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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

Alfonso Lanier, suspected of an anti-gay attack in Chelsea, appears in court on Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: Jefferson Siegel/N.Y. Daily News)

Man Charged In Violent Attack On Gay Couple In Chelsea

A suspect has been arrested and charged in an alleged anti-gay bias attack on a couple in Chelsea last month.

09/17/2013

Jeffrey Babbitt (Photo: Handout)

Man Attacked In Possible Bias Incident In Union Square Dies

Jeffrey Babbitt slipped into a coma and had been declared brain-dead at Bellevue Hospital after he was randomly attacked in Union Square last week, police said.

09/09/2013

Union Square hate crime Big DL

Hate Crime Charges Could Be Coming In Union Square Rampage

A suspect could face hate crime charges in a random act of violence that reportedly left a man brain dead in Union Square Park this week.

09/07/2013

Union Square Subway

NYPD: Man Brain-Dead Following Random Rampage In Union Square

It came out of nowhere. A man allegedly went on a rampage in Union Square on Wednesday afternoon and left a complete stranger brain dead in the process.

09/06/2013

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