85 F
Wilmington
Monday, August 2, 2021
Tags Hate Crimes

Tag: Hate Crimes

Sexual orientation protections dropped from South Carolina hate crime bill

A hate crimes bill in South Carolina no longer protects gay or transgender people after a Republican leader said including them would likely lead members of his party to withdraw their support.

North Carolinians reporting more hate crimes than ever before, according to FBI data

Between 2018 and 2019, these incidents rose by 48%. In the last two years, the number of religious-based hate crimes in the state has nearly doubled.

Hate crimes charged in Pittsburgh synagogue massacre case

A man accused of opening fire at a Pittsburgh synagogue in October, killing 11 people and wounding seven others, was indicted Tuesday on additional counts that include allegations of hate crimes.

Charlottesville driver faces federal hate crime charges

Federal hate crime charges were filed Wednesday against a man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, killing a woman and injuring dozens more.

North Carolina Jewish family target of 3 vandalism hate crimes

Police have ramped up patrols following three hate crimes targeting one Jewish family in North Carolina.

Man wanted in east Charlotte Indian store arson, left note signed ‘White America’

A man is wanted for setting fire to an Indian grocery store in east Charlotte Thursday night in what Charlotte-Mecklenbug police are calling a hate crime.

FBI: Man wanted to carry out Dylann Roof-style attack

A 29-year-old Conway may was taken into custody by the FBI Wednesday for what investigators describe as a plan to conduct an attack on non-whites without getting caught.

2 years later, nonprofit opens honoring Chapel Hill victims

Deah Barakat, his wife, Yusor Abu-Salha, and her sister Razan were killed at a Chapel Hill apartment complex in 2015. Family and friends restored it and called it the "Light House" because Deah means light in Arabic.

Most Read

Mandatory COVID-19 vaccinations recommended for New Hanover County employees

The New Hanover County Health and Human Services Board is recommending COVID-19 vaccinations be mandatory for eligible New Hanover County employees.

Leland man charged with vandalizing Local’s Tavern

A man has been charged with vandalizing a Leland business over the weekend. 

City Council votes to permanently remove Confederate statues from downtown Wilmington

More than a year after the City of Wilmington removed two Confederate statues from downtown Wilmington, a decision has been made to not return them.

Multi-million dollar contract extended to preserve Wrightsville Beach Bridge

A preservation contract has been awarded to cover expenses to preserve the life of the South Banks Channel Bridge at Wrightsville Beach.