| Jun 18, 2015
| 5:36 AM
Two words for anyone who believes racism has receded in America: South Carolina.
Nine people shot in a black church in Charleston by a white suspect who got away. Six women and three men gone. One victim was the pastor, who also served his community...
| Jun 18, 2015
| 5:50 PM
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...
| Jun 18, 2015
| 6:20 PM
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...
| Jun 19, 2015
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...
| Jun 7, 2015
| 10:19 AM
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...
| Jun 3, 2015
| 9:53 AM
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...
| May 29, 2015
| 11:46 AM
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...
| May 28, 2015
| 5:07 PM
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...
| May 27, 2015
| 3:25 AM
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...
| May 26, 2015
| 7:00 AM
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...
| Apr 27, 2015
| 12:43 PM
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...