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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

Hate crime victim Marcelo Lucero. (Handout)

Court Tosses Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed On Behalf Of L.I. Hate Crime Victim

Marcelo 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.

08/27/2013

Islan Nettles (image via CBS 2)

NYPD Investigating Beating Death Of Transgender Woman In Harlem

Police say the victim, 21-year-old Islan Nettles, died Thursday night, five days after she was attacked in Harlem.

08/23/2013

Michael Felenchak and Peter Notman (CBS 2)

Search Continues For Group That Attacked Gay Couple In Chelsea

The vicious attack took place around midnight Tuesday, shortly after Peter Notman and Michael Felenchak left the Chelsea Bowtie Cinemas on 23rd Street between Seventh and Eighth Avenues.

08/15/2013

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