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Acting Assistant Attorney General John M. Gore speaking behind a podium at the Fair Housing Act 50th Anniversary ceremony – Stay current with the latest information about hate crimes in the United States.

Hate Crimes News

December 17, 2018
Ohio Man Convicted of Hate Crime in Attack Outside Cincinnati Restaurant


December 7, 2018
Seattle Man Sentenced to Over Two Years in Prison for Cyberstalking Campaign


December 6, 2018
Queens Resident Sentenced to More than 18 Years’ Imprisonment for Hate Crimes Targeting Arabs, Muslims and Hindus


November 26, 2018
U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst issued the following statement in response to nooses and hate signs found this morning outside the Mississippi State Capitol:


November 20, 2018
Bronx Man Charged With Defacing African Burial Ground National Monument With Threatening Racial Slur


November 19, 2018
United States Attorney Addresses Latest Hate Crimes Statistics and Announces Upcoming Hate Crimes Forum


November 15, 2018
Kroger Shooting Suspect Charged with Federal Hate Crimes and Firearm Offenses


November 13, 2018
Acting Attorney General Whitaker Statement on the FBI's 2017 Hate Crimes Statistics


November 13, 2018
2017 Hate Crime Statistics Released


November 13, 2018
Wisconsin Man Pleads Guilty to Threatening Jewish Community Center


November 13, 2018
Anti-Defamation League, the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, and the Delaware Valley Intelligence Center Host Security Conference for Religious Institutions


November 7, 2018
Benton Man Charged With Illegal Machinegun Possession


October 31, 2018
U.S. Attorney’s Office And FBI To Host Community Meeting To Discuss Hate Crimes In The Wake Of The Tragic Events In Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


October 31, 2018
Pennsylvania Man Charged with Federal Hate Crimes for Tree Of Life Synagogue Shooting


October 30, 2018
U.S. Attorney and FBI Special Agent in Charge Call for Vigilance after Synagogue Tragedy


October 29, 2018
U.S. Attorney Scott W. Brady Remarks following Robert Bowers' Initial Appearance


October 29, 2018
Justice Department Releases Update on Hate Crimes Prosecutions and Announces Launch of New Hate Crimes Website


October 29, 2018
Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein Announces Funds and Technical Assistance Resources to Help Law Enforcement Investigate and Prosecute Hate Crimes at Law Enforcement Roundtable


October 29, 2018
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein Delivers Remarks at a Law Enforcement Roundtable Regarding Improving Identification and Reporting of Hate Crimes


October 27, 2018
Attorney General Sessions Delivered the Following Statement About Today’s Tragedy in Pittsburgh


October 25, 2018
Court of Appeals Rules Defendant's Prior Conviction for Racially-Charged Crime is Admissible in Hate Crimes Prosecution


October 24, 2018
Grapevine, Texas, Man Sentenced for Hate Crime


October 18, 2018
New Orleans Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime in Shooting of Three African-American Men Attempting to Evacuate After Hurricane Katrina


October 17, 2018
2018 Victoria Man Gets Significant Sentence for Hate Crime in Burning of Local Mosque


October 9, 2018
U.S. Attorney Bob Troyer Announces Progress In Making Our Communities Safer Through Project Safe Neighborhoods


October 6, 2018
Man Convicted of First-Degree Murder For Joint Kidnapping, Torture, and Execution of Gender-Fluid Teen Kedarie Johnson


October 5, 2018
Missouri Man Sentenced for Disabling an Amtrak Train in Nebraska


September 21, 2018
Deceased Hate Crimes Subject Identified


September 14, 2018
Wisconsin Man in State Custody Indicted for Hate Crime by Threatening Jewish Community Center in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin


September 13, 2018
Recent Prosecutions of Firearm Offenses in Sacramento Area


September 10, 2018
Seattle Man Pleads Guilty to Cyberstalking Campaign


September 6, 2018
South Florida Man Sentenced to Prison for Hate Crime by Threatening to Blow Up Mosque


August 31, 2018
Jury Finds Texas Man Guilty of Aggravated Assault With Hate/Bias-Crime Enhancement


August 27, 2018
Two Biddeford Men Indicted for Hate Crime Assault


August 21, 2018
"Tacony Dungeon" Defendant Jean McIntosh Sentenced to 40 Years Imprisonment


August 16, 2018
Federal charges filed in Carmel synagogue hate incident


August 8, 2018
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers Remarks at the Alliance Defending Freedom's Summit on Religious Liberty


August 7, 2018
Kansas Man Sentenced to Life in Prison Without Parole for Racially Motivated Shooting at Olathe Bar


July 30, 2018
Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks at the Department of Justice’s Religious Liberty Summit


July 30, 2018
Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore of the Civil Rights Division Delivers Remarks at the Justice Department's Religious Liberty Summit


July 26, 2018
Amite Residents Charged with Civil Rights Crimes for Abusing Family Member with Disabilities


July 24, 2018
Missouri Man Sentenced to Two Years for Hate Crimes


July 20, 2018
Man Sentenced for Threats to African-Americans at Howard University


July 16, 2018
Jury Convicts Texas Man of Hate Crime in the Burning of Victoria, Texas, Mosque


July 12, 2018
Grapevine Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime Against an African-American Family


June 29, 2018
Justice Department Update on Hate Crimes Prosecutions


June 29, 2018
South Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime for Threatening to Blow up Mosque


June 27, 2018
Ohio Man Charged with Federal Hate Crimes Related to August 2017 Rally in Charlottesville


June 21, 2018
Three Illinois Men Indicted on Federal Civil Rights and Hate Crime Violations in the Bombing of Bloomington, Minnesota, Islamic Center


June 21, 2018
Charleston Man Indicted on Hate Crime Charge


June 13, 2018
Attorney General Sessions Delivers Remarks to the Orthodox Union Advocacy Center's Annual Leadership Mission


June 12, 2018
Tampa Man Sentenced for Threatening to Burn Down a Home Being Purchased by Muslim Family


June 8, 2018
Indianapolis Man Arrested for Threatening Boston Free Speech Rally Attendees in 2017


June 5, 2018
Former Fugitive Gang Member Sentenced to 20 Years in Federal Prison for Racially-Motivated Murder


May 25, 2018
South Florida Resident Charged with Religious Obstruction Offenses in Connection with Mosque Bomb Threats


May 21, 2018
Kansas Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime Charges


May 16, 2018
South Florida Resident Charged Federally for Mosque Bomb Threat


May 6, 2018
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein Delivers Remarks at the Anti-Defamation League National Leadership Summit


April 30, 2018
Two Texas Men Sentenced to 20 And 15 Years in Prison for Hate Crime Assault Based on Victim’s Sexual Orientation


April 18, 2018
Three Southwest Kansas Men Convicted of Plotting to Bomb Somali Immigrants in Garden City


April 9, 2018
Nashville Man Indicted for Hate Crime and Lying to the FBI


April 6, 2018
Bethel Park Man Sentenced for Violating the Federal Hate Crimes Prevention Act


April 5, 2018
Three Gang Members Agree to Plead Guilty to Federal Hate Crime Charges Related to Firebombing of African-American Residences


March 28, 2018
Missouri Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crimes for Making Threats Against Augusta Mosque


March 22, 2018
Man Convicted of Hate Crime for Using a Stun Device During a Racially-Motivated Assault of His Neighbor


March 21, 2018
Local Man Charged with Hate Crime in Attack Outside Cincinnati Restaurant


February 28, 2018
Texas Man Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Hate Crime Assault Based on Victim’s Sexual Orientation


February 28, 2018
U.S./Israeli Man Indicted for Hate Crime and Threats to Jewish Community Centers, Israeli Embassy, Anti-Defamation League, Conveying False Information and Cyberstalking


February 27, 2018
Tampa Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime for Threatening to Burn Down a Home Being Purchased by Muslim Family


February 21, 2018
Virginia Man Indicted for Hate Crime and Threatening Employees of the Arab American Institute


February 9, 2018
FBI and Cincinnati Police Department Announce Reward in Local Hate Crime Investigation


January 24, 2018
Virginia Man Convicted of Anti-Gay Hate Crime


January 17, 2018
Florida Man Sentenced to Prison for Making Telephonic Threat to Shoot Congregants at the Islamic Center of Greater Miami


January 3, 2018
Texas Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Hate Crime


December 20, 2017
Justice Department Welcomes Tribal Nations Leadership Council


November 28, 2017
Suburban Pittsburgh Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime


November 28, 2017
Florida Man Sentenced to 25 Years in Prison for Hate Crime for Conspiring to Attack Florida Synagogue


November 13, 2017
FBI Releases 2016 Hate Crime Statistics


November 13, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Statement on the FBI's 2016 Hate Crimes Statistics


November 1, 2017
Former Bordentown Township Police Chief Charged with Hate Crime and Use of Excessive Force During Arrest


October 19, 2017
Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime for Making Telephonic Threat to Shoot Congregants at the Islamic Center of Greater Miami


October 18, 2017
Fourth Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime for Assault Based on Victim’s Sexual Orientation


September 18, 2017
Third Texas Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime for Assault Based on Victim’s Sexual Orientation


September 17, 2017
Deputy Attorney General Rod J. Rosenstein Delivers Remarks at a Conference on Law Enforcement and Civil Rights at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute


September 15, 2017
Man Charged with Hate Crime for Using Stun Cane During Racially-Motivated Assault of Neighbor in Utah


September 13, 2017
Acting Assistant Attorney General John Gore Delivers Remarks at the ADAMS Center on Hate Crimes


August 29, 2017
Florida Men Sentenced for Assault and Cross Burning Aimed at Intimidating an Interracial Couple Living Next Door


August 29, 2017
Hate Crimes: A Conference on Law Enforcement and Civil Rights September 17 and 18


August 29, 2017
Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to Keynote FBI-BCRI Hate Crimes Conference in September


August 22, 2017
Two Texas Men Plead Guilty to Federal Hate Crime for Assaults Based on Victim’s Sexual Orientation


August 16, 2017
Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crime and Weapons of Mass Destruction Charges for Attempting to Attack Florida Synagogue


June 29, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Delivers Remarks at the 2017 Hate Crimes Summit


June 22, 2017
Victoria Man Charged with Hate Crime in Burning of Mosque


June 15, 2017
Florida Man Indicted for a Hate Crime for Making Telephonic Threat to Shoot Congregants at the Islamic Center of Greater Miami


June 9, 2017
Kansas Man Charged with Hate Crime, Firearm Offenses in Shooting of Three Men at Olathe Bar


June 7, 2017
Security Guard to Face Federal Charges for Making Threatening Communications to Miami Gardens Mosque


May 24, 2017
Grand Jury Indicts Cincinnati Man with Hate Crimes Charges


May 15, 2017
Mississippi Man Sentenced To 49 Years in Prison for Bias-Motivated Murder of Transgender Woman in Lucedale, Mississippi


May 10, 2017
Four Texas Men Indicted on Federal Hate Crime and Conspiracy Charges for Assaults Based on Victims’ Sexual Orientation


May 9, 2017
Acting Assistant Attorney General Thomas Wheeler Delivers Remarks at the Anti-Defamation League National Leadership Summit on Hate Crimes


April 27, 2017
Schneider Sentenced for Federal Hate Crime Based on Victim’s Sexual Orientation


April 24, 2017
U.S./Israeli Man Charged In Connection With Threats To Jewish Community Centers, Conveying False Information, And Cyberstalking


April 14, 2017
Oregon Law Enforcement Partners Encourage Reporting of All Perceived Hate Crimes


April 10, 2017
Bakersfield Man Sentenced to 15 Years in Prison for Hate Crime


April 7, 2017
FBI New York Hosts Hate Crimes Symposium, Broadens Collaborative Efforts with Local and State Officials


April 5, 2017
Attorney General Jeff Sessions Updates United States Attorneys and DOJ Component Heads on the Department’s Task Force on Crime Reduction and Public Safety


April 5, 2017
Ohio Men Sentenced to Prison for Racially Motivated Attack on Stranger


April 4, 2017
Third Conspirator Pleads Guilty to 2012 Florida Cross Burning


March 24, 2017
U.S. Attorney’s Office to Host Forum on Protecting Arab, Muslim, Sikh, and South Asian Communities and Responding to Hate and Bias Crimes


March 17, 2017
Kansas Man Pleads Guilty to Making False Statements in Federal Hate Crime Investigation


March 16, 2017
Pennsylvania Man Indicted for Hate Crime Assault


March 10, 2017
Pasco County, Florida, Man Pleads Guilty to 2012 Cross Burning


March 8, 2017
Minnesota Man Who Sent Threatening Letter to Islamic Center Sentenced to 12 Months In Prison


February 23, 2017
Man Pleads Guilty and is Sentenced to Prison for Hate Crime at Downtown Pittsburgh T-Station


February 22, 2017
Kansas Men Sentenced for Roles in Federal Hate Crime Against Black Somali Men


February 14, 2017
Longtime Fugitive Enters Plea in Federal Hate Crimes Case Alleging Racially Motivated Murders of African Americans


February 8, 2017
Florida Man Pleads Guilty to Hate Crimes for Threatening Muslim Grocery Store Owners


February 7, 2017
Schneider Pleads Guilty to Federal Hate Crime Admits Assault Based on Victim’s Sexual Orientation


February 2, 2017
North Carolina Man Sentenced for Threats Against Mosque Members in Raeford, North Carolina


January 23, 2017
Schneider Charged with Federal Hate Crime Indictment Alleges Assault Based on Victim’s Sexual Orientation

 
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