One of two men charged this week, with bias crimes for allegedly targeting the elderly in a chimney repair scam, cited ‘family’ as his reason for the crime, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota.
Members of the Sikh community are calling for justice after a Queens man was hospitalized in an apparent bias attack.
On Monday, a message was written in a women’s bathroom saying that on Feb. 7, homosexuals “will die.”
Richard M. Green, 52, of New Brunswick was charged with five counts of criminal mischief after police said he smashed window after window among nearly half a dozen Jewish stores along Raritan Avenue on Wednesday morning.
Authorities are investigating whether two men in New Jersey were killed because of their sexual orientation.
Police patrols are out in full force on Staten Island Monday, following an arrest in another attack on a Mexican immigrant over the weekend.