An African-American San Jose State University student who said he was the victim of hate crimes by his dorm mates has filed a $5 million claim against the university and other parties.
An East Bay teenager accused of setting the clothing of a gender-neutral teen on fire on a transit bus has been ordered to trial.
Police in San Joaquin County said vandals have struck a mosque for a second time, spray-painting vulgarities and leaving behind strips of raw bacon, an act that police are considering a possible hate crime.
San Jose State University reacted consistent with its policies to alleged hate crimes against a black student last fall except that its president was not briefed about them for five weeks, according to a report released Monday.
A judge on Thursday denied a bid by a 16-year-old boy to be tried as a juvenile, rather than an adult, on an aggravated mayhem charge for allegedly setting a skirt-wearing teenager’s clothing on fire on an AC Transit bus in November.
One of four San Jose State University students charged with hate crimes against a black student pleaded not guilty Monday morning to two misdemeanor charges, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.
Retired Judge LaDoris Cordell is leading an independent review of a recent incident on campus, where four white freshmen are accused of racially abusing an African-American dorm mate.
A woman who was beaten, gang-raped and taunted about her sexual orientation in Richmond more than five years ago appeared in a Martinez courtroom Tuesday to recount harrowing details of the attack after opening statements in the trial against her alleged main attacker.
18-year-old Luke “Sasha” Fleischman, an agender high school student, talked on Thursday for the first time about the November 4 incident.
Luke “Sasha” Fleischman, the 18-year-old victim who was set on fire aboard an AC Transit bus earlier this month, is being released from the hospital just in time for Thanksgiving.