Federal Hate Crime Case

Local/Regional News
4:23 pm
Wed June 19, 2013

Eastern Ky. Relatives Originally Charged Under Federal Hate Crimes Law Sentenced To Prison

LONDON, Ky. - Two Eastern Kentucky men convicted in 2012 of kidnapping and assaulting a gay Letcher county man were both sentenced Wednesday to time in federal prison.

Read more
Local/Regional News
10:55 am
Thu July 26, 2012

Kentucky Man Challenges U-S Hate Crime Law In Gay Attack

Anthony Ray Jenkins is challenging the validity of the federal hate crime law covering sexual orientation.

LOUISVILLE, Ky.  --  An eastern Kentucky man charged with a federal hate crime in an attack on a gay man is challenging the law, which is being used in this case for the first time to prosecute someone for an attack motivated by sexual orientation.

Read more