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Police Investigate After Swastikas Scrawled Inside Hillman Houses

Police are investigating an act of anti-Semitism on the Lower East Side after several swastikas were found scribbled inside the Hillman Houses on Grand Street. The graffiti was discovered on several floors of the cooperative complex Monday, Holocaust Remembrance Day....

Lower East Side Synagogue Defaced; NYPD Hate Crimes Unit Investigating

Someone defaced a Lower East Side synagogue this past week, scrawling, “KKK” and “F---“ on the facade of Beth Hachasidim DePolen.

Anti-Violence Project, Local Elected Officials Hold Delancey Street Event Tonight

Earlier this month, a 29-year-old woman was slashed in the face at Delancey and Essex Street during a confrontation with a suspect shouting anti-gay slurs. The man, Takeam Brison, was charged with felony assault as a hate crime. He's...

Suspect in Fatal Queens Hate Crime Also Stabbed Man on Lower East Side

A suspect who fatally stabbed a man in Queens this week also knifed a victim on the Lower East Side during an incident last week.  The LES attack was not fatal. Police charged 22-year old Steven Torres of the...
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Photo: The view of the Lower East Side from Brooklyn at dusk. In the news this past week: --There...
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