Police Release Sketch Of Man Connected To Assault Of Muslim MTA EmployeeThe assault took place Monday morning as the victim was heading to work on the 7 train and comes on the same day Mayor Bill de Blasio decried the alleged weekend harassment of a Muslim NYPD officer.
Muslim NYPD Officer Speaks Out After Alleged Bias IncidentOfficer Aml Elsokary said in a press conference Monday that crimes like this will not be tolerated.
De Blasio: 'Sick' That Muslim NYPD Police Officer Allegedly Harassed Over Her FaithWith Officer Aml Elsokary sitting by his side, the mayor called the incident "unacceptable" in this city and this nation.
Gillibrand Calls For Federal Funding To Protect Religious Institutions, Nonprofits From Hate, TerrorHate crimes are up, and U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) is trying to have $5 million more added to an end-of-the-year federal funding bill.
De Blasio: New York City Will Resist Any Federal Muslim RegistryMayor Bill de Blasio on Monday vowed to fight the federal government if it forces Muslims to register, or requests any information from New York City ID cards.
Schneiderman Asks Local Police Departments To Be On Watch For Hate CrimesNew York State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman on Thursday asked local law enforcement agencies statewide to be vigilant about identifying and reporting possible hate crimes.
New York State Sets Up New Hotline To Report Hate CrimesWith an increase in bias incidents recently, New York state has set up a hotline to report the cases.
Orthodox Jewish Man Beaten In Williamsburg In Latest Possible Hate CrimeA 65-year-old man was attacked around 11 p.m. across the street from his home near Wilson Street and Wythe Avenue.
CBS2 Exclusive: Brooklyn Resident Describes Paintball Attack, Incident Investigated As Possible Hate CrimeOn Saturday night, two Jewish teenagers reported being struck with paint at Morton Street and Juliana Place in Williamsburg, police said.
Brooklyn DA Announces Indictment In Alleged Anti-Gay ShootingThe charge is in connection with an attack last month on three gay men who were dressed in women's clothing and walking near Bushwick Avenue.
With Hate Crimes On The Rise, Brooklyn DA Launches New Unit The Brooklyn district attorney has created a hate crimes unit to deal with a rise in reported racially and religiously motivated attacks across the borough.
NYPD: Hate Crimes Against Muslims, Jews Up Due To Unrest OverseasSuspected hate crimes against Jewish and Muslim people are up following unrest overseas, according to the New York City police department.