Jurors in the first-degree murder and hate crime trial of Sean Urbanski will be able to see and hear racist memes found on his phone minutes after he allegedly stabbed U.S. Army Lt. Richard Collins III in May 2017 on the University of Maryland’s College Park campus.
John William King, who was white, received lethal injection for the slaying nearly 21 years ago of James Byrd Jr., who was chained to the back of a truck and dragged for nearly 3 miles along a secluded road in the piney woods in Texas.
James Alex Fields, Jr. is expected to enter a plea to federal hate crimes in federal court in Charlottesville, to avoid the possibility of the death penalty, sources tell WTOP. Fields is already facing life in prison plus 419 years after being convicted in state court in December of first-degree murder in the death of activist Heather Heyer.
Montgomery County, Maryland, saw a decrease in hate and bias crimes in 2018 compared to 2017, while use of force by officers was up slightly, according to two new annual reports from the county’s police department.
A person walking on the 900 block of Navahoe Drive shortly after 10 p.m. was approached by two men wearing ski masks, who demanded money and personal belongings.
The number of hate crimes has been rising steadily in D.C. since 2015. There were 66 such crimes in 2015 and 209 in 2018. There have been 10 so far this year.
Maryland’s House Judiciary Committee considered a bill introduced by Delegate Mark Chang that would make it a crime to place a noose or swastika on someone’s property in an effort to threaten or intimidate.
Three years after an unprompted hate crime, Dylan Millhausen, of Houston, learned he’ll spend more than a year in prison for attacking a member of the Sikh religion, Mehtab Bakhshi, in Dupont Circle.
Four Glenelg High School seniors were charged with misdemeanors after racial slurs and swastikas were found spray-painted in May.
For the parents of newly-commissioned U.S. Army Lieutenant Richard Collins III, the pain hasn’t stopped since he was stabbed to death May 20, 2017, while visiting University of Maryland — and the possibility of more delays makes matters worse.
Urbanski is charged with first-degree murder and a hate crime in the May 2017 killing of Bowie State University student Richard Collins III.
Fairfax County, Virginia, is so far recording fewer hate crimes as the year draws to a close, but the nature of the crimes has shifted, according to information released during a county Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee hearing Tuesday.
The Virginia attorney general’s announcement on Thursday comes in response to an increase in hate crimes in Virginia and around the country, notably a deadly white nationalist rally in Charlottesville in August 2017.
A D.C. firefighter is facing a hate crime and terror threat charges in Pennsylvania, after allegedly insulting and threatening a driver in a road rage case.
Community members rallied Sunday in a major show of support for the Jewish Community Center, one week after 19 swastikas were spray-painted on the building’s windows and outer walls. See photos.
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