Hate crime murders reached 27-year high in 2018, FBI says
Wednesday, 13 November 2019 () Hate crime murders in the U.S. reached a 27-year high in 2018, according to data released Tuesday by the FBI. Twenty-four people were killed in incidents classified as hate crimes, which includes the 11 worshipers slain last year at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, the deadliest anti-Semitic crime in U.S. history.
A hate crime charge was filed against a 61-year-old man who is white who is suspected of splashing battery acid on the face of a man who is Hispanic. It happened Friday, Nov. 1 in Milwaukee, following a dispute over parking.