Police Agree To Discuss Case Of Firefighter Who Held Man At Gunpoint In BridgeportProtesters on Wednesday were calling on Chicago police to take action against a Bridgeport resident and firefighter accused of pulling a gun on someone as he ran a work-related errand.
Final Defendant Gets 7 Years In Facebook Live Beating, Torture CaseTwenty-year-old Tesfaye Cooper pleaded guilty this month to committing a hate crime and aggravated kidnapping.
Woman 'Genuinely Fearful' After Puerto Rico Shirt Harassment Incident“I was genuinely fearful of what could have happened to me,” stated Mia Irizarry, speaking to a friend on Facebook live after the video of her being verbally assaulted by an apparently drunk man went viral.
Man Who Berated Woman In Puerto Rico Shirt Charged With Hate Crime62-year-old Timothy Trybus is facing two counts of felony hate crime for berating a woman for wearing a Puerto Rico shirt.
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.