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UPDATED: Fri., June 28, 2019, 8:37 p.m.

An avowed white supremacist sentenced to life in prison for hate crimes

James Alex Fields Jr., of Maumee, Ohio, will spend the rest of his life in prison for crashing his vehicle into a crowd of protesters, and killing a young woman …


UPDATED: Wed., June 5, 2019, 4:08 p.m.

YouTube updates hate speech guidelines to prohibit videos

YouTube is updating its hate speech policies to prohibit videos with white supremacist and neo-Nazi content.


White supremacist pleads guilty to killing black man with sword in New York

A white supremacist from Baltimore on Wednesday pleaded guilty to fatally stabbing a black man in New York with a sword – a crime that officials say was the first …


Hate watchdog group says man arrested in Lynnwood tavern melee linked to white-supremacist group

Among the nine people arrested after a melee early Saturday in which a black disc jockey at a Lynnwood bar was assaulted is a 34-year-old man the Southern Poverty Law …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 11, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

Oklahoma man seeks new trial in white supremacist plot

An Oklahoma man says new evidence of prosecutors withholding information should result in a new trial on his 1999 murder conviction and death penalty for killing an Arkansas family as …


A haven for white supremacists

The traffic sign that greets visitors on the south side of Ulysses, a tiny town in rural far north-central Pennsylvania, is suitably quaint – a silhouette of a horse-drawn cart …


UPDATED: Fri., April 27, 2018, 9:50 p.m.

Alt-right provocateur James Allsup makes WSU appearance, advocates for Identity Evropa

James Allsup, the controversial former president of the WSU College Republicans, again sparked protests on the Pullman campus this week when he appeared at a College Republican event as a …


2 colleges investigating white supremacist signs on campus

Officials at the University of Vermont and St. Michael’s College say they are investigating white supremacist signs and stickers that are being posted around the colleges’ campuses.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 1, 2017, 10:32 p.m.

Racist propaganda on CDs left on cars parked at Sandpoint High School

More than 50 compact discs filled with racist propaganda were placed on the windshields of dozens of cars in the Sandpoint High School parking lot on Thursday, the school’s Cedar …


Man convicted of Woodland triple homicide

A jury has convicted a 37-year-old man of three counts of aggravated murder in the 2016 shooting deaths of three people in a home in Washington state.


Trump sign at Oregon dry cleaners draws praise, criticism

La Grande Dry Cleaning has become an unlikely front in the battle over Donald Trump’s presidency.


Mayors taking swift action to avoid becoming the next Charlottesville

City officials across the country are nervously trying to figure out how to avoid becoming the next Charlottesville, Virginia, as alt-right leaders and white nationalist groups vow to stage more …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 9:59 a.m.

University of Florida says no to white nationalist event

The University of Florida on Wednesday denied a request by a group headed by white nationalist Richard Spencer to rent space on the campus for a September event and his …


University of Mississippi to recognize slave labor on pre-Civil War buildings

The University of Mississippi will post a sign acknowledging that slaves built some structures on the main campus founded before the Civil War.


Portland man stabbed on train remembered as courageous

The mother of a young man killed aboard a Portland light-rail train assured mourners at a memorial service in their hometown that he did not die in vain.


Portland stabbings suspect bragged about killings in patrol car

A man charged with fatally stabbing two men and injuring a third who tried to shield young women from an anti-Muslim tirade appeared to brag about the attacks as he …


New Orleans removes white supremacist monument

A monument to a deadly white-supremacist uprising in 1874 was removed under cover of darkness by workers in masks and bulletproof vests Monday as New Orleans joined the movement to …


FBI: White felon bought gun for Dylan Roof-style attack

Authorities say a 29-year-old white supremacist and convicted felon bought a gun from an undercover FBI agent in South Carolina that he said he wanted to use in “the spirit …


Pelosi calls Trump’s chief strategist a ‘white supremacist’

House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi called President Donald Trump’s chief strategist a white supremacist Thursday, saying he has no business serving on the National Security Council.


Rabbis plan response to white supremacist threats in Montana

Orthodox Jewish rabbis said Wednesday they will counter white supremacists’ harassment of the Jewish community in the Montana town of Whitefish by sending students to visit the Auschwitz concentration camp …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 20, 2017, 8:01 p.m.

Alt-right leader assaulted during TV interview

Richard Spencer, who emerged in 2016 as a leader of the pro-white “alt-right” movement, was assaulted three times during interviews after President Donald Trump’s inauguration ceremonies. Spencer, the president of …


Investigation of Kevin Harpham’s 2011 planned MLK March bombing in Spokane turned terrorism into an FBI case study

Hundreds of marchers gathered in downtown Spokane on the morning of Jan. 17, 2011, for speeches and a show of solidarity as part of the the Martin Luther King Jr. …


Montana ski town roiled by white supremacist ‘troll army’

The ski resort town of Whitefish, 6,600 people strong in a valley just west of Glacier National Park about 60 miles from the Canadian border, is an unlikely flashpoint between …


Attack on interracial couple in Olympia was unprovoked, police say

Police said a man who told police he was part of a white supremacist group stabbed an interracial couple outside a bar in Olympia in a case that has garnered …


Federal judges deny MLK parade bomber’s appeal

A trio of federal appeals court judges tossed an appeal Thursday from the white supremacist who pleaded guilty to planting a bomb on the route of the Martin Luther King …


Court upholds harassment conviction

BOISE – A unanimous Idaho Court of Appeals has upheld the conviction of Frank Tankovich for malicious harassment and conspiracy after a 2009 incident in which he and his two …


Man who vowed to kill Obama sentenced in Spokane

A man with ties to white supremacists who bragged about wanting to kill President Barack Obama received a 13-year sentence today for a weapons charge, the latest conviction in what …


Shooter may have had white supremacist ties

A man with white supremacist ties to North Idaho may have died in a spectacular house fire in which an occupant delivered a barrage of gun shots while the home …


School board veterans face challengers

As an 18-year veteran of the Coeur d’Alene school board, Vern Newby can rattle off a long list of what he’s accomplished in the school district. And while Newby’s opponent …


Hess leaves NIC news staff

Self-proclaimed European-American civil rights activist Stan Hess left his position on the North Idaho College student newspaper last week because the paper uses the phrase “illegal immigrants” to describe people …