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Crown Heights »

Teens Yelled 'Heil Hitler' and Ran Over Jewish Man's Foot, Police Say

The altercation took place last week on Eastern Parkway in Crown Heights, investigators said.

Civic Center »

Attacker Said Gay Couple Was 'Ruining This Neighborhood,' DA Says

The man who attacked a gay couple in SoHo allegedly ranted that it "used to be a nice neighborhood."

SoHo »

Man Arrested for Anti-Gay Attack on West Point Couple, NYPD Says

Thomas Clabough attacked Daniel Lennox-Choate and Larry Lennox-Choate III in a SoHo bodega, police said.

Lower East Side »

Police Arrest Man Who Punched Woman in Face in Apparent Anti-Muslim Attack

Police said Zin McDade, 29, punched the 19-year-old victim on July 11 on East Broadway near Pike Street.

SoHo »

First Gay Couple To Be Married at West Point Attacked in SoHo, Sources Say

A man in a bodega shouted anti-gay slurs and attacked the veterans, sources said.

Lower East Side »

Police Release Sketch of Man in Suspected Hate Attack

Police released a sketch of the man they believe punched a woman in the face and broke her jaw.

Crown Heights »

Gay Man Punched in the Face in Third Brooklyn Hate Crime in Same Week: DA

The July 6 attack is the third assault on an LGBTQ person in Crown Heights this month.

Lower East Side »

Man Punches Woman in Face in Apparent Anti-Muslim Attack, Police Say

The man allegedly made anti-Muslim comments and then spit at and punched the woman in the face. 

Westerleigh »

Paintball Gun Attacks Being Investigated as Possible Hate Crime, Police Say

Several people on Staten Island reported being shot by a paintball gun by males in an SUV.

Crown Heights »

Transgender Woman Threatened With Death in Crown Heights Hate Crime: NYPD

The verbal attack came less than a week after a 36-year-old man was beaten in an anti-gay assault.

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Leaders Condemn Crown Heights Hate Crime

A 36-year-old man was hit with a rock and called anti-gay slurs in the June 30 attack.

Williamsburg »

Jewish Man Hit With Paintball in Fifth Possible Hate Crime This Year: NYPD

A paintball was also shot at a South Williamsburg grocery store, police said.

Crown Heights »

Woman Hit Man With Rock and Yelled Anti-Gay Slurs in Hate Crime: DA

Safire Ellington, 18, hit a 36-year-old Crown Heights man in the face and spit on him, police said.

Jackson Heights »

Vigil to Honor Gay Man Killed in Jackson Heights Hate Attack 25 Years Ago

Julio Rivera was killed by a group of skinheads who set out to find a gay man. 

Elmhurst »

City Releases Guide to LGBTQ Services, Including New Queens Sites

The comptroller's office published an updated listing of all of the services available citywide.