The Justice Department will begin keeping numbers on hate crimes committed against Sikhs and six other groups, in connection with Monday's one-year anniversary of the killing of six Sikh worshippers in Oak Creek, Wis.
A gunman used homophobic slurs before firing a fatal shot point-blank into a man's face on a Manhattan street alive with a weekend midnight crowd, a killing New York's police commissioner called an "anti-gay" hate crime.
A woman said she was humiliated, angry and scared when she arrived at her car Wednesday afternoon near Grand Forks’ University Park to see a threatening gay slur written on the back window. Nicole Wagner, 26, finished teaching a class at UND Wednesday at 4:15 p.m. when she found the vandalism, which also included crossing out two rainbow stickers above the back bumper of the vehicle.
Kamaljit Atwal's neighborhood seems like an unlikely place for a hate crime. His street in this Sacramento suburb seems a model of diversity. But in March, Atwal's 78-year-old father Gurmej Atwal and his 67-year-old friend Surinder Singh were shot and killed while taking an afternoon stroll in the neighborhood.
Two young white men were looking for a black man to assault in Mississippi's largest city when one of them ran over a 49-year-old African-American with a pickup truck after he had been assaulted, killing the man, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
The message sent by this vote was that it is alright to commit a hate crime against someone who is gay or lesbian in North Dakota. But a hate crime is a hate crime, and it is not all right for it to occur in our state regardless of the reason or who the victim is.
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. — A New York teenager awaiting trial in the hate crime killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant has been accused of seven other attacks on Hispanics.
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