As part of its series exploring hate crimes, the Washington Post on Tuesday published a feature on the vandalism, evidently intended to be a senior prank, that included details specific to how the four Glenelg High School students—Joshua Shaffer, Seth Taylor, Matthew Lipp, and Tyler Curtiss—were caught. The Howard County Times previously reported that wifi had a hand in helping identify the involved students. Despite masking their faces with t-shirts to shield themselves from security cameras, the four teens were automatically registered as being on campus at pm on May 23,the night the crimes occurred.
Three Brooklyn men and a teenager were busted for attacking several Orthodox Jewish men during a robbery spree in Williamsburg, police said Thursday. Deandre Diagle, 19, and Michael Bellevue, 20, were nabbed Wednesday afternoon and charged with robbery and assault charges for the attacks. Cops say Diagle, Bellevue and a third person walked up to a year-old man on Ross St.
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The state would be the first to classify mass violence motivated by race, gender or sexual orientation as terrorism. Until we understand what really drives extremists, we will not be able to stop them. The mothers of Heather Heyer and Khalid Jabara want federal legislation to improve reporting. The first African-American female student body president of American University was targeted by the neo-Nazi website.
Police have released surveillance footage in their search for a group of teens wanted in connection with at least three violent, possibly bias, attacks and attempted robberies that occurred in the span of mere minutes in Brooklyn. At least three Hasidic men were attacked early Monday in different locations, all near each other in the Williamsburg neighborhood. Police say each victim was approached by several teens who punched him in the face, searched his pockets and fled.
The incident started when the woman appeared to object to a group of teens speaking Portuguese. A woman can be seen smashing her backpack into the face of one of the teens. Two of the girls in the group say they were left feeling humiliated, scared and sad.
At the time of his death, Anderson was working on the assembly line at the Nissan plant in north Jackson, and helping his longtime partner raise a young child. According to police, Dedmon and his friends, a group of white teenagers, robbed and repeatedly beat Anderson before Dedmon ran him over, causing fatal injuries. The FBI conducted a high-profile civil rights investigation of Anderson's murder; it led to indictments of 10 persons, including Dedmon, for a conspiracy of several hate crimes against African Americans in Jackson committed from the spring of to March
AP — Suburban Chicago officials have charged a man with a hate crime for an ice pick attack on a Hispanic man riding a motorcycle that displayed the Mexican flag. AP — Amid a spike in hate crimes nationwide, New Hampshire's Democratic congressional delegation announced Friday that seven houses of worship in the state are getting funding to AP — A suburban Chicago man has been charged with a felony hate crime after he allegedly fired an air rifle at his neighbors while shouting racial slurs at them.
South Carolina is one of only four states in the country without a bias law. Lott says his deputies were told by prosecutors no state crime was committed after Cardinal Newman school officials reported the videos, in which the student uses racial slurs. They arrested the teen days later when school officials were sent the video threatening gunfire.