Call To Boost Minnesota Hate Crime Laws Renewed Amid Surge In AAPI AttacksThere is a renewed call in Minnesota to boost the state’s anti-hate crime laws after a spike in reported violence and discrimination against the Asian American and Pacific Islander community (AAPI).
Renewed Call To Boost Minnesota's Laws Against Hate CrimesThe group Communities Combatting Hate says reforming Minnesota's "loopholes" in hate crime law is urgent and they're calling on the legislature to take action.
Harlin St. John Pleads Guilty To Smashing The Windows of Somali-Owned Businesses In MinneapolisHarlin St. John was sentenced to 5 years of probation and 62 days in jail.
State Representative Will Push For Changes To Hate Crime LawsRep. Hornstein believes new legislation is needed. He was inspired to work towards change after several recent bias crimes in the area.
'It Was Like A Drug': Former White Supremacist Christian Picciolini Speaks Out Against Hate Groups In St. CloudA conversation about hate crimes, and how to stop people from getting recruited by hate groups, drew hundreds of people in St. Cloud Tuesday night.
Man Charged In Vandalism Spree Against Somali-Owned BusinessesA 36-year-old man has been charged with hate crimes and property damage after several Somali-owned businesses in Minneapolis had their windows smashed last week.
St. Cloud Hate Crimes Forum Postponed Due To Safety ConcernsOfficials have postponed a forum on hate crimes in St. Cloud over safety concerns.
Officials Urge Minnesotans To Report, Combat Hate CrimesState officials are urging Minnesotans to report hate crimes to law enforcement.
After Smollett Charges, MN Lawmaker Seeks Crackdown On Fake Hate Crime ClaimsA Minnesota lawmaker wants tougher penalties for falsely reporting hate crimes in his state after an actor in Chicago was accused of doing so.
FBI Report Shows 17 Percent Spike In Hate Crimes In 2017The FBI says hate crimes reports were up about 17 percent in 2017, marking a rise for the third year in a row.
Feds Host Community Meeting To Discuss Hate CrimesThe U.S. Attorney's Office for Minnesota and the FBI are hosting a community meeting in response to last week's deadly shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue.
FBI: Hate Crimes Up In Minnesota In 2016Hate crimes in Minnesota rose for the second straight year in 2016, with the bulk of crimes motivated by the victim's race or ethnicity.
LGBT Pride Flags Stolen, Burned In HudsonPolice say there has been a history of LGBT flags being stolen from this area during the last year.
4 Charged With Hate Crimes In Facebook Live Attack Appear In CourtThe two teens had been schoolmates, police said. After meeting in suburban Chicago, they spent two days together, driving around visiting friends. Then a pretend fight between them escalated into a real beating, and the attack on a mentally disabled teenager stirred racial tensions after being broadcast on Facebook Live.
After Hate Attack, Asma Jama Talks Forgiveness & The Road AheadA woman attacked for not speaking English in a Minnesota restaurant is talking about how she found the capacity to forgive.