Cross burning investigated as bias crime, provides stiffer penalties for those convicted under state law
NORTHERN TOWNSHIP - The investigation into the burning cross in a yard here early Friday morning is being investigated as a bias crime.
An 8-foot-tall burning cross was reported in a Northern Township yard at about 12:40 a.m. Friday. A woman reported she saw the light of the flames from her bedroom window and ran outside, dousing the 3-foot flames with water.
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