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Hate Crimes

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • FBI statistics show jump in hate crimes in Maryland in 2013

    FBI statistics show jump in hate crimes in Maryland in 2013
    The number of hate crimes reported in Maryland shot up by more than 45 percent in 2013 compared to the year prior, with crimes targeting victims' religious beliefs accounting for much of the increase, according to FBI data released this week. The rise...
  • Berkeley effigies' powerful racial message was hurt by unclear intent

    Early last Saturday, as students prepared for finals, two effigies were discovered hanging from UC Berkeley's famous Sather Gate. They were cardboard cutouts of blown-up photos: a black man and a black woman with the words "I can't breathe" stenciled...
  • Signs vandalized with KKK symbols at Florida churches

    Signs vandalized with KKK symbols at Florida churches
    Two Florida churches and a parked vehicle were vandalized with KKK symbols and now the FBI is leading a hate crime investigation to find out who is responsible, according to the Tallahassee Democrat.    The signs and marquees of two predominantly...
  • John Kass: 'The Ox-Bow Incident,' Ferguson and the rule of law

    Remember "The Ox-Bow Incident"? No? It's positively ancient, and it's easy to see why it's been forgotten. For one thing, it's in black-and-white. And it offers no eye candy: no explosions or moaning flesh, or fast cars or epic battles. But I've been...
  • 'The Ox-Bow Incident,' Ferguson and the rule of law

    'The Ox-Bow Incident,' Ferguson and the rule of law
    Remember "The Ox-Bow Incident?" No? It's positively ancient, and it's easy to see why it's been forgotten. For one thing, it's in black-and-white. And it offers no eye candy: no explosions or moaning flesh, or fast cars or epic battles. But I've...
  • Kansas City man charged in death of Somali teen; FBI investigating

    Kansas City man charged in death of Somali teen; FBI investigating
    A 34-year-old Kansas City, Mo., man charged with the hit-and-run killing of a Somali teenager outside a mosque last week told police he was trying to kill a group of men before they killed him, and the FBI is now investigating the slaying as a possible...
  • 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...
  • 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...