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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River Falls, WI
A racist threat was written in a bathroom stall at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls.
"Three men allegedly yelled anti-gay epithets and beat a man and his cross- dressing friend then stole money from one of the men. Robert Bellamy Jr., 23, was charged with robbery and assault."
Boonton Township, NJ
A swastika was spray-painted on a mailbox.
Two swastikas and an obscenity were spray- painted on a kosher restaurant and market.
Lake Mills, WI
A lesbian was allegedly punched in the face by a costumed assailant because of her sexual orientation.
North Hollywood, CA
Two Jewish men were shot as they were entering a synagogue. Police were investigating the incident as a hate crime.
"Joey Lyke, a 29-year-old white man, was charged with harassment and disorderly conduct after he allegedly approached a black man and told him that he was in his neighborhood and he didn't belong there."
"Two brothers were arrested after one allegedly used racial slurs toward a black family in a store parking lot and assaulted and threatened to kill another black man, while the other brother allegedly drove his truck on a sidewalk toward the black family, reportedly later saying he had wanted to kill them. James Robert Pezold, 25, was charged with tampering, leaving the scene of a motor vehicle accident, assault of a law enforcement officer and four counts of first-degree assault. Michael Pezold, 20, was charged with suspicion of third-degree assault."
"Julie Edwards Hubbard, 44, was charged with corruption of a public servant or family by threat, battery on a law enforcement officer and obstructing an officer without violence after she allegedly made death threats and racial slurs toward a black deputy who had stopped her. "
A female Georgetown University student who was wearing a gay rights T-shirt was assaulted by two men who shouted anti-gay slurs.