| Oct 11, 2010
| 6:37 AM
Police have arrested an eighth suspect after he turned himself in in connection with the horrific anti-gay attacks on three men because of their sexual orientation, this as city officials rail against the "vicious" hatred that led to what happened....
| Oct 5, 2010
| 7:37 AM
The two freshmen charged with invasion of privacy in the Rutgers University internet voyeurism case may not face as much time as expected.
Middlesex County Presecutor Bruce Kaplan told the Star Ledger, there may not be enough evidence in the case to...
| Feb 27, 2012
| 2:16 PM
The CEO of TicketNetwork Inc. faces a hate crime charge after he hurled racial insults at an Oscar party, police said.
Donald Vaccaro, 49, of Clark Hill Road, Glastonbury, was charged with second-degree hate crime, second-degree threatening, breach of...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 6:03 AM
An 18-year-old man charged with a hate crime in Oak Park told investigators he beat his victim in anger over the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, according to the Cook County state’s attorney office.
Alton L. Hayes, of the 1200 block of Woodbine...
| Apr 22, 2011
| 4:12 AM
A reputed neo-Nazi accused of planting a backpack bomb along the parade route of a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration was newly charged on Thursday with committing federal hate crimes.
The latest charges against Kevin Harpham, 36, were added to a...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 4:17 PM
Hassan Mustafa Hassan Abdallah is one of hundreds of Muslims buried alongside people of other faiths in Evergreen Cemetery.
But Abdallah's grave is the only one that has been repeatedly targeted by vandals, and neither police nor his family know why....
| May 13, 2011
Shame on state Sen. Edith Prague of Columbia for her ghoulish, disgusting suggestion about how to punish Joshua Komisarjevsky, the second man accused of murder in the 2007 Cheshire home invasion case that took the lives of three members of Dr. William...
| Mar 12, 2011
Martin Marootian, a retired pharmacist who stood up for Armenian genocide victims as the lead plaintiff in a lawsuit that resulted in a $20-million settlement from New York Life Insurance Co. for failing to honor claims on policies sold to thousands of...
| Sep 6, 2011
Vann Nath, whose talent as an artist helped him survive Cambodia's most notorious prison during the Khmer Rouge's reign of terror in the 1970s and whose later paintings bore witness to the prison's many horrors, has died. He was 66.
Vann Nath, who...
| Feb 24, 2012
| 5:16 PM
NEWARK, N.J. (KTLA) -- Testimony began Friday in the trial of a Rutgers University student accused of streaming his roomate's gay sexual tryst online.
Rutgers University freshman and violinist Tyler Clementi, 18, leaped off the George Washington Bridge...
| Nov 18, 2011
| 2:18 PM
As World War I drew to a close in late 1918, the noted black author and activist James Weldon Johnson posed the issue that was on the minds of many African-Americans: Would their support for the war effort, on the battlefields of Europe and in the...
| Oct 18, 2010
| 1:54 PM
"Armenian Golgotha: A Memoir of the Armenian Genocide, 1915-18"
By Grigoris Balakian
Translated by Peter Balakian with Aris Sevag
Alfred A. Knopf. 509 pp. $35
Armenian Golgotha is the astonishing memoir of Father Grigoris Balakian (1876-1934), a work...