Suspect Charged With Hate Crime For Allegedly Throwing Fatal Union Square PunchA suspect who police say punched a 62-year-old Brooklyn man in Union Square Park has been indicted on a charge of manslaughter as a hate crime.
Upgraded Charges In Possible Bias Attack In Union Square Being ConsideredOn Tuesday in court, prosecutors said a grand jury will consider manslaughter and perhaps hate crime charges against the man accused of brutally attacking a man in Union Square last week.
Man Attacked In Possible Bias Incident In Union Square DiesJeffrey 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.
Hate Crime Charges Could Be Coming In Union Square RampageA 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.
NYPD: Man Brain-Dead Following Random Rampage In Union SquareIt 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.

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