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Hate Crimes

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  • Shooting victim's story holds valuable lesson

    Shooting victim's story holds valuable lesson
    Monday's excellent story by reporter Kalyn Belsha put a human face on Aurora's second murder of the year. But the life and death of Bryce Stiff could have been made into a feature-length movie, so flush were his 33 years with pain and joy, rejection and...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • North Carolina man may face death penalty in Muslim students' slayings

    North Carolina man may face death penalty in Muslim students' slayings
    Prosecutors in North Carolina plan to seek the death penalty for a man charged with shooting and killing three Muslim students in an apartment complex parking lot last month.  A spokeswoman for Durham County Superior Court confirmed Dist. Atty. Roger...
  • 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-...
  • Motive behind alleged arson at Houston Islamic center remains unclear

    Motive behind alleged arson at Houston Islamic center remains unclear
    While a homeless man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fire that destroyed a building at an Islamic center in Houston, investigators aren't commenting on a possible motive, including whether it may have been a hate crime.   Darryl...
  • Muslim students' slayings investigated as possible hate crime, FBI says

    Muslim students' slayings investigated as possible hate crime, FBI says
    The FBI announced late Thursday that it had opened a preliminary hate-crime investigation into the slayings of three Muslim students in Chapel Hill, N.C. "The FBI is continuing to provide assistance to the Chapel Hill Police Department to process...
  • Hate crime alleged in Central Florida bar attack, police say

    Hate crime alleged in Central Florida bar attack, police say
    ORMOND BEACH — A Central Florida man faces hate crime charges after authorities say he told a man the bar they were in wasn't for blacks and hit him with a bottle. Forty-four-year-old Jason Cuellar was brought to the Volusia County Jail...
  • North Carolina triple slaying arouses fear of hate crimes against Muslims

    North Carolina triple slaying arouses fear of hate crimes against Muslims
    They were young newlyweds —- Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23, a dental student at the University of North Carolina, and his wife, Yusor Mohammad, 21, soon to enter the same dental program. He sent dental kits to Syrian refugees and helped the homeless....
  • Sentences reduced for Ohio Amish sect in hair-cutting attacks

    Sentences reduced for Ohio Amish sect in hair-cutting attacks
    The prison sentences of eight members of an Amish sect were reduced by a federal judge in Cleveland on Monday after hate crime convictions were thrown out against them in a case involving hair- and beard-cutting attacks on other Amish in Ohio. In all,...
  • 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...