Hate crime

James Byrd Jr. Killer Faces Imminent Execution

In 1998, James Byrd Jr. was lynched by three white supremacists. John William King, the ringleader, got the death penalty. More than 20 years after his conviction, he finally faces execution.

GoFundMe Raises More Than $530K for Burned Churches

Holden Matthews, 21, the son of Louisiana Deputy Roy Matthews of the St. Landry Parish Sheriff's Office, was arrested and charged with three counts of simple arson over a string of suspicious local fires at three historically black local churches.

Church's Anti-LGBTQ Sign Causes Controversy

It's unclear whether a sign that said "LGBTQ is a hate crime against God. Repent," is what got the Remnant Fellowship Church in Auburn, Indiana forced out of their building.