Nick Porto

Alfonso Lanier, suspected of an anti-gay attack in Chelsea, appears in court on Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: Jefferson Siegel/N.Y. Daily News)

Suspect In Violent Attack On Gay Couple In Chelsea Appears In Court

Alfonso Lainer, 23, was arrested Tuesday and charged with aggravated harassment and assault as a hate crime, police said.


Madison Square Garden Anti-Gay Attack Suspects

New Surveillance Images Show Suspects In Anti-Gay Attack Near MSG

The NYPD has just released new surveillance images of three suspects wanted in connection with the beating of a gay couple near Madison Square Garden last month.


The NYPD is looking for a group of men in connection with a possible 'bias attack' in Midtown. (Credit NYPD)

NYPD Seeks ‘Persons Of Interest’ In Connection With Midtown Bias Beating

The NYPD is asking the public for help in identifying several persons of interest wanted in connection with a possible bias assault in Midtown.


Nick Porto speaks exclusively to CBS 2's John Slattery (CBS 2)

Victim Of Possible Bias Attack In Midtown Speaks Out

Investigators are looking for four men who allegedly yelled anti-gay remarks at two men who were walking near Madison Square Garden.


Nick Porto, Kevin Atkins

Attack On Gay Couple Near Madison Square Garden Investigated As Hate Crime

Police have launched a hate crime investigation, following a broad daylight attack on a gay couple this past weekend on busy Eighth Avenue just steps from Madison Square Garden.