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Federal Hate Crime Charge in Missouri Islamic Center Fire

O’FALLON, Mo. — A man accused of setting a fire that destroyed an Islamic center in southeast Missouri has been charged with a federal hate crime, the U.S. Attorney’s office in St. Louis said Tuesday. A federal grand jury indicted …

Chicago Will Sue Actor Jussie Smollett after He Refuses to Pay for Police Overtime

LOS ANGELES — Chicago will sue actor Jussie Smollett for the costs of police overtime spent investigating his claims that he was the victim of a hate crime, which prosecutors say were false, a city official said on Thursday. The …