hate crime

Local/Regional News
3:40 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

Civil Rights Official Urges Students to Speak Out Against Bullying

Thomas Perez talks to high school freshmen about bullying.

LEXINGTON, Ky. - It’s been 49 years since Dr. Martin Luther King gave his famous “I Have a Dream Speech,” yet a top civil rights official says he’s amazed at some of the discrimination and harassment that continues across the country. 

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Local/Regional News
11:37 am
Mon June 18, 2012

Trial Delayed for Pair Charged With Hate Crime

David Jason Jenkins (left) and Anthony Ray Jenkins

LONDON, Ky.  - The trial of two eastern Kentucky men charged with a hate crime and attacking a gay man has been indefinitely postponed.

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Local/Regional News
4:44 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

First Ever Federal Hate Crime Charges Based on Sexual Orientation Filed Against Ky. Men

David Jason Jenkins (left) and Anthony Ray Jenkins

LEXINGTON, Ky. - Two eastern Kentucky men have been charged with a federal hate crime in an attack against a gay man last year, marking the first time the law has been applied in a case involving a victim's sexual orientation.

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