On Thursday, a man from California pleaded not guilty to hate crimes involving serious threats to leaders in the Jewish community:
A Southern California man pleaded not guilty Thursday to hate crimes after prosecutors said he threatened prominent members of the Jewish community and had a “kill list” that included the names of people in the entertainment industry. . .
Police arrested [Nicholas] Rose at his home Tuesday after saying they found “kill lists” of prominent Jewish community members, steps titled “killing my first Jew,” as well as references to churches and a synagogue in the area.
He also had .22-caliber ammunition, prosecutors said.