Crime & Courts


Pols Call for New City Hate Crimes Office

Lawmakers gathered on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday afternoon to call for the formation of a new office geared toward preventing hate crimes amid a disturbing spike in attacks targeting minority groups in the city and around the nation. Comment
A gay couple and their friend were out in Manhattan early Wednesday morning when they say their Uber driver hurled homophobic slurs their way and dragged one of them through the East Village for a quarter of a block — and cops are said to have made matters worse. Comments (1)

Rapper Convicted in Assaults Near Gay Club

A rapper who attacked three people near a gay nightclub in Brooklyn last year has been convicted of assault, menacing, and weapons-related charges stemming from the incident, Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez announced on November 21. Comment


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