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  • 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....
  • Synagogue vandalism suspect indicted on armed violence count

    Synagogue vandalism suspect indicted on armed violence count
    The man accused of vandalizing a west suburban synagogue was indicted on armed violence and other charges Thursday afternoon, hours after his attorney had sought a reduction in his bond. John White, 40, of Westmont, has been held in the DuPage County...
  • 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....
  • 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...
  • Community: Coalition strives for peaceful community

    Community: Coalition strives for peaceful community
    The Glendale Human Relations Coalition is back on track after a brief hiatus. The group recently had a barbecue fundraiser, said President Sharon Weisman, and proceeds will go to events for teens in Glendale to encourage them to interact in a peaceful...
  • Homeless: South Florida's take on city's restrictions

    Homeless: South Florida's take on city's restrictions
    South Floridians discuss Fort Lauderdale's restrictions on feeding the homeless outdoors A beautiful act of civil disobedience It makes me proud to see civil disobedience so beautifully performed by Arnold Abbott and the Love Thy Neighbor Fund. His...
  • 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...
  • Former Wilton Manors police chief, Broward Sheriff's captain dies at 56

    Former Wilton Manors police chief, Broward Sheriff's captain dies at 56
    To his fellow law enforcement officers, he was a stand-up guy and a good leader. To his friends, he was a visionary, "a quiet archangel" with a passion for helping people. Former Wilton Manors Chief of Police Rick Wierzbicki died Thursday after battling...
  • 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...