Hearing Scheduled For Cop Who Stood By In Racist Rant VideoJesus "Chuy" Garcia, D-Chicago, distributed a statement Wednesday calling on the State's Attorney's office and the Forest Preserve police department to file  tougher charges against  62-year-old Timothy Trybus, who is seen in a Facebook video asking a park-goer about her shirt.
2nd Guilty Plea In Transgender Teen's Grisly Slaying In MissouriA second person charged in connection with the slaying of a transgender teenager in southwest Missouri has pleaded guilty.
Man Pleads Not Guilty To Hate Crimes In Attack On ProtestersHe told U.S. Magistrate Judge Joel Hoppe that he is being treated for bipolar disorder, anxiety, depression and ADHD, and is taking medication.
Man Gets 8 Years In Livestreamed Attack, Torture Of Disabled TeenJordan Hill, 20, pleaded guilty to felony counts of aggravated kidnapping and hate crime on Thursday.
Suspect In Charlottesville Rally Killing Charged With Federal Hate CrimesProsecutors say James Alex Fields killed Heather Heyer, a 32-year-old Charlottesville paralegal, and injured others when he plowed into a crowd demonstrating against the "Unite the Right" rally.
Man Charged With Spray-Painting Swastikas On Gravestones, Churches, HomesA southern Illinois man is facing more than 20 charges in a string of hate-fueled acts of vandalism over the Memorial Day weekend.
XBox Live Comments Draw Hate-Crime Charges For TeenA 13-year-old student at the Marlowe Middle School in far northwest suburban Huntley faces a series of charges in the latest alleged hate crime incident at the school.   
Gay Lincoln Square Couple's Home Vandalized With Hate Messages“We’re going to keep fighting for people who are disenfranchised and disempowered, and not allow bullies to win,” Jeff Zacharias said.
Hate Crime Charges Filed Against Man For Racist Rant At StarbucksWilliam Boucher, 24, faces four counts of aggravated battery in a public place and five counts of committing a hate crime.
Synagogue Hate Crime Suspect An Educated, Suburban AccountantStuart Wright, 31, was charged with a hate crime for allegedly smashing the window of a downtown synagogue and putting swastika stickers on its doors in early February. Three months earlier, he alarmed members when he visited a Pilsen church, one that was a target of racist vandalism six times in 2016.
Judge Questions Using Public Defender In Facebook Live Torture CaseThe judge suggested conflicts could arise if the defendants did not all participate equally in the crime but use the same public defender.
Four Plead Not Guilty In Facebook Live Torture CaseThe two men and two women accused of kidnapping a mentally disabled teenager, and posting live video of his torture on Facebook, have pleaded not guilty to a spate of felony charges.
Accused Chicago Loop Synagogue Vandal Held On $150,000 BailStuart Wright was charged with a hate crime and criminal damage to property for allegedly placing several swastika stickers on the front doors and smashing a front glass window at the synagogue, 16 S. Clark St., early Saturday.
GoFundMe For Victim In Chicago Torture Case Raises Over $150,000Donors have raised more than $150,000 for a Crystal Lake man who was held captive and beaten by four people in a West Side apartment.
No Bail For 4 Suspects In Facebook Torture VideoA Cook County judge denied bail Friday to two men and two women accused of kidnapping a teenager with special needs, torturing him, and sharing live video of the attack on Facebook.