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West Village »

6th Precinct Commanding Officer Retiring After 25 Years

Deputy Inspector Elisa Cokkinos will retire next Wednesday.

Midtown »

Reports of Anti-Gay Crimes Rose 26 Percent in 2013, Advocates Say

Reported attacks were up for the fourth consecutive year, according to the Anti-Violence Project. 

Greenwich Village »

Accused Village Anti-Gay Killer May Be Not Guilty Due to Insanity: Lawyer

A psychiatrist will evaluate Elliot Morales, who is accused of gunning down Mark Carson.

Richmond Hill »

Cops Investigating Attack of Gay Activist in Queens Bar as Hate Crime

Mohamed "Zaman" Amin, 28, says he was smashed over the head with a trophy at a Richmond Hill bar.

Greenwich Village »

Accused Anti-Gay Killer Tells Cops His Victim Was 'Acting Tough'

Elliot Morales, the man accused of shooting Mark Carson, pleaded not guilty to charges Tuesday.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Anti-Gay Hate Crimes Rise in New York As Numbers Fall Nationally

A study, which does not include recent incidents, found gay hate crimes rose for a fourth-straight year.

Greenwich Village »

Real-Life Superheroes Patrol New York to Fight Anti-Gay Crime

Dark Guardian, Spyder and Spectre will walk Village streets in costume and host a self-defense workshop.

Greenwich Village »

Man Accused of Murdering Mark Carson Has Been Indicted, Prosecutors Say

Elliot Morales was charged with gunning down Mark Carson on the streets of Greenwich Village.

Greenwich Village »

Kelly Says More Cops to Patrol Village After Anti-Gay Killing

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly called the shooting of Mark Carson an "assassination."

SoHo »

Three Men Hurt in More Anti-Gay Attacks, Days After Village Murder

Two men were attacked while walking in SoHo, and another man was knocked unconscious in the LES.

East Village »

Attacker in Gay Bashing of Pal in East Village Turns Himself In, Cops Say

Gornell Roman, who pummeled his gay friend, was arrested after turning himself in.

Greenwich Village »

Mark Carson's Family Joins More than 1,000 to Protest Anti-Gay Violence

Marchers traveled through Greenwich Village to the spot where Carson was killed early Saturday morning.

Greenwich Village »

Schools Chancellor Pledges to Fight Back Against Anti-Gay Violence

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott proposed an initiative to combat rising hate crimes.

Greenwich Village »

Gay Man Shot in Hate Crime Faced Discrimination 'With Grace,' Friend Says

Mark Carson, 32, was shot to death over the weekend in what police are investigating as a hate crime.