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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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.
White supremacist Jacob A. Laskey, 26, was sentenced to 11 years and three months in prison for his role in a series of hates including an attack on a synagogue in October 2002.
A large rock with a threatening letter attached to it was thrown through the window of an African-American couple's residence.
Four black girls _ Chelsea Rivers, 14; Rinita Low and Brianna Streeter, both 13; and Mary Michelle Blackshear, 16 _ were charged with robbery, intimidation and assault for allegedly attacking and robbing a 16-year-old white girl because of her race.
Racist, sexual and satanic graffiti was spray-painted on houses, a church and a car.
A swastika was spray-painted on an elementary school.
Ku Klux Klan literature was distributed in neighborhoods.