| Oct 14, 2010
| 12:01 PM
The last of seven Long Island teenagers involved in the 2008 stabbing death of an Ecuadorean immigrant has been sentenced to five years in prison.
Marcelo Lucero was stabbed in a confrontation near the Patchogue, N.Y., train station. The killing...
| May 26, 2010
| 4:57 AM
A Long Island teenager convicted of manslaughter as a hate crime in the killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant could be ordered to spend more than two decades behind bars when he is sentenced on Wednesday.
Suffolk County Assistant District Attorney Megan O'...
| May 26, 2010
| 10:19 AM
RIVERHEAD, N.Y. -- A New York teenager has been sentenced to 25 years in prison in the hate crime killing of an Ecuadorean immigrant.
Nineteen-year-old Jeffrey Conroy got the maximum sentence Wednesday. The Suffolk County Court judge who sentenced him...
| Jun 29, 2010
| 4:07 AM
A man was convicted Monday of murder as a hate crime during his retrial on charges that he beat an Ecuadorean immigrant with an aluminum baseball bat after mistaking him and his brother for a gay couple.
Jurors deliberated for about seven hours before...
| Feb 25, 2010
| 2:35 PM
Jordan Dasch, of Medford, pleaded guilty in Suffolk County court today to gang assault in the first degree and fourth degree conspiracy for his role in the fatal assault of Marcelo Lucero in Patchogue on November 8, 2008.
State Supreme Court Justice...
| Mar 22, 2010
Damaging testimony was given today against Jeffrey Conroy, the teen on trial for the hate crime murder of an Ecuadorean immigrant in Riverhead, .
Suffolk Police Officer Michael Richardsen testified that when he stopped Conroy and 6 other teens moments...
| Apr 8, 2010
| 6:31 AM
A Riverhead courtroom is filled with tension today as the teenager charged with the hate crime killing of a Hispanic immigrant testified.
Jeffrey Conroy, who is charged with murder and manslaughter, told the court that someone else did the fatal...
| Apr 13, 2010
| 9:02 AM
The prosecution is scheduled to give its closing arguments today in the trial of a Long Island teen accused in the hate crime murder of Ecuadorean immigrant, Marcelo Lucero.
In his closing arguements, yesterday, Defense Attorney William Keahon said...
| Apr 19, 2010
| 5:32 AM
A Suffolk County jury is scheduled to begin its fourth day of deliberations today in the hate-crime murder trial of 19-year-old Jeffrey Conroy.
Since deliberations began last week, the jury has asked several times for read-backs of testimony, as well...
| Apr 19, 2010
| 8:46 AM
A Long Island teen accused of killing an Ecuadorean immigrant in November 2008 was found guilty of manslaughter as a hate crime Monday, PIX News has learned.
The jury convicted 19-year-old Jeffrey Conroy after deliberating for four days.
| Apr 21, 2010
| 5:33 AM
Two Ecuadorean brothers, stumbling home arm-in-arm after a night out, were viciously attacked, and one beaten to death with a baseball bat, by prejudiced, anti-Hispanic men who mistook them for a gay couple, prosecutors said Tuesday.
Hakim Scott and...