The actor was indicted on Tuesday, after a special prosecutor led an investigation into the dismissal of 16 previous charges against him last February.
Performer Jussie Smollett was indicted Tuesday on six counts of disorderly conduct for allegedly staging a racist and homophobic attack. Special Prosecutor Dan Webb said Smollett had allegedly reported "a heinous hate crime that he, in fact, knew had not occurred."
Court documents show that Holden James Matthews, who was arrested last year, was an avid follower of the black heavy metal scene.
Decades after the end of the Holocaust with the closure of Nazi concentration camps U.S. forces helped liberate, the number of hate crimes against Jews in America hits a record high.
A passerby intervened as the suspects assaulted and robbed the woman, who recently moved to the U.S.
In just the last two weeks, New York and its suburbs have endured around two dozen crimes appearing to target Jews.
Police say that biometric data stored on Sean Sammit's Apple Watch contradicted his story about being stabbed after leaving a Michigan synagogue.
Jasmine Lucas, 24, is charged with assaulting a 22-year-old man in Williamsburg.
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo said he was "horrified" by the Monsey stabbings, calling the acts "despicable" and "cowardly."
This week alone, at least five separate instances of apparently anti-Semitic crimes have rattled the Jewish community, especially as it celebrates Hanukkah.
"The evidence points towards acts of hate," New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal said.
The four former presidents need to claim the moral high ground their successor has forfeited, and bring together a citizens' assembly of Americans—a National Summit on Hate and Democracy.
"The defendant invoked a terrifying symbol of racial violence to threaten and intimidate the victims for no other reason than their race and where they lived," the Justice Department said.
A 42-year old U.S. citizen was attacked on Friday when an unidentified white male threw battery acid on his face because he thought the Hispanic man was here illegally.
Mahud Villalaz suffered burns to his face after being berated by a male in argument over parking.
Flyers covered with "hate-filled" slogans that were left on a Connecticut college campus this past Thursday night have prompted investigations from police and federal agents.
Mido Mourad said he called police to the TJ Maxx store in Brooklyn, New York City, after a white woman allegedly harassed his family and assaulted him.
Brianna "BB" Hill was shot and killed at 11:30 am CT on Monday in Kansas City. Hill was the second transgender person murdered in the Kansas City area this year, and is estimated to be the 21st nationwide.
The school teacher is currently on suspension and is being investigated by the school district after the incident was posted on Facebook and went viral.
The alleged attack comes after President Donald Trump used the same words for four Democratic congresswomen.
A gay Wisconsin man is recuperating after he was assaulted so badly that his jaw was broken and all of his teeth had to be pulled. He claims that it was a homophobic hate crime.
Glass was smashed, tables overturned and the N-word was scrawled on the restaurant's walls.
The New York State Division of Human Rights has been asked to open an investigation into an alleged hate crime on a school bus.
"Hatred will not stop us—it shows us more and more that we need to stand taller, shout louder and love harder," read a statement from the LGBTQ Center of Southern Nevada.
Samuel Whitt jailed for 54 months after destroying rental home he was evicted from in November 2016.
Andrew Smith is accused of misdemeanor disorderly conduct and committing a hate crime following the alleged racist incident.
"Just because we are from a different faith does not mean we are not human beings," said Irfan Sheikh, a member of the Islamic Center of Tucson's board of directors.
Gary Ray Bowles confessed to brutally murdering six gay men over an eight-month period in 1994. After 20 years on death row, his execution is scheduled for Thursday.
Hate crime investigations have been launched after three Jewish men were attacked in a short space of time in Brooklyn.
Graham Williamson becomes second person to admit federal hate crime charges following racist incident in 2017.