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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Shaun Patrick Temple, 21, and Kevin Kaleb Temple, 24, were charged with harassment, disorderly conduct, assault and intimidation after they allegedly shouted racial slurs and attacked two black teenagers.
Jesse J. Mason, 24, pleaded guilty to two counts of intimidation in the second degree after spitting at two men he believed were of Middle Eastern descent and later arriving at their homes yelling slurs and throwing lawn furniture.
Neo-Nazi leaflets were left in driveways in a neighborhood.
A large swastika, a racial slur, and obscenities were painted on the top of a water tower.
Austin Chacon, 28, was charged with assault, intimidation and unlawful use of a weapon after he allegedly beat a black man.
Klamath Falls, OR
Satanic messages and anarchy symbols were drawn inside a Catholic church.
Grand Ronde, OR
A church was set afire and religious slurs, swastikas, pentagrams and anarchy symbols were spray-painted on it.
An ethnic slur and an upside-down five- pointed star were spray-painted in front of a Japanese restaurant.
Two Latino men were allegedly attacked by a group of 20 to 30 white teenagers who taunted and threw stones at the men. An 18-year-old man was charged with multiple counts of assault and criminal mischief.
Obscenities and an ethnic slur were spray-painted on cars, street signs and the front door of a Mennonite church. Tim Edwin Trengove, 26, Benjamin Miller, 24, and Mark Wykoff and Ross Mathena, both 25, were charged with first-degree criminal mischief.