Hate crimes

Court upholds death sentence for church shooter Dylann Roof

RICHMOND, Va. ((DailyNews)) — A federal appeals court Wednesday upheld Dylann Roof’s conviction and death sentence for the 2015 racist slayings of nine members of a Black South Carolina congregation, …

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Congress OKs bill to fight hate crimes vs. Asian Americans

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — Congress approved legislation Tuesday intended to curtail a striking rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, sending President Joe Biden a bipartisan denunciation of …

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With civil rights charges, Justice Dept. signals priorities

WASHINGTON ((DailyNews)) — The Justice Department is sending a strong message about its priorities these days. In just over the past two weeks, it has opened investigations of police in …

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US indicts 3 on hate crime charges in death of Ahmaud Arbery

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department brought federal hate crimes charges Wednesday in the death of Ahmaud Arbery, charging a father and son who armed themselves, chased and fatally shot …

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