Bias Attack

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn marches in the Queens Pride Parade, June 2, 2013. (credit: Christine Quinn Twitter)

Quinn Announces Free Self Defense Classes Following Spike In Anti-Gay Attacks

Gay pride was on full display at the 21st annual Queens Pride Parade.

06/02/2013

Saint Peter's Prep School. (credit: CBS 2)

Police: Racist Text Messages Sent To N.J. Student Running For Council President

Michah Onditi, 16, received a slew of racist text messages warning him to drop out of the race for student council president at St. Peter’s Preparatory School because he is black, police said.

05/31/2013

Kevin Kiadii. (Photo: CBS 2)

Apparent Anti-Gay Attack In Prospect Park Continues Troubling Trend In NYC

Kevin Kiadii is a 25-year-old freelance make-up artist. He said it’s a relief arrests were made, and that he wasn’t more seriously hurt.

05/31/2013

March Against Anti-Gay Violence

An Angry Community Rallies In Response To String Of Anti-Gay Attacks

A community is rallying against hate, and police are increasing patrols in some neighborhoods – in the wake of five anti-gay attacks in the past two weeks.

05/20/2013

Alleged "Latin King Goonies" gang members

NY Indictment: 2 Charged In Gay Attack Are Victims

Members of a street gang who attacked a gay man and a recruit because they believed the two had a sexual encounter also turned on two of their own during the rampage, according to new court documents.

12/02/2010

Alleged "Latin King Goonies" gang members

Bronx Bias Attack Suspects Head Back To Court

Investigators said two teens and a 30-year-old man were taken to a vacant house in Morris Heights earlier this month, tied up, sodomized and tortured.

10/11/2010

Alleged "Latin King Goonies" gang members

8 Gang Suspects Arraigned In NYC Anti-Gay Attack

Eight of the nine suspects in the brutal Bronx gang assault were arraigned on Sunday, making their first court appearance. They’re facing a variety of charges, including hate crimes.

CBS 2–10/10/2010

Lawyer: Stonewall Inn Attack Not A Hate Crime

Police said 21-year-old Matthew Francis of Staten Island told a patron, Benjamin Carver, in the bathroom that he doesn’t like gays, then beat the man bloody while 17-year-old Christopher Orlando of Staten Island blocked the door.

10/05/2010

Christian Vasquez (credit: CBS 2)

Prosecutors Drop Charges Against Bias Attack Suspect

Prosecutors said charges against a 17-year-old, accused of a bias attack on Staten Island, are being dropped because the incident was a fight over marijuana and not a hate crime.

09/14/2010

Activists March On Staten Island

Outbursts Follow Anti-Bias Protest On S.I.

A shouting match broke out on the steps of a Port Richmond Church amid a march against violence involving Hispanic immigrants.

CBS 2–08/10/2010

Christian Vasquez

Suspect Arrested in S.I. Bias Attack Charged As Adult

The teen initially arrested as a juvenile in a suspected Staten Island hate crime attack on Christian Vasquez, was charged Friday as an adult, prosecutors said.

1010 WINS–08/06/2010

Police Presence On Staten Island

NYC Leaders Outraged Over Attacks On S.I.

Community leaders are demanding much more be done to keep city streets safe following a recent string of bias attacks on Staten Island.

CBS 2–08/03/2010

Alejandro Galindo Sr. is recovering after being brutally beaten by a gang in Staten Island on July 7, 2010. (credit: CBS)

Rash Of S.I. Bias Attacks Put Residents On Edge

The hunt is on for five men who viciously beat and robbed a 31-year-old Mexican immigrant on Staten Island, the latest in a string of suspected bias attacks in the borough. Now, many residents are asking how it could happen again.

CBS 2–07/28/2010

sibiasinvestigation

NYPD Stepping Up Patrols After S.I. Hate Crime Spike

NEW YORK (AP) — Police on Tuesday were increasing patrols and opening up a temporary command post on a Staten Island street corner after 10 suspected hate crimes on Mexican men, and are encouraging anyone […]

CBS 2–07/27/2010

NYPD Probes Staten Island Attack as Possible Hate Crime

NEW YORK — Police are investigating the assault on a Mexican immigrant in Staten Island as a possible hate crime.

CBS New York–07/27/2010

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