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  • Woman, 19, who accused four Trump-supporting teens of slashing her tires (Hoax)

    09/16/2018 8:58:25 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 29 replies
    UKDailyMail ^ | 16 September 2018 | Megan Sheet
    Adwoa Lewis told detectives Friday she was driving home in Long Island on September 2 when four teens confronted her and yelled 'Trump 2016!' They also allegedly told the black 19-year-old she 'didn't belong here' Lewis said she found her tires slashed and a note that said 'Go home' the next day A police investigation revealed there hadn't actually been a confrontation Lewis later admitted to writing the note, Nassau County police said Saturday
  • Father praises heroic daughter who jumped on MARTA tracks to save his wife's life

    08/22/2018 8:37:52 AM PDT · by DUMBGRUNT · 36 replies
    ...she jumped on the tracks at the Midtown MARTA station to save her mother. ...sightseeing in Atlanta when Christopher Patrick Brooklin, 28, allegedly pushed the mother without provocation. That’s when Katie Wenszell jumped and got her unconscious mother out of the way of the oncoming train. However, she could not save herself before the train hit and dragged her.
  • Sikh man attacked, told to go back to country while posting campaign signs supporting GOP lawmaker

    08/06/2018 3:21:46 PM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/6/18 | Avery Anapol
    A Sikh man says he was attacked and told to “go back to [his] country” in an incident that police in California are investigating as a hate crime.Surjit Malhi, 50, told Sacramento’s CBS13 that he was beaten last week by two men, who also allegedly spray-painted his truck with hate symbols, while he was posting campaign signs in support of Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Calif.) in Stanislaus County.Malhi told the CBS affiliate that the men threw sand in his eyes and brutally beat him in the head, shoulders and neck, while shouting: “Go back to your country!”“It’s very scary, you know,”...
  • Hate crime charges possible for officers accused of beating man outside bar: NOPD chief

    07/26/2018 2:33:11 PM PDT · by BBell · 10 replies
    https://www.nola.com ^ | 7/26/18 | Emily Lane
    The New Orleans Police Department is investigating whether two of its own former police officers should be charged with a hate crime in connection to accusations they severely beat a man outside a bar earlier this week, the police chief said Thursday. The early Tuesday beating outside the Mid-City Yacht Club has already resulted in the arrest and firing of John Galmon, 26, and Spencer Sutton, 24, who were off duty at the time of the fight. The former officers pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to misdemeanor charges of simple battery, but NOPD Superintendent Michael Harrison reiterated Thursday (July 26)...
  • Trump's Hollywood Walk of Fame star destroyed

    07/25/2018 10:10:28 AM PDT · by Morgana · 38 replies
    ABC ^ | July 25, 2018 | Steve Iervolino
    President Donald Trump's star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame was destroyed early this morning, ABC-owned station KABC-TV reported.
  • Man caught on video confronting woman over Puerto Rico shirt charged with felony hate crime

    07/12/2018 4:44:02 PM PDT · by Simon Green · 61 replies
    MSN ^ | 07/12/18 | Matthew Walberg and Gregory Pratt
    The Chicago man shown in a viral video berating a woman for wearing a Puerto Rican flag T-shirt has been charged with a felony hate crime. "After a review of the case, we approved felony hate crimes charges," said Robert Foley, spokesman for the Cook County State's Attorney's Office. Foley said Timothy Trybus faces two counts of felony hate crime, which are enhancements on the charges of misdemeanor assault and misdemeanor disorderly conduct he was previously charged with. Trybus, 62, was arrested Thursday by Cook County Forest Preserve District Police, and is scheduled to appear for a bond hearing at...
  • ‘Chicago Four’ Member Who Tortured Disabled Teen Live On Facebook Gets Nine-Year Sentence

    07/07/2018 8:23:09 AM PDT · by ColdOne · 36 replies
    thedailycaller ^ | 7/6/18 | Anders Hagstrom
    <p>A Chicago man pleaded guilty to kidnapping a mentally disabled teen and beating him with three friends on Facebook Live in 2017.</p> <p>Jordan Hill, 20, pleaded guilty to kidnapping and hate crime charges in court Thursday, CNN reported. Footage of the attack showed Hill and his accomplices, Tesafaye Cooper and Brittany and Tanishia Covington, beating and kicking a tied-up disabled white teen while yelling “Fuck Donald Trump, nigga! Fuck white people, boy! Fuck white people, boy.” Reports suggest the boy was tied up for anywhere from four to five hours.</p>
  • Sucker-Punching Duo Leave Man Unconscious in NYC Street, Then Take Pictures: Cops

    06/28/2018 6:40:48 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 38 replies
    Channel 4 New York City ^ | 28 June 2018 | Katherine Creag
    A man was left in a Bronx street in the middle of the day after a brutal punch knocked him out, leaving him behind for people to pick his pockets and take pictures of him while he's unconscious, authorities say. Police say two attackers walked up to the 37-year-old man last Monday morning in the area of Aqueduct Avenue and Buchanan Place in University Heights. One of the suspects wound up and delivered a knockout blow on the victim, who then fell to the ground in the middle of the intersection. The attackers then walked away, leaving the unconscious man...
  • Police: Black woman declares 'I hate white people' before attacking Ride On bus passengers

    06/18/2018 6:17:08 PM PDT · by Altura Ct. · 90 replies
    News 4 ^ | 6/18/18
    Gaithersburg MD— A black woman declared her disdain for "white people" before pummeling two white passengers onboard a moving Ride On bus, Gaithersburg Police say. Kimberly Jordan, 24, of Silver Spring, is charged with racial harassment, obstructing and second-degree assault due to her alleged offensive and physically painful antics. It was 9 p.m. on a Monday. The Ride On bus was operating a route near the intersection of Frederick Avenue and Travis Avenue, just north of the Lakeforest Mall. Jordan allegedly began to stare at two white passengers and then murmured, "I hate white people." A short while later, Jordan,...
  • Houston Police: Teen's story about being abducted by white supremacists wasn't true

    06/05/2018 12:45:21 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 69 replies
    abc13 News ^ | 6/4/2018 | Tom Abrahams
    HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police say there is no evidence to support the claims made by a teenager that white supremacists abducted him, injured him and threatened him. We first brought you this story last month when 13-year-old Zavion Parker claimed he was grabbed by an adult and four young men after stepping off his school bus. Zavion alleges he was robbed and beaten, all because of his race. He also said he was held at a property at gunpoint until he was able to escape. Michelle Lee, the teen's mother, told Eyewitness News her son managed to escape...
  • Man in MAGA hat accused of pushing immigrant onto subway tracks charged with hate crime

    05/30/2018 3:22:40 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 33 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/30/18 | Luis Sanchez
    A man wearing President Trump’s signature “Make America Great Again" hat who was arrested for allegedly pushing an immigrant man onto the subway tracks in New York City was reportedly charged with a hate crime on Wednesday. The man, William Ames, made derogatory remarks about Mexican Americans at Union Square last month, getting into a heated argument with two men, BuzzFeed News reported. “I don't know why he targeted me. He started yelling that I was there to take his job and that we bring drugs here,” the victim, identified by the press as Luis Lopez, told The New York...
  • Woman attacks Asian-American service member in racist tirade: 'Go back to f---ing China'

    05/26/2018 7:51:50 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 45 replies
    The Hill ^ | 05/26/18 | Morgan Gstalter
    A viral video released this week caught a woman on camera launching a racist tirade against an Asian-American service member in a parking lot in California. James Ahn said he was driving earlier this month when the woman pulled up next to him and pulled her eyes back in an offensive gesture. “This is not your f—-king country,” she says in the video. “This is my country.” SNIP “All that we could establish is that this was derogatory remarks between two parties,” Bosques said. “There was no threat and there was no crime committed. We did document everything in a...
  • Irish Church Scandal: ‘Priest’ Desecrates Altar With Gay Sex Acts

    05/07/2018 6:15:06 PM PDT · by marshmallow · 24 replies
    Church Militant ^ | 5/4/18 | Alexander Slavsky
    State Police in Ireland investigating the sacrilegeKILDORRERY, Ireland (ChurchMilitant.com) - The latest scandal to rock the Irish Church involves the desecration of a church by a "priest" engaging in gay sex on the high altar. The recent incident happened in St. Bartholomew's Church in Kildorrery, Ireland. Images obtained by Church Militant show a man dressed as a priest caught engaging in oral sex and other sexual activity with another man laid across the altar in the church. Anthony Murphy, director of Lumen Fidei Institute, a Catholic lay association in Ireland, told Church Militant, "A profane and wicked attack has taken...
  • Missouri man, who once threatened to 'kill all white people,' is indicted in 2nd set of 3 killings

    03/03/2018 7:38:50 PM PST · by familyop · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 3, 2018 | Fox News
    The five male victims were all shot as they walked on or near the trails or, in one case, walked home after getting off a bus. The female victim was homeless, and her decomposing body was found in a tent in woods in Grandview. She also was shot, police said. The police say they do not know if the shootings were racially motivated.
  • Man charged with threatening Riverview church over conversion therapy program

    02/28/2018 8:13:54 PM PST · by massmike · 5 replies
    Thenewsherald.com ^ | 02/28/2018 | N/A
    A Southgate man has been charged with a misdemeanor after allegedly leaving a threatening email at a Riverview church over its controversial sexual identity workshop that some people equate to conversion therapy. Brian Carl Begin II was arraigned Feb. 15 in Wyandotte before 27th District Magistrate Elizabeth DiSanto on a single charge of misuse of telecommunications services. The charge is a six-month misdemeanor, with a fine and penalty of up to $1,000, or both. “The workshop has gained so much negative attention on social media and news outlets that the church has canceled the workshop, fearing that protest may turn...
  • Man accused of hate crime at UNLV

    02/28/2018 3:08:42 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 22 replies
    https://www.reviewjournal.com ^ | 02/28/2018 | mike shoro
    A man has been arrested after a hate crime inside of UNLV’s Student Union on Friday, police said. Metropolitan Police Department officers arrested Gino Flinn in a battery that happened about 11 a.m. Friday inside the union, 4505 S. Maryland Parkway, UNLV police announced. Campus police identified Flinn as a suspect on Monday. Flinn remained in Clark County Detention Center Tuesday afternoon on a count of battery resulting in substanial bodily harm with a hate crime enhancement.
  • After Untrue Hijab Assault, Still Important to Denounce Hate Crimes: Kathleen Wynne

    01/22/2018 1:06:29 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 18 replies
    Global News ^ | January 17, 2018
    Toronto police say an 11-year-old girl's account of having her hijab cut on the way to school, was not true. Why she lied -- and whether she was pressured -- is not clear. Mike Drolet reports.Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne is defending her comments against hate crime following an alleged attack on an 11-year-old Toronto girl wearing a hijab that later turned out to be untrue. The Grade 6 student told school officials — and the media at a news conference — last Friday that a man approached her from behind and cut her hijab. READ MORE: Incident involving man cutting...
  • Man who taught dog Nazi salutes ‘should be convicted of hate crime’

    01/05/2018 3:41:07 PM PST · by BackRoads775 · 34 replies
    Mark Meechan, 30, filmed pug Buddha responding to statements such as ‘gas the Jews’ and ‘Sieg Heil’ in video footage posted on Youtube. Meechan, of Coatbridge, Lanarkshire, is on trial at Airdrie Sheriff Court and denies any wrong doing. He insists he made the video to annoy his girlfriend Suzanne Kelly, 29. Prosecutors allege he communicated material that would cause fear and alarm and stir up hatred on religious grounds by posting a clip which was ‘anti-semitic in nature’ to YouTube.
  • California Prosecuting Man for Insulting Posts on Islamic Center's Facebook Page

    01/01/2018 2:49:59 PM PST · by Trump20162020 · 21 replies
    Reason ^ | December 29, 2017 | Eugene Volokh
    The government's theory would equally criminalize insulting posts on a NRA page, or on a pro-Trump organization's page, or on a Communist Party page. In September 2016, Mark Feigin posted five insulting comments on the Islamic Center of Southern California's Facebook page (before he was finally blocked by the ICSC from commenting): • "THE TERROR HIKE ... SOUNDS LIKE FUN" (written in response to the Center's "Sunset Hike" announcement). • "THE MORE MUSLIMS WE ALLOW INTO AMERICA THE MORE TERROR WE WILL SEE." • "PRACTICING ISLAM CAN SLOW OR EVEN REVERSE THE PROCESS OF HUMAN EVOLUTION." • "Islam is dangerous...
  • How My Priest Taught Me About Forgiveness When A Man Bombed Our Church

    12/27/2017 8:11:50 PM PST · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    The Federalist ^ | December 27, 2017 | Margot Cleveland
    A few weeks ago, when my husband returned home from work, his evening greeting struck a serious chord: “Did you hear what happened at Divine Child?” Divine Child is our Catholic parish church, located just a mile away.I hadn’t, so he quickly explained that a man had set off explosives in the Adoration Chapel nestled just west of the church. He added that the website for our local news “paper” included a video from the security system.That night after tucking our son into bed, I pulled up the story. More details had developed: The explosives were commercial-grade fireworks. Two women...