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.
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.
The investigating into an alleged assault on a 36-year-old jogger in Central Park on August 18 continues.
The NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is investigating an alleged attack on a Jewish couple on the Upper East Side.
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.
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.
It happened around 9:40 p.m. on Nov. 10 on Kingston Avenue in Crown Heights.
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.
A vigil was planned in Patchogue, Long Island Saturday, on the five-year anniversary of the hate-driven murder of an Ecuadorean immigrant.
A somber mass was held Sunday at a Staten Island church where a suspicious fire was being treated as a hate crime this weekend.
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.