Tag Results for "Crimes Against Latinos"
Latinos in the state of Washington have had a rough couple weeks. Near Seattle, a man was assaulted by a drunk man who is suspected to have attacked the first man due to his ethnicity. continue reading »
Police officials in Washington D.C. are reporting that racially motivated hate crimes against Hispanics is on the rise in the nation’s capital. Typically hate crimes in D.C. have targeted someone for their sexual orientation not their race. continue reading »
The Department of Justice has convicted the first person under the new federal ‘Hate Crimes Prevention Act’ for attacks made on a group of Latinos in Arkansas. The federal law is named after Matthew Sheppard and James Byrd, Jr. and has been on the books since 2009. continue reading »
The Justice Department announced today that Johnny Mathis, 47, of Lecompte, La., pleaded guilty to two federal crimes for shooting at the home of three Hispanic men living across the street from him because of the victims’ race and national origin. continue reading »
A federal jury in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., has convicted Matthew Nestor and William Moyer of falsifying information related to the investigation into the beating death continue reading »