• Redmond Mayor Reports Hate Crime, Police Investigating

    At approximately 8:00 a.m., Monday, June 5, 2023, Redmond Police Detectives responded to a suspicious circumstances call at the Law Offices of Fitch and Neary, located at 210 SW 5th St. Mayor Ed Fitch reported the incident,

  • Family of Texas woman killed says shooting was a hate crime

    A man police say gunned down a woman outside an Austin-area gas station last week has been charged with murder, and the woman’s family says the killing should be investigated as a hate crime as she was targeted because she was gay. Akira Ross, 24, was fatally shot Friday night while she pumped gas in Cedar Park, 20 miles (32 kilometers) north of Austin, according to the Cedar Park police. She died at the gas station, and the shooter fled in a vehicle. Cedar Park police identified Bradley...

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    Hate crime investigation underway after vandalism at Bolton Pride display

    BOLTON, MASS. (WHDH) - A hate crime investigation got underway over the weekend after a Pride Day display in Bolton was hit with hateful vandalism,Read More

  • Drugs, Homicide, and More: The Biggest Crimes Tied to Guns in Every State

    The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives traces over 450,000 guns likely linked to a crime in the United States each year. Each of these traced firearms is assigned one of 59 specific categories that describe the circumstances in which it was recovered by law enforcement. Because each of these categories is tied to […]

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    Nebraska police investigate hate crime after pride flag stolen, burned

    ViewA Nebraska police department has launched a hate crime investigation after an LGBTQ+ flag was stolen and another was burned at the same home.The Douglas County Sheriff's Office, or DCSO, released footage of both incidents, which were caught on the west Omaha home's doorbell camera.Video from April 15 around 9:30 p.m. shows a hooded person wearing plaid, dark jeans and a face covering running up to a rainbow flag hanging on the home's front porch. The person jumps to grab it, then runs away...

  • State police investigate hateful and racist letters left at Thompson homes

    When Larry Groh Jr. walked outside of his Thompson home Tuesday morning and saw a letter on his lawn, he said his stomach dropped. “I feel sick,” said Groh Jr. “Sick and disgusted that this is happening.” The three-page letter, wrapped in a plastic bag with a rock and tied together with a bow, started showing up outside of Thompson homes Monday night. Riddled with profanity and containing racist remarks, the letter is now being investigated by the Connecticut State Police Hate Crimes...

  • Family of Texas woman fatally shot says incident was a hate crime

    A man has been charged with murder after allegedly gunning down a woman outside a gas station near Austin, Texas. The victim's family says the killing should be treated as a hate crime.

  • State police investigate hate-filled letters delivered to residents in Thompson

    State Police Troop D and the State Police Hate Crimes Unit are investigating after hate-filled letters were delivered to several people in Thompson. The letter included names of current and former elected officials from both the Republican and Democratic parties, retired state troopers and their family members, and a 17-year-old Thompson student, according to Lt. Gov. Susan Bysiewicz. Several hundred Thompson residents received the letter, Bysiewicz said. “I have personally spoken with...

  • Don't be fooled — DeSantis' own state has worse crime than the 'woke' cities he attacks: analyst

    Former President Donald Trump was infamous for campaigning on fear of crime — and Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, now challenging Trump for the nomination in 2024, is determined to outdo him, telling voters to fear criminal justice reform and progressive cities as morasses of violence and danger. But DeSantis' own state reportedly doesn't prove his point.In reality, wrote Radley Balko for The Daily Beast, DeSantis' panic on crime gets everything wrong — including the fact that it's worse in his own...

  • Wave of hate crimes targeting NYC Asians blamed on a single woman

    A string of anti-Asian attacks across New York City's Upper West Side have been tied to a single woman, Manhattan's District Attorney Alvin Bragg announced.Camila Rodriguez, 29, has been charged with Assault in the Second Degree as a Hate Crime, six counts of Assault in the Third Degree as a Hate Crime, and six counts of Aggravated Harassment in the Second Degree, covering six different attacks against Asian victims.All were separate, unprovoked attacks within the course of a month and a half,...

  • Two homes burned. Officials say it was arson, staged as a hate crime.

    Two homes burned. Officials say it was arson, staged as hate crime (First column, 13th story, link)

  • Police launch hate crime probe over Ongar brawl video near school

    Shocking footage shows the youngsters - some of whom are in school uniform - exchanging blows on Fyfield Road in Ongar, Essex.