hate crimes

Maryland AG Anthony Brown
Maryland Attorney General Anthony Brown gives closing remarks to Western Maryland law enforcement officials at the Hate Bias Incident Reporting Forum at Frostburg State University on May 10, 2023. (Maryland AG / Flickr)

Maryland’s new hate-crime website hoped to boost reporting

Maryland Attorney General Anthony Brown announced a new online reporting system hoped to improve the statistics on hate crimes and "hate biases."
mayors and other folk
Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Mayor Sharon Weston Broome, U.S. Assistant Attorney General Vanita Gupta, and San Antonio Mayor Ron Nirenberg speak during a session on hate crimes and online extremism at the U.S. Conference of Mayors meeting in Washington, D.C. (Scoop News Group)

Mayors explore ways to combat online hate and extremism

Amid reports of hate crimes in some cities, several mayors said they're exploring ways to confront online extremism.