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Suicide pact may have fueled Virginia couple's 2017 slaying

Aug. 05, 2022 15:13 PM EDT

FAIRFAX, Va, (AP) — The shooting death of a northern Virginia couple in 2017 may have been connected to a suicide pact between the couple's daughter and her boyfriend, according to newly unsealed court papers. Nicholas Giampa, 22, of Lorton, is charged with murder in the deaths of...

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...

Georgia school logo resembling a Nazi symbol sparks outrage

Jul. 20, 2022 17:25 PM EDT

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) — The rollout of a new logo for an Atlanta area elementary school has been paused after parents noted similarities to a Nazi symbol, though a school district said the design was based on a U.S. Army colonel's eagle wings. The Cobb County School District said...

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...

Experts: Idaho law, culture complicates hate crime response

Jul. 18, 2022 13:49 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — The number of hate crimes reported to law enforcement agencies dropped slightly in 2021, according to a report from the Idaho State Police, but experts say the state’s laws and culture make some people unlikely to report hate crimes and others unlikely to see justice when...

Fatal stabbing at Sweden annual event now labeled as terror

Jul. 12, 2022 04:09 AM EDT

STOCKHOLM (AP) — The killing of a woman at an annual political event in Sweden earlier this month is now being investigated as an act of terror, authorities said. Sweden’s domestic security agency, known by its acronym SAPO, said that the 32-year-old man who is in custody over...

Australian state outlaws public displays of Nazi swastikas

Jun. 22, 2022 03:45 AM EDT

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — An Australian state has become the first in the country to pass a law banning the public display of Nazi swastikas, as concerns grow about the rate at which local young people are being radicalized. The Parliament of Victoria, Australia’s second-most...