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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.

Chelsea »

Man Arrested For Dallas BBQ Chair Attack on Couple, NYPD Says

Bayna-Lekhiem El-Amin, 41, turned himself in for the crime, police said.

Chelsea »

Chelsea Outraged at Chair Attack Against Gay Couple at Dallas BBQ

The neighborhood is not as safe for gay people as locals would like, they said.

Williamsburg »

Hasidic Jewish Man Beaten at Marcy Station in Possible Hate Crime: Police

The victim, 53, was attacked with an umbrella and kicked in the lower back, police said.   

Crown Heights »

Locals Fear Return to 'Dark Days' of Riots After Attacks on Jews

On the eve of the 23rd anniversary of the 1991 Crown Heights riots, leaders condemned recent assaults.

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. 

Crown Heights »

Brooklyn Church Fires Being Investigated as Hate Crime, Police Say

An arsonist started three small fires in Crown Heights and Brownsville churches, police said.

Long Island City »

Hate Crimes Task Force Investigating Attack on 7 Train, Police Say

A man who attacked the victim made references to him being Mexican, police said.

Union Square »

Brooklyn Man in Coma After 'Racist' Union Square Attack, Sources Say

The assault on a 62-year-old Brooklyn resident is being investigated as a hate crime, sources said.

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.

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.

Chelsea »

New 10th Precinct Commander Pledges to Fight Anti-Gay Attacks

Captain David Miller took over the 10th Precinct earlier this month.

Hell's Kitchen & Clinton »

Quinn Calls for Witnesses to Alleged Anti-Gay Attack to Come Forward

City Council Speaker Christine Quinn appealed to the public to catch the alleged attackers.

East Harlem »

Man Accused of Mugging Asians Charged With Robbery and Burglary

Jason Commisso allegedly attacked eight people and was arrested on a bus in New Jersey.

East Harlem »

Council Member Denounces Possible Hate Crimes Minutes After Eighth Attack

An eighth mugging sparks the concern and outrage of Franklin Plaza, where residents fear being targeted.