Hate Crime

East Broadway Yeshiva Hit with Antisemitic Graffiti

Posted August 27, 2019 at 5:00 am

The Metivta Tiferet Yerushalayim building at 145-147 East Broadway fell victim on Saturday to an apparent antisemitic act. A vandal scrawled this caricature of a Jewish man with the word “evil” written beneath. The graffiti was reportedly scrawled while Shabbat morning services were underway inside. Police are investigating the incident as a possible hate crime. […]

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Report: Chinese Man Viciously Beaten on East Broadway Last Week [VIDEO]

Last modified March 11, 2018 at 12:11 am

A Chinese man was viciously beaten outside Carol’s Bun restaurant at 139 East Broadway last week. The incident was captured on tape, and is spreading pretty quickly online. The footage is rather graphic. The incident wasn’t widely reported in the English press, but here’s what happened. According to a report in the Chinese-language NYPBBS, three […]

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Report: Man Shot to Death While Delivering Christmas Presents to His Children in the Smith Houses

Posted December 29, 2014 at 9:18 am

Yesterday evening at about 7:10pm, a man was shot to death outside the homeless shelter at 78 Catherine Street. The victim – 31-year-old Rashawn Nicholson – was apparently on his way to deliver Christmas gifts to his four children in the nearby Smith Houses. The unknown assailant reportedly shot Nicholson in the back of the head, […]

There Was an Anti-Gay Attack on Delancey Friday Night; Suspect Now in Custody

Last modified March 28, 2017 at 11:19 pm

Friday night, at around 10:40 pm, an anti-gay hate crime transpired at the corner of Essex and Delancey Streets, leaving one woman with a slashed face. According to the NYPD, the alleged 32-year-old perpetrator began shouting anti-gay slurs at another man near the busy intersection. A concerned woman, 29, heard the insults and reportedly attempted […]

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