The parents of Christian Hall, the 19-year-old fatally shot by Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) in December 2020, have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the agency and two prosecutors with the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office last Wednesday.
The suit, which was filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, accuses PSP officials, Commissioner Robert Evanchick, Monroe County District Attorney David Christine and First Assistant District Attorney Michael Mancuso of protecting the officers that shot Hall by releasing misleading details about the incident.
‘China sent us COVID’: Dr. Oz says he’s not ‘China’s friend’ in Pennsylvania senate ad targeting opponent
- Mehmet Oz, better known as the television personality Dr. Oz, has released an ad targeting Pennsylvania Republican Senate primary opponent David McCormick’s hedge fund investments in China.
- The commercial video narrates: “First, China sent us COVID. Then David McCormick’s hedge fund gave Chinese companies billions… McCormick: China’s friend. Not ours."
Television personality, physician and Pennsylvania Senate candidate Mehmet Oz takes a jab at former hedge fund executive and Republican primary opponent David McCormick with a new ad claiming: “David McCormick [is] China’s friend, not ours.”
Oz, better known as Dr. Oz, uploaded the video, titled “David McCormick China’s Friend Not Ours,” to his official YouTube channel on Jan. 31.
- The owner of Pennsylvania restaurant Asian Best will not be charged for the fatal shooting of a would-be robber inside his establishment last week, authorities said on Tuesday.
- The decision came after a week-long investigation, which also included a consultation with the York County District Attorney’s Office.
The owner of an Asian restaurant in York City, Pennsylvania, who shot and killed a would-be robber during an attempted robbery last week, will not face charges.
After a week-long investigation, which included consulting with the York County District Attorney’s Office, the York City Police Department decided not to press charges on the owner of Asian Best. The investigation concluded that the incident was a “justifiable homicide,” FOX45 News reported.
Pennsylvania Asian restaurant shuts down permanently after owner fatally shoots man who attempted robbery
- Asian Best announced it would permanently close after a fatal robbery attempt on Tuesday.
- The robber was identified as 33-year-old Rickey Cox Jr. from nearby Manchester Township.
Asian Best, a Chinese and Thai restaurant in York, Pennsylvania, that was recently hit by an attempted robbery on Tuesday, announced it would permanently close its doors following the deadly incident.
The restaurant announced on Wednesday on its Facebook page that the business, which had served the community of York since 2009, would be closing down after the incident, which left one man dead, according to York Daily Record.
Pennsylvania State University has chosen a female professor of Indian origin to be its next president.
The woman for the job: Neeli Bendapudi, 58, will be making history as the first woman and first person of color to ever hold the position once she officially begins her tenure in July 2022, reported NDTV.
New video of Christian Hall with his hands up before fatal shooting prompts calls for ‘unbiased’ probe
Footage confirming that Christian Hall had his hands up in the air when Pennsylvania State Police fatally shot him last December was released on Thursday, sparking renewed calls for an “unbiased” investigation into the incident.
What happened: Hall, 19, was reported as suffering a mental health crisis when he ended up on the bridge at the Route 33 southbound overpass over I-80 in Hamilton Township on Dec. 30, 2020. Pennsylvania police, who were called to assist, fatally shot him for allegedly pointing what turned out to be a non-fatal weapon at them.
The United States Congress has officially awarded 50 Chinese American World War II veterans in Philadelphia with the Congressional Gold Medal in a ceremony on Saturday.
“Long overdue”: Only a few hundred Chinese American veterans out of the more than 20,000 who enlisted during the war are still alive to this day, according to 6ABC.
The police bullets that took the life of an Asian American teen who suffered a mental health crisis in December have been ruled justified by the Monroe County District Attorney in Pennsylvania.
State police fired seven shots that killed Christian Hall, 19, when he wound up on the bridge at the Route 33 southbound overpass over I-80 in Hamilton Township on Dec. 30.
Dozens marched Sunday in a protest for Christian Hall, a 19-year-old Asian American fatally shot by Pennsylvania police last year.
A number of rallies against the increasing anti-Asian violence were also held across the country over the weekend.
Three suspects have been identified in connection with a violent robbery that allegedly left a pizzeria owner in Norristown, Pennsylvania unconscious last month.
The attack, which was caught on surveillance video, occurred outside Mama Venezia’s Pizzeria at 674 E. Marshall Street on Feb. 19.
A 56-year-old pizzeria owner in Norristown, Pennsylvania was violently attacked by a group of men who stole beers from her shop on Friday.
Editor’s Note: This article has been updated with a statement from Pennsylvania State Police.
The family of a 19-year-old man who was experiencing mental health issues is demanding answers after new video evidence of his fatal shooting by Pennsylvania police emerged.