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  • Police: Mom Of Victim A ‘Strong Suspect’ In Lunenburg Racist Graffiti Incident

    12/06/2013 12:47:02 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies
    WBZ-TV ^ | December 4, 2013
    (VIDEO-AT-LINK) LUNENBURG (CBS) – The investigation into who spray painted a home with racist graffiti last month has turned toward the woman who lives there. Police said on Wednesday that Andrea Brazier is now considered a “strong suspect” in the case. WBZ NewsRadio 1030′s Ben Parker reports (AUDIO-AT-LINK)Officers say they executed a search warrant on Tuesday and seized two cans of spray paint and ammunition from the home. Brazier, who is white, and her husband Anthony Phillips, who is African American live at the home with their 13-year-old son, Isaac. Brazier initially cast suspicion on her son’s Lunenburg High School...
  • Wounded Warriors: No record of donation from waitress who said she got anti-gay note

    12/05/2013 4:27:44 PM PST · by shhrubbery! · 18 replies
    The Star-Ledger (Newark, NJ) ^ | 12/5/2013 | Walter O'Brien
    BRIDGEWATER— After the story of a lesbian, ex-Marine waitress who claimed she was left an anti-gay note in place of a tip caught worldwide attention, she promised she'd donate the replacement "tips" she started receiving from supporters to the Wounded Warrior Project. But the organization, which supports injured service members, couldn't verify it had yet received any donations from Dayna Morales, who has been off the schedule at Gallop Asian Bistro since a couple claimed the note was a fake, Patch reports. [snip]
  • Prosecutor: Neb. woman lied about anti-gay attack

    08/21/2012 12:21:40 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 29 replies
    Associated Press ^ | August. 21, 2012 | GRANT SCHULTE
    LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) - A former standout for the University of Nebraska's women's basketball team will be charged with lying to police for reporting that three masked men broke into her home last month, carved anti-gay slurs into her and tried to set her house on fire, a prosecutor said Tuesday. Charlie Rogers, 33, who ranks second in career blocked shots for the Cornhuskers, told police the men broke into her Lincoln house July 22 and attacked her.
  • Claremont [CA] professor suspected of staging hate crime

    03/17/2004 8:00:02 PM PST · by vikingchick · 182 replies · 1,898+ views
    sfgate.com ^ | Wednesday, March 17, 2004
    <p>A professor who claimed she was targeted in a hate crime that stirred student protests at the Claremont colleges is suspected of staging the vandalism herself, police said Wednesday.</p> <p>Kerri F. Dunn's car was vandalized and covered with racist, anti-Semitic and sexist epithets on March 9, leading faculty to cancel classes and students to stage rallies the following day.</p>
  • Man admits lynching allegation was hoax

    06/03/2008 7:31:58 AM PDT · by TornadoAlley3 · 16 replies · 301+ views
    ardmoreite.com ^ | 06/02/08 | Marsha Miller
    Ardmore, OK — An Ardmore man who told authorities last week he was the victim of an attempted lynching near Milo, has admitted the story was a hoax. Sheriff Ken Grace said Glynis Davis made the admissions Monday in a formal statement that the lynching incident he had described was untrue. “His wife was with him when he made the statement and corroborated the statement,” Grace said. Davis’ admissions came when the Carter County Sheriff’s Department and FBI investigation into his May 28 report that four white men tried to lynch him indicated the story was not factual. “The injuries...
  • FAKE HATE CRIME! Black Woman Admits Carving 'KKK' On Her Own Chest -- Just Like I Told You!

    09/05/2001 12:57:30 AM PDT · by L.N. Smithee · 138 replies · 5,180+ views
    Bivins, TX, September 4, 2001 Racial Attack Hoax &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; An East Texas woman who claims she was the victim of a racially motivated attack appears to have made the story up. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; The woman told Cass County Sheriff&#39;s investigators that two white men abducted her last week. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; She went on to say that the pair sexually assaulted her, and scrawled the letters&nbsp;K-K-K into her chest. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Now the woman says she carved the letters into her own chest and was actually with the man who she said picked her up after the made up attack. &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Investigators say they ...