Hate Crime

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

Rabbi Haim was visiting New York from Israel for cancer treatment when he was attacked in a suspected hate crime in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

Boy, 15, Faces Hate Crime Charges In Attack On Rabbi In Brooklyn

Rabbi Haim said he was attacked at the Marcy Avenue J Train elevated station in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn, around 4 p.m. Monday.

11/19/2014

Rabbi Haim was visiting New York from Israel for cancer treatment when he was attacked in a suspected hate crime in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. (Credit: Ilana Gold/CBS2)

NYPD: Attack On Rabbi In Brooklyn Investigated As A Hate Crime

The incident took place at the Marcy Avenue J Train subway station Monday at 4 p.m.

11/18/2014

Authorities are investigating the beating of a Jewish man in sunset Park as a possible hate crime. (Credit: CBS2)

CBS2 Exclusive: Man Beaten With Sticks In Alleged Hate Crime Following Brooklyn Fender Bender

They were allegedly swinging sticks and slinging racial slurs. Three people have been charged with beating a Brooklyn man and police are investigating it as a hate crime.

11/14/2014

Crown Heights Hate Crime Charges

Suspects Charged With Hate Crime In Attack On African-American Man In Brooklyn

Police have arrested and charged two men who were reportedly from Israel with a hate crime, after they allegedly attacked a 56-year-old African-American man in Crown Heights, Brooklyn.

09/02/2014

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1 Man Arrested, Charged In Alleged Hate Crime Against Central Park Jogger

The investigating into an alleged assault on a 36-year-old jogger in Central Park on August 18 continues.

08/30/2014

FILE - A police car patrols in Brooklyn. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Police Investigate UES Attack On Jewish Couple As Possible Hate Crime

The NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is investigating an alleged attack on a Jewish couple on the Upper East Side.

08/26/2014

Ayman Shiha

Food Cart Operator Says Vicious Stabbing Amounted To Hate Crime

A food cart operator was viciously stabbed while working across from Bellevue Hospital Center earlier this week, and has demanded that his case gets classified as a hate crime.

06/27/2014

Purported members of the "Latin King Goonies" gang  (file/credit: CBS 2)

6th Bronx Street Gang Member Pleads Guilty In Brutal 2010 Anti-Gay Assaults

Idelfonso Mendez pleaded guilty Thursday to gang assault, though not to any hate crime charges, in the October 3, 2010 beating that authorities described as a violent act mixed with gang ideology, sexual assault, torture and bias against gays.

02/21/2014

Police are looking for suspects who they say are wanted in a possible bias attack in Brooklyn. (credit: NYPD)

Police Investigating Possible Hate Crime In Brooklyn

It happened around 9:40 p.m. on Nov. 10 on Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights.

11/16/2013

The NYPD is hunting for the groups responsible for a series of assaults and vandalism targeting Jews in Brooklyn. (Photo: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Rabbi: Gang Of Teens Playing Disturbing Game Of ‘Knock Out The Jew’

The NYPD is looking into a series of attacks on Jews in Brooklyn. At least one attack was caught on surveillance tape. Some of the assaults may be part of a disturbing game.

11/12/2013

Hate crime victim Marcelo Lucero. (Handout)

Ecuadorean Immigrant Slain In Hate Crime On Long Island Mourned 5 Years Later

A vigil was planned in Patchogue, Long Island Saturday, on the five-year anniversary of the hate-driven murder of an Ecuadorean immigrant.

11/09/2013

Staten Island Convent Fire

Nun Recovering After Staten Island Convent Fire Being Probed As Hate Crime

A somber mass was held Sunday at a Staten Island church where a suspicious fire was being treated as a hate crime this weekend.

10/13/2013

David Jimenez

Brooklyn Man Says He Was Victim Of Hate Crime

David Jimenez was walking his dogs in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, when he heard a man shouting homophobic slurs at him, he said.

09/30/2013

City Councilman Daniel Dromm speaks out to condemn alleged anti-gay murder of man in Elmhurst, Queens, Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Officials Condemn ‘Horrific’ Alleged Anti-Gay Murder In Elmhurst

Authorities said suspect Steven Torres, 22, admitted to the stabbing because he said Ever Orozco blew him kisses and made sexual advances.

09/18/2013

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