Local authorities are investigating five recent burglaries in Newton, Mass. that are possibly targeting Asian residents.
Possible links: Newton Police said Tuesday that the string of break-ins that started last month had multiple similarities, in addition to the victims being all Asians, reported the Boston Herald.
People are praising the Indian American owners of Lucky Stop, a convenience store in Southwick, Mass., for returning a $1 million lottery ticket to a customer.
What happened: Lea Rose Fiega purchased a $30 Diamond Millions scratch-off ticket in March, according to CBS News.
A group of customers turned violent toward owners of a Chinese restaurant in Plymouth County, Massachusetts after being told to wear face masks.
A professor and chair of Art Studio at Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts is facing attempted murder charges for allegedly beating her colleague of 14 years with a rock, garden shears and fire poker.
Rie Hachiyanagi, a 48-year-old art professor from South Hadley, was arrested on Dec. 24 after she broke into her colleague’s home in Leverett and assaulted her, according to Northwestern District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman Mary Carey via People.
An Asian American driver was instrumental in exposing an overtime scandal involving officers of the Massachusetts State Police.
Debbie recalled an incident in 2016 when she was allegedly racially profiled by an officer who had pulled her over. In an interview with the Boston Globe, she revealed that when she rolled her window down the cop screamed, “don’t you speak English?”