hate crime

Pols and Sikh Cultural Society respond to alleged Sikh hate crime
Pols and Sikh Cultural Society respond to alleged Sikh hate crime
Southeast Maggie Hayes 9/29/2013 at 4:38PM

Just days after a Sikh professor at Columbia University was brutally attacked, the Sikh community and elected officials gathered in Richmond Hill to speak out against what is being investigated as a hate crime. Dr. Prabhjot Singh was walking through Harlem on Saturday, September 21 when more than a dozen attackers shouted slurs such as [...]

Police say attack on interracial couple in LIC not a hate crime
Police say attack on interracial couple in LIC not a hate crime
Police Angy Altamirano 8/22/2013 at 6:24PM

Cops say the attack on an interracial couple in Long Island City this past weekend was not a hate crime. According to a police source, the Hate Crimes Task Force Unit deemed the case unbiased yet the assault is still under investigation by the NYPD. Since the incident, police have arrested Nikolaos Katsos, 28, and [...]