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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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East Hampton, NY
A 15-year-old teenage boy was arrested for allegedly yelling anti-Hispanic slurs and threatening to slash two Latino teens with a machete and a chainsaw.
Legal Developments
04/28/2006
Corvallis, OR
A support center for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender students at Oregon State University was vandalized.
Vandalism
04/28/2006
Jay, NY
Stephen Schicchi, 19, was sentenced for his role in an alleged bias attack against a black man in August 2005.
Legal Developments
04/27/2006
Bethlehem, PA
A swastika was scrawled on the side of a car.
Vandalism
04/27/2006
Bowie, MD
Racial slurs and swastikas were spray- painted on a sign at a church and in a neighborhood.
Vandalism
04/25/2006
Bally, PA
Racial slurs and swastikas were spray- painted on a portable toilet at a soccer field.
Vandalism
04/21/2006
Houston, TX
Keith R. Turner, 17, and David H. Tuck, 18, were charged with aggravated sexual assault for allegedly using ethnic slurs and attacking a 17-year-old Hispanic boy.
Assault
04/21/2006
Boulder, CO
Phil Martinez, 40, was sentenced to 10 years in prison for breaking a black college student's jaw during an altercation in June 2005.
Legal Developments
04/20/2006
Greenwich, CT
Swastikas and anti-Christian epithets were scrawled on chalkboards at a church and religious statues were destroyed.
Vandalism
04/20/2006
Washington, CT
Fliers from the Imperial Knights of the Ku Klux Klan were scattered in driveways throughout a neighborhood.
Leafletting
04/19/2006