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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.


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

Stonewall Inn (AP Photo/Kevin Larkin, File)

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.


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.


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


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

Jeffrey Conroy, 19, seen to the left, was convicted of manslaughter as a hate crim on Monday, April 19, 2010. His victim, Marcelo Lucero, to the right, was an Ecuadorean Immigrant living in Patchogue. (credit: 1010 WINS)

Final L.I. Hate Crime Suspect Pleads Guilty

The last of seven New York teenagers implicated in the hate crime killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant pleaded guilty on Wednesday.