Albert Melendez

Man Cleared In Alleged NY Hate Attack On ImamProsecutors dropped their case against Eddie Crespo this week after a grand jury declined to indict him on any charges in the December 8 incident.
City Launches Weekend-Long Campaign Against HateReligious leaders and New York City politicians are joining together to combat hate crimes. City Council Speaker Christine Quinn said the attack this week on a Queens imam is especially disturbing.
2 Charged in Hate Crime Against ImamTwo men attacked a Muslim religious leader in a hate-fueled assault in a subway station, with one hurling slurs along with a fist, prosecutors and Muslim advocates said Thursday.