Hate crime charges dropped against man accused of yelling racial slur during assault on Chinatown leader
A man who allegedly yelled anti-Asian slurs while attacking an elderly community leader in Oakland’s Chinatown is no longer facing hate crime charges.
What happened: James Lee Ramsey, 25, is accused of assaulting Carl Chan, 62, in the 400 block of 8th St. on April 29. According to Chan, Ramsey yelled “F*ck you Chinatown!” and “F*ck you Chinaman!” before striking him in the back of his head.
A 66-year-old laundromat owner was reportedly assaulted by a suspect who also attempted to set fire to the elderly man’s 8-year-old golden retriever in San Francisco last week.
The details: Police responded to the incident at the laundromat in Nob Hill at 10:30 p.m. last Wednesday and spoke with the elderly Asian man.
FBI seeks help in identifying suspect who assaulted an Asian American man while using racial slur in Chicago
The FBI and Chicago Police Department have asked for the public’s help in identifying a suspect who allegedly assaulted an Asian American man. Authorities are now looking into the case as a potential hate crime.
Attack: On Aug. 15, the suspect, described by authorities as a man with a thin goatee and wearing a Chicago baseball team White Sox cap, followed the victim into the Argyle Red Line Stop in 1118 West Argyle Street at around noon, according to the Chicago Sun-Times.
Told he may never be able to perform again, Japanese pianist returns to stage one year after anti-Asian mob attack
Japanese jazz pianist Tadataka Unno has returned to the stage after being attacked last year by a group of teens in a New York City subway.
Tragic incident: Tadataka, 41, was walking in Manhattan to the ticket gate of a subway station on Sept. 27, 2020, when he was approached and attacked by a group of teenage boys and girls after being mistaken as Chinese, NextShark previously reported.
Suspected Yakuza member attacks ‘Battle Royale’ star Beat Takeshi with a pickaxe after begging for a start in showbiz
Veteran Japanese actor Takeshi Kitano, also known as Beat Takeshi, was recently attacked inside of his car by a disgruntled fan with a pickaxe.
What happened: Kitano, 74, was leaving the Tokyo premises of the TBS television network with his driver when a fan suddenly attacked his vehicle several times on Saturday night, according to the Associated Press. The suspect, whose identity was not revealed, was subsequently arrested at the scene.
Filipino professor fatally stabbed by 16-year-old boy inside his home after dropping off his child at school
A bullied teen from Summerlin, Las Vegas, was arrested for the deadly stabbing of a Filipino man inside his home in August.
What happened: Ethan Goin, 16, was charged with open murder for fatally stabbing Vergel Guintu, 48, inside his home in the 10000 block of Kenton Place, Summerlin, on Aug. 27, FOX5 Las Vegas reported.
A man was arrested for punching a woman, who is deaf, causing her to lose her balance and fall onto the Union Square subway station tracks Saturday morning in Manhattan.
Police in Sacramento, Calif., have arrested a man accused of assaulting an Asian American restaurant worker over a missing egg roll order.
How it happened: Diana Dich, 30, arrived at her parents’ restaurant Happy Takeout on Aug. 29 to help resolve a customer dispute. The interaction allegedly ended in violence, with Dich being “tossed around into the road.”
A 67-year-old Asian man in Harris County, Texas, suffered critical injuries after falling victim to two loose pit bulls that viciously attacked him during a morning walk last week.
What happened: The victim, who has not been identified, was strolling in the 4300 block of Queens Retreat Drive when the pair of pit bulls crossed the street to attack him. He tried to back away, but he was immediately helpless.
A Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) officer accused of abusing a woman suffering from a mental health crisis in Kelowna, British Columbia, last year was finally charged with assault last week.
What happened: Mona Wang, a nursing student at the University of British Columbia, was having a panic attack on Jan. 20, 2020 when her boyfriend called the police to request a wellness check. Constable Lacy Browning responded to the call, but instead of taking Wang to a hospital, she allegedly abused her physically and emotionally.
Family members of the deadly 2019 Sheepshead Bay hammer attack and other community members expressed outrage by the criminal court’s decision not to charge the suspect, Arthur Martunovich, with murder.
Demanding justice: The New York criminal court decided on Aug. 5 not to charge the then-34-year-old because he was suffering from mental health conditions, Assemblymember William Colton (D-NY) said, News12 The Bronx reported.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated to include that the suspect was identified as Vincent Diehl, 47. He was arrested on Tuesday and is being charged with assault as a hate crime and aggravated harassment, according to the NYPD Hate Crimes.
Authorities are seeking the public’s help in identifying a man who punched a woman in an alleged anti-Asian hate crime in Manhattan over the weekend.