(WASHINGTON) -- An Ohio man who is a self-proclaimed "incel" was charged by a grand jury for an alleged plot to conduct a mass shooting on a number of female university students, the Department of Justice announced on Wednesday. Tres Genco, 21, is charged with... Read More.
Former Empire star Jussie Smollett again appeared in a Chicago courtroom Wednesday on matters stemming from that 2019 incident in which he claims he was jumped by two white supporters of President Donald Trump in what he alleges was a hate crime. The Chicago Tribune reports Wednesday's proceedings... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A California woman who allegedly falsely accused a Black teenager of stealing her cellphone at the Arlo Hotel in New York City last year was arraigned in Manhattan on Wednesday and charged with hate crimes. Miya Ponsetto, 22, pleaded not guilty. On Dec.... Read More.
(WINTHROP, Mass.) -- A man allegedly rammed a stolen truck into a house before fatally shooting a retired Black Massachusetts state trooper and a Black Air Force veteran Saturday, according to police. Authorities said they are investigating the incident as a hate crime. The suspect... Read More.
(OKALOOSA ISLAND, Fla.) -- A man has been charged with a hate crime after verbally abusing and physically assaulting a family of Asian descent while on vacation in Florida. The incident occurred at approximately 4:15 p.m. on Thursday, June 10, on Okaloosa Island on the... Read More.
(DALLAS) — A Texas man who attacked and robbed gay men after luring them to a residence using the dating app Grindr has pleaded guilty to federal hate crimes charges, the Justice Department announced Thursday afternoon. During the span of a week in December 2017,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. has seen a disturbing surge in hate incidents against the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities, with a total of 6,603 incidents reported from March 2020 to March 2021, according to data gathered by the group Stop AAPI Hate. Stop... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Police have arrested a primary suspect in an attack on Jewish diners at a Los Angeles restaurant earlier this week that's being investigated as a possible antisemitic hate crime. The man, whose name has not been released, was arrested Friday night at... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are slated to deliver remarks Thursday as Biden signs into law the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act that passed through Congress in an increasingly rare show of bipartisanship. Drafted in response to an alarming rise in... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives gave final passage on Tuesday to the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, in response to the rise in violence against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The measure needed two-thirds of the chamber's support and passed in a 364-62 vote. The... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives is poised to give final passage on Tuesday to the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act, in response to the rise in violence against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The Senate, in an increasingly rare bipartisan effort, voted 94-1 last... Read More.