Hate Crime

Students march in protest of alleged hate crimes against an SJSU student, November 21, 2013. (CBS)

Prosecutor Stands By Misdemeanor Charges For SJSU Students Accused Of Hate Crimes

While civil rights groups are calling for four San Jose State University students to be charged with felonies over their alleged racial harassment and abuse of their dorm-mate, Santa Clara County prosecutors are standing by the misdemeanor charges filed.

11/26/2013

Students march during an NAACP protest at San Jose State University, November 25, 2013. (Kiet Do/CBS)

SJSU President Acknowledges Inadequate Response To Student Racial Harassment

San Jose State University’s president is taking personal responsibility for the terrorizing of an African-American student in a campus dorm.

11/25/2013

Students march in protest of alleged hate crimes against an SJSU student, November 21, 2013. (CBS)

NAACP Wants Felony Charges For Students In SJSU Hate Case

Civil rights activists are calling on prosecutors to file felony hate-crime charges against four white students accused of racially abusing a black student at San Jose State University.

11/24/2013

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4th Student Suspended From SJSU Amid Hate Crime Allegations

A fourth student was suspended Friday from San Jose State University in the wake of alleged hate crimes by white students against a black student at a residence hall, a university spokeswoman said.

11/22/2013

Students march in protest of alleged hate crimes against an SJSU student, November 21, 2013. (CBS)

3 SJSU Students Facing Hate Crime Charges For Harassing Roommate

Three white San Jose State University students have been charged with a hate crime for allegedly abusing a freshman roommate who is black.

11/21/2013

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Good Samaritan Speaks Out After Helping Teen Set On Fire On Oakland Bus

A good samaritan who rushed to help a high-school student who was set on fire aboard an AC Transit bus earlier this month told his side of the story Wednesday at a “Transgender Day Of Remembrance” in Oakland.

11/21/2013

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

High-Profile Lawyer To Represent Teen Accused Of Oakland Hate Crime

A 16-year-old boy charged with a hate crime for setting another teen on fire aboard an AC Transit bus in Oakland is expected to enter a plea on Friday. The teen is also expected to be represented by a high-profile attorney.

11/12/2013

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Adult Charges, Hate Crime Clause In Case Of Teen Set Afire On AC Transit Bus

A teenage boy suspected of setting another teen on fire aboard an Alameda County Transit bus Monday was charged as an adult and hate crime enhancements added, according to prosecutors.

11/07/2013

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UC Davis Investigating Vandalized Car, Building As Hate Crime

UC Davis Police Chief Matt Carmichael says someone wrote a racial slur on a chalkboard inside a campus building as part of an incident on Sunday that included the smashing of car and campus building windows.

08/30/2013

Musician Lester Chambers, co-founder of The Chambers Brothers. (CBS)

Bay Area Singer Seeks $5M For Attack During Trayvon Martin Tribute

The city of Hayward and the Bay Area Blues Society are partially responsible for a woman’s attack on blues singer Lester Chambers after he dedicated a song to Trayvon Martin at blues festival last month, Chambers’ attorney alleged Monday.

08/19/2013

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