Queens District Attorney Richard Brown said Richard Thomas was arraigned on first degree rape and sodomy charges for the July 1996 attack.
A Staten Island man has filed a federal lawsuit claiming seven police officers beat and sexually assaulted him during a drug bust in February.
Prosecutors on Tuesday dropped charges against three people accused of taking part in anti-gay attacks on two men and two teens, citing a lack of evidence.
The NYPD says the first seven gang members charged in a sadistic spree of violence against two teens and a man all because they were gay have shown no remorse.
Police are hunting down the last suspect in a heinous hate crime in the Bronx amid cries for the suspect to surrender to police.
New York City police say members of a Bronx street crew discovered one of their recruits was gay, so they brutally beat and tortured the teen and two other people.