| Apr 1, 2014
| 10:17 AM
Yaser Birjas urged members of the Prayer Center of Orland Park to avoid anger or resentment after a bullet struck the mosque's golden dome last week.
Instead, the mosque's former imam urged worshipers to use the shooting – intentional or not...
| Mar 17, 2014
| 5:35 PM
He has served in prison, starred in a short-lived reality TV show and delivered enough quotable quips to fill a bookshelf in the public library.
Now, in his latest exhibition of life as political performance art, Edwin Edwards — former Louisiana...
| Mar 19, 2014
| 4:06 PM
After previously announcing "Les Miserables" would be the headliner of its upcoming season, Orlando Shakespeare Theater has announced the rest of the shows planned for 2014-15. Among them: The classic "To Kill a Mockingbird" and two Shakespeare offerings,...
| Mar 5, 2014
| 8:04 AM
A Florida man is causing controversy in his Palm Beach County neighborhood by flying a Ku Klux Klan flag in front of his home and displaying a noose and a "members wanted" sign, according to WPTV.
The man, whose business card lists him as a recruiter...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 8:28 AM
Community members of a rural North Florida city are finding plastic bags filled with candy and Ku Klux Klan propaganda in their front yards, First Coast News reports.
Residents of the city -- located about 30 miles north of Gainesville in rural Union...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 4:22 AM
No amount of chocolate could possibly sweeten any message delivered by a notorious hate group.
But it looks like that's what the Ku Klus Klan tried to do in a small Union County town, reports First Coast News in Jacksonville.
Residents reportedly woke...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 3:31 PM
To call the sandy-haired Terry Cannon a baseball fan is to damn with faint praise. He's a baseball obsessive. But Cannon is no Rain Man with batting averages, career wins and losses, and career RBIs rolling around in his head. He's fascinated with the...
| Feb 25, 2014
| 12:54 PM
The number of far-right militias, extremist patriot groups and hate organizations in the U.S. dropped last year for the first time since 1999, but the organizations are becoming "leaner and meaner," the Southern Poverty Law Center reported Tuesday....
| May 3, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Every few months, some ordinary person arises from the undifferentiated swarm of Americans and is turned into the poster boy or the poster girl of some political battle du jour.
This time it's been Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who's a scofflaw and...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 8:11 PM
The suspect in the Passover Eve killings of three people at two Jewish facilities near Kansas City is a former Ku Klux Klan leader with a history of hatred for Jews, law enforcement officials said on Monday.
Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, faces local and...
| Apr 14, 2014
| 11:08 AM
AURORA, Mo. — The killings of three people on the eve of Passover outside two Jewish facilities in a Kansas City suburb are being treated as hate crimes, law enforcement officials said Monday.
Overland Park Police Chief John Douglass and others...