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Hate Crimes

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  • Shooting at mosque in Coachella might be a hate crime, police say

    Shooting at mosque in Coachella might be a hate crime, police say
    Coachella police are investigating a shooting at a mosque early Tuesday as a possible hate crime. Police said no one was injured in the 5:01 a.m. shooting, but several shots were fired at a vehicle and at the Islamic Society of Coachella Valley mosque...
  • Temple website hacking part of trend

    Temple website hacking part of trend
    The Anti-Defamation League — the world's leading organization fighting anti-Semitism — recently condemned the anti-Semitic hacking of the website of Temple Kol Ami Emanu-El (TKAE) in Plantation, which took place over the first two days of...
  • Man in custody after reports of vandalism at Lombard synagogue

    Man in custody after reports of vandalism at Lombard synagogue
    Employees and clergy at a synagogue in Lombard were still a bit shaken Wednesday after the west suburban temple was vandalized in an apparent hate crime. "They’re still a bit rattled," said Rabbi Andrea Cosnowsky of Congregation Etz Chaim, 1710 S....
  • Man admits hate crime in West Side attack on lesbian couple

    Man admits hate crime in West Side attack on lesbian couple
    On a mild July night, Quintas Lockett was walking home from a West Side liquor store with her girlfriend when the couple were beaten by an angry mob — a hate crime prosecutors said was sparked by a man who took offense at two lesbians strolling by....
  • L.A. County sees its lowest tally of hate crimes in 24 years

    L.A. County sees its lowest tally of hate crimes in 24 years
    Los Angeles County saw the fewest number of hate crimes reported in 24 years in 2013, but black residents made up the overwhelming majority of victims despite making up less than 10% of the population, according to an annual report released Wednesday by...
  • Man charged with hate crime in Homewood stabbing

    Man charged with hate crime in Homewood stabbing
    Bail was set at $500,000 Saturday for a man charged with a hate crime and attempted murder for an attack against a 79-year-old woman at a suburban Homewood grocery. Pol Danilov, 26, of the 18400 block of Harwood Avenue in Homewood, was charged with...
  • Lehigh University enters into agreement in civil rights complaint

    Lehigh University officials said Friday they have resolved a graduate's civil rights complaint alleging the school mishandled race-related incidents. The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights had "no finding" of any violation by the...
  • Wilton Manors assault not a hate crime, police conclude

    Wilton Manors assault not a hate crime, police conclude
    An assault of a Wilton Manors man that included rock throwing and a sexually biased slur was not a hate crime, police said. A hate-crime investigation was launched after the victim originally told police his attacker followed him home at about 12:30 a....
  • Police investigating shooting tragedy

    The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating the murder of Orthodox Rabbi Joseph Raksin from Brooklyn who was gunned down while walking to Bais Menachem Chabad in North Miami Beach on Saturday morning, Aug. 9. "I can assure you that the Miami Dade...
  • Delray man faces hate crime charge after beating

    A Delray Beach man sucker punched a man after trying to force the victim to cross the street because of his nationality, according to a Delray Beach Police arrest report. Enrique Alcantar-Tapia, 31, faces aggravated assault and hate crime charges after...
  • Eliyahu Federman: Was rabbi's murder in Miami a hate crime?

    An Orthodox rabbi, Joseph Raksin, was murdered in cold blood, while walking to Temple Saturday morning in North Miami Beach. The police indicate that two young men confronted the rabbi and shot him following an altercation. But, at least one witness...