FBI data: Hate crimes overall climb 4.6 percent

The number of hate crimes reported to U.S. law enforcement in 2016 rose by 4.6 percent over the prior year, driven in part by upticks race-motivated incidents against whites and Hispanics, and religion-motivated incidents targeting Muslims and Jews, according to FBI data released Monday. About 57 percent of the 6,121 incidents reported to law enforcement were…