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November 13, 2018
Hate crimes rose 17 percent last year, according to new FBI data
WASHINGTON - Hate crimes in America rose 17 percent last year, the third consecutive year that such crimes increased, according to newly released...
November 13, 2018 - 4:24pm
Hate crimes in the United States increased last year, the FBI says
WASHINGTON - More hate crimes were carried out in the United States last year, with an uptick in incidents motivated by bias against Jews, Muslims and LGBT people, among others, according to new FBI data released Monday, Nov. 13.
November 13, 2017 - 11:04am
November 1, 2017
Minnesota man, accused of throwing raw pig's foot, claims bias charge is unconstitutional
WILLMAR, Minn. — The lawyer for a man accused of tossing a raw pig's foot onto a table at the Willmar Farmers Market has filed another motion...
November 1, 2017 - 2:18pm
October 19, 2017
Man faces more charges for throwing pig's foot into Somali food stand
WILLMAR, Minn. — Two more charges have been filed against a Willmar man accused of throwing a pig's foot onto a farmers market stall operated by Somali vendors. Joseph Francis Fernkes, 61, was originally cited for misdemeanor disorderly conduct in connection with the Aug. 12...
October 19, 2017 - 8:01pm
October 9, 2017
Opinion: Is it time to start profiling white males?
SAN DIEGO—White men scare me. There, I said it. Based on my conversations with Latino and African-American friends, I think many of them...
October 9, 2017 - 10:30am
September 13, 2017
'Shut up, slave!': A spilled Starbucks drink leads to sidewalk fight, hate-crime charges
Felony hate crime charges have been filed against a man who was caught on video unleashing a racist tirade and turning violent outside a Chicago...
September 13, 2017 - 5:29pm
August 16, 2017
Sessions says Charlottesville car attack could be prosecuted as a hate crime
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Wednesday that the Charlottesville, Virginia, car attack could be prosecuted as a hate crime, saying that...
August 16, 2017 - 8:13pm
MN Muslim group calling for hate crime charge after man accused of throwing a pig's foot at Somali-American
WILLMAR, Minn. — The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations wants a Willmar man charged with a hate crime after...
August 16, 2017 - 9:42am
April 6, 2017
Minnesota man charged with bias-motivated assault on Somali cab driver
ST. CLOUD, Minn.— A Willmar man has been charged with bias-motivated assault after a Somali cab driver said he was choked by a passenger...
April 6, 2017 - 5:18pm
February 24, 2017
Kansas man charged with killing Indian engineer in possible hate crime
KANSAS CITY/NEW DELHI, India -- A 51-year-old man has been charged with killing an engineer from India and wounding two other men when he opened...
February 24, 2017 - 2:48pm
January 11, 2017
Reader Opinion: Social media news
I greatly object to the use of social media as a source of news on nightly broadcasts. The use of highly dramatic and emotional events that are offensive and inflammatory presented from social media are destructive. What is the purpose? To inflame or to inform? The latest presentation...
January 11, 2017 - 11:33pm
January 6, 2017
Four charged with hate crimes over Chicago beating shown on Facebook
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Four African-Americans accused of attacking an 18-year-old man with special needs while making anti-white racial taunts and...
January 6, 2017 - 12:30pm
September 15, 2016
NYP: Muslim woman set on fire in New York not targeted due to faith
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York police investigating an attack in which a Muslim woman's clothing was set alight are no longer probing the case as a hate crime after linking the suspects to similar assaults on non-Muslims, authorities said on Wednesday. A man who was part of a group...
September 15, 2016 - 9:48am
September 13, 2016
New York police seek man who set fire to Muslim woman
NEW YORK (Reuters) - New York City investigators on Tuesday searched for a man suspected of setting fire to a traditionally dressed Muslim woman in a Midtown shopping area, police said. Police said they were investigating the incident, which occurred the day before the 15th anniversary...
September 13, 2016 - 2:02pm
August 25, 2016
Georgia man gets 40-year sentence for boiling water attack on gays
Aug 25 (Reuters) - A Georgia truck driver was sentenced to 40 years in prison for pouring boiling water over a gay couple, a district attorney's spokesman said on Thursday. Martin Blackwell, 48, was convicted by a jury on Wednesday of 10 charges of aggravated battery and aggravated...
August 25, 2016 - 1:07pm