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Fordham University

Students Surprised By Racial Slurs Found On Fordham University Property

Fordham University is trying to get to the bottom of a series of alleged hate crimes. The most recent incident involved a racial slur discovered by a janitor in a bathroom in Goupil Hall on the Bronx campus.


New York City Taxi (file / credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

CT Banker Faces Assault Charge As Hate Crime After Cab Ride Home From Manhattan

When William Bryan Jennings, an executive with Morgan Stanley, hopped into a cab in Manhattan, he instructed the driver to take him to his home in Darien. But when they arrived, the cabbie set a very high price for the trip.


Stanley Joseph (L), Qwesi Williams (R) (credit: CBS 2)

Brooklyn Yeshiva Student Alleged Victim Of Hate Crime In Rockland

Four people are facing hate crime charges after allegedly targeting a man for a violent robbery in Rockland County because he was Jewish.


(credit: NYC Park Advocates)

Worker Arrested After Noose Found At Bronx Parks Department Garage

Fariz Ahmemulic, 28, was arrested Wednesday and has been charged with aggravated harassment as a hate crime.


Stephen Pratt (credit: Suffolk County Police Department)

Arrest Made In Huntington Mosque Vandalism Incidents

Police on Long Island have arrested a man on a hate crime charge after they say he threw a glass bottle onto the driveway of a mosque.


Menorah destroyed

Giant Menorah Destroyed On Long Island; Cops Asking For Public’s Help In Investigation

Burton Radish said he couldn’t believe what found on his front lawn on Tuesday morning. He was referring to what was left of a menorah that stood approximately 5 feet tall and 5 feet wide.


(credit: NYC Park Advocates)

Doll Found Hanging With Noose At NYC Parks Department Garage

An employee found an African-American baby doll hanging with a chain noose around its neck at the department’s Bronx headquarters on Tuesday.


Swastika painted on a library in Queens on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011 (Photo credit: Alex Florez)

Arrest Made In Queens Library, Synagogue, Church Swastikas Incident

Franco Rodriguez, 40, has been charged with graffiti as a hate crime for allegedly spray painting swastikas on a library, synagogue and church in Jackson Heights.


Dreyfus Intermediate School in Stapleton (Photo credit: Staten Island Advance/Jan Somma-Hammel)

Another Child Accused Of Attacking Muslim Girl At Staten Island School

A 13-year-old girl has been arrested on charges she helped bully and attack a Muslim girl at their Staten Island middle school.


Dreyfus Intermediate School in Stapleton (Photo credit: Staten Island Advance/Jan Somma-Hammel)

Staten Island Sixth Grader Charged With Hate Crime In Recess Incident

A 12-year-old Staten Island boy accused of trying to rip the head scarf off a Muslim classmate during recess has been arrested on hate crimes charges, according to police.


Surveillance footage from the West Village (credit: CBS 2)

Police Release Surveillance Video Of Alleged West Village Hate Crime

Police said two men shouted anti-gay slurs when beating Damian Furtch, 26, when he left a McDonald’s at West 3rd Street and Sixth Avenue Sunday morning.


Damian Furtch (Credit: Facebook)

Police Investigate Greenwich Village Beating As Possible Hate Crime

Police said two men shouted gay slurs while beating Damian Furtch, 26, outside a McDonald’s on West Third Street and Sixth Avenue last weekend.


Barie Shortell Before and After The Attack (Photo: The Brooklyn Paper)

Hoodie-Wearing Gang Of Teens Sought In Savage Anti-Gay Attack

Police are looking for the group of teenagers who brutally attacked a man walking on Wyeth Avenue in Brooklyn on Feb. 22.



Groups Want Expanded Investigation Into Hate Crime Response In Suffolk County

Immigration leaders have asked the Justice Department to investigate discriminatory policing in Suffolk County, and charges the County Executive has hampered bias crime investigations.


Man Cleared In Alleged NY Hate Attack On Imam

Prosecutors dropped their case against Eddie Crespo this week after a grand jury declined to indict him on any charges in the December 8 incident.