Latest Hate crimes News

Judge sends Wisconsin man to institution in hate crime crash

Aug. 11, 2022 18:00 PM EDT

FOND DU LAC, Wis. (AP) — A Wisconsin judge committed a man accused of targeting a motorcyclist in a fatal crash because of the victim's race to life in a mental institution Thursday. Daniel Navarro, a 27-year-old Mexican American from Fond du Lac, was convicted Wednesday of...

ReAwaken Tour host says he feels harassed by NY prosecutor

Aug. 11, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

BATAVIA, N.Y. (AP) — A Christian pastor in western New York said he felt intimidated and harassed after the state's attorney general, a Democrat, sent a letter saying she believed a planned far-right political event at his church this week could lead to racial violence. In the...

Afghan man charged in killing of 2 Muslims in Albuquerque

Aug. 09, 2022 22:20 PM EDT

Police announced a breakthrough Tuesday in the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, charging a man from Afghanistan — himself a Muslim — with two of the slayings and identifying him as a prime suspect in the other killings that put the entire community on edge. ...

Salon shooting suspect indicted for anti-Asian hate crime

Aug. 09, 2022 19:36 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — A man accused of shooting three Asian American women at a hair salon was indicted Tuesday on multiple counts, including committing a hate crime. The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office announced the indictment Tuesday of Jeremy Terrence Smith, 37, for the May...

Town honors Ahmaud Arbery day after end of hate crimes case

Aug. 09, 2022 15:50 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A crowd of dozens chanted on a sweltering street corner Tuesday as Ahmaud Arbery's hometown unveiled new street signs honoring the young Black man who was fatally shot after being chased by three white men in a nearby neighborhood — a crime local officials vowed to never...

Father, son get life for hate crime in Ahmaud Arbery’s death

Aug. 08, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — The white father and son who chased and killed Ahmaud Arbery in a Georgia neighborhood each received a second life prison sentence Monday — for committing federal hate crimes, months after getting their first for murder — at a hearing that brought a close to more than...

Albuquerque killings send fear through Islamic communities

Aug. 08, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

Authorities on Monday identified the fourth victim in a series of killings of Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, as the deaths sent ripples of fear through Islamic communities nationwide. Three of the slayings happened in the last two weeks. Now law enforcement officials are...

Man who took cellphone video of Ahmaud Arbery killing during fatal chase gets 35 years in prison in hate crime case

Aug. 08, 2022 16:10 PM EDT
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Man who took cellphone video of Ahmaud Arbery killing during fatal chase gets 35 years in prison in hate crime case.

Greg McMichael, who chased Ahmaud Arbery with his son, sentenced to life in prison for hate crime in Black man’s death

Aug. 08, 2022 13:44 PM EDT
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Greg McMichael, who chased Ahmaud Arbery with his son, sentenced to life in prison for hate crime in Black man’s death.

Travis McMichael sentenced to life in prison for committing a federal hate crime in the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery

Aug. 08, 2022 11:08 AM EDT
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — Travis McMichael sentenced to life in prison for committing a federal hate crime in the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery.