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Hate Crimes

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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Teen pleads guilty in attack, hate crime charge dropped

    Teen pleads guilty in attack, hate crime charge dropped
    A McHenry County judge on Tuesday dropped a hate crime charge against a middle school boy who attacked a fellow student in February. As part of a plea deal, the boy admitted guilt to the remaining charge, aggravated battery, and apologized to the victim...
  • Court throws out hate-crime convictions for Amish beard attacks

    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...
  • 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....
  • 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 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....