hate crime

Man found guilty of Oregon hate crime

PORTLAND, Ore. (KATU) – An Oregon jury found a man guilty of intentionally running over and killing a black teen in 2016. Russell Courtier is now awaiting sentencing. According to police, he got in a fight with 19-year-old Larnell Bruce Junior outside …

Hate act in Ashland

Ashland, Ore., — “That’s enough, it’s sick.” That’s the response Mary Beth Howell gave after looking at the Twitter account of a man accused of putting up hate posters around Ashland. “I think that kind of thing creates fear, and I think …

Klamath Falls man sentenced for racist crime

Medford, Ore.- A Klamath Falls man who admitted to threatening his neighbors because of their Vietnamese heritage was sentenced Friday in Federal Court. Jon Vangastel entered a guilty plea in May. Friday, a judge sentenced him to five years probation. Vangastel will …