Hate Crime

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(AP Photo/Paul Beaty, File)
June 21, 2019 - 1:43 pm
A judge decided to appoint a special prosecutor Friday to investigate the decision by Cook County prosecutors to dismiss all charges against actor Jussie Smollett, who was accused of lying to the police by claiming he was the victim of a racist and homophobic attack in downtown Chicago in January.
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Joe DeStio
May 09, 2019 - 1:44 pm
A group of state lawmakers stood in front of Tree of Life Synagogue, where 11 people were gunned down last October, Thursday to unveil a package of bill designed to combat hate crimes.
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February 22, 2019 - 1:06 pm
For five years, Jussie Smollett has been enmeshed in weekly drama on the set of "Empire," the Fox TV series that gave the actor a breakout role and the fame to advance his social activism.
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Dreamstime.com
January 30, 2019 - 12:36 pm
A man accused of plotting a mass shooting at an Ohio synagogue in the weeks following a deadly attack at a Pittsburgh synagogue has been indicted on a federal hate crime charge.
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(Dave Klug via AP)
October 30, 2018 - 10:39 am
The package bombs sent to Democrats across the country and the killings of Jews at a Pittsburgh synagogue may seem like clear-cut cases of terrorism. But the suspects will almost certainly never face terrorism charges.
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Scott Utterback /Courier Journal via AP, Pool
October 29, 2018 - 4:49 pm
"We felt that that was his attempt to make it another Charleston."
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LAw Office
April 06, 2018 - 4:59 pm
A Bethel Park man was sentenced to three years probation with special conditions Friday for a 2016 federal hate crime.
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