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  • Texas man charged with hate crime in alleged 'knockout game' assault

    Texas man charged with hate crime in alleged 'knockout game' assault
    A Texas man has been charged with a federal hate crime in connection with an assault of a 79-year-old black man that prosecutors allege was part of the "knockout game." The knockout game, which has been known by a variety of names since 1992, is based...
  • San Jose approves wild boar killings, not 'pig genocide'

    San Jose approves wild boar killings, not 'pig genocide'
    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. State-permitted shooting...
  • The folly of 'Stand Your Ground' laws

    The folly of 'Stand Your Ground' laws
    I really identify with the contributor who compared the George Zimmerman verdict to the lynchings of the past ("The new lynching," July 27). The "Stand Your Ground" law in Florida and other states enables people carrying a gun to be the judge, jury and...
  • Sikh temple tagged with 'terrorist'; possible hate crime probed

    Sikh temple tagged with 'terrorist'; possible hate crime probed
    Authorities are investigating a possible hate crime after the word "terrorist" was spray-painted on the walls surrounding a Sikh temple in Riverside. The vandalism occurred sometime overnight Monday at the Riverside Gurdwara in the 7900 block of Mission...
  • Review: Layers of suffering and joy mingle in 'Rising From Ashes'

    "Rising From Ashes" gives you more than you expect. Its story line is as positive and affirmative as the title indicates, but it turns out there are dramas going on in this documentary that you wouldn't initially suspect. Directed by T.C. Johnston and...
  • An Unacceptable Word No Matter Who Says It

    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....
  • NAACP leader holds historic meeting with Ku Klux Klan rep

    NAACP leader holds historic meeting with Ku Klux Klan rep
    (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. Jimmy Simmons,...
  • Man gets jail, probation for anti-gay hate crime attack

    Man gets jail, probation for anti-gay hate crime attack
    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'...
  • Man charged with hate crime: 'I'm going to hang you from a tree'

    Man charged with hate crime: 'I'm going to hang you from a tree'
    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...
  • Armenian Genocide memorial set for Pasadena

    Armenian Genocide memorial set for Pasadena
    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...
  • Pasadena City Council approves Armenian genocide monument

    Pasadena City Council approves Armenian genocide monument
    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...