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Police are investigating a possible hate crime after someone smashed a menorah in Plainview. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Police Investigate Apparent Holiday Hate Crime On Long Island

Police said the Plainview widower was on his way to synagogue when he spotted the vandalized homemade treasure toppled and trashed on his front lawn.

12/22/2014

Mitch Pope says he was attacked by a hammer wielding suspect in his Crown Heights building. (Credit: CBS 2)

Crown Heights Hammer Attack Being Investigated As Possible Hate Crime

The victim said that the beating happened during the day in his apartment building. On Tuesday night, the attack was being investigated as a possible hate crime.

10/14/2014

A Long Island woman holds a note that she claims came with her meal. (credit: News 12 Long Island/ http://longisland.news12.com)

L.I. Woman Claims Restaurant Delivered Bias Note Along With Lunch Order

Ana Sol Bautista, of Hempstead, said the note read, “This is America, speak englese idiota.”

11/01/2013

Hate Crime Victim Mark Carson (Facebook)

Suspect In Greenwich Village Anti-Gay Murder Indicted

Elliot Morales, 33, pleaded not guilty to murder as a hate crime in the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Mark Carson.

06/18/2013

Swastika, 666 graffiti spray painted on New Hope Memorial Baptist Church van. (credit: New Hope Memorial Baptist Church)

Vandalized NJ Church Spray Painted With Swastikas

Authorities in Elizabeth, N.J. are investigating a possible hate crime after vandals hit the New Hope Memorial Baptist Church daycare building and two church vans with graffiti.

05/09/2013

Fordham University

Students Surprised By Racial Slurs Found On Fordham University Property

Fordham University is trying to get to the bottom of a series of alleged hate crimes. The most recent incident involved a racial slur discovered by a janitor in a bathroom in Goupil Hall on the Bronx campus.

03/05/2012

(credit: montclair.edu)

Montclair State University Investigating Anti-Gay Slurs And Threat On Campus

On Monday, a message was written in a women’s bathroom saying that on Feb. 7, homosexuals “will die.”

02/01/2012

Menorah destroyed

Giant Menorah Destroyed On Long Island; Cops Asking For Public’s Help In Investigation

Burton Radish said he couldn’t believe what found on his front lawn on Tuesday morning. He was referring to what was left of a menorah that stood approximately 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide.

12/28/2011

(credit: Assemblyman Dov Hikind)

Brooklyn Subway Sign Defaced To Read ‘Avenue Jew’

The latest act of vandalism comes in the wake of last week’s bias incidents on Ocean Parkway.

11/16/2011

AP

Groups Want Expanded Investigation Into Hate Crime Response In Suffolk County

Immigration leaders have asked the Justice Department to investigate discriminatory policing in Suffolk County, and charges the County Executive has hampered bias crime investigations.

03/14/2011