Suffolk County Reaches Agreement To Improve Hate Crime InvestigationsThe Suffolk County Police Department has reached a tentative agreement to enhance investigations of hate crimes and bias incidents, in the wake of federal scrutiny following the 2008 hate crime killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant.
Court Tosses Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of L.I. Hate Crime VictimMarcelo Lucero's family had appealed last year's decision by federal Judge Leonard Wexler to throw out the lawsuit. The suit against the Suffolk County and its police department claims authorities failed to prevent the killing.
Teens In L.I. Hate Crime Stabbing Face SentencingFour Long Island teenagers who admitted being part of a gang that targeted Hispanics for violence face long prison terms for their roles in the killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant.