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3 Dead in Jewish Community Center Attack in Kansas

April 14, 2014
Law enforcement sources say a grandfather and grandson were shot dead in the parking lot of a Jewish community center and a third female victim is dead at a nearby Jewish care home.

The Real Danger of the Trayvon Martin Case

July 26, 2013
We have seen this type of tragedy before and will doubtlessly see it again. It gave rise to the whole Tawana Brawley outrage; it led to the outrageous persecutions and prosecutions of Duke Lacrosse players Reade Seligmann, Collin Finnerty, and David Evans.

Gangs Often Drive Hate Crimes

December 28, 2012
Today, it's the street gangs, primarily black and Latino that are the real problem, and until law enforcement and the public puts these gangs in check, they'll continue to destroy lives and communities while motivated by blind hate.

FBI Releases Hate Crime Report

December 11, 2012
The number of hate crimes reported in 2011 fell 6% from the prior year, but crimes against a victim's sexual orientation rose, the FBI announced Tuesday.

Sikh Temple Shooter Was White Supremacist, Army Vet

August 6, 2012
The shooter who opened fire before worship services Sunday at the Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, Wis., and killed six people before he was killed by police is Wade Michael Page, a 40-year-old Army veteran who served in the military approximately between 1992 and 1998.

First Black Federal Officer Killed In 1883 Honored

May 15, 2012
William Henderson Foote's name had been forgotten until this week, when the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) honored him as the first black federal officer killed in the line of duty.

5 Ways to Prevent Crimes Against Churches

April 9, 2012

If you as a police officer can convince the staffs of local churches that security measures are needed, and then help to implement them, you can make it that much more difficult for criminals to take advantage of these establishments.

FBI: Hate Crimes Remained Steady In 2010

November 14, 2011
The number of reported hate crimes in the United States remained steady in 2010, according to the FBI's annual hate-crime report. There were 6,628 hate crime incidents reported last year, while 6,604 were reported in 2009, the FBI announced Monday.

Aryan Brotherhood Member's Arson Crimes Intended to Raise Profile In Gang

September 3, 2011
A 25-year-old Texas man has pleaded guilty to hate-crime charges stemming from a series of racially motivated arson crimes, including the burning of an historic African-American church to murder a disabled man.

FBI: Blacks, Jews Most Likely Hate-Crime Victims

November 22, 2010
Blacks made up around three-quarters of victims of the racially motivated hate crimes and Jews made up the same percentage of victims of anti-religious hate crimes. Anti-Muslim crimes were a distant second to crimes against Jews, making up just eight percent of the hate crimes driven by religious intolerance.

Infamous L.A. Gang Slaying Goes to Jury

August 26, 2010
"All black people are their enemies," Deputy Dist. Atty. Gretchen Ford said in the murder trial of two Latino gang members. "Really innocent people could die for no reason other than the ridiculous ideas of this gang."

President Obama Signs Hate-Crimes Law

October 28, 2009
The new law expands the definition of a hate crime to cover outlaw attacks based on sexual orientation or gender in addition to race, color, religion, or national origin.

AG Holder Urges New Hate Crimes Law

June 18, 2009
Citing recent killings in Arkansas, Kansas and the nation's capital, Attorney General Eric Holder on Tuesday said new hate crimes law were needed to stop what he called "violence masquerading as political activism."

April Fools

April 1, 2009

The fourth month of the year is generally pleasant. But as the month progresses, the dates mark the anniversaries of illicit and sinister events and the fools of April are no longer funny.

North Carolina Toughens Gang, Hate Crime Laws

December 3, 2008
Adults and young people involved in gang activity as well as people who burn crosses or sexually assault children now face tougher punishments as 25 new laws took effect Monday in North Carolina.
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