Hate crime murders in the U.S. reached a 27-year high last year, according to new data released by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and hate crimes targeting LGBTQ people [
The "Colorado Coalition Against Hate" will focus on training law enforcement to better recognize and prosecute hate crimes.
The FBI released its annual tally of hate crimes on Tuesday. Attacks on individuals surged to a 16-year high in 2018 and hate-crime-related homicides rose from 15 to 24.
A 61-year-old white Milwaukee man accused of throwing acid on a Hispanic man's face will be charged with a hate crime, increasing the possible sentence he may receive if convicted, prosecutors announced Wednesday.
Clifton Blackwell, the Milwaukee man accused of throwing acid last week on a US citizen born in Peru, is being charged in Wisconsin circuit court with a hate crime, according to a criminal complaint.
Clifton Blackwell, 61, was charged after a 42-year-old Peruvian immigrant suffered second-degree burns in an attack last week.
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The latest on a white Milwaukee man being charged with a hate crime for allegedly throwing acid on a Hispanic man’s face (all times local): 2 p.m. Milwaukee prosecutors have charged a
MILWAUKEE (AP) " A 61-year-old white Milwaukee man accused of throwing acid on a Hispanic man's face will be charged with a hate crime, increasing the possible sentence he may receive if convicted, prosecutors announced Wednesday.Prosecutors filed one charge against Clifton Blackwell " first-degree reckless injury " but added the sentencing enhancers of hate crime and use of a dangerous weapon. The two enhancers could add 10 years in prison if he's convicted of first-degree reckless [
Meanwhile hate crimes based on sexual orientation rose last year.