A study of prosecutions handled by the Manhattan District Attorney’s office has concluded that black and Hispanic defendants are more likely to be held in jail before trial than white and Asian defendants.
Oscar Hijuelos, the novelist who became the first Latino to win a Pulitzer Prize for fiction, died this weekend at the age of 62.
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.
A string of violent attacks in Stamford has left some people afraid to go out at night, and police say these attacks have been carried out by children.
The NYPD is asking the public for help in tracking down a man who has been threatening people in the Bronx with a hypodermic needle and stealing their property.
Paul Ryan has changed the Electoral College math. With the pick, Romney has chosen a path that writes off almost all of the country and focuses the election on the industrial Midwest.
A New York judge has granted class action status to a 2008 lawsuit accusing the New York Police Department of discriminating against blacks and Hispanics with its stop-and-frisk policies aimed at reducing crime.
Perry will meet with Hispanic leaders in Inwood, including 100 business leaders from the Inwood and Washington Heights sections.
New York officials say there were 699 hate crimes statewide last year, up 2 percent from a year earlier.
Sanchez apologized Friday for his slams at CNN and at Comedy Central’s Jon Stewart, whom he had called a “bigot.”
Police were called to 2 Gold Street around midnight Wednesday where they found Pace University student Max Moreno, of Matawan, N.J., shot once in the head.
Nassau County Executive Ed Mangano calls the new data further proof of the Hispanic community’s economic vibrancy.
A Freeport police lieutenant has filed a lawsuit claiming that she was demoted earlier this year because she’s a white female.
An apparent anti-Semitic hate crime has a father in fear on Long Island, and he isn’t Jewish.