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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Kansas City, MO
Teresa Witthar, 43, was sentenced to 63 months in prison for participating in writing racial slurs inside a biracial man's mobile home in 2006 in an attempt to make him move.
John Austin Cartwright, 17; Seth Stephen Hatcher and Daniel Sibley, both 18; and a 16-year- old girl were arrested for allegedly spray-painting racist and anti-gay graffiti on cars and property in a neighborhood earlier in the month.
Swastikas and racist epithets were spray-painted on 24 vehicles in a neighborhood.
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.