The Justice Department has charged the suspect with 26 counts of hate crimes and weapons violations. Some charges could carry the death penalty.
The man is also the first to face charges under a new state law against terrorism motivated by hate, prosecutors said.
A 25-count indictment includes both first-degree murder charges and second-degree murder charges as hate crimes, as well as a single count of domestic terrorism.
After a man from Conklin, N.Y., was charged with a mass killing at a Buffalo grocery store, the community where he grew up has been forced to wrestle with hard questions.
Dozens of recordings of a 2019 massacre in Christchurch, New Zealand, remain online, in a sobering reminder of the internet’s permanence.
The closely watched case against the man accused of carrying out a racist attack at a Tops supermarket over the weekend will proceed to a grand jury.
Gov. Kathy Hochul issued orders to strengthen the state’s “red-flag” law and create new units to target violent extremism online, following the Buffalo shooting that left 10 dead.
The man accused of killing 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket permitted a small group to join his private chatroom about 30 minutes before the massacre.
The word belongs in a discussion about the Buffalo tragedy. Something else should describe racial disparities.
The Buffalo killings are an extreme expression of a worldview that has become increasingly central to the identity of the Republican Party.
New details about the accused gunman’s path and past began to emerge, as Gov. Hochul vowed to act on hate speech.
Payton Gendron was sent for a psychiatric evaluation when he was still in high school but soon fell off investigators’ radar.