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Marcelo Lucero

Marcelo Lucero
Marcelo Lucero, 38, who moved to Patchogue 15 years ago, was fatally attacked by seven students, all 17 and 16 years old from the Patchogue-Medford High School, according to Suffolk police. They were charged with felony gang assault. One of them, Jeffrey Conroy, also was charged with manslaughter as a hate crime for allegedly stabbing Lucero in the chest. In front of a Central Islip courtroom, Assistant District Attorney Nancy Clifford said the group plotted late Saturday to target a Hispanic stranger in a racially motivated attack.
Marcelo Lucero, 38, who moved to Patchogue 15 years ago, was fatally attacked by seven students, all 17 and 16 years old from the Patchogue-Medford High School, according to Suffolk police. They were charged with felony gang assault. One of them, Jeffrey Conroy, also was charged with manslaughter as a hate crime for allegedly stabbing Lucero in the chest. In front of a Central Islip courtroom, Assistant District Attorney Nancy Clifford said the group plotted late Saturday to target a Hispanic stranger in a racially motivated attack. « Show less

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  • Suffolk's Levy, after apology, jokes about his week

     
    A day after his televised speech apologizing for comments that appeared to trivialize the murder of Ecuadorean immigrant Marcelo Lucero, Suffolk Executive Steve Levy joked in public about the week he???d been having. Appearing at an energy forum at the......
  • Tuesday's Ten: Charlie, Charlie, Charlie

     
    Charlie Rangel, backed by the Democrats as the House's chief tax writer, protected a tax loophole for an oil drilling company whose top executive gave $1 million to a fund for a CUNY public service school to be named......
  • Wednesday 10: Barackonomics

     
    Obama pledged to scour the federal budget for savings in a news conference yesterday, but couldn't name a single federal program he would cut. He seems to have decided to play a higher profile role in reassuring the country......
  • Levy for the record: Hate-crime stats match the norm

     
    From Reid Epstein, reporting from Suffolk: The Suffolk Police Department???s official hate crime statistics, which show one anti-Hispanic hate crime in 2007 ??? down from 15 in 2004 ??? have been questioned by immigrant and Latino activists and county.......
  • Ten for Friday: Auto failure = Wall Street doom

     
    An auto bailout failed in the Senate after Republicans demanded cuts in UAW wages to the level of non-union competitors, and the UAW wouldn't go along. It seemed to reflect yet another grand failure of America's political leadership. Global......
  • Ten for Friday: Unemployment at 15-year high, rising

     
    New numbers show unemployment hitting 7.2 percent, a 15-year high, and it's still going up, framing the entire political conversation for the moment. Obama's transcendency finally touches the earthbound muck of politics, as various Dems in Congress...
  • Patchogue Victim Recalled as 'Peaceful Guy'

    Marcello Lucero usually drove to get around, but he chose to walk to a friend's place in Patchogue late Saturday, his brother said. It was on that walk that Lucero, 37, was fatally stabbed because he is Hispanic, police said. Joselo Lucero, 34,...
  • Teens Charged In Racially Motivated Attack

    PATCHOGUE, N.Y. - The seven high school students accused of killing a man just because he looked Hispanic faced a judge today. The heinous crime created shock waves across the state. Long Island reporter Rob Hoell was in Patchogue where it happened and...
  • Latino Group Suing Parents of Hate Crime Suspects

    A Latino advocacy group is suing the parents of the seven Patchogue-Medford High School students charged in the fatal stabbing of an Ecuadorean immigrant, saying the mothers and fathers should be held accountable for how they raise the children. The...
  • 7 Teens Face Gang Assault Charges in Hate-Crime Slaying

    One is a three-sport athlete. Another is a quiet teenager who became more withdrawn after his mother died a few years ago. A third is awaiting sentencing for his involvement in a violent home invasion that left a man dead. Somehow they came together...
  • Teen Pleads Not Guilty in Marcelo Lucero Slaying