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Hate crimes

Former Riverhead school supt. was targeted in racist hate mail before she quit post in June

In the week before former Riverhead school superintendent Dr. Aurelia Henriquez unexpectedly resigned her position in June, she received three notes containing racial and ethnic slurs and warning her “resign or you will suffer.”

Police hate crimes unit seeks vandals who defaced Catholic shrine in Manorville

Police said vandals spray-painted symbols and letters on walls, benches and walkways at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Island in Manorville earlier this month.