John Brunette, 29, is facing multiple charges include burglary as a hate crime.
The NYPD’s Hate Crime Task Force is probing six attacks targeting the Riverdale Jewish Center, Chabad of Riverside, Young Israel of Riverdale and the Adath Israel conservative synagogue.
Daniel Negroni, 31, allegedly went after the 25-year-old woman on the East Side, calling her “Coronavirus Asian” and telling her “I should punch you,” according to the NYPD.
The unidentified assailant approached from behind and socked the victim in his face—the latest in a wave of anti-Asian crimes reported in New York City amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
A group of demonstrators calling for removal of the last Christoper Columbus statue in the Bronx was met Saturday by a crowd of angry counterprotesters, who shouted threats and chanted racist slogans.
Felix Cepeda, whose petition has gained national interest, said the statue in the borough’s Belmont neighborhood should be hauled away by the city amid a national reckoning with anti-Black racism.
Billy Rosario, 39, of the Bronx, is charged with aggravated harassment in Friday’s incident aboard a northbound No. 5 train shortly after 8 a.m, according to the NYPD.
The operator of this Bronx Zoo apologized this week for acts “unconscionable racial intolerance” the zoo demonstrated when it exhibited an African man as an exotic animal and promoted the long-debunked study of racial science known as eugenics.
Bronx elected officials Monday denounced the nooses discovered in Van Cortlandt Park last week, calling on law enforcement to “thoroughly” investigate the incident and treat it “with the seriousness that it demands.”
Two Bronx man said they discovered nooses hanging in trees in Van Cortlandt Park Thursday night, hours before the official commemoration of Juneteenth, authorities said.