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Nassau County Man Arrested For Impersonating Police Officer

In each incident, police said Steven Torres, 21, claimed to be an officer requesting backup for a shooting, an accident and a house fire.

11/20/2013

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.

09/18/2013

City Councilman Daniel Dromm speaks out to condemn alleged anti-gay murder of man in Elmhurst, Queens, Sept. 18, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Officials Condemn ‘Horrific’ Alleged Anti-Gay Murder In Elmhurst

Authorities said suspect Steven Torres, 22, admitted to the stabbing because he said Ever Orozco blew him kisses and made sexual advances.

09/18/2013

Scene of fatal stabbing in Elmhurst, Queens, Sept. 16, 2013. (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Man Charged With Murder As Hate Crime In Queens Stabbing

Steven Torres, of the Bronx, has been charged with second-degree murder as a hate crime and criminal possession of a weapon in connection with the death of 69-year-old Ever Orozco.

09/17/2013