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Hate Crimes

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  • Muslim leaders in North Carolina welcome FBI probe into triple slaying

    Muslim leaders in North Carolina welcome FBI probe into triple slaying
    Muslim leaders in North Carolina on Friday welcomed an FBI decision to open a preliminary inquiry into the shooting deaths of three Muslim students this week in the scenic college town. The families of the three victims have demanded that federal...
  • Not every hateful crime is a hate crime

    Not every hateful crime is a hate crime
    In his Op-Ed piece in the L.A. Times on Wednesday, President Obama referred to the killing last week of three young Muslim Americans in Chapel Hill, N.C. Authorities there say that Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife, Yusor Abu-Salha, and her sister Razan Abu-...
  • Ex-prosecutor: Don't pardon Mark Wahlberg in racist attack

    Ex-prosecutor: Don't pardon Mark Wahlberg in racist attack
    A former state prosecutor who secured a civil rights injunction against a young Mark Wahlberg after he hurled rocks and racial epithets at black schoolchildren says he shouldn't be pardoned for attacks on two Asian men two years later. Judith Beals, a...
  • Manhattan Beach family believes suspicious fire was a hate crime

    Manhattan Beach family believes suspicious fire was a hate crime
    A black Manhattan Beach family is asking police to investigate a suspected arson attack on their home as a hate crime. In the middle of the night Wednesday, someone placed a gasoline-soaked rubber tire at the front door of the Clinton family's three-...
  • Hate crime? Black family in Manhattan Beach target of alleged arson

    Hate crime? Black family in Manhattan Beach target of alleged arson
    Members of a black family in Manhattan Beach are calling for a hate crime investigation after they were allegedly targeted by an arsonist who set their home on fire. Manhattan Beach police refused to comment on the incident outside of saying the blaze...
  • College sociology professor discusses LGBT issues

    College sociology professor discusses LGBT issues
    When Florida became the 36th state to legalize same-sex marriage on Jan. 6, it meant greater equality for the roughly 50,000 same-sex couples who call Florida home — as determined by California-based research center The Williams Institute through...
  • Man held in 'totally random' Covina stabbings, accused of hate crime

    Man held in 'totally random' Covina stabbings, accused of hate crime
    A Latino man was arrested Saturday for allegedly stabbing two black men in the parking lot of a Covina shopping center, said police.   Louis Vasquez, 19, of La Puente was booked on suspicion of attempted murder and a hate crime, police said. Vasquez...
  • Speakers at UN meeting challenge world to stand up to rising anti-Semitism

    Speakers at UN meeting challenge world to stand up to rising anti-Semitism
    French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy challenged the world at the first-ever U.N. General Assembly meeting devoted to anti-Semitism to counter the rising hatred of Jews, which he denounced as "radical inhumanity." In a keynote address on Thursday, Levy...
  • Hate crimes decline statewide, but rise in Broward, report says

    Hate crimes decline statewide, but rise in Broward, report says
    While officials Wednesday announced the lowest number of hate crimes in Florida in little more than a decade, Broward County saw an uptick in reported cases, according to an annual 2013 State Attorney General's report. Statewide, there was a 27...
  • Hate crimes down in Palm Beach County, state finds

    Hate crimes down in Palm Beach County, state finds
    Hate crimes in Palm Beach County dropped last year, following a trend seen across the state. According to an annual report released Wednesday by state Attorney General Pam Bondi, the county had five hate crimes in 2013, down from seven the previous...
  • Florida hate crimes drop, but Orange tied for top spot

    Florida hate crimes drop, but Orange tied for top spot
    Hate crimes in Florida dropped in 2013. But Orange County and two South Florida counties tied for the top spot, with each jurisdiction reporting 18 hate crimes. Florida had 124 hate crimes in 2013, a drop from 170 in 2012, according to a report...