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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.

Prospect Heights »

NYPD Adds Protection to Black Churches After Deadly Charleston Shooting

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams called the shooting a "terrorist act."

NoHo »

Homeless Man Arrested for Pushing Transgender Woman Onto Subway Tracks

Police arrested Rolan Reid, 32, on Friday, the NYPD said.

Midtown »

Knicks Fan Gets Probation for Beating Gay Couple After Game

Martinez and others beat a gay couple near Madison Square Garden in 2013.

Crown Heights »

Jewish Man Punched in Possible Crown Heights Hate Crime, Police Say

The suspect asked a Jewish man, “What are you doing on my block?” before hitting him, police said.

Crown Heights »

Crown Heights Police Investigating Swastika and 'Gentrification' Graffiti

Two separate acts of vandalism occurred within days of each other in the neighborhood this week.