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Hate Crime

Braulio Valenzuela-Villanueva (Source: Miami-Dade Police)

Police Say Sex Offender, 73, Burned Home Because Occupants Were Lesbians

A 73-year-old Miami man, who is also a registered sex offender, faces charges of attempted second-degree murder, arson, and committing a hate crime after he allegedly tried to burn down a home with two women and eight children inside because the women are lesbians.

CBS Miami–04/02/2014

Miami Beach police have launched an investigation after hate filled graffiti was found at four locations around the city. (Source: CBS4)

Miami Beach Police Treating Graffiti As Hate Crime

Miami Beach police have launched an investigation after hate filled graffiti was found at four locations around the city.

12/03/2013

Luis Gonzalez  (Source: Hialeah Police)

Sentencing Day For Hialeah Man Convicted Of Hate Crime

A Hialeah man who was convicted of two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon made a tearful plea before a judge.

CBS Miami–09/04/2013

(Source: CBS4) George Zimmerman

Zimmerman Could Be Charged With Hate Crime In Trayvon Martin Shooting

The self appointed Neighborhood Watch captain of a Sanford community who shot and killed 17-year old Trayvon Martin could be charged with a hate crime.

CBS4–03/25/2012

Luis Gonzalez  (Source: Hialeah Police)

Police Unravel Hialeah Man’s Tale, Charge Him With Hate Crime

A Hialeah man, found bleeding from a gunshot wound to head after he crashed his pick up truck into a funeral home, will be headed to jail as soon as he’s released from Jackson Memorial Hospital.

CBS4–01/11/2012

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Neo-Nazi Paraphernalia Litter Palmetto Bay Neighborhood

In Palmetto Bay’s Mangowood neighborhood, some folks got up Wednesday to find flyers in their driveways featuring a swastika, men in Nazi uniforms, and websites promoting a neo-Nazi group.

CBS4–11/18/2011

The Broward Sheriff's Office released a surveillance video which reportedly shows one of three men involved in a hate crime walking out of a Tamarac drug store.  (Source: Broward Sheriff's Office)

BSO Releases Picture Of Man Wanted In Hate Crime

Three men are being sought by the Broward Sheriff’s Office for an attack on a gay man which could constitute a hate crime.

02/15/2011