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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A noose was found hanging from a goal post at a high school.
White supremacist John King protested a gay pride parade.
Swastikas were spray-painted on a synagogue, two businesses, a building and two vehicles in an Orthodox Jewish neighborhood.
Casey M. Lee, 17; Dylan Tylor Justus, 18; James Harley, 17; and Bret St. Onge, 19, were each charged with second-degree criminal mischief as a hate crime, trespassing and fourth-degree conspiracy as a hate crime for allegedly spray-painting swastikas, racist graffiti and profanities at a high school.
Satanic symbols and anti-religious graffiti were spray-painted on a Catholic church.
Graffiti that included racist symbols and messages was spray-painted on cars, residences, boats and fences in a neighborhood. Three teens were arrested.
Jurupa Valley, CA
Diego Desantiago and Enrique Gomez, both 18, were charged with investigation of burglary, committing a hate crime and conspiracy for allegedly vandalizing a Mormon church. Two teens also arrested in connection with the incident.
Buffalo Township, PA
Fliers from the Traditionalist American Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were left at mobile home parks in the township and in Jefferson Township.
Swastikas, a racial slur and an anarchist symbol were spray-painted on a house, a car and fences in a neighborhood.
A storage building owned by the American Muslim Center was set afire and graffiti that included the word `Arabs` was found at the scene.