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).
An Asian man trying to help a friend was brutally attacked in Philadelphia’s Juniata neighborhood on May 24 and later died due to severe brain damage.
The incident: Wei Lin, 28, served as a translator for one of his restaurant’s drivers who had gotten into a minor crash with another vehicle in the area of L and Luzerne streets, WPVI reported.
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.
Editor’s Note: A GoFundMe has been created by Geo Gesmundo, who says he wants justice for his father, Mauricio Gesmundo, Sr.
An elderly Filipino American man is in critical condition after being attacked in North Philadelphia on New Year’s Eve.
Flames engulfed a Vietnamese Baptist church in Philadelphia as protests continued on Tuesday night following the fatal police shooting of Walter Wallace Jr.
The aftermath, filmed by Pastor Philip Pham, shows followers gather in prayer after seeing their house of worship in ruins.
A Chinese takeout restaurant in Philadelphia was recently attacked by burglars targeting the ATM inside it.
Deceptive diners: According to authorities, three men entered the Golden Chinese & American takeout restaurant on the 2000 block of Stenton Avenue as customers and ordered food on Friday shortly after 9 p.m., the Philadelphia Inquirer reported.
A pregnant Asian American woman and her young daughter were allegedly attacked by a female panhandler in Philadelphia last week.
Employees at a Chinese takeout restaurant in Philadelphia were put in harm’s way after several men attempted to blow up the store’s ATM machine.
The still unidentified suspects reportedly threw explosives at the New Century restaurant at around 1 a.m. on Sunday, WPVI reports.
A Philadelphia man was recently put on blast after allegedly calling a couple of Asian Americans “disease spreader” and “pandemic spreader” amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
The video, shared by Facebook user Adrianne Kiara, shows an unidentified man mocking the couple while being confronted for spreading hate as the world continues to fight the coronavirus infection.
The Philadelphia Chinese Community Organizations United (PCCOU) donated 25,000 face masks to local hospitals to protect the city’s healthcare professionals fighting the growing number of COVID-19 cases.
A public request was made by the city of Philadelphia and local emergency care providers for donations of protective equipment for medical staff.
Editor’s Note: This post has been updated with the latest information from the Philadelphia Police Department.
Police have reportedly identified two individuals from a group that sucker-punched and robbed a man in Philadelphia.
A group of young men sucker-punching an individual who appears to be of Asian descent was caught on camera in Philadelphia.
The video, uploaded to Instagram by user @jaydothemost on March 19, shows the four men walking down a sidewalk in Philadelphia towards the victim. The Instagram account was deactivated shortly after NextShark reached out to the user.