Incidents of apparent hate crimes and hate group activities listed here are drawn primarily from media sources. These incidents include only a fraction of the approximately 191,000 reported and unreported hate crimes that a 2005 government report estimated occur annually.
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Four teens, ages 13 to 16, were arrested on suspicion of defacing property and a hate crime for allegedly throwing lemons at a local mosque, striking at least one person.
A group of four white teens in a car allegedly yelled racial slurs at a black man and threw a milkshake at him.
Beacon Hill, WA
At least three people were allegedly attacked by a man who yelled racist slurs. Eric Gibbs, 37, was charged with committing a hate crime.
Codie M. Engelke, 18, was charged with one count of burglary, one count of criminal damage to property and one count of hate crime after he allegedly vandalized a church and wrote a racial epithet inside.
Port St. Joe, FL
Walton Henry Butler, a 59-year- old white man, allegedly shot a black man in the head after the man confronted Butler about racial remarks Butler reportedly made to black children in their apartment complex. Butler, who allegedly used a racial epithet to describe the victim to police, was charged with attempted murder with a hate crime enhancement.
A swastika and racist symbols and remarks were painted inside a church that was vandalized.
The words `White Power,` the letters `KKK` and anti-religious graffiti were spray-painted inside a church.
Five people allegedly yelled racial epithets, destroyed property and shot paintballs at campers at a Jewish summer camp several times in July. Mark Trail, 21; Tyler Spencer and Cassandra Robertson, both 18; and two juveniles face numerous charges including ethnic intimidation, terroristic threats and riot.
Beech Grove, IN
Fliers from the United Northern and Southern Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were left in driveways.
Charles Wilhelm, 23, was sentenced to 3 1/2 years in prison for conspiracy and violating the Fair Housing Act after he vandalized a biracial man's mobile home with racial slurs in June 2006 and then burned it two days later.