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Hate Crimes

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  • 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....
  • Angela Corey: Florida prosecutor reflects on high-profile cases

    Angela Corey: Florida prosecutor reflects on high-profile cases
    In the last two years, State Attorney Angela Corey has basked in praise of some and been hit by criticism from others. "That's a very polite way of putting it," Corey said with a chuckle after a reporter mentioned that last week. During a 45-minute...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Wilton Manors police investigate reported assault

    Wilton Manors police are investigating a possible hate crime after a man reported he was physically and verbally assaulted early Tuesday. The complainant told police a man called him a sexually biased slur at about 12:40 a.m. in the 2200 block of Wilton...
  • 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...
  • Court throws out hate-crime convictions for Amish beard attacks

    A federal appeals court in Ohio threw out hate-crime convictions for 16 Amish separatists Wednesday, saying that the jury in their case had not been properly instructed about how to decide whether a series of beard and hair-cutting attacks had been...