Mayor De Blasio Calling For Severe Consequences For Those Who Commit Anti-Semitic And Bias CrimesFrustrated by an inability to stem a steady rise in hate crimes, Mayor Bill de Blasio is demanding punishment for even the smallest offense.
CBS2 Exclusive: Brooklyn Resident Describes Paintball Attack, Incident Investigated As Possible Hate CrimeOn Saturday night, two Jewish teenagers reported being struck with paint at Morton Street and Juliana Place in Williamsburg, police said.
Suspects Could Do 25-Years In Alleged Bias Plot Against Elderly VictimsOne of two men charged this week, with bias crimes for allegedly targeting the elderly in a chimney repair scam, cited 'family' as his reason for the crime, according to Suffolk County District Attorney Tom Spota.
Sikh Community Calls For NYPD To Investigate Queens Attack As Hate CrimeMembers of the Sikh community are calling for justice after a Queens man was hospitalized in an apparent bias attack.
Montclair State University Investigating Anti-Gay Slurs And Threat On CampusOn Monday, a message was written in a women's bathroom saying that on Feb. 7, homosexuals "will die."
Stores Catering To Jewish Community Vandalized In Highland Park, N.J.Richard M. Green, 52, of New Brunswick was charged with five counts of criminal mischief after police said he smashed window after window among nearly half a dozen Jewish stores along Raritan Avenue on Wednesday morning.
Sex Orientation Eyed As Motive In 2 N.J. KillingsAuthorities are investigating whether two men in New Jersey were killed because of their sexual orientation.
Latest S.I. Bias Attack Victim Speaks OutPolice patrols are out in full force on Staten Island Monday, following an arrest in another attack on a Mexican immigrant over the weekend.