Hate Crime

Mass Shootings

The DOJ Wants the Death Penalty for the Accused Pittsburgh Synagogue Shooter

The shooter is accused of killing 11 people attending Shabbat services at the Tree of Life synagogue last October.
Tess Owen
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Megan Rapinoe Posters Were Tagged With Homophobic Slurs and it Might be a Hate Crime

Not all of New York City was so welcoming to the U.S. Women's National Team.
Trone Dowd
Jussie Smollett

Jussie Smollett Had a Noose Around His Neck When Cops Showed Up: "I Just Wanted Y'all to See"

The Chicago police released the body camera footage late Monday.
Emma Ockerman
VICE News Tonight on HBO

Meet the Muslim Patrol That’s Looking Out for Brooklyn Mosques

A group of Muslim volunteers in Brooklyn have taken to the streets in patrol cars that look like NYPD Vehicles, in an effort to create a community watch
Jussie Smollett

Guns, a Fanny Pack, and Dr. Phil: the Evidence in the Jussie Smollett Case

The Chicago Police Department released nearly 500 pages related to the Smollett case on Thursday.
Alex Lubben
Jussie Smollett

We're Going to Get to Read the Secret Case Against Jussie Smollett Soon

“These are not the actions of a person seeking to maintain his privacy or simply be let alone,” a judge said in the decision to unseal Smollett's case.
Emma Ockerman
Transgender violence

The Young Trans Woman Beaten in a Viral Video Last Month Was Murdered over the Weekend

No immediate connections have been found between her death and the April assault
Emma Ockerman

3 Fires at Jewish Centers in Massachusetts Were “Intentionally Set”

Two were at a rabbi's house — and one at a nearby Jewish center.
Tess Owen
VICE News Tonight on HBO

The Poway synagogue shooting is dividing the Jewish community in San Diego

Who's to blame for the rise in anti-Semitism?
Dexter Thomas
Ani Ucar
San Diego Shooting

What we know about the 19-year-old charged with murder in California synagogue shooting

He hung out in racist online forums, where he expressed admiration for Hitler and white supremacist terrorists.
Tess Owen

A teen brought potassium nitrate to school after allegedly threatening to "blow up a Muslim church"

A classmate told his parents that one of his peers had talked about his desire to attack a mosque.
Tess Owen
Hate Crime

Sheriff deputy's son who burned three black churches will face hate crime charges

The NAACP deemed the fires in Louisiana, plus another fire at a civil rights center in Tennessee, to be “domestic terrorism.”
Tess Owen