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Hate Crimes

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  • Trayvon Martin's mom says killer got away with murder

    Trayvon Martin's mom says killer got away with murder
    MIAMI — The mother of Trayvon Martin says she's disappointed that federal prosecutors decided not to charge a neighborhood watch volunteer with a hate crime for killing her son three years ago. Speaking with The Associated Press on Wednesday...
  • Hate crime alleged in Central Florida bar attack, police say

    Hate crime alleged in Central Florida bar attack, police say
    ORMOND BEACH — A Central Florida man faces hate crime charges after authorities say he told a man the bar they were in wasn't for blacks and hit him with a bottle. Forty-four-year-old Jason Cuellar was brought to the Volusia County Jail...
  • Not every hateful crime is a hate crime

    Not every hateful crime is a hate crime
    In his Op-Ed piece in the L.A. Times on Wednesday, President Obama referred to the killing last week of three young Muslim Americans in Chapel Hill, N.C. Authorities there say that Deah Shaddy Barakat, his wife, Yusor Abu-Salha, and her sister Razan Abu-...
  • Motive behind alleged arson at Houston Islamic center remains unclear

    Motive behind alleged arson at Houston Islamic center remains unclear
    While a homeless man has been arrested and charged in connection with a fire that destroyed a building at an Islamic center in Houston, investigators aren't commenting on a possible motive, including whether it may have been a hate crime.   Darryl...
  • Man held in 'totally random' Covina stabbings, accused of hate crime

    Man held in 'totally random' Covina stabbings, accused of hate crime
    A Latino man was arrested Saturday for allegedly stabbing two black men in the parking lot of a Covina shopping center, said police.   Louis Vasquez, 19, of La Puente was booked on suspicion of attempted murder and a hate crime, police said. Vasquez...
  • Ex-prosecutor: Don't pardon Mark Wahlberg in racist attack

    Ex-prosecutor: Don't pardon Mark Wahlberg in racist attack
    A former state prosecutor who secured a civil rights injunction against a young Mark Wahlberg after he hurled rocks and racial epithets at black schoolchildren says he shouldn't be pardoned for attacks on two Asian men two years later. Judith Beals, a...
  • Mark Wahlberg victim says he shouldn't be pardoned

    Mark Wahlberg victim says he shouldn't be pardoned
    A victim of one of Mark Wahlberg's racially motivated attacks as a teenage delinquent in segregated Boston in the 1980s insists he shouldn't be granted a pardon for his crimes. Kristyn Atwood was among a group of mostly black fourth-grade students on...
  • Man attacked in possible hate crime in West Hollywood

    Man attacked in possible hate crime in West Hollywood
    Officials are investigating a possible hate crime in West Hollywood in which three men yelled slurs at a black man about his sexual orientation and race before beating him up. About 2:45 a.m. Tuesday, the man walked off a bus at Fairfax Avenue and Santa...
  • Speakers at UN meeting challenge world to stand up to rising anti-Semitism

    Speakers at UN meeting challenge world to stand up to rising anti-Semitism
    French philosopher Bernard-Henri Levy challenged the world at the first-ever U.N. General Assembly meeting devoted to anti-Semitism to counter the rising hatred of Jews, which he denounced as "radical inhumanity." In a keynote address on Thursday, Levy...
  • Florida hate crimes drop, but Orange tied for top spot

    Florida hate crimes drop, but Orange tied for top spot
    Hate crimes in Florida dropped in 2013. But Orange County and two South Florida counties tied for the top spot, with each jurisdiction reporting 18 hate crimes. Florida had 124 hate crimes in 2013, a drop from 170 in 2012, according to a report...
  • 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....