| Jan 29, 2013
| 10:15 AM
Three St. Charles residents have been charged with a hate crime in connection with a violent attack on a group of people while taunting two men in the group for being gay.
Stephan C. Bolt, 31, of the 4N800 block of East Mary Lane; Christopher M. Miner,...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 1:55 PM
Caught in a twilight realm among historical drama, melodrama and magic realism, playwright Reginald Edmund's “Southbridge” doesn't quite provide a structure sturdy enough to hold all its narrative weightiness. But the world-premiere staging by...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 9:34 PM
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...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 12:40 PM
San Jose has a big pig problem, as in 200-pound wild boars tearing up and eating their way through ritzy neighborhoods. So the city council this week came up with a solution: a three-month open hunting season within city limits.
| Aug 14, 2013
| 3:02 PM
The word "nigger" keeps dancing on the high wire of the circus of race in America.
Paula Deen, Rachel Jeantel, Riley Cooper have sparked all matter of debate this summer about who can and cannot say the word and whether it is ever right, regardless....
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:26 AM
(Reuters) - The head of a Wyoming office of the NAACP is defending talks with a Ku Klux Klan activist, the first known meeting between the oldest civil rights group in the United States and a branch of the white supremacist network.
| Sep 5, 2013
| 3:19 PM
A Los Angeles man was convicted and sentenced to jail for making anti-gay slurs during a hate crime attack in which he repeatedly threatened a witness, authorities said Thursday.
Mario Williams, 32, was sentenced to 60 days in jail and three years'...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 1:41 PM
A Norwood Park man has been charged with a hate crime after he jumped off his porch and yelled racial slurs as he chased a woman who works at a nearby hospital, according to police.
Tom Diamond was also charged with misdemeanor assault after the incident...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:50 PM
A proposal to memorialize victims of the Armenian Genocide with a monument in Pasadena received unanimous approval from Pasadena City Council members on Monday, a decision cheered by Armenian American leaders in Glendale who have joined the effort to...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:31 AM
The Pasadena City Council has given unanimous approval for a public memorial commemorating the Armenian genocide of 1915 in Memorial Park.
The central feature of the design -- a carved-stone basin of water straddled by a tripod arrangement of three...
| Sep 12, 2013
"These images are difficult to watch."
"Perhaps the most upsetting."
So went the warnings issued by CNN correspondent Jake Tapper on Sunday as he narrated the video clips showing the aftermath of the Aug. 21 chemical weapons attack...