SCPD and Hispanics struggle with trust despite progress
A gang of teens attacked an Ecuadorian immigrant in 2008 in a fatal hate crime that led to a federal probe into how Suffolk polices Hispanic communities.
Brother: Vigil for Lucero for ‘peace and love’
Where blood once stained the concrete pavement, there were scattered pink rose petals and candles at the site of Marcelo Lucero’s killing in Patchogue eight years ago.
Opinion: Trump’s LI visit dishonors my brother's memory
Now, a short distance north of that spot, supporters of the Suffolk County Republican Party will gather at a nightclub for a fundraising event.
Hate crime victim Marcelo Lucero remembered
A vigil in memory of hate crime victim Marcelo Lucero was held Sunday, Nov. 8, 2015. Lucero, an Ecuadorean immigrant, was killed in Patchogue in 2008 by a group of teenagers intent on assaulting Hispanic immigrants. (Credit: Newsday / Jessica Rotkiewicz)View
Brown: Memory of Lucero killing lives on in Patchogue
Paul Pontieri, the mayor of Patchogue, was lucky to get his cellphone back so fast after performing a wedding Thursday ...
Brother of hate crime victim: 'This is a movement'
Students, activists and religious leaders gathered to mark the anniversary of the 2008 slaying of Marcelo Lucero, 37, who was attacked by seven youths.
Court won't reinstate Lucero family's lawsuit
A panel of three federal judges has refused to reinstate a $40 million civil rights lawsuit filed by the family ...
Marcelo Lucero anniversary remembered
Eugenio Idrovo said he's seen some changes in the way immigrants are treated on Long Island since Marcelo Lucero was ...
Judge dismisses $40M Marcelo Lucero suit
A federal judge has thrown out a $40-million lawsuit against Suffolk County and its police department in connection with the ...
Last of 'Patchogue 7' teens gets 5 years in prison
Nicholas Hausch, the last of the seven teenagers charged in a 2008 Patchogue hate crime attack of an Ecuadorean immigrant, was sentenced Thursday to 5 years in prison.
Shea gets 8 years in Lucero hate-crime attack
Kevin Shea, the Medford man who admitted punching Marcelo Lucero in the face before the Ecuadorean immigrant was fatally stabbed ...