A woman is causing outrage after a viral TikTok video posted over the weekend shows her repeatedly shouting racial insults at an Asian woman outside of a New York City restaurant.
The incident: In the beginning of the video, the original poster Denise Carino (@dennydoestiktok) is in the middle of clarifying what the woman had said to her. The woman then confirms with “Yeah, you are. Asian b*tches are ugly,” while nodding her head.
A New York Police Department (NYPD) officer caught in a deadly love triangle has been charged with murder after allegedly killing her ex-girlfriend’s new lover on Wednesday.
What happened: Yvonne Wu, 31, who works at the 72nd Precinct in Sunset Park, allegedly broke into the Bensonhurst home of her ex-girlfriend, Jenny Li, before shooting her and her new lover, Jamie Liang. Wu and Li reportedly dated for two years until they broke up three weeks ago.
In New York City, a homeless man reported to be mentally disturbed has been charged over the death of a Filipina nurse over the weekend.
What happened: Maria Ambrocio, 58, was walking in Times Square on Friday with a friend when Jermaine Foster, 26, allegedly knocked her down around 1:30 p.m., cracking her skull. She passed away on Saturday night.
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is searching for a man in connection with an incident in Manhattan that is being investigated as an anti-Asian hate crime.
What happened: On Sept. 29, a 49-year-old Asian woman was approached by an unidentified man on a bicycle while walking by the corner of Eighth Avenue and 35th Street in Midtown Manhattan, reported MSN.
The New York City Police Department (NYPD) is searching for a man who chased, beat and dragged an Asian elderly woman in an attempted robbery in broad daylight.
The incident: The assault took place on Sept. 28 at 4:40 p.m. as the 65-year-old victim was walking by the intersection of Saint Edwards Street and Willoughby Street in Fort Green, Brooklyn, according to PIX 11.
Three women are facing assault and harassment charges after attacking an Asian restaurant hostess.
What happened: The incident, which was captured on video, stemmed from a dispute over proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirements at Carmine’s Italian Restaurant on the Upper West Side, reported ABC7.
Andrew Yang has officially left the Democratic Party to register as an independent voter on Monday.
Driving the news: Yang, who first rose to prominence as a Democratic presidential candidate, believes he can make a greater impact by leaving the political party. He said that the current political system is “stuck” – partly due to increasing polarization – and that it has constrained people’s impacts.
Carmine’s Italian Restaurant has released a new surveillance video showing the moments that led up to the assault of an Asian American hostess in its Upper West Side location last week.
Why it matters: The video adds to the evidence surrounding the now-viral incident in New York City, which triggered a Black Lives Matter protest outside the restaurant on Monday. Three Black American women — who were all tourists from Texas — are being charged for the attack.
NYPD launches hate crime investigation into unidentified man who spat, hurled racial slurs at Asian woman
The New York Police Department (NYPD) is investigating the case of a man who spat and hurled racial slurs at an Asian woman in midtown Manhattan on Tuesday as a hate crime.
What happened: The 34-year-old victim, whose name was not released, was walking on West 40th Street when the unidentified man approached and spat on her, according to WCBS 880. The suspect also hurled anti-Asian slurs at the victim before fleeing eastbound on West 40th Street.
An Asian American man sustained injuries all over his body from a road rage attack in New York City that saw him beaten for several minutes and ended only because he was able to flag a random police car driving by.
How it started: The victim, 28, was heading home from work around 9:40 p.m. on Sept. 13 when he rear-ended a Honda car on the Bronx River Parkway South. This led to a vicious road rage attack caught on dashcam video, the victim — a restaurant owner who has chosen to remain anonymous due to fears of retaliation toward him and his staff members — told NextShark.
A 78-year-old Asian American man suffered a bruise to his leg after an unprovoked attack in Manhattan’s Lower East Side neighborhood last week.
What happened: The victim was reportedly collecting cans in front of 180 Orchard St. at around 2 a.m. on Sept. 13 when the incident occurred. Helen Nguyen, a neighbor and friend, said a young man approached the victim, punched him, grabbed his bag of cans and shoved him to the ground.
Tourists claim their alleged attack on Asian hostess was instigated by use of the N-word, lawyer says
A lawyer representing a woman who was part of a group of Black female tourists who allegedly physically attacked an Asian restaurant hostess in New York City has claimed the employee instigated the physical altercation by using a racial slur.
The initial report: The scuffle broke out in the Upper West Side after the Asian hostess asked the three diners from Texas to show proof of vaccination before entering Carmine’s Italian restaurant in Upper West Side on Thursday, Sept. 16, NBC News New York reported.