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  • Gunman says nothing, walks up, shoots driver at red light, police say

    08/18/2017 8:29:33 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 67 replies
    JACKSON, Miss. — A woman was shot and killed Thursday night while sitting in a car that was stopped at a red light, police said. Chelsie Lynn Kirschten, 23, was at the intersection of Fortification and State streets along with a female friend just before midnight when police said a man came up to the driver's side of the car and shot Kirschten in the back and ran away. Advertisement Police said the shooting appears to be random. Nothing was stolen and the shot was fired through the closed window of Kirschten's white Pontiac G6. The gunman didn't say anything...
  • Muslim group calling for hate crime charge after man threw a pig's foot at Somali-American (CAIR)

    08/16/2017 10:33:03 AM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 16 replies
    Echo Press ^ | 8/16/17 | Shelby Lindrud
    WILLMAR, Minn. — The Minnesota chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations wants a Willmar man charged with a hate crime after an incident at a farmer's market last weekend. Willmar police were called to the farmer's market about 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, on a report that an individual had allegedly been cursing at a young adult male Somali-American selling vegetables at a stand. According to law enforcement reports, he then threw a pig's foot at the Somali. The Willmar Police Department identified the man as Joseph Fernkes, 61, of Willmar. CAIR-MN now wants Fernkes charged with a hate...
  • Who Gives the SPLC the Right to Designate Who is a Hater?

    07/16/2017 6:00:56 PM PDT · by impetrio1 · 35 replies
    Black & Blonde Media ^ | 7/16/17 | Black & Blonde Media
    Today, we have liberal groups like the Southern Poverty Law Center designating any group THEY choose as a "hate group" and once issued, the media, politicians, and others repeat that designation as if it has genuine validity. Exactly who is the arbiter of hate designations in the United States? Did the SPLC have to somehow qualify as to how to spot "hate" and assure their designations are 100% accurate and that partisanship is not used to politically smear one while looking the other way on a like-minded other?
  • Long Island Cops Investigate Whether Jesus Is a Hate Crime

    07/10/2017 12:10:53 PM PDT · by detective · 30 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Jul 2017 | Daniel J. Flynn
    Is Jesus a hate crime? Police on Long Island ponder this question in the aftermath of an anonymous donor placing a picture of the crucifixion on a fence outside a mosque in New Hyde Park, New York. The cops reportedly regard the gift as a “bias incident” against Muslims. But the tacky turquoise picture featuring squiggly lines and a silhouette Christ seems more of an offense against aesthetics than the law. A worker at the Hillside Islamic Center found the artwork at around 5:30 p.m. on Friday. He immediately phoned the police. Surveillance video captured a frame-by-frame account of the alleged criminal...
  • Official Used Burner Phone to Fake Racist "Redneck"Threats

    07/03/2017 11:42:05 AM PDT · by detective · 29 replies
    Front Page ^ | July 3, 2017 | Daniel Greenfield
    How to fake a hate crime for fun and profit.  St. Petersburg's former City Attorney Brian Telfair said on February 16, 2016 the first threat came in the form of an email the previous Saturday. "It basically said Petersburg was a city full of N words," Telfair told Hipolit that day. He said the second threat was made on February 16, 2016 over the phone. "It was a physical threat of physical harm to certain individuals, council members, city staff, members of the administration," Telfair told Hipolit that day.
  • Plastic wrap reported as 'possible hate-bias' incident at UMD

    06/29/2017 10:39:18 AM PDT · by detective · 62 replies
    Campus Reform ^ | Jun 28, 2017 | Adam Sabes
    University of Maryland campus police launched an investigation into a discarded piece of plastic wrap Tuesday after receiving a report about a “possible hate-bias” incident. “Out of an abundance of concern, we are looking into this matter and conducting a review of our cameras in the area,” the department informed students via email, though The Diamondback reports that some students were upset when officers initially dismissed the object as garbage.
  • Security stepped up at Cambridge mosques after early morning bacon hate crime

    06/09/2017 9:44:06 AM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 46 replies
    Cambridge News (UK) ^ | 6/9/17 | Raymond Brown
    Police are increasing patrols at two mosques in Cambridge after strips of bacon were today (June 8) left on the car windscreens to insult fasting Muslims. Four vehicles were targeted in the hate crime at about 12.30am at the Omar Faruque Mosque in Kirkwood Road, King’s Hedges as Muslims celebrate Ramadan. Officers will also patrol around the mosque in Mawson Road, off Mill Road, following the incident. The attack on worshippers came after the terrorist incidents in London and Manchester, which have triggered an increase in hate crimes across the country. https://twitter.com/TellMamaUK/status/873168692800106496 In London there has been a five-fold increase...
  • Philippines Leaders Ask Social Media to Remove Video of Catholic Icons Being Smashed [by Muslims]

    06/08/2017 6:44:27 AM PDT · by marshmallow · 22 replies
    America Magazine ^ | 6/7/17 | AP
    Philippine military officials said Wednesday that they've asked social media companies including Facebook to remove a video of militants smashing icons in a Catholic church in a besieged southern city, saying it may be an attempt to fan hatred and turn the conflict into a religious war. Brig. Gen. Restituto Padilla, the military spokesman, also urged netizens not to share the video, which shows militants ripping a picture of Pope Francis, toppling a crucifix, and stomping on and torching religious statues. Militants aligned with the Islamic State group continue to control pockets of territory in Marawi, where they laid siege...
  • Lebron James Los Angeles Home Vandalized w/N-Word Graffiti: Detectives Investigating Hate Crime

    05/31/2017 10:33:29 AM PDT · by drewh · 64 replies
    TMZ ^ | 5/31/2017 8:45 AM PDT | STAFF
    An L.A. home owned by LeBron James was the target of a hate crime -- someone spray painted the n-word on the front gate and detectives are now investigating, cops tell TMZ Sports. Here's what we know ... multiple LAPD units and a neighborhood patrol vehicle responded to the home early Wednesday morning. We're told the word was scrawled on the outer gate. We're told investigators are looking for security footage from neighbors which may show the perpetrator. Records show LeBron bought the house back in 2015. The graffiti has since been covered up. We're told LeBron was not at...
  • Man Beaten to Death While Walking Dog in NJ: Prosecutors (Random Mystery with no Motive)

    05/30/2017 4:50:15 PM PDT · by brucedickinson · 74 replies
    NBC NY ^ | 5-27-2017 | Staff
    A man was beaten to death while walking his dog in New Jersey, prosecutors said. Viktor Yashchyshyk, 51, was walking his dog and talking to his girlfriend in Old Bridge about a block from his home when he was knocked unconscious, police said. His skull was fractured, jaw broken and he was missing teeth, Middlesex County prosecutors said. Police say Earl Allayne Jr, a twenty-year-old black male, attacked Yashchyshyn at random and critically injured him.
  • Student, 21, found 'raped, stabbed and strangled to death' in South Africa- dramatic footage (Tr.)

    05/30/2017 9:12:58 AM PDT · by brucedickinson · 35 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5-30-2017 | Kelly McLaughlin
    Cornelius and Marsh were chatting in a blue Volkswagen Citi Golf, which had been given to Cornelius by her 91-year-old grandmother, when they were approached by four men. Marsh was thrown into the boot of the vehicle while Cornelius was forced into the back seat, police said. Cornelius was forced into the back seat of her car during the incident, police said Cornelius was forced into the back seat of her car during the incident, police said The pair's belongings were stolen before the university students were taken to an undisclosed location and beaten with bricks. Marsh told police that...
  • Enough with the hate crime hoaxes

    05/29/2017 1:56:04 AM PDT · by BlackVeil · 16 replies
    THE COLLEGE FIX BLOG ^ | MAY 17, 2017 | DANIEL PAYNE
    We are in the midst of a college hoax epidemic, and it shows no signs of getting any better. Just last week at St. Olaf College, a racist note placed on a black student’s car was revealed as a hoax, written by someone who wanted to “draw attention to concerns about the campus climate.” At USC last month, someone hung a “no black people allowed” sign outside of a residence hall; the fellow who hung this reputable message turned out to be…a black person himself. At Indiana State University ....
  • The U.S. has a homegrown terrorist problem — and it’s coming from the right

    05/28/2017 7:55:54 AM PDT · by T-Bird45 · 62 replies
    WaPo ^ | 5/26/2017 | Colbert I. King
    Richard W. Collins III, fatally stabbed last weekend on the University of Maryland’s College Park campus, was as innocent as the 22 victims slain in the Manchester suicide bombing on Monday. Collins, an African American, newly commissioned U.S. Army officer from Maryland, was, like the victims of the Manchester, England, massacre, not bothering anybody. Slated to graduate from Bowie State University this week, Collins was simply out with friends enjoying himself. So, too, were those killed and wounded in Manchester. Authorities are investigating Collins’s death, allegedly at the hands of a knife-wielding University of Maryland student, Sean Urbanski, as a...
  • St. Olaf President Says Racist Note Was 'Fabricated'

    05/10/2017 6:52:51 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 33 replies
    KSTP.com ^ | 5/10/17 | KSTP Staff
    The President at St. Olaf College has informed members of the campus community that a racist note an African-American woman found on her car April 29 was fabricated . President David R. Anderson wrote in an an email that the note was "apparently a strategy to draw attention to concerns about the campus climate." The school confirmed the email was sent, as well as an earlier email from Anderson informing the campus community the school had confirmed the note was not a genuine threat. Students said the woman discovered a typed note that read, in part, "I am so glad...
  • Woman slammed to ground, thrown in pool after complaining about loud, rowdy party in Fort Lauderdale

    05/09/2017 7:53:31 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 36 replies
    wptv.com ^ | 5-9-2017
    Woman slammed to ground, thrown in pool after complaining about loud, rowdy party in Fort Lauderdale NBC 6 4:50 PM, May 8, 2017 4 hours ago UPDATE: Broward Sheriff's Office detectives arrested the 16-year-old responsible for throwing a 68-year-old woman in a pool. Officials say the suspect turned himself in shortly before 5 p.m. Monday, He faces one count of battery on a person 65 years of age or older. After he is processed at the Juvenile Assessment Center, he is expected to be taken to Broward Juvenile Facility.
  • Baltimore area women charged with hate crime in burning of Trump sign on Eastern Shore

    04/20/2017 6:28:24 AM PDT · by kevcol · 22 replies
    The Baltimore Sun ^ | April 20, 2017 | Jessica Anderson
    Princess Anne police have charged D'Asia R. Perry, of Baltimore, and Joy M. Shuford, of Owings Mills, both 19, with multiple offenses, including second-degree arson and committing a hate crime, the Maryland State Fire Marshal's Office said. ... The damaged sign is located in a shopping center on Carole Lane in Princess Anne, and is owned by Robert Wink, the fire marshal's office said. Jamie Wink, Wink's son, who helps run the family store, Wink's Sporting Goods, said the sign has been outside the shop since September. It's been set on fire once before and stolen twice. But he said...
  • Fresno shooting rampage: Suspected gunman wanted to kill as many white people as possible, cops say

    04/19/2017 12:11:37 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 19, 2017
    Police said the man who killed three people on a shooting spree in downtown Fresno, Calif., on Tuesday while shouting "Allahu Akbar" wanted to kill as many white people as possible. Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, knew he was being searched for and he "decided he was going to kill more people," Fresno Police Chief Jerry Dyer said. During his arrest, Muhammad shouted "Allahu Akbar," but Dyer said the shootings had "nothing to do with terrorism in spite of the statement he made." "This is solely based on race," Dyer told reporters.
  • What If 4 Whites, 2 Were 21 Years Old, Cracked a Black Teenager's Skull ?

    04/11/2017 11:48:59 AM PDT · by Yosemitest · 38 replies
    Many news sources | Apr 11 2017
    What if 4 whites assaulted a black teenager that was supporting “Blue lives matter”, in defense of police officers, and they cracked his skull ? What if two of the 4 assaulters were 21 years old ? What if one of the assaulters was the son of Sylacauga District 2 City Councilwoman-elect Tiffany Nix ? What if those 2 adults (21 year olds) were going to be tried as juveniles so their record would be cleared later ? Do you think that would make national news ? Do you think the people would stay in office who allowed such...
  • Reports: Israeli-American Teen Arrested for Antisemitic Hate Crime Hoax Spree

    03/23/2017 2:27:46 PM PDT · by detective · 6 replies
    Israeli authorities have arrested a 19-year-old suspect in connection with dozens of hoax bomb threats to Jewish community centers in the United States and around the world. ABC News reports that the unnamed suspect is a dual U.S.-Israel citizen. Other reports indicate that the suspect is Jewish. The arrest was “part of an ongoing international investigation that has been taking place for several months with other police and security agencies in America and Europe,” Arutz Sheva reports.
  • Chandler Police Arrest 4 Suspects In Menorah Into Swastika Vandalism (AZ)

    03/20/2017 12:00:29 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 17 replies
    Arizona Daily Independent ^ | 3/18/2017 | ADI News Services
    In the early morning of December 30, 2016, the Chandler Police Department received a call from the residents of 4600 block of West Boston Street regarding First Degree Trespass and Aggravated Criminal Damage. The homeowner placed a Menorah in their front yard to celebrate Hanukkah. Sometime during the night the Menorah, which is approximately eight feet in height and constructed out of PVC pipe, was reconfigured into a swastika. On March 17, 2017, Chandler Police Department arrested four suspects in connection with this case. One adult male suspect has been identified as 19-year-old Clive Jamar Wilson.