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Hate Incidents

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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Great Falls, MT
Jesse Boland and Randy Hayes, both 23, were sentenced to three years of probation and ordered to pay joint restitution of $5,400 after they vandalized an apartment in December 2012 with graffiti that included racial slurs.
Chicago, IL
Terry Glover, 25, pleaded guilty to two felony counts each of aggravated battery and hate crime charges and was sentenced to 3 years in prison for attacking a lesbian couple in July.
New Orleans, LA
Dustin Daquin, 22, was charged with two counts of simple battery and misdemeanor hate crime after allegedly attacking a Latino man and black man while making comments about their race and sexuality.
Baltimore, MD
Karen Murphy, a black former bus driver with the Baltimore MTA, was charged with assault and conspiracy for allegedly arranging for a group of black student teens to attack a white family riding her bus.
Kearny, NJ
Adonis Giron, 20; Frederick Vangeldren, 26; and Akim Dolor, 24, were charged with criminal mischief, bias intimidation and conspiracy for allegedly smashing the headlights of trucks owned by a Jewish person and spray-painting swastikas on them.
Winchester, IN
Fliers from the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were left in yards.
Homewood, IL
Pol Danilov, 26, was charged with attempted first-degree murder and committing a hate crime after allegedly stabbing a 79-year-old black woman in a grocery store.
Nashville, TN
Timothy Flanagan, 33, a former member of the Church of the National Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, pleaded guilty for his role in the 2012 cross burning in front of an interracial family’s home.
Cross Burnings
Fenton, MO
Fliers from the Traditional American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were left at residences in a neighborhood.
State College, PA
Eric Hyland, 20, was sentenced to two years of probation and 200 hours community service and ordered to pay $6,000 in restitution for spray-painting swastikas and other symbols at a Jewish fraternity in 2013.