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SLU's Black Students Association held a meeting on May 6, demanding the administration work to promote more diversity on campus (Photo: KMOX/Allison Blood)

SLU Hate Crimes Prompt Press Conference by Student Group

In lieu of two hate crimes in the past two weeks, a press conference was held by a student organization at St. Louis University to ask administration to enact changes.

05/07/2014

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St. Louis University Rallies Against Hate Attacks

Students at St. Louis University hold a vigil Sunday night to stand up against racist acts on campus.

05/05/2014

A police vehicle sits in front of the Jewish Community Center after three were killed when a gunman opened fire on April 13, 2014 in Overland Park, Kan. (Photo: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Local Jewish Leaders React to KC-Area Shootings

Sunday’s hate crime killings of three people outside a Jewish community center and a Jewish retirement complex near Kansas City has shocked local Jewish leaders.

04/15/2014

FBI Special Agent in Charge Michael Kaste addresses the media alongside US Attorney for the District of Kansas Barry Grissom, and Overland Park Police Chief John Douglass during a press conference after a gunman killed three people at Jewish centers in Kansas on April 14, 2014 in Overland Park, Kan. (credit: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Suspect In Deadly Jewish Complex Shootings To Be Charged With Hate Crime

Prosecutors have enough evidence to pursue hate-crime charges in the shooting spree that killed three people at a Jewish community center and retirement complex near Kansas City, authorities said Monday, a day after the attack.

04/14/2014

A police vehicle sits in front of the Jewish Community Center after three were killed when a gunman opened fire on April 13, 2014 in Overland Park, Kan. (Photo: Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Feds to Probe Hate Crimes Link in Kansas Shootings

Attorney General Eric Holder ordered a Justice Department investigation Monday into whether federal hate crimes were committed in shootings at two Jewish facilities in Kansas that killed three people.

04/14/2014

File photo of a prison cell. (Photo by TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Couple Sentenced for Independence Hate Crime

A man and woman will serve time in federal prison after a racially motivated arson attempt on a black family’s home in Independence.

01/24/2014

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Federal Agencies Announce Hate Crime Task Force

A new federal task force wants to reduce hate crimes in the Kansas City area by promoting awareness of the problem and fostering open discussion of solutions.

11/27/2013

A St. Louis Police Department vehicle is pictured in front of the old police headquarters in downtown St. Louis on November 7, 2012. Photo: UPI/Bill Greenblatt

Chief Dotson Determined to Find Who Sent Racist Letter

“It’s extremely serious,” Doston told KMOX. “This is not what we expect, this is not the type of environment that we have.”

09/04/2013

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Muslim Group Seeks Bias Review In St. Louis Attack

A Muslim civil liberties group says religious bias is behind an attack on an 18-year-old college freshman in St. Louis.

09/03/2013

File photo of a gavel in a courtroom.  (Credit: Thinkstock)

Woman Sentenced For Falsely Reporting Hate Crime

A judge has given jail time and probation to a Lincoln woman who falsely claimed she had been attacked by three men who carved anti-gay slurs into her body.

04/18/2013

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