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
One 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
Wisconsin Hmong American teen Dylan Yang, who was convicted in the murder of another teen, has decided to withdraw a motion for a retrial, reports NBC News.
Yang, 17, was convicted of first-degree reckless homicide for fatally stabbing 13-year-old Isaiah Powell in 2015. Yang’s current attorney, Harry Hertel, filed a motion for a new … Read more
A jilted lover has been found guilty of first degree murder in the death of Smurti Patel in Sacramento, California.
Prosecutors say Timothy Varmall secretly stalked Patel, but made it appear his encounters with her were accidental.
Varmall is said to have first tried to win Patel’s affection, but when that failed, authorities … Read more
When the judge ordered Tiffany Li be held on $35 million dollar bail in the murder of her ex-boyfriend and father of her two children, few thought she would be able to post it.
But Li is from the wealthy San Francisco Bay Area suburb of Hillsborough, a place where parties are sometimes … Read more
A 24-year-old California man has been arrested for the murder of his girlfriend in a suspected domestic dispute.
ABC7 News reports Frederick Tran is under arrest for suspicion of murder of his girlfriend Ariana Hatami.
Police say Tran hit Ariana in a head with a bottle at the home they … Read more
Justice is served, according to the family of Susie Ko, who was murdered four years ago.
A Contra Costa County jury found her killer, Darnell Washington, guilty and sentenced him to death Tuesday, Nov. 15. It was the first death sentenced meted out in the county in four years.
“This was obviously … Read more
Police in Sacramento, California are investigating the murder of a 17-year old Indian American boy found dead shot in his garage, reports the Sacramento Bee.
Gurnoor Singh is a senior at Inderkum High School and is the sixth teenager killed in Sacramento County this year.
Police say there is … Read more
By Ed Diokno
Twenty-four years after the death of a Filipina American student at UC Berkeley, police have finally solved her murder.
UC Berkeley police believe Grace Asuncion, a 20-year-old pre-med student, was stabbed to death in February 1992 by John Iwed, who died from a drug overdose in 1993.
To no one’s surprise except perhaps the defendant, a federal judge in San Francisco has sentenced Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow to life in prison.
The reputed Chinatown gang leader who says he turned his life around and maintains his innocence is part of a corruption probe that also netted State Senator Leland Yee … Read more