Tag: Marcelo Lucero

Suffolk Reflects A Decade After Marcelo Lucero Murder

Ten years after a group of white teenagers killed Ecuadorian immigrant Marcelo Lucero in Patchogue, his family held an educational vigil at Stony Brook University.

What Does DOJ Review of Police Settlements Mean for SCPD Reforms?

Oversight of SCPD comes amid a March 21 memo issued by Jeff Sessions to U.S. Attorneys across the country calling for a review of “compliance reviews."

Top 10 Long Island News Stories of 2016

Whether it was the presidential election results or death of beloved icons such as Prince, David Bowie, Muhammed Ali or Leonard Cohen, few are sad to bid farewell to 2016.

Brother of Hate Crime Victim Condemns Trump in Patchogue

The tearful plea came amid the Republican presidential front-runner's second Long Island appearance in as many weeks ahead of next Tuesday’s crucial presidential primary.

Donald Trump Appearance at Suffolk GOP Event in Patchogue Sparks Outrage

Protesters are planning demonstrations against the event, which will be at a venue near where an immigrant was killed in a high-profile hate crime nearly eight years ago.

Who Killed Jose Fermin Sanchez? Advocates Seek Justice in Unsolved Murder

Critics say an unsolved 2010 murder in Shirley is a hate crime, but police aren't calling it that.

Feds Settle Probe Into Suffolk Police Handling of Hate Crimes

"This agreement represents how far Suffolk County has come since the initial investigation into the tragic death of Marcelo Lucero."