| 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...
| 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...
| 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...