hate crime

A White Oregon couple accused of running down a Black teen in a convenience store parking lot on August 10 will face additional hate crime charges.

Walker told WGRZ that he would not be "intimidated," and remain vigilant as an active member of his community on Monday after receiving the hateful note, but it's unclear if and when he will return to duty.

Chief of Detectives Robert Boyce said that police are questioning witnesses again in order to accurately verify claims.

One brief moment in time would prove fatal for the Staten Island teen, who family and friends lovingly called, "Poppa Jawn."

Five high school students were arrested for allegedly spray-painting hate messages on walls at a rival high school. They face up to a year in prison.

Louisiana House Bill 953, or the 'Blue Lives Matter Bill," extends provisions under the current hate crime law, covering police officers, EMS workers and first responders.

Pastor Jordan Brown, founder of the Church of Open Doors in Austin, said in a statement that the grocery chain "did nothing wrong. I was wrong to pursue this matter and use the media to perpetuate this story.”

Ariel Agudio, Alexis Briggs and Asha Burwell were each indicted on a charge of third-degree assault and multiple counts of falsely reporting an incident.

"We've heard your concerns about last week's video. We made a mistake, and want to get better at earning the trust of our black audience,” posted the media company.

An openly gay preacher in Austin, Tex. ordered a cake from Whole Foods, but upon returning to his car, was shocked to see what was written on the dessert.

Dylann Roof has been charged with 33 federal hate crime and firearms charges for the shooting. The case is expected to go to trial July 11.

The attack happened two days before Valentine's Day in Riverdale, Georgia. Marquez Tolbert, slept over at the apartment of Anthony Gooden's family. The couple was later violently awoken by Martin Blackwell, the boyfriend of Gooden's mother, who allegedly poured scalding water on them as they slept, the report says.