial epithet scratched on woman's car, authorities say

    Racial epithet scratched on woman's car, authorities say
    Law enforcement authorities in Riverside County on Monday said they had launched a hate crime investigation after a racial epithet was scratched on a woman's vehicle. The crime was reported Sunday in the 1300 block of Pocono Court in Moreno Valley....
  • 2 Latinos plead guilty to hate crimes against blacks in Compton

    2 Latinos plead guilty to hate crimes against blacks in Compton
    Two Latino gang members pleaded guilty Thursday to federal hate crime charges stemming from racially motivated attacks on four black youngsters as part of a campaign of terror aimed at forcing African Americans out of west Compton. The guilty pleas from...