Hate crimes

FILE - This undated file photo provided by the Polk County (Iowa) Jail shows Nicole Marie Poole Franklin. Clive, Iowa police on Thursday, Dec. 19, 2019, charged Franklin, of Des Moines with attempted murder. She's accused of purposely running down a 14-year-old girl who was walking along a sidewalk in a suburban neighborhood. Police say Franklin told investigators she hit the girl because she is "a Mexican." The girl was seriously hurt but is recovering from her injuries. Franklin is being held in the Polk County Jail. (Polk County Jail via AP, File)
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December 23, 2019 - 7:11 pm
CLIVE, Iowa (AP) — An Iowa woman who told police she intentionally ran over a teenager because she believed the girl was Mexican has been charged with another hit-and-run crash that hurt a 12-year-old boy. Nicole Franklin, who also goes by the name Nicole Poole, was charged Monday by Des Moines...
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FILE - This undated file photo provided by the University of Maryland Police Department shows Sean Urbanski. A judge on Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, dismissed a hate crime charge against Urbanski, a white man who stabbed a black college student to death at a bus stop on the University of Maryland’s campus. (University of Maryland Police Department via AP, File)
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December 17, 2019 - 2:22 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A judge on Tuesday dismissed a hate crime charge against a white man who stabbed a black college student to death at a bus stop on the University of Maryland’s campus. But a jury trial will continue Wednesday for Sean Urbanski, 24, on a murder charge in the May 2017 killing...
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Orthodox Jewish men carry the casket with Mindel Ferencz outside a Brooklyn synagogue, Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2019, in New York. Her funeral will be in Jersey City. Ferencz was killed Tuesday in the shooting inside a Jersey City, N.J., food market. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
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December 11, 2019 - 9:52 pm
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Fears that a deadly shooting at a Jewish market in Jersey City was an anti-Semitic attack mounted on Wednesday as authorities recounted how a man and woman deliberately pulled up to the place in a stolen rental van with at least one rifle and got out firing. A day after the...
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French Interior Minister Christophe Castaner, center, followed by Strasbourg chief Rabbi Harold Abraham Weill, second right, walk amid vandalized tombs in the Jewish cemetery of Westhoffen, west of the city of Strasbourg, eastern France, Wednesday, Dec. 4, 2019. Regional authorities in eastern France say vandals have scrawled anti-Semitic inscriptions, including swastikas spray-painted in black, on 107 tombs in a Jewish cemetery. (AP Photo/Jean-Francois Badias)
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December 04, 2019 - 7:40 am
WESTHOFFEN, France (AP) — The French government is creating a national anti-hate crime office following the discovery of anti-Semitic graffiti at a Jewish cemetery in eastern France. Interior Minister Christophe Castaner made the announcement Wednesday in the town of Westhoffen, where vandals...
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December 02, 2019 - 9:18 am
LONDON (AP) — A neighborhood watch group that protects largely Jewish neighborhoods in London says a visiting rabbi has been badly beaten by men shouting anti-Semitic abuse. The security group Shomrim said Monday that the rabbi was left “bleeding and dazed” after an assault by men who shouted “Kill...
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November 20, 2019 - 7:03 pm
NAPERVILLE, Ill. (AP) — A suburban Chicago 14-year-old faces hate crime and other charges for allegedly posting on Craigslist a picture of an African American classmate with the caption, “Slave for sale.” Prosecutors allege the white Naperville Central High School freshman also included “an...
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November 17, 2019 - 2:28 pm
Syracuse University has suspended a fraternity—and ceased all fraternity activities—after a string of racist and anti-Semitic incidents in recent days.
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Clifton A. Blackwell, the suspect in Friday's battery acid attack, appears in a Milwaukee County Court in Milwaukee on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2019. Blackwell, 61, had been arrested on a preliminary charge of aggravated battery after 42-year-old Mahud Villalaz said Blackwell threw acid on his face after a series of anti-immigrant remarks that Villalaz finally countered by saying he is a U.S. citizen. (Mike De Sisti/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel via AP)
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November 07, 2019 - 6:35 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A 61-year-old white Milwaukee man accused of throwing acid on a Hispanic man's face will be charged with a hate crime, increasing the possible sentence he may receive if convicted, prosecutors announced Wednesday. Prosecutors filed one charge against Clifton Blackwell — first-...
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Kimberly Dole
November 06, 2019 - 2:32 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mayor de Blasio and Police Commissioner O’Neill held conference to discuss crime stats in October. According to police stats, hates crimes against Jews are on the rise. Join me and @NYPDONeill in Brooklyn for a look at October’s crime stats. https://t.co/KGytMEQVq5 — Mayor...
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Mahud Villalaz, 42, of Milwaukee gestures to the second-degree burns on his face Saturday November 2, 2019 at a news conference one day after a man threw acid at him outside a restaurant on Milwaukee's south side. He is joined by, from left, state Rep. JoCasta Zamarripa, his sister, and Forward Latino leader Darryl Morin. (Sophie Carson/Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel via AP)
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November 04, 2019 - 7:14 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee police arrested a man suspected of throwing battery acid on a Hispanic man who says his attacker asked him, "Why did you come here and invade my country?" Police said Monday they arrested a 61-year-old white man suspected in Friday night's attack and were investigating...
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