hate crime

Frank Nucera
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David Madden
October 11, 2019 - 11:18 am
A mistrial has been declared in the federal hate crime trial of former Bordentown Police Chief Frank Nucera, after jurors could not come to a verdict on the two most serious counts in the case. All signs point to a retrial on those charges. Read more here.
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Federal courthouse in Camden.
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David Madden
October 09, 2019 - 4:49 pm
Jurors in the hate trial of he former Bordentown police chief have reached a guilty verdict on lying to the FBI a charge that could carry a jail term of up to five years when sentencing takes place.
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U.S. federal courthouse in Camden.
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David Madden
October 08, 2019 - 5:59 pm
The federal trial of the former Bordentown police chief continues with jurors announcing they’ve reached a partial verdict in the case, and deliberations will resume Wednesday morning.
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David Madden
October 03, 2019 - 9:58 am
Jurors in Camden Federal Court are considering the case of Frank Nucera, the former police chief in Bordentown, Burlington County, who is accused of abusing a black man during an arrest, committing civil rights violations and lying to investigators.
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From left: cast members Sophia Lillis, Chosen Jacobs, Jeremy Ray Taylor, Wyatt Oleff, Jaeden Martell, Jack Dylan Grazer and Finn Wolfhard arrive at the Los Angeles premiere of "It: Chapter 2," at the Regency Village Theatre.
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AP News
September 04, 2019 - 12:30 pm
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Moviegoers from Maine who watch the film "It: Chapter Two" this weekend might recognize a scene that draws on a painful event from the state's history. The scene involves a gay character named Adrian Mellon being attacked by teenagers and his subsequent encounter with Pennywise...
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Philadelphia-area leaders gathered at an Elkins Park synagogue Thursday to denounce hate.
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Hadas Kuznits
August 15, 2019 - 4:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia-area leaders gathered at an Elkins Park synagogue Thursday to denounce hate. The goal of the gathering at Congregation Knesset Israel was to send the message that Pennsylvania is no place for hate, and leaders started off with a moment of silence for the...
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N.J. Attorney General Gurbir Grewal
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David Madden
August 07, 2019 - 3:30 pm
NEW JERSEY (KYW Newsradio) — New Jersey is forming a task force aimed at tackling hate and bias incidents involving young people. An executive order from the governor’s office paves the way for Interagency Task Force to Combat Youth Bias, following the release of a study conducted by Attorney...
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Fields, an avowed white supremacist, was sentenced to life plus 419 years on state charges for deliberately driving his car into anti-racism protesters during a white nationalist rally in Virginia.
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July 15, 2019 - 9:42 am
UPDATED: 8:15 p.m. By Denise LaVoie CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. (AP) — An avowed white supremacist was sentenced to life in prison plus 419 years Monday for deliberately driving his car into a crowd of anti-racism protesters during a rally in Virginia, killing one woman and injuring dozens. James Alex...
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John William King (left) and James Byrd Jr. (right)
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April 25, 2019 - 9:34 am
By Eliott C. McLaughlin, CNN (CNN) -- John William King sought to terrorize blacks in east Texas by murdering James Byrd Jr., but his vicious crime instead (eventually) provided federal law enforcement with additional tools to punish perpetrators of hate crimes. King was convicted in 1999 in the...
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FILE - In this March 26, 2019, file photo, actor Jussie Smollett smiles and waves to supporters before leaving Cook County Court after his charges were dropped in Chicago. A deadline is looming for Smollett to pay over $130,000 to Chicago to cover part of
Paul Beaty/AP Photo, File
April 23, 2019 - 12:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Two brothers who say they helped Jussie Smollett stage a racist and homophobic attack against himself filed a lawsuit Tuesday against the "Empire" actor's attorneys, alleging that they repeatedly asserted publicly that the brothers carried out a real, bigoted attack on Smollett...
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