A Muslim rights group is asking the FBI and local police to investigate whether vandalism at a Manassas mosque was a hate crime.
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.
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.
According to the Federal Bureau of Investigation 2012 Hate Crime Statistics, approximately two-thirds of religious hate crimes are anti-Jewish.
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.
An attack on a young boy at a lemonade stand in Fairfax County is being investigated as a possible hate crime, police say.
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.
A minister at a Virginia church faces charges of painting racial slurs on his home before setting it, along with his car, on fire.
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.
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.