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Jeff Katz
August 13, 2019 - 12:03 pm
The Hate Crimes unit of the NYPD is investigating the muggings of three people who were attacked in Brooklyn Monday morning, according to CBS2 New York. The three victims, all Hasidic Jews ranging from 56 to 71 years old, were all attacked within an hour of each other. Two of them were taken to the...
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(Albemarle-Charlottesville Regional Jail via AP, File)
June 28, 2019 - 2:33 pm
CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An avowed white supremacist who drove his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia has been sentenced to life in prison on hate crime charges. James Alex Fields Jr. of Maumee, Ohio, was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty...
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Holden Matthews, 21,  was arrested Wednesday, April 10, 2019, in connection with suspicious fires at three historic black churches. (Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal via AP)
(Louisiana Office of State Fire Marshal via AP)
April 15, 2019 - 1:46 pm
By MELINDA DESLATTE Associated Press OPELOUSAS, La. (AP) — The white man suspected in the burnings of three African American churches in Louisiana will remain in jail, denied bond Monday by a judge, as state prosecutors added new charges declaring the arsons a hate crime. Twenty-one-year-old Holden...
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August 10, 2018 - 3:28 pm
(RICHMOND, Va - wrva.com) – U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner and Tim Kaine (both D-VA) wrote a letter to John Gore, Acting Assistant Attorney General for the Civil Rights Division at the Department of Justice (DOJ), pressing for more answers on how the Administration is implementing actions specifically...
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