Anthony Wong, a trailblazing retired Philadelphia Police Department commander, died last week at 93 years old.
The details: Wong, a World War II and Korean War hero who was the son of Chinese immigrants, passed peacefully surrounded by family on Sept. 8, according to his obituary on Stretch Funeral Home.
79-year-old woman identified as person of interest after threatening to shoot Cambodians in Philadelphia
A 79-year-old woman identified herself as the author of a letter that threatened to shoot Cambodians in Philadelphia earlier this week, according to state police.
Who got the letter: The typed, one-page letter was sent to the South Philadelphia office of the Cambodian Association of Greater Philadelphia (CAGP).
Surveillance footage has captured the moment that an Asian woman, 27, was slapped in broad daylight by a homeless man in Center City, Philadelphia.
The attack happened on Easter Sunday at around 2 p.m. at 11th and Filbert Streets, around the corner from Reading Terminal near Chinatown. The suspect, identified by police as Alex White, 30, approached two women walking down the street and slapped one of them in the face, according to NBC Philadelphia.
A restaurant in the Roxborough neighborhood of Philadelphia is facing backlash over a menu item that may be considered racially insensitive towards Asian Americans.
Lennie’s Hoagies has been facing complaints after naming its homemade macaroni and cheese dish “COVID Mac,” reports CBS3.