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  • 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...
  • Man charged with hate crime in Homewood stabbing

    Man charged with hate crime in Homewood stabbing
    Bail was set at $500,000 Saturday for a man charged with a hate crime and attempted murder for an attack against a 79-year-old woman at a suburban Homewood grocery. Pol Danilov, 26, of the 18400 block of Harwood Avenue in Homewood, was charged with...
  • Lehigh University enters into agreement in civil rights complaint

    Lehigh University officials said Friday they have resolved a graduate's civil rights complaint alleging the school mishandled race-related incidents. The U.S. Department of Education's Office for Civil Rights had "no finding" of any violation by the...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Assaulted swimmer gets surprise visit from Team USA athlete

    Assaulted swimmer gets surprise visit from Team USA athlete
    A world-class swimmer and 2016 Olympic hopeful showed up at a Crystal Lake banquet hall Sunday morning to surprise a 13-year-old boy who in February was the target of an alleged hate crime in his Crystal Lake middle school. BJ Johnson, 26, a USA...
  • Police investigating shooting tragedy

    The Miami-Dade Police Department is investigating the murder of Orthodox Rabbi Joseph Raksin from Brooklyn who was gunned down while walking to Bais Menachem Chabad in North Miami Beach on Saturday morning, Aug. 9. "I can assure you that the Miami Dade...
  • Delray man faces hate crime charge after beating

    A Delray Beach man sucker punched a man after trying to force the victim to cross the street because of his nationality, according to a Delray Beach Police arrest report. Enrique Alcantar-Tapia, 31, faces aggravated assault and hate crime charges after...