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'Self-professed' white supremacist gets jail for Jan. 6 riot

Aug. 10, 2022 17:21 PM EDT

A Maryland man described by the FBI as a “self-professed” white supremacist was sentenced on Wednesday to four months of incarceration for storming the U.S. Capitol while wearing a court-mandated device that tracked his movements, court records show. U.S. District Judge Timothy...

DA expands office due to white supremacist actions in Boston

Jul. 25, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — A district attorney in Massachusetts announced Monday he's adding two positions to prosecute civil rights cases because he's concerned about organized white supremacist actions in Boston this year and anticipates more unrest during upcoming elections. The district...

Three arrests at 'white supremist action' in Boston, DA says

Jul. 23, 2022 15:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Three men were arrested Saturday at a rally in Boston that the district attorney called an “organized white supremacist action.” The Boston Police Department said Saturday that three men were arrested for disturbing the peace in Jamaica Plain, a diverse...

Judge denies move to seal papers in alleged neo-Nazi's trial

Jul. 22, 2022 19:06 PM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — A judge in Virginia on Friday denied efforts to keep documents sealed in the case of a man with alleged neo-Nazi sympathies who is accused of killing his girlfriend’s parents. The ruling follows motions by The Washington Post and The Associated Press to access...

Murder trial of alleged neo-Nazi delayed again in Virginia

Jul. 19, 2022 18:17 PM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — The trial of a Virginia man with alleged neo-Nazi sympathies accused of murdering his girlfriend's parents has been delayed after incriminating statements he made were tossed out by a judge. Prosecutors are appealing a ruling issued earlier this month by a judge...

6 members of white supremacist group appear in Idaho court

Jul. 18, 2022 20:49 PM EDT

COEUR D'ALENE, Idaho (AP) — Six of the 31 members of a white supremacist group who were arrested near a northern Idaho pride event last month pleaded not guilty Monday to misdemeanor charges of conspiracy to riot. The Patriot Front members were arrested June 11 with riot gear after...

3 arrested after racist, antisemitic pamphlets blanket town

Jul. 13, 2022 10:21 AM EDT

HORNELL, N.Y. (AP) — Three people have been arrested on hate crime charges for blanketing a small upstate New York city with white supremacist pamphlets, authorities said. The racist, antisemitic literature was left at locations including a synagogue and a largely Black church in...

Episcopalians to study their role in Native boarding schools

Jul. 11, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

A fact-finding commission of the Episcopal Church will research the history of the denomination’s role in operating boarding schools for Native American children -- part of a system the church now acknowledges was rooted in white supremacy and caused generations of trauma. The...

Man pleads guilty to making threats of racial violence

Jul. 01, 2022 14:12 PM EDT

OXFORD, Miss (AP) — A Mississippi man has pleaded guilty to charges that he tried to buy an assault rifle after making racist threats online. The man pleaded guilty Thursday afternoon in U.S. District Court in Oxford to charges stemming from threats he made on a white supremacist...

New Zealand designates Proud Boys a terrorist organization

Jun. 30, 2022 20:36 PM EDT

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) — New Zealand's government has declared that American far-right groups the Proud Boys and The Base are terrorist organizations. The two groups join 18 others including the Islamic State group that have been given an official terrorist designation,...