Latest Hate crimes News

'How dare you!': Grief, anger from Buffalo victims' kin

May. 20, 2022 08:41 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Relatives of the 10 Black people massacred in a Buffalo supermarket pleaded with the nation Thursday to confront and stop racist violence, their agony pouring out in the tears of a 12-year-old child, hours after the white man accused in the killings silently faced a murder...

Georgia store shootings: White man faces hate crime charges

May. 19, 2022 07:05 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A federal grand jury in Georgia has brought hate crime charges against a white man accused of shooting into two convenience stores and targeting the people there because of their race last July. Police said he made his intentions clear at the time. “This is a hate...

Buffalo supermarket shooting: What do we know so far?

May. 18, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — On Saturday afternoon, a white gunman in body armor killed 10 Black shoppers and workers at a supermarket in Buffalo, New York. Another Black person and two white people were wounded. Federal officials are investigating the shooting as a hate crime; a state-level murder case...

Wisconsin man gets 10 years in prison for racist acid attack

May. 18, 2022 13:26 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — A judge sentenced a white Wisconsin man to a decade in prison Wednesday for throwing acid in a Latino man's face in a racist attack at a Milwaukee bus stop. Milwaukee County Circuit Judge Jean Marie Kies told 64-year-old Clifton Blackwell that he acted with...

Editorial Roundup: Pennsylvania

May. 18, 2022 12:49 PM EDT

Wilkes-Barre Citizens Voice. May 17, 2022. Editorial: GOP primary sets up fight for democracy Primary election day dawned this morning with Pennsylvania Republicans doing their best imitation of Pennsylvania Democrats. For months, they have watched...

Prosecutor: Church gunman had 'diabolical plan' to massacre

May. 17, 2022 22:39 PM EDT

SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — The man charged with opening fire on a Taiwanese church congregation of mainly elderly people in Southern California wanted to “execute in cold blood as many people in that room as possible,” a prosecutor said Tuesday in announcing murder, attempted murder and other...

FBI says its investigating a shooting that wounded 3 women at hair salon in Dallas' Koreatown as a potential hate crime

May. 17, 2022 11:08 AM EDT
DALLAS (AP) — FBI says its investigating a shooting that wounded 3 women at hair salon in Dallas' Koreatown as a potential hate crime.

Accused Buffalo gunman followed familiar radicalization path

May. 16, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

The 18-year-old gunman accused of a deadly racist rampage at a Buffalo supermarket seems to fit an all-too-familiar profile: an aggrieved white man steeped in hate-filled conspiracies online, and inspired by other extremist massacres. Payton Gendron of Conklin, New York, appears to...

10 dead in Buffalo supermarket attack police call hate crime

May. 15, 2022 00:52 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — A white 18-year-old wearing military gear and livestreaming with a helmet camera opened fire with a rifle at a supermarket in Buffalo, killing 10 people and wounding three others Saturday in what authorities described as “racially motivated violent extremism.” ...

US attorney says FBI is investigating Buffalo shooting as both a hate crime and racially motivated violent extremism

May. 14, 2022 18:07 PM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — US attorney says FBI is investigating Buffalo shooting as both a hate crime and racially motivated violent extremism.