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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

The Justice Department watchdog has found the FBI has improved handling of national security letters, but says the agency could do better. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

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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Fairfax County Police Investigating Possible Hate Crime

An attack on a young boy at a lemonade stand in Fairfax County is being investigated as a possible hate crime, police say.

07/18/2013

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Va. Cabbie Pursues Charges After Anti-Muslim Rant

For the second time in as many months, a Muslim civil rights group is pursuing criminal charges on behalf of a taxicab driver who was subjected to an anti-Islamic rant caught on tape.

06/18/2013

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Police: Va. Minister Painted Racial Slurs on House Before Setting It On Fire

A minister at a Virginia church faces charges of painting racial slurs on his home before setting it, along with his car, on fire.

04/04/2013

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Attack in D.C. Investigated as Anti-Gay Hate Crime

D.C. police say they’re investigating an attack on two men as a possible hate crime. The men were assaulted Sunday evening in the Shaw neighborhood of Northwest Washington.

01/15/2013

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Police Make Arrest In Anti-Gay Hate Crime Shooting At IHOP

Police have arrested LaShawn Carson in connection with the shooting of a gay man at an IHOP restaurant in Columbia Heights. Authorities have labeled the shooting as an anti-gay hate crime.

03/26/2012

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