White Supremacists Sentenced For Hate Crime - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

White Supremacists Sentenced For Hate Crime

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - Two members of a white supremacist group will do prison time for their roles in a New Year's Eve attack of two men of Egyptian descent in central New Jersey.
    
Michal Gunnar, of East Windsor, and Kyle Powell, of Mount Ephraim, were charged with violating the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act.
    
Gunar was sentenced Wednesday to nearly three years after pleading guilty to assault. He also faces deportation to his native Slovakia.
    
Powell was sentenced to 15 months on a conspiracy charge.
    
U.S. Attorney Paul Fishman says the men had attended a white supremacist get-together and then drove to an apartment complex in Sayreville in 2011 looking for non-whites to attack.
    
Gunar admitted he brandished a knife and shouted anti-Arab slurs.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • National NewsMore>>

  • Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, November 20th

    Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, November 20th

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 5:36 PM EST2018-11-20 22:36:08 GMT

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, November 20th.

    >>

    Here are the extended versions of the KHQ Local News 11 at 11 Mad Minute stories from Tuesday, November 20th.

    >>
  • Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

    Judge bars US from enforcing Trump asylum ban

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 2:08 AM EST2018-11-20 07:08:59 GMT

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge has temporarily barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally.  U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar issued a temporary restraining order Monday after hearing arguments in San Francisco.  

    >>

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - A federal judge has temporarily barred the Trump administration from refusing asylum to immigrants who cross the southern border illegally.  U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar issued a temporary restraining order Monday after hearing arguments in San Francisco.  

    >>
  • Trump criticizes war hero for not capturing bin Laden sooner

    Trump criticizes war hero for not capturing bin Laden sooner

    Tuesday, November 20 2018 12:35 AM EST2018-11-20 05:35:36 GMT
    Gage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 2.0 / U.S. NavyGage Skidmore / CC BY-SA 2.0 / U.S. Navy

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner. Former CIA director Leon Panetta said Trump owed an apology to retired Adm. William McRaven, who had said Trump's assertion that the news media was the "enemy of the people" was "the greatest threat to democracy" in his lifetime. 

    >>

    WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner. Former CIA director Leon Panetta said Trump owed an apology to retired Adm. William McRaven, who had said Trump's assertion that the news media was the "enemy of the people" was "the greatest threat to democracy" in his lifetime. 

    >>