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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College Park, MD
A wooden cross was burned at an Islamic school in what authorities are calling a hate crime.
A racial epithet and swastika were painted onto a wall of a building.
The home of a mixed-race couple was vandalized and racial slurs were spray-painted on the walls.
A cross was burned in front of an apartment building in a racially mixed neighborhood.
Joseph D. Tidernecel, 20, was charged with third-degree criminal mischief and committing a hate crime for allegedly vandalizing a Jewish center.
Anti-Semitic and anti-gay statements were spray-painted on the windows of a restaurant.
Palo Alto, CA
Swastikas and Stars of David were found etched into wooden picnic tables and spray-painted on aluminum tables in a community.
Swastikas were drawn on several apartment doors at a senior citizen living center.
Palo Alto, CA
Swastikas were spray-painted and carved into tables and benches in a local park.
Kevin G. Rikard and Jonathan G. Appley, both 21, were charged with premeditated murder, robbery and committing a hate crime for allegedly killing a man they believed was gay. Jesse W. Rath, 21, faces a felony charge of being an accessory after the fact for his alleged role in the crime.