| Feb 25, 2015
| 1:26 PM
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...
| Mar 3, 2015
| 4:14 AM
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...
| Feb 18, 2015
| 4:01 PM
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-...
| Feb 17, 2015
| 10:41 AM
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.
| Feb 1, 2015
| 11:50 AM
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...
| Jan 13, 2015
| 7:55 PM
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...
| Jan 20, 2015
| 9:16 AM
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...
| Jan 21, 2015
| 8:47 PM
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...
| Jan 22, 2015
| 4:11 PM
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...
| Dec 31, 2014
| 7:50 AM
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...
| Oct 22, 2014
| 4:08 PM
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....