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  • Hate crime church shooting in South Carolina can happen in South Florida, anywhere

    Hate crime church shooting in South Carolina can happen in South Florida, anywhere
    Two words for anyone who believes racism has receded in America: South Carolina. Nine people shot in a black church inĀ Charleston by a white suspect who got away. Six women and three men gone. One victim was the pastor, who also served his community...
  • Who is suspected Charleston shooter Dylann Roof?

    COLUMBIA, S.C. Dylann Storm Roof, the Columbia-area resident suspected in the Charleston, S.C., church killings, was an increasingly troubled youth who appeared isolated and adrift to friends. Roof, 21, was described Thursday as a once non-threatening...
  • Church shootings underscore the lingering menace of homegrown terror

    As the nation mobilizes to determine what motivated the gunman in the Charleston, S.C., massacre, the shootings highlight what a number of experts said Thursday is a chilling reality: The greatest danger from terrorism may be from our own ranks and...
  • Sympathy, calls for more gun control after church slayings

    The fatal shooting of eight worshippers and a pastor at a historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina, on Wednesday provoked strong reactions from political, church and civil rights leaders and was held up by gun control advocates as another...
  • Round Lake Park man charged with hate crime, assault to a juvenile

    Round Lake Park man charged with hate crime, assault to a juvenile
    Round Lake Park police charged a local man with a hate crime last week following an altercation with juveniles in which he used what police described as "several racially charged statements." According to information released by police on Saturday, June...
  • Hate crime task force eyes subway shove; victim transgender

    New York City police say the hate crime task force is now investigating the case of a transgender woman who was shoved onto the subway tracks. Authorities say the 28-year-old woman was pushed around 9 a.m. Monday as she stood on the southbound platform...
  • No evidence of homicide in Mississippi black man's hanging, authorities say

    No evidence of homicide in Mississippi black man's hanging, authorities say
    There is no evidence that the death of Otis Byrd, a black man whose body was found hanging from a tree in Mississippi, was a homicide, federal officials announced Friday. The investigation ended without charges, officials said. The death had raised fears...
  • Police: Evidence Links Two Sunday Shootings In Hartford

    Police: Evidence Links Two Sunday Shootings In Hartford
    HARTFORD —The shootings of a pastor on Capitol Avenue and another man on Garden Street on Sunday morning appear be related, Deputy Chief Brian Foley said Thursday. The shootings occurred about 14 minutes apart, and Foley said that police were...
  • Hartford Police: Pastor's Shooting Might Be Hate Crime

    Hartford Police: Pastor's Shooting Might Be Hate Crime
    HARTFORD — City police said Tuesday they are investigating the possibility that the shooting of a pastor outside his church on Sunday was a hate crime. "The church is very accepting of and open to the LGBT community," Deputy Chief Brian Foley...
  • Dundalk beating was a hate crime

    Dundalk beating was a hate crime
    I am not surprised at The Sun's omission of racial identities in its coverage of the vicious beating of Richard Fletcher, a 61-year-old Dundalk man ("More arrests in brutal Dundalk beating," May 12). Of course, that's because the victim is white and the...
  • Combating anti-Semitism

    Combating anti-Semitism
    More than 300 people attended a four-hour workshop on "Anti-Semitism on College Campuses and Internationally," on April 21 at the South County Civic Center in Delray Beach, hosted by Florida Atlantic Hadassah. Presenters Hava Leipzig Holzhauer, regional...