Hate Crimes

The campus of San Jose State University (SJSU)

Campus Racism Documented On SJSU Campus 2-Years Ago

Two years before recent hate-crime allegations as San Jose State University, African-American students had reported incidents of racist treatment on campus to administrators in a study that was never published.



Local Lawmakers Urge Congress To Track Hate Crimes Against Sikhs, Hindus And Arab-Americans

A bipartisan group of 109 members of Congress signed a letter on Wednesday urging that the FBI add new categories in its tracking of hate crimes.


San Francisco Police released sketches of three people suspected of hate crime attacks in the Castro and Hayes Valley neighborhoods. (SFPD)

San Francisco Police Seek 3 Suspects In Hate Crime Attacks

San Francisco police are asking the public’s help in finding three suspects believed to be responsible for two separate hate crime attacks in the city’s Castro and Hayes Valley neighborhoods in recent weeks.


Saint Anne's Catholic Church in Union City was vandalized on February 22, 2012. (CBS)

Union City Catholic Church Vandalized On Ash Wednesday

Parishioners at a Catholic church in Union City were disturbed to find their church vandalized with satanic symbols on Ash Wednesday.


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Santa Clara County Immigrants Urged To Report Hate Crimes Without Fear

The Mexican Consulate in San Jose was the backdrop for a news conference this week, where members of county law enforcement agencies urged members of immigrant communities who have been victimized are being urged to come forward.


San Francisco City Hall. (CBS)

Man Jailed In San Francisco Assault On Mixed-Race Couple

A man is being held on $500,000 bail after pleading not guilty to hate crime charges in an attack on a mixed-race couple near a farmer’s market at San Francisco’s Civic Center.


Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Tallies Rise in Hate Crimes

According to the university’s latest annual security report, compiled by campus police, there were three times as many hate crimes reported in 2010, compared with figures from 2009.