David Jimenez was walking his dogs in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, when he heard a man shouting homophobic slurs at him, he said.
Authorities said suspect Steven Torres, 22, admitted to the stabbing because he said Ever Orozco blew him kisses and made sexual advances.
A suspect has been arrested and charged in an alleged anti-gay bias attack on a couple in Chelsea last month.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Police say the victim, 21-year-old Islan Nettles, died Thursday night, five days after she was attacked in Harlem.
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.
A hate crimes investigation has been launched in southern Brooklyn, after vandals desecrated several religious sites.
Four young men were charged Monday in an alleged anti-gay attack on Long Island that left one of the victims seriously injured.
The NYPD is asking the public for help in identifying and tracking down a man wanted in connection with an assault that took place in Midtown South on Sunday morning.
Enright pleaded guilty to attempted murder and assault as hate crimes for the Aug. 24, 2010 attack against Bangladeshi cab driver Ahmed Sharif.
Elliot Morales, 33, pleaded not guilty to murder as a hate crime in the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Mark Carson.
The NYPD has just released new surveillance images of three suspects wanted in connection with the beating of a gay couple near Madison Square Garden last month.