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  • Intersections: Misdirected fear led to Sikh temple shooting

    “Foe and stranger there is none, I am at peace with every one.” These are the words of Guru Arjan Devi Ji, the fifth of 10 spiritual teachers that gave way to Sikhism, a 15th century religion founded in India's Punjab region on the ideals...
  • Husband Arrested in Death of Iraqi Woman in El Cajon

    Husband Arrested in Death of Iraqi Woman in El Cajon
    EL CAJON, Calif. -- The husband of an Iraqi-American woman whose beating death initially appeared to be a hate crime was arrested on suspicion of murder Friday. Shaima Alawadi, 32, died several days after being brutally beaten inside her El Cajon home in...
  • AG Eric Holder calls Sikh temple shooting act of terrorism

    AG Eric Holder calls Sikh temple shooting act of terrorism
    Houstonians joined members of the Sikh community Thursday night for a candlelight vigil to remember the Sikhs killed Sunday during an attack by a lone gunman at their Oak Creek, Wisconsin temple. Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan, Governor Scott Walker,...
  • Police Treating Light Rail Assault as Possible Hate Crime

    Police are treating an assault that happened on a light rail train Friday night as a possible hate crime. A victim was riding a train when four men sitting next to him started calling him gay slurs. The victim got off the train at the 8th and O Street...
  • Sacramento Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime on Light Rail Train

    Sacramento Police Investigate Possible Hate Crime on Light Rail Train
    A man was beaten up on a light rail train because his attacker thought he was gay, according to Sacramento Police. The victim was headed downtown on a regional transit train when a man began harassing him over his possible sexual orientation. “...
  • Slashing At McDonald's May Be Hate Crime

    Slashing At McDonald's May Be Hate Crime
    This man is not just another man waiting on line for his food at McDonalds. Police say he’s a homophobic criminal, who’s accused of getting into an argument with a gay couple while standing on line at the chain’s Greenwich Village...
  • 3 men sentenced under federal hate crime law

    3 men sentenced under federal hate crime law
    The verdict is in! Three white men, who attacked a black man at a downtown bus stop last year, will serve time behind bars. Yondell Johnson was attacked last year while he was waiting at a bus stop. Robert Moossey Jr. with the Department of Justice...
  • Source: Wisconsin temple gunman was Army vet, possibly a white supremacist

    Source: Wisconsin temple gunman was Army vet, possibly a white supremacist
    The man who shot six people to death and wounded three others during a rampage at a Sikh temple in a Milwaukee suburb was an Army veteran who may have been a white supremacist, according to a law enforcement source involved in the investigation. Law...
  • War in Syria challenges the Armenian diaspora

    War in Syria challenges the Armenian diaspora
    To understand why Zaven Khanjian wants the Armenian community in Syria — a dwindling population caught in the crossfire of civil war — to endure, you have to go back nearly a century. Long before in-fighting began more than two years ago,...
  • Assignment for 2nd graders: Color minstrel caricatures of African-Americans, black-face and a lynching?

    What were they thinking? Answer: They weren't thinking at all. James Hill, the dad of a second-grader at an Atlantic Beach elementary school who had received material for a home coloring assignment during Black History Month, made a complaint to the...
  • Trio of Good Samaritans stopped beating of disabled woman, cops say

    Good Samaritans Cheryl Priester, Tonia Priester, and Patricia Robinson saw a woman being beaten with a large stick and then robbed by another woman, according to a news release from the Sarasota Police Department. Priester dialed 911 for help and all...
  • Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide

    Glendale school board candidates talk diversity, funding and Armenian genocide
    At the first Glendale Unified school board election forum of the season Wednesday night, candidates discussed districtwide diversity, language programs and commemorating the Armenian genocide. About 20 people attended the event hosted and televised by...