A white supremacist was given two life sentences for a 1999 shooting spree in Los Angeles in which he killed a Filipino American postal worker and wounded five people. Before shooting the postman, Buford Furrow Jr. opened fire in the North Valley Jewish Community Center, where three boys, a teen-age girl and a woman were injured. “Your actions were a reminder that bigotry is alive,” the judge said during sentencing. Full Story
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