Bias Crime

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Name: Bias Crime
First reported Aug 16 2014 - Updated Aug 16 2014 - 1 reports

‘Bias Crime’ Merits Prison Time For Brothers Who Taunted Gays With Guns

ARAPAHOE COUNTY, Colo. (CBS4) - Two brothers were each sentenced to a year in prison on Friday for a “bias crime” — taunting and threatening a gay nightclub patron with handguns.Jacob Matthew Sarmiento and Jason Julien Sarmiento pleaded guilty to charges ... [Published CBS Denver - Aug 16 2014]
First reported Aug 15 2014 - Updated Aug 15 2014 - 1 reports

​Juveniles suspected of racist chalk graffiti

Detective David Bailey said the Great Bend Police Department is close to wrapping up a recent case where someone used window chalk to write racist graffiti on the cars of an African American family.“Juvenile subjects are suspects and were questioned,” ... [Published Great Bend Tribune - Aug 15 2014]
First reported Aug 11 2014 - Updated Aug 11 2014 - 1 reports

Haggerty: Laramie should approve human rights ordinance

Editor :Communities throughout the country have begun to adopt local ordinances prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in public accommodations, housing, employment, and city facilities, services, and contracts. This ... [Published Casper Star Tribune - Aug 11 2014]
First reported Aug 06 2014 - Updated Aug 06 2014 - 1 reports

Haggerty letter: Laramie should lead the way with human rights ordinance

Communities throughout the country have begun to adopt local ordinances prohibiting discrimination based on sexual orientation and gender identity in public accommodations, housing, employment and city facilities, services and contracts.This local human ... [Published Laramie News - Aug 06 2014]
First reported Jul 30 2014 - Updated Jul 30 2014 - 1 reports

Vandalism case considered hate crime

Vandalism was the last thing Ed McGilber thought he’d wake up to.But, the Great Bend man arose Wednesday morning find racial insignias and slurs scrawled on the windows of his and his wife’s cars at 2223 Adams. McGilber, who is  black, said these included ... [Published Great Bend Tribune - Jul 30 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Hate crimes hurt all of us

Work toward building an inclusive and safe community received a setback last week when two members of the Muslim community were attacked by three people. The attackers allegedly uttered racial and hateful remarks at the victims, who moments before had ... [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Mesa police: Arsonist wanted in 6 Mesa Bible fires

Get the latest crime news on azcentral. (Photo: azcentral)Six small arson-caused fires set at Mesa churches since mid-May are being investigated as bias crimes, Mesa police said.The arsonist remains at large, said investigators, who have asked clergy ... [Published AZCentral.com - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Woman arrested at Mohegan Sun with son's ashes

Woman arrested at Mohegan Sun with son's ashesUpdated: Tuesday, July 15 2014 6:32 AM EDT 2014-07-15 10:32:35 GMTPolice say a Bridgeport woman has been arrested at the Mohegan Sun casino carrying the ashes of her dead son. Raisa Gonzalez reportedly faces ... [Published MyFox New York - Jul 15 2014]
First reported May 13 2014 - Updated May 13 2014 - 1 reports

Man Who Tried to Kill Hundreds at Gay Bar Pleads Guilty to Arson Only

[Cross-posted at Hatewatch .] The man who tried to kill a crowd of 750 people packed inside a popular Seattle gay bar by setting it afire on New Year’s Eve has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of arson. Despite some evidence that he was motivated ... [Published Orcinus - May 13 2014]
Entities: Gay, Arson, Seattle, LGBT
First reported Mar 25 2014 - Updated Mar 25 2014 - 1 reports

Forum about Phillipsburg wrestling photo is 'throwing kids under the bus,' lawyer says

The attorney who represents several Phillipsburg High School wrestlers says the school is "throwing the kids under the bus" by hosting a bias crime investigator in school this week. The , including a presentation by a bias crime investigator with the ... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Mar 25 2014]
First reported Mar 24 2014 - Updated Mar 24 2014 - 1 reports

LI officer due in court in alleged bias crime

CENTRAL ISLIP, N.Y. (AP) - A Long Island police sergeant accused of targeting Hispanic motorists and stealing cash from them during traffic stops is due in court. Suffolk County District Attorney Thomas Spota says Scott Greene is to appear in state ... [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Mar 24 2014]
First reported Mar 03 2014 - Updated Mar 03 2014 - 1 reports

Phillipsburg wrestlers' attorney says teens won't give statements to investigators

The Phillipsburg High School wrestlers won't be providing any statements to investigators, their attorney said today.Attorney Scott Wilhelm said he spoke generally of the investigation last Tuesday with Warren County Prosecutor Richard Burke.Phillipsburg ... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Mar 03 2014]

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...Hamilton police issued a release stating the incident is being investigated as a disturbance with hate overtones — defined as "any incident that involves hate or bias toward any member of the public because of their race, national or ethnic origin, language, colour, religion, sex, age, mental or physical ability, sexual orientation or any other similar factor."
...Diana Williams, a Mesa police spokeswoman. "It's a message of some sort, but it's hard to tell what it is."
"Centenary College can put on whatever forum they choose," he said. "I would only suggest they look for speakers who can present part of the boys' story, too, and they have not reached out to me. I think the program, while they're free to do it, will be clearly slanted against the boys, which is unfortunate."
...they were intimidating a specific person or specific group because of their race, gender, sexual orientation or things of that nature," he said. "That clearly was not the case. This was just boys fooling around."

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‘Bias Crime’ Merits Prison Time For Brothers Wh... [Published CBS Denver - Aug 16 2014]
​Juveniles suspected of racist chalk graffiti [Published Great Bend Tribune - Aug 15 2014]
Haggerty: Laramie should approve human rights o... [Published Casper Star Tribune - Aug 11 2014]
Haggerty letter: Laramie should lead the way wi... [Published Laramie News - Aug 06 2014]
Vandalism case considered hate crime [Published Great Bend Tribune - Jul 30 2014]
Hate crimes hurt all of us [Published Hamilton Spectator - Jul 24 2014]
Mesa police: Arsonist wanted in 6 Mesa Bible fires [Published AZCentral.com - Jul 17 2014]
Woman arrested at Mohegan Sun with son's ashes [Published MyFox New York - Jul 15 2014]
Man Who Tried to Kill Hundreds at Gay Bar Plead... [Published Orcinus - May 13 2014]
Forum about Phillipsburg wrestling photo is 'th... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Mar 25 2014]
LI officer due in court in alleged bias crime [Published The Washington Times stories: News - Mar 24 2014]
Phillipsburg wrestlers' attorney says teens won... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Mar 03 2014]
Suspect in Arson Attack on Packed Gay Bar Said ... [Published Orcinus - Feb 23 2014]
NY police identify suspect in attack of Fil-Am ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - Jan 31 2014]
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[Cross-posted at Hatewatch .] The man who tried to kill a crowd of 750 people packed inside a popular Seattle gay bar by setting it afire on New Year’s Eve has pleaded guilty to a federal charge of arson. Despite some evidence that he was motivated ...
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