hate crime

8:04 am
Fri November 1, 2013

Omaha police probe assault as anti-gay hate crime

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Omaha police have begun investigating an assault in the Old Market area as a hate crime.

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7:40 pm
Tue November 20, 2012

Trial set for Lincoln woman accused of hate crime hoax

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The trial for a former University of Nebraska women's basketball player charged with faking a hate-crime attack has been set for Jan. 7.

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1:00 am
Wed August 22, 2012

Police say Lincoln hate crime was a hoax

Lincoln Police say a reported hate crime against a 33-year-old woman never happened. The Lancaster County Attorney's office issued an arrest warrant Tuesday afternoon for Charlie Rogers. She was arrested for filing a false police report.  Rogers reported to Lincoln police on July 22nd that she was assaulted by three men wearing ski masks. Police said at that time that derogatory language regarding a person's sexual orientation was also spray painted on the walls of her home. The FBI was involved with the investigation.

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1:14 pm
Wed July 25, 2012

Reported hate crime leads to Omaha Vigil Against Violence

Omaha’s Memorial Park is the site of a vigil Thursday night in support of a Lincoln woman who was the victim of a hate crime.

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12:24 pm
Mon July 23, 2012

Lincoln Police investigating a hate crime

Lincoln Police are investigating a hate crime that happened early Sunday morning.

Lincoln Police spokeswoman Officer Katie Flood says few details are available as the investigation is in its early stages. She says police are investigating a report of an assault and arson at a home on Lincoln’s south side.

Flood says derogatory language regarding a person's sexual orientation was spray painted inside the home. The victim, a 33-year-old woman, was injured and treated at a Lincoln hospital. She described her alleged attackers as three men wearing masks.