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  • Glendale man killed in hate crime, official says

    The man accused of brutally murdering a Glendale resident earlier this year did so because the victim was gay, a spokeswoman for the Los Angeles County district attorney's office said Wednesday. Hachik Maskovian, 28, was arrested April 26, two days...
  • War in Syria challenges the Armenian diaspora

    War in Syria challenges the Armenian diaspora
    To understand why Zaven Khanjian wants the Armenian community in Syria — a dwindling population caught in the crossfire of civil war — to endure, you have to go back nearly a century. Long before in-fighting began more than two years ago,...
  • War in Syria sparks efforts to help Armenians

    To understand why Zaven Khanjian wants the Armenian community in Syria — a dwindling population caught in the crossfire of civil war — to endure, you have to go back nearly a century. Long before in-fighting began more than two years ago,...
  • Officials, activists rally against violence targeted at gays

    Officials, activists rally against violence targeted at gays
    Activists, public officials and residents gathered Saturday outside an east Baltimore liquor store — where a man was severely beaten on Christmas Day — to protest violent attacks on gay people Baltimore Police Commissioner Anthony W. Batts...
  • Suspect in Christmas beating arrested, released

    Suspect in Christmas beating arrested, released
    Baltimore police have charged a man in the Christmas Day beating of Kenni Shaw, though it was not announced for several days as the city's gay community remained on edge amid fears of violence. Shaw says he was attacked because he is gay, though police...
  • Gay Baltimore man, beaten on Christmas, believes attack was hate crime

    Gay Baltimore man, beaten on Christmas, believes attack was hate crime
    As the punches kept coming, landing across his face and head, Kenni Shaw tried to talk to his five attackers but couldn't get the words out. "I was pinned down by punches," Shaw said of the beating he received Christmas night, outside the East Baltimore...
  • Man accused of hate crime at homeless shelter

    A 36-year-old man was arrested Saturday after he allegedly beat and yelled racial slurs at a worker from the temporary winter homeless shelter in Glendale, police said. Even as officers hauled the man, Jorge Tanchez, into their patrol car, he allegedly...
  • Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide

    Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide
    At the first Glendale Unified school board election forum of the season Wednesday night, candidates discussed districtwide diversity, language programs and commemorating the Armenian genocide. About 20 people attended the event hosted and televised by...
  • Hate crime case ends with probation, essay

    Hate crime case ends with probation, essay
    An Alsip man was sentenced today to probation and ordered to write an essay about the lynching of blacks in America after he pleaded guilty to anĀ  attack two years ago in which he and two friends put a noose around the neck of an African-American teenager...
  • Assignment for 2nd graders: Color minstrel caricatures of African-Americans, black-face and a lynching?

    What were they thinking? Answer: They weren't thinking at all. James Hill, the dad of a second-grader at an Atlantic Beach elementary school who had received material for a home coloring assignment during Black History Month, made a complaint to the...
  • Trio of Good Samaritans stopped beating of disabled woman, cops say

    Good Samaritans Cheryl Priester, Tonia Priester, and Patricia Robinson saw a woman being beaten with a large stick and then robbed by another woman, according to a news release from the Sarasota Police Department. Priester dialed 911 for help and all...