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Chinese American

UPS Drivers Killed by Gunman Remembered

posted by Randall
UPS Workers Killed

Wayne Chan, Mike Lefiti and Benson Louie

A memorial service honoring three UPS drivers killed by a co-worker in San Francisco was held at City Hall Sunday.

Organized by the Teamsters and attended by city leaders, they came to remember Wayne Chan, Mike Lefiti, and Benson Louie.

San Francisco mayor Ed Lee called them by … Read more

Bad Ass Asians

Asian American Doctor Identified as Murder Victim in NY Hospital Shooting

posted by Randall
Tracy Sin-Yee Tam

Tracy Sin-Yee Tam

An Asian American doctor has been identified as the person killed in a shooting rampage Friday in a New York City hospital, reports the New York Post.

Dr. Tracy Sin-Yee Tam, 32, was described as an “angel” and “well liked” by her colleagues at Bronx-Lebanon Hospital.

“She had a good heart. … Read more

Chinese American

Arrest Made in Kidnapping of Chinese Scholar in Illinois

posted by Randall
YingYing Zhang

YingYing Zhang

A 27-year-old Illinois man has been arrested in the kidnapping of a visiting Chinese scholar at the University of Illinois, Champagne, reports CBS Chicago

Brendt Christensen, 27, faces charges in the kidnapping of Yingying Zhang who was last seen June 9.

Unfortunately, authorities are saying Zhang is believe to be dead.

Heavy reports … Read more

Crime

Police Fear Body Found May Be that of Missing Southeast Asian Man

posted by Randall

Rattana Kim

Rattana Kim faces the grim possibility body parts found in a warehouse are that of her husband


 
San Francisco Police fear the dismembered body found in a Hayward warehouse Saturday may be that of a missing Uber driver, reports NBC Bay Area.
 
Piseth Chhay has been missing since Mother’s Day.
 
The … Read more

Crime

Convenience Store Owner Sentenced 8 Years in Shooting of Robbery Suspect

posted by Randall
Min Sik Kim

Min Sik Kim is seen just hours before being arrested in 2016 in shooting of robbery suspect

A remorseful convenience store owner who shot and killed a robbery suspect in the back has been sentenced to 8 years in prison by a judge in Tacoma, Washington, reports Q13 Fox .

The incident took place in … Read more

Crime

Jun 21, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Memorial for Slain Muslim Teenager Set on Fire

Memorial for Slain Muslim Teenager Set on Fire

posted by Nicole Ki

Nabra Hassanen Memorial set ablaze
 
The Washington D.C. memorial dedicated to a Muslim teenager murdered last week caught on fire early Wednesday.
 
17-year-old Nabra Hassanen was attacked and killed last Sunday on her way to a late Ramadan service. The suspect, 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres, chased her friends down with a bat, targeted Hassanen, and assaulted her. Her … Read more

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Jun 19, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Teen in Virginia Murdered After Leaving Mosque

Teen in Virginia Murdered After Leaving Mosque

posted by Randall
Nabra Hassanen

The family of Nabra Hassanen says the body found in a pond in Fairfax, Virginia is that of the 17-year-old

A Virginia teen who had been observing Ramadan at a local mosque is believed to have been murdered, reports the Washington Post.

The remains of a body were found in a pond in Fairfax, and … Read more

Chinese American

Jun 15, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Witnesses Say Gunman in UPS Shooting Singled Out Victims

Witnesses Say Gunman in UPS Shooting Singled Out Victims

posted by Nicole Ki
UPS Memorial

Makeshift memorial to three UPS worker killed in workplace shooting

The gunman involved in the San Francisco UPS shooting on Wednesday appears to have targeted the three victims that were killed, CBS News reports.

The shooter was identified as 38-year-old Jimmy Lam, an employee of UPS for 18 years. There were four deaths, including … Read more

Chinese American

May 28, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on A Dying Mother and A Schizophrenic Son -Two Tragic Deaths

A Dying Mother and A Schizophrenic Son -Two Tragic Deaths

posted by Randall

mental healthMental health is an uncomfortable topic for many Asian Americans.

Whether it’s cultural or otherwise, it’s an issue the community needs to confront the same way it might attack racism and discrimination.

One story that sheds light on this darkness is unfortunately one of tragedy. It’s a story of a dying mother, a schizophrenic son … Read more

Crime

May 27, 2017 Ξ Comments Off on Two Good Samaritans Killed Defending Muslim Woman from Racist Rant

Two Good Samaritans Killed Defending Muslim Woman from Racist Rant

posted by Randall

Portland Max Train incidentOne man is in custody and two people who stood up for Muslim women being taunted with racial slurs are dead after a stabbing rampage on a rail train in Portland, Oregon, reports Oregon Live.

Witnesses say the victims tried to intervene when a man began screaming at two women who appeared Muslim. One was … Read more

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