Hate crimes

May 09, 2019 - 2:09 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Federal officials announced Thursday that they have filed 109 hate crime charges against the 19-year-old man accused of opening fire in a Southern California synagogue. Prosecutors say the gunman, identified as John T. Earnest, killed a woman and wounded an 8-year-old girl, her...
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John T. Earnest appears for his arraignment hearing Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in San Diego. Earnest faces charges of murder and attempted murder in the April 27 assault on the Chabad of Poway synagogue, which killed one woman and injured three people, including the rabbi. (Nelvin C. Cepeda/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP, Pool)
April 30, 2019 - 9:01 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — After a 19-year-old gunman fired at least eight rounds into a California synagogue, he stopped to fumble with his semiautomatic rifle and then fled with 50 unused bullets, prosecutors said Tuesday. In his first court appearance, John T. Earnest pleaded not guilty to murder and...
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John T. Earnest, right, looks towards public defender John O'Connell, left, as he appears for his arraignment hearing Tuesday, April 30, 2019, in San Diego. Earnest faces charges of murder and attempted murder in the April 27 assault on the Chabad of Poway synagogue, which killed one woman and injured three people, including the rabbi. (Nelvin C. Cepeda/The San Diego Union-Tribune via AP, Pool)
April 30, 2019 - 5:02 pm
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting at a Southern California synagogue (all times local): 2 p.m. Prosecutors say the 19-year-old charged with opening fire in a Southern California synagogue legally bought the semiautomatic rifle he used. San Diego County District Attorney Summer Stephan...
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Attendees at the funeral for Lori Kaye, who was killed Saturday when a gunman opened fire inside the Chabad of Poway synagogue in Poway, Calif., pass by a photo of Kaye, Monday, April 29, 2019 inside the synagogue. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
April 29, 2019 - 10:27 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly attack on a Southern California synagogue (all times local): 3:30 p.m. A packed congregation is remembering the woman who was shot to death in a Southern California synagogue this past weekend. Federal and state lawmakers, a representative of the...
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Signs of support adorn a post in front of the Chabad of Poway synagogue, Monday, April 29, 2019, in Poway, Calif. A man opened fire Saturday, April 27 inside the synagogue near San Diego, as worshippers celebrated the last day of a major Jewish holiday. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
April 29, 2019 - 6:06 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly attack on a Southern California synagogue (all times local): 2:50 p.m. California lawmakers adopted a resolution in honor of Holocaust Memorial Day and took a moment during Monday's ceremony to speak about this weekend's attack on a synagogue near...
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A couple embrace near a growing memorial across the street from the Chabad of Poway synagogue in Poway, Calif., on Monday,, April 29, 2019. A 19-year-old gunman opened fire on Saturday as about 100 people were worshipping exactly six months after a mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue, killing one and injuring more. (AP Photo/Greg Bull)
April 29, 2019 - 3:25 pm
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a 19-year-old college student suspected of attacking a Southern California synagogue said Monday that they are shocked and saddened that "he is now part of the history of evil that has been perpetrated on Jewish people for centuries." John T. Earnest's parents...
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Ali De Leon pauses at a growing memorial with her son Leo and her dog Vinny across the street from the Chabad of Poway synagogue in Poway, Calif., on Monday, April 29, 2019. A gunman opened fire on Saturday, April 27 at the synagogue as dozens of people were worshipping exactly six months after a mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue. (AP Photo/Greg Bull)
April 29, 2019 - 2:57 pm
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — The parents of a 19-year-old college student suspected of attacking a Southern California synagogue said Monday that they are shocked and saddened that "he is now part of the history of evil that has been perpetrated on Jewish people for centuries." John T. Earnest's parents...
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Ali De Leon pauses at a growing memorial with her son Leo and her dog Vinny across the street from the Chabad of Poway synagogue in Poway, Calif., on Monday, April 29, 2019. A gunman opened fire on Saturday, April 27 at the synagogue as dozens of people were worshipping exactly six months after a mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue. (AP Photo/Greg Bull)
April 29, 2019 - 2:05 pm
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — The FBI said Monday that it received tips on a threatening social media post about five minutes before a gunman burst into a Southern California synagogue and opened fire with an assault-style rifle, killing a woman and wounding a rabbi and two others. The tips to the FBI's...
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Ali De Leon pauses at a growing memorial with her son Leo and her dog Vinny across the street from the Chabad of Poway synagogue in Poway, Calif., on Monday, April 29, 2019. A gunman opened fire on Saturday, April 27 at the synagogue as dozens of people were worshipping exactly six months after a mass shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue. (AP Photo/Greg Bull)
April 29, 2019 - 12:58 pm
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — Eight-year-old Noya Dahan had finished praying and gone to play with other children at her Southern California synagogue when gunshots rang out. Her uncle grabbed her and the other children, leading them outside to safety as her leg bled from a shrapnel wound. "I was scared,...
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Leslie Gollub, left, and Gretchen Gordon hug at a vigil held to support the victims of the Chabad of Poway synagogue shooting, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in Poway, Calif. A man opened fire Saturday inside the synagogue near San Diego as worshippers celebrated the last day of a major Jewish holiday. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)
April 29, 2019 - 11:28 am
POWAY, Calif. (AP) — Eight-year-old Noya Dahan had finished praying and gone to play with other children at her Southern California synagogue when gunshots rang out. Her uncle grabbed her and the other children, leading them outside to safety as her leg bled from a shrapnel wound. "I was scared,...
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