fbi http://wmot.org en Reaction to Murfreesboro Mosque Federal Indictments http://wmot.org/post/reaction-murfreesboro-mosque-federal-indictments <p>MURFREESBORO, Tenn (AP/WMOT) &mdash; Opponents and supporters&nbsp;of the&nbsp;Islamic Center of Murfreesboro were on hand&nbsp;Thursday for the&nbsp;announcement&nbsp;that a Texas man has been charged with threatening to bomb the&nbsp;Center last fall.</p><p>Federal officials announced that two indictments have been filed in Nashville against 24-year-old Javier Alan Correa of Corpus Christi, Texas.</p> Fri, 22 Jun 2012 15:59:21 +0000 AP/WMOT 12412 at http://wmot.org Mosque "Enforcement Action" to be Announced Thursday http://wmot.org/post/mosque-enforcement-action-be-announced-thursday <p style="line-height: 200%;"><span style="line-height: 200%; font-family: &quot;Arial&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;; font-size: 14pt;">MURFREESBORO, <span style="color: red;">Tenn</span>. (AP) &mdash; Federal prosecutors are taking criminal action related to a mosque under construction in Tennessee that&#39;s been hit by arsonists and vandals and opposed in court.<o:p></o:p></span></p> Thu, 21 Jun 2012 16:48:29 +0000 Associated Press 12367 at http://wmot.org Tenn. Hate Crime Stats Beat National Average http://wmot.org/post/tenn-hate-crime-stats-beat-national-average <p>The FBI says the level of hate crime reported by police around the country remained about the same in 2010 compared with the previous year.</p><p>The bureau says just over 6,600 hate crime incidents were reported to the FBI, up by just 24 incidents over 2009.</p><p>Tennessee apparently doing much better than the national average.</p><p>Kristin Helm, a spokesperson for the The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, says hate crimes in Tennessee decreased by about 20 percent from 2009 levels.</p> Tue, 15 Nov 2011 18:19:17 +0000 AP/WMOT 3963 at http://wmot.org