Judge: Defendant Competent To Stand Trial In Church ShootingDylann Roof is competent to stand trial starting next week in the killing of nine black worshippers at a South Carolina church last year, a federal judge ruled Friday.
Alsip Woman Charged In Hate Crime Apologizes; Victim Wants Charges To StickThe victim, Ernest Crim, is not looking for an apology, rather, he's hoping for those charges to stick.
Bean-Bag Video Woman Says Using N-Word ‘Wrong,’ But No Hate CrimeThe woman who hurled the n-word at Crim and spit at his wife, has been charged with a hate crime. On Monday, she said the charge stunned her, insisting she is not a racist.
Muslim Women Call For Hate Crime Probe After Attack In Rogers ParkAbout two dozen people gathered in Rogers Park on Sunday to support two Muslim women who have said they were harassed and assaulted last week.
Man Charged With Hate Crime In Stabbing On West Loop BridgeA 45-year-old man has been charged with a hate crime after allegedly using a racial epithet while stabbing another man on the Washington Street Bridge late Sunday.
College Student From Naperville Lied About Hate Crime, Police SayA black University of Iowa student from Illinois lied about being the victim of a hate crime and was actually an aggressor during several drunken fights that began inside a bar, police said Tuesday.
Aldermen Seek To Protect Military Personnel Under Hate Crime OrdinanceThe proposal approved in committee on Tuesday would add active and prior military personnel to those protected by the city’s hate crime ordinance.
Darien Attack Of Sikh Man Upgraded To Hate CrimeA 17-year-old has been charged with a hate crime for attacking a Sikh man last week in west suburban Darien.
Teen May Face Hate Crime Charges In Attack On Sikh ManA teenager is facing hate crime charges following an attack on a Sikh man in Darien.
$1 Million Bond For Man Charged With Hate Crime In Pellet Gun ShootingA man who posed as a Chicago Police officer has been charged with committing a hate crime after he shot a man with a pellet gun during an argument at a Northwest Side tavern early Friday, police said.
Hate Crime Victim To Screen Documentary About Befriending And Forgiving His AttackerIf you were the victim of a vicious beating prompted by bigotry, could you forgive the assailant? That is the subject of an Oscar-nominated film that will be screened in Chicago on Monday night.
South Loop Family Hounded By Racist GraffitiIn the hallway outside one of the condo units, painters have been at work covering up the latest piece of racist graffiti left behind by somebody. CBS 2's Mike Parker reports.