Hate Crime

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

Bay Ridge Church Vandalism

Multiple Brooklyn Religious Sites Vandalized With Red Spray Paint

A hate crimes investigation has been launched in southern Brooklyn, after vandals desecrated several religious sites.

07/30/2013

Suffolk County Anti-Gay Attack Suspects

4 Charged In Alleged Anti-Gay Attack In Suffolk County

Four young men were charged Monday in an alleged anti-gay attack on Long Island that left one of the victims seriously injured.

07/22/2013

Police are looking for this man in connection with an assault that occurred in Midtown South on Sunday morning. (Credit: Handout)

Cops Seek Suspect In Midtown South Assault

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.

07/07/2013

Michael Enright

Michael Enright, Who Slashed Cabbie In Anti-Muslim Tirade, Sentenced To Nearly 10 Years In Prison

Enright pleaded guilty to attempted murder and assault as hate crimes for the Aug. 24, 2010 attack against Bangladeshi cab driver Ahmed Sharif.

06/25/2013

Hate Crime Victim Mark Carson (Facebook)

Suspect In Greenwich Village Anti-Gay Murder Indicted

Elliot Morales, 33, pleaded not guilty to murder as a hate crime in the fatal shooting of 32-year-old Mark Carson.

06/18/2013

Madison Square Garden Anti-Gay Attack Suspects

New Surveillance Images Show Suspects In Anti-Gay Attack Near MSG

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.

06/03/2013

Kevin Kiadii. (Photo: CBS 2)

Apparent Anti-Gay Attack In Prospect Park Continues Troubling Trend In NYC

Kevin Kiadii is a 25-year-old freelance make-up artist. He said it’s a relief arrests were made, and that he wasn’t more seriously hurt.

05/31/2013

March Against Anti-Gay Violence

Report: Teen Charged With Hate Crimes In Attack On Gay Men Near West Side Nightclub

It happened just after 3 a.m. on Saturday; Lovendusky told 1010 WINS Reporter Sonia Rincon that he was walking down the street with a group of friends when a gang of teenagers approached them from behind and taunted them with a homophobic slur.

05/27/2013

Gornell Roman has been charged with assault as a hate crime. (credit: NYPD)

Man Arrested In Alleged Anti-Gay Attack In The East Village

Gornell Roman was charged Wednesday with assault and aggravated harassment, both as hate crimes, police said.

05/22/2013

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