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September 22, 2019 - 7:35 pm
Zack Gingrich-Gaylord woke up Saturday morning to find the pride flag attached to his Riverside home burned. He believes that it wasn't an accident. This isn't the first time that something has happened to his pride flag. His family put the flag up about two months' ago as a sign of support and...
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July 22, 2019 - 8:58 pm
'Tucker Carlson Tonight' investigates the alleged hate crime; 'Panic Attack' author Robby Soave weighs in. Watch the latest video at
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February 12, 2019 - 7:33 pm
A fire at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Columbia, Missouri, was intentionally set and is being investigated as a possible hate crime, the FBI said in a statement Tuesday. The agency also said it is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest and conviction of anyone responsible...
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Amy Webb
December 15, 2018 - 6:30 pm
The spray-painting of a swastika outside a suburban Indianapolis synagogue this summer was the final straw for Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb, who quickly called for Indiana to join the 45 states that have hate crime laws. "It's not only the right thing to do, it's long overdue," Holcomb said Friday...
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August 07, 2018 - 6:42 pm
A man has been sentenced to three consecutive life sentences on federal hate crime charges for killing an Indian immigrant and wounding two other men in a Kansas bar. The Johnson County District Court had already sentenced Adam Purinton to life in prison for first-degree murder in the February 2017...
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August 07, 2018 - 4:39 am
A Kansas man who fatally shot an Indian immigrant and wounded another in a suburban Kansas City bar is scheduled to be sentenced Tuesday on federal hate crime charges. Adam Purinton of Olathe agreed to a plea deal in May that recommended he be sentenced to life in prison on each of three hate crime...
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May 22, 2018 - 5:36 am
A Kansas man who yelled "Get out of my country!" before killing one Indian immigrant and wounding another in a suburban Kansas City bar has pleaded guilty to three federal hate-crime charges. Fifty-three-year-old Adam Purinton entered the plea Monday in federal court. He previously pleaded guilty...
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Dreamstime
May 12, 2018 - 11:23 pm
Authorities in Kansas City are investigating a possible hate crime after a Muslim couple reported that their home had been vandalized. The Kansas City Star reports the couple reported someone spray-painted "Allah Scum," and other slurs on surfaces throughout their home. Kansas City police's bomb...
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May 04, 2018 - 4:57 pm
A Kansas man who opened fire last year in a suburban Kansas City bar, killing an immigrant from India in what federal prosecutors have called a hate crime, was sentenced Friday to life in prison. Adam Purinton, 52, was sentenced for premeditated first-degree murder in the Feb. 22, 2017, death of...
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April 12, 2018 - 7:31 pm
The suspect in the fatal shooting of an Indian immigrant last year in a Kansas City suburb may plead guilty to a federal hate crime charge. The Kansas City Star reports Adam Purinton, 52, of Olathe, on Wednesday filed a change of plea notice in federal court in Kansas, where he is charged with a...
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