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Members of Gaithersburg synagogue removing hate graffiti from their building, including 11 swastikas. (Credit: Mark Segraves/NewsRadio 99.1)

Police Investigate Hate Messages Spray-Painted on Md. Synagogue

Police are investigating an apparent hate crime after a Gaithersburg synagogue was spray-painted with swastikas and “hate language.”

04/07/2015

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Police Investigating Hate Crime in Montgomery Co.

Police are investigating after a racial slur was spray painted on the garage door of a home in Chevy Chase.

01/19/2015

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Sexual Orientation Won’t be Added to Hate Crimes in Va.

A bill to add sexual orientation to the definition of hate crimes is dead in Virginia.

01/14/2015

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Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing Transgender Girl on Train

A Maryland man has pleaded guilty to stabbing a 15-year-old transgender girl on a Metro train.

01/10/2015

An inflatable Christmas decoration is defaced with blue paint used to depict swastikas, racial and ethnic slurs and profane language at a Montgomery County home. (credit: Montgomery County Police)

Montgomery County Police Investigating Hate Crime

Montgomery County police are investigating vandalism they believe falls into the category of a hate crime.

12/27/2014

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Va. Mosque Vandalized, Hate-Crime Probe Sought

A Muslim rights group is asking the FBI and local police to investigate whether vandalism at a Manassas mosque was a hate crime.

08/13/2014

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FBI Director: Better Hate Crime Tracking Needed

State and local law enforcement need to do a better job of tracking and reporting hate crimes so that we can “fully understand what is happening in our communities, and how to stop it,” FBI Director James Comey said Monday.

04/28/2014

A police vehicle sits in front of the Jewish Community Center after three people were killed when a gunman opened fire on April 13, 2014 in Overland Park, Kan. (Photo: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Holder to Deliver Remarks at Jewish Community Sites in Kansas

The Justice Department says Attorney General Eric Holder will travel to Overland Park, Kan., on Thursday to pay tribute to the victims in the shootings at Jewish community sites.

04/15/2014

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FBI: 62 Percent Of Religious Hate-Crimes Are Anti-Jewish

According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation 2012 Hate Crime Statistics, approximately two-thirds of religious hate crimes are anti-Jewish.

11/26/2013

A service is held at the National Sikh Center in Rockville, Md. to remember the victims of the Wisconsin shooting that left six members of the Sikh community dead. (credit: Cameron Thompson / All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Sikhs Added to Hate Crime Stats

The Justice Department will begin keeping numbers on hate crimes committed against Sikhs and six other groups, in connection with Monday’s one-year anniversary of the killing of six Sikh worshippers in Oak Creek, Wis.

08/02/2013

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