Today in Germany a Syrian man is on trial for the suspected murder of a German man in an attack last year.
A new look into the case of 23-year-old Alonzo Brooks, who died suspiciously after attending a party in rural Kansas, has revealed that his death was in fact a homicide.
Police say the killing of Ke Chieh Meng was random and not a hate crime “even though it occurred during a period of increased violence and racism toward Asian Americans” says Officer Ryan Railsback of the Riverside Police. However, the crime is still under investigation.
Brandon Elliot was arrested on Wednesday after viciously attacking a 65-year-old Filipino immigrant two days prior. The woman, later identified to be Vilma Kari, was on her way to church near Times Square in New York City when Elliot kicked her down and began beating her. He kicked Kari in the stomach and stomped on her face, shouted anti-Asian slurs and told her, “you don’t belong here.”
Four men exited the vehicle and began shooting at her. One bullet hit Dimalanta directly in the face, passing through her right eye.
Eight people are dead after a 21-year-old man went on a killing spree in Atlanta, Georgia. The man targeted three separate massage parlors in his attack.
Juanito Falcon, a 74-year-old Arizona man, was murdered on Feb. 16, 2021, while he was out on a walk. Marcus Williams, 40, attacked Falcon on his morning walk at random. Relatives of Falcon are convinced his killing was a hate crime, and that he was targeted because he was Asian.
Today, most transgender murder cases continue to remain unsolved in the United States because police are struggling to connect with LGBTQ+ communities and properly represent victims in the media. Several experts and advocates for the transgender and LGBTQ+ communities have stated that United States police routinely fail to protect transgender victims via illformed state hate crime laws and improper identification practices such as misgendering and misnaming individuals.
After an arraignment on Wednesday, notorious New York City “Subway Attacker” Khari Covington is now facing a 52-count indictment against him for burglary, assault and strangulation as hate crimes. Covington allegedly targeted “light-skinned women” during a string of attacks that occurred between August 2020 and January 4 in Brooklyn’s East Williamsburg neighborhood. Most of the attacks happened in the Morgan Avenue subway station, but one took place near the station and another at a smoke shop.
A hate crime charge adds to the attempted murder case of a gay Louisiana teenager in June 2020.
With the death of Samuel Edmund Damian Valentin, seven trans people have been killed Puerto Rico within the past year. LGBTQ+ activists like Pedro Julio Serrano are demanding that the government declare a state of emergency for gender violence and hate crimes. Additionally, the violence is the worst it has been in over a decade. In 2020, more trans people were murdered in the U.S. than in 2019.
Timothy Coggins, who was just 23, was found dead near a power line in Sunnyside, Ga., on Oct. 9, 1983.
A Mexican American man from Wisconsin is charged with homicide as a hate crime because prosecutors say he intentionally crashed his pickup truck into a motorcyclist and killed the man because he was white.
A California man and woman now face hate crime charges after a viral video apparently showed them painting over a Black Lives Matter mural while claiming “the narrative of police brutality” is a “lie.”
One of the saddest episodes of Netflix’s Unsolved Mysteries is that of Alonzo Brooks, who was killed in what his family believes was a hate crime after his friends accidentally left him at a party an hour away from where he lived.
Oregon Police arrested seven men over the weekend who were “taunting” a Black family at the beach by yelling racial slurs at the family and using Nazi salutes, police said.
Two brothers were arrested Monday in connection with an incident in Manchester over the weekend that police are calling a hate crime.
The sheriff’s office says the five are charged with felony abduction, assault – hate crime, assault by mob, and also assault and battery.
Proposed state legislation in New York would make falsely reporting certain criminal incidents a hate crime. The bill is gaining support in the wake of a viral video that showed a white woman calling police on a black man who asked her to leash her dog in Central Park.
A Long Island man was arrested for an alleged hate crime in which he used ethnic slurs during an assault outside a popular business, police said.
The Department of Justice said Monday it will consider a request by Georgia’s attorney general to review the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery and assess whether federal hate crime charges should be pursued in the high-profile case.
Reports of hate crimes and bias incidents have spiked 366% in Oregon this year, in part because of the coronavirus pandemic.
A southeastern Missouri man is facing state and federal charges for allegedly torching the Cape Girardeau Islamic Center April 24, the first full day of Ramadan.
Federal investigators are concerned about the potential for hate crimes against minorities in the wake of the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, according to the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
An East Longmeadow man was arrested Wednesday and charged with transporting explosives in connection with allegedly trying to torch a Jewish nursing home earlier this month, according to newly unsealed court records.
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Brookline Police are thanking the public for helping identify a man possibly connected to the anti-Semitic graffiti this week.
Teen girls were charged with hate crimes after police said they attacked a woman on a New York bus, made “anti-Asian statements” toward her and told her she caused coronavirus.
An unidentified woman and three teens are alleged to have attacked a 51-year-old Asian woman, hitting her on the head with an umbrella after making anti-Asian remarks.
Two children, ages 2 and 6, were among the victims attacked at a Sam’s Club in Midland
The murderer, of Houston, Texas, was handed a death sentence by a jury on Tuesday over the 2010 murders of transgender woman Charlie Rodriguez and homeless woman Reita Long.
Alexa Negrón Luciano — also known as Neulisa Luciano Ruiz — a homeless, transgender woman who was brutally killed in the city of Toa Baja last Monday.
Rep. Sharon Wylie, D-Vancouver, evoked the memory of slain transgender teen Nikki Kuhnhausen before her colleagues last week approved a bill limiting so-called panic defenses.
Kuhnhausen, 17, disappeared in early June. Her remains were discovered Dec. 7 after a human skull was found in the woods at Larch Mountain, southeast of Battle Ground.
The man accused of killing 22 people and wounding two dozen more in a shooting that targeted Mexicans in the border city of El Paso, Texas, has been charged with federal hate crimes, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
Serena Daniari was at the West 155th Street subway station in Harlem waiting for a C train around 9 p.m. when a man and woman started shouting transphobic slurs at her, Daniari said.
Investigators found handwritten journals referencing anti-Semitic beliefs, along with internet search terms including “German Jewish temples near me,” when they searched the home and phone of a man suspected of stabbing five people at a New York Hanukkah celebration Saturday, according to federal hate crime charges filed Monday.
A man accused in a Hanukkah stabbing attack in New York has been hit with five hate crime charges. Prosecutors said evidence found in the suspect’s home includes anti-Semitic journals.
When a man with a “big machete knife” burst into a rabbi’s home, stabbing victims as they celebrated Hanukkah, Josef Gluck ran away from the danger.
Then he came back to confront it.
Grafton Thomas, accused of stabbing five people at a rabbi’s home in Monsey, New York, was charged with five federal hate crimes Monday. Investigators say they found his handwritten journal with anti-Semitic writings.