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Bronx Residents Upset by Stories of Alleged Gay Attacks

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

On Monday, police arrested a ninth suspect in a set of alleged, violent anti-gay attacks earlier this month. Twenty-two-year-old Rudy Vargas Perez is allegedly a member of the Latin Kings Goonies, a group police say is a loosely-organized street gang accused of kidnapping and torturing a 30-year-old man and two teenagers in the Morris Heights section of the Bronx.

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Arrests Made in Alleged Hate-Crime

Friday, October 08, 2010

WNYC

Seven alleged members of a street gang in the Bronx are under arrest and face charges for beating and torturing one of their recruits, a 17-year-old, for being gay.

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