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Hate Crimes

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  • Q&A: 'Valentine Road' Director Marta Cunningham on Her HBO Doc

    On Monday night, HBO premiered the Sundance documentary "Valentine Road," about the brutal murder of 15-year-old Lawrence King from Oxnard, Calif. King, who came out of the closet at the age of 10, started to show up for the eighth grade at E.O. Green...
  • Racial epithet scratched on woman's car, authorities say

    Racial epithet scratched on woman's car, authorities say
    Law enforcement authorities in Riverside County on Monday said they had launched a hate crime investigation after a racial epithet was scratched on a woman's vehicle. The crime was reported Sunday in the 1300 block of Pocono Court in Moreno Valley....
  • Library revamp to offer space for working on creative projects

    A $15 million renovation of the Central Library just got a bit more expensive. The City Council this week approved spending an extra $374,966 to add an incubator space where people can work on creative projects, and a room dedicated to the Armenian...
  • Fourth San Jose State student suspended in hate-crime case

    Fourth San Jose State student suspended in hate-crime case
    A fourth San Jose State University student has been suspended in connection with an incident in which three others have been charged with a hate crime for allegedly bullying a black roommate, locking a bicycle chain around his neck and using racial...
  • 2 Latinos plead guilty to hate crimes against blacks in Compton

    2 Latinos plead guilty to hate crimes against blacks in Compton
    Two Latino gang members pleaded guilty Thursday to federal hate crime charges stemming from racially motivated attacks on four black youngsters as part of a campaign of terror aimed at forcing African Americans out of west Compton. The guilty pleas from...
  • At San Jose State, students grapple with hate crime allegations

    Aaron Miller was surprised and saddened by reports that a black freshman had faced weeks of racial harassment by some of his white roommates in a San Jose State University dorm. The alleged abuse was poles apart from Miller's own experience as a black...
  • San Jose State forms task force to probe hate crime allegations

    The president of San Jose State, where four white students allegedly taunted a black student with racial slurs and other abuse, said Thursday he was creating a task force to investigate the incident. Misdemeanor hate crime and battery charges were filed...
  • Man gets 40 months for hate crime against Sikh cabdriver

    Man gets 40 months for hate crime against Sikh cabdriver
    A Washington man who attacked a Sikh cabdriver, beating him until he suffered kidney failure, will go to prison for more than three years for committing a federal hate crime. On Tuesday, U.S. District Judge John C. Coughenour in Seattle sentenced...
  • Swastikas painted on vehicles, homes in Burbank; man arrested

    Swastikas painted on vehicles, homes in Burbank; man arrested
    An 18-year-old Burbank man has been arrested on suspicion of spray-painting swastikas and derogatory comments on 13 vehicles and homes in Burbank’s hillside area, police said. Drew Benda was arrested Monday after police responded to reports of a...
  • Myanmar violence between Buddhists, Muslims threatens reforms

    THABYUCHAING, Myanmar — U Abdul Samat spent his life farming the rice paddies that stretched, brilliant green, in all directions. Now he was nearly 90 years old, a great-grandfather who walked with a cane. He was also a Muslim, and the men who...
  • Rwandan genocide discussion to aid charity

    A Newport Beach-based nonprofit is holding a fundraiser Sunday to benefit an East African refugee recovery program. Living Ubuntu's goal is to focus on mind-body issues, including the effects of stress and trauma. "Eyewitness to Genocide: The Journey of...
  • Man accused of hate crime after threatening mail carrier

    Man accused of hate crime after threatening mail carrier
    A Northwest Side man is accused of calling a mail carrier a racial slur and ordering his dog to attack him outside a laundromat, authorities said. Cosovic Ahmmed, 27, of the 5000 block of North Keeler Avenue, is charged with felony hate crime, felony...