At 9:52 a.m., they stood in silence in the cavernous sanctuary of Congregation Beth Shalom in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood here, less than a mile from the Tree of Life synagogue, where at 9:52 last Saturday (Oct. 27), a gunman had begun shooting.
The anti-Semitic truck driver accused of gunning down 11 people at a Pittsburgh synagogue pleaded not guilty Thursday to federal charges that could put him on death row, as funerals for the victims of the deadliest anti-Semitic attack in American history continued for a third […]
Leaders of 47 nonprofits sent an open letter to the media warning that the Southern Poverty Law Center’s (SPLC) list of so-called “hate groups” that includes peaceful organizations is false and lacks any semblance of credibility.
A jury is expected to decide as early as Tuesday whether Dylann Roof, the man who killed nine people at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, will become the first person sentenced to death for federal hate crimes.
Four young African-Americans were charged with hate crimes and other felonies in Chicago on Thursday for allegedly tying up, beating and torturing a white acquaintance — a special needs student — and livestreaming the assault on Facebook.
In our news wrap Wednesday, the white supremacist who killed nine black churchgoers in Charleston, South Carolina, insisted in court he’s not mentally ill. Dylann Roof is acting as his own lawyer in the death penalty phase of his federal hate crimes trial. Also, in […]
A federal judge has ordered an evaluation into whether accused white supremacist Dylann Roof is competent to stand trial for the fatal shootings of nine people at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C., last year.