Tag: Hate crimes

Sources: Feds have no evidence yet for GA hate crime charge

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WASHINGTON — Federal investigators have so far not found evidence that clears the high bar for federal hate crime charges against a man who...

White supremacists’ fake bomb threats net 3 years in prison

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FALLS CHURCH, Va. — A former Old Dominion University student who joined up with white supremacists in a swatting conspiracy that targeted a Black...

Sexual orientation back in South Carolina hate crime bill

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A group of South Carolina lawmakers have added back protections for gay or transgender people to a hate crime bill, five...

Sexual orientation axed from South Carolina hate crime bill

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A hate crimes bill in South Carolina no longer protects gay or transgender people after a Republican leader said including them...

Third party joins Plano police to investigate racist claims

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DALLAS — A third party will be hired to investigate allegations of racist bullying and abuse against a Black 13-year-old boy during a sleepover...

Belgian PM flies LGBT flag following suspicious murder

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BRUSSELS — The rainbow flag of the LGBT community flew outside the Belgian prime minister's office on Tuesday as suspicions remained that anti-gay motives...

Hate crime bill starts journey through S Carolina Statehouse

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — A bill that would make South Carolina the 48th state in the nation to pass a hate crime law started its...

Lawyer: Hate crime claim against Florida doctor ‘not true’

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MIAMI — Lawyers for a South Florida doctor accused of attacking a Hispanic man at a supermarket say the allegation that she committed a...

Governor wants to overhaul citizen arrests after Arbery case

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ATLANTA — Georgia's governor is backing a plan to overhaul the state's citizen's arrest law, taking aim at a statute scrutinized last year after...