An Asian man accused of kidnapping and attempting to sexually assault an Asian woman because he thought she was white has been arrested and charged in Irvine, California last week.
Michael Sangbong Rhee, 37, of Lake Forest, allegedly targeted the victim while she was sitting in her car in the area of Harvard Avenue and Coronado Street around 1:30 p.m. on April 8.
A woman shopping in Orange County, California has become the latest target of anti-Asian racism amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The incident, which was caught on video, reportedly occurred outside a Sephora store at The Market Place in Tustin and Irvine.
The FBI is now offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to the whereabouts of a woman and her daughter who went missing in Irvine, California last year.
Amber Aiaz, also known as Mei Yi Wu, 35, and her child, Melissa Fu, 13, were last seen around 6 p.m. on Nov. 22, 2019 at their apartment in the area of Michelson and University drives.
A man accused of stabbing his wife’s lover to death was convicted of first-degree murder in Irvine, California on Thursday.
Hongli Sun, an engineer, killed Dr. Xuan Liu, a dentist, on July 28, 2015 for having an affair with his estranged wife, Cynthia Chen.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with an additional comment from the University of California, Irvine.
The Orange County Health Care Agency has confirmed one case of the coronavirus, which has so far killed over 80 people and infected thousands of others, in Orange County, California.
South Korean students heading for a short-term immersion program on artificial intelligence in Irvine, California were allegedly detained and forced back to their home country after landing at LAX, according to the organizers of the experience.
Editor’s Note: The following post includes graphic descriptions of sexual assault.
Several women have come forward accusing the son of a former San Francisco police chief of sexual assault.
An Asian man has been arrested for dragging a female baby store employee into a storage room this weekend.
The crime, which police called an attempted kidnapping, occurred roughly before 7:20 p.m. at the Mon Beau Bebe store, a maternity and baby boutique located at 6226 Irvine Boulevard in Woodbury Town Center, KTLA 5 reported.
University of California Irvine police are on the hunt for a fresh-looking Asian man who is suspected of robbing people of their wallets and purses from the campus’ Langson Library.
The suspect reportedly used credit cards from the stolen belongings to make a number of purchases at local stores.
A student from the University of California, Irvine, was reportedly victimized by an unusual “drive-by boba tea attack” while walking home late at night after her finals exam last Friday.
Unknown pranksters riding a Dark BMW, license plate 6VDO031, threw boba tea at 21-year-old student Ana Dominguez while she was walking on Stanford St. right in front of Trader Joe’s.