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2 men accused of stabbing woman and Queens pizzeria owners who intervened indicted for attempted murder

PIzzeria owners' attackers indicted
  • Supreme Gooding, 18, and Robert Whack, 30, the two men accused of robbing an elderly Asian American woman and stabbing the owners of a pizzeria in Queens, New York, were arraigned and indicted on Tuesday.
  • The duo is also facing assault, robbery, grand larceny, criminal possession of a weapon and other charges for robbing an elderly woman 10 days before the Queens stabbing.
  • Gooding and Whack were arrested shortly after the March 16 incident, in which the two had reportedly robbed a 61-year-old Korean American woman of her purse and later stabbed Louie’s Pizzeria owners, Louie Suljovic and his 68-year-old father, Charlie Suljovic, for trying to help.
  • “Thankfully, no lives were lost but we will not allow senseless violence to become the norm in our communities,” Queens District Attorney Melinda Katz said. “Both defendants now face serious charges for their alleged actions.”
  • Both Gooding and Whack could face 25 years in prison if found guilty.

The two men accused of robbing an Asian American woman and stabbing the owners of a pizzeria in Queens, New York, for trying to help the victim last March have been indicted for attempted murder charges.

Supreme Gooding, 18, and Robert Whack, 30, were formally charged with attempted murder, assault and robbery at the Queens Criminal Court on Tuesday for the March incident.

Man injures three women in two separate attacks at Chicago Chinatown train station

  • A man who injured three women in two separate attacks at CTA Red Line platforms on Wednesday was taken into custody and was brought to the Jackson Park Hospital for a mental health evaluation.
  • The 29-year-old suspect stabbed a 22-year-old woman in the face with a sharp object and punched a 20-year-old woman at the Cermak-Chinatown platform at around 10:30 a.m.
  • The suspect also approached a 23-year-old woman at the CTA Roosevelt station just 13 minutes later and hit her with a construction cone.
  • The 22-year-old and 23-year-old women went to a hospital, where they are reportedly in good condition.

Chicago police have taken into custody a suspect who injured three women in two separate attacks at CTA Red Line platforms in South Loop.

The 29-year-old man was reportedly standing by the CTA Cermak-Chinatown platform when he stabbed a 22-year-old woman in the face with a sharp object at around 10:30 a.m. on Wednesday. 

2 women stabbed in Boston’s Theater District hours after Chinatown meeting to address violence

  • Boston police said a fight that broke out between a group of about 10 people in the Theater District led to two women being stabbed.
  • The incident occurred hours after a Chinatown community virtual meeting was organized to address the violence in the neighborhood.
  • The women, aged between 20 and 40 years old, are now in stable condition and are expected to live.
  • No arrests have been made, police said. Investigators are still looking into surveillance videos and are asking eyewitnesses to come forward with any information.
  • City officials, elected officers and members of the community discussed the safety concerns of residents and businesses during the virtual meeting on Tuesday night.
  • “It’s not just calling for additional police presence but maybe with additional cameras, maybe bicycle patrols for police,” City Council President Ed Flynn told the Boston Herald. “It is critical we continue to partner with residents, the police and community to ensure that our businesses, residents, and visitors are safe when they are in the neighborhood.”

Two women were stabbed in Boston’s Theater District hours after a Chinatown community virtual meeting was organized to address the violence in the neighborhood, police said. 

Authorities responded to the scene at the intersection of Stuart Street and Warrenton Street at 2:19 a.m on Wednesday. They found two women bleeding from stab wounds that were incurred after a fight broke out between a group of about 10 people. Authorities believe the stabbing occurred as the group went out of the Tunnel bar located in the W Boston hotel building.

Woman stabbed to death in her NYC Chinatown apartment by suspect who followed her into her building

  • Christina Yuna Lee, 35, was found covered in blood in her Chinatown apartment early on Sunday.
  • Her alleged killer, 25-year-old Assamad Nash, was reported to be a homeless career criminal who was charged with damaging 27 MetroCard machines last month.
  • Mayor Eric Adams denounced the incident while pointing out that the “conditions that created him [Nash] remain.”
  • The incident occurred less than a month after Michelle Go was shoved into the path of an oncoming subway train in Manhattan.
  • The case is currently not being investigated as a hate crime.

Warning: This article contains descriptions of stalking and violence some readers may find disturbing.

New York City residents expressed shock and outrage on Sunday after an Asian woman was fatally stabbed by a man with a lengthy rap sheet, which included 27 charges from a single arrest last month.

Sentencing of South Korean teen who ‘accidentally’ stabbed grandmother 60 times for nagging sparks anger

South Korean Teen murder
  • A 19-year-old South Korean teenager stabbed his grandmother 60 times, reportedly out of anger due to her nagging. His 17-year-old brother assisted him by shutting their home’s windows.
  • The South Korean court ruled the murder as “accidental” and gave lenient sentences, sparking online criticisms against the country’s judicial system.

The South Korean court has ruled the murder of a grandmother as “accidental” after her teen grandson brutally stabbed her 60 times.

A 19-year-old South Korean man was found guilty of fatally stabbing his grandmother 60 times. His 17-year-old younger brother assisted in the murder by closing the windows of their home to cover up their 77-year-old grandmother’s screams, according to The Korea Herald.

Suspect Charged With Attempted Murder of 94-Year-Old Asian American Woman in SF Pleads Not Guilty

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A man accused of stabbing an elderly Asian American woman in San Francisco has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder charges on Friday.

The charges: Defendant Daniel Cauich, 35, faces attempted murder, battery causing serious bodily injury and elder abuse for the unprovoked attack of a Chinese Vietnamese woman, Ahn “Peng” Taylor, 94, last week, reported KTVU.

Survivor of Deadly Church Stabbing in San Jose Vows to Keep Helping the Homeless

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A city hall employee, who was among the survivors of a stabbing attack at a church in San Jose, California last week, has vowed to continue helping people in need after his recovery. 

UPDATE: Friends say Nguyen Pham was one of victims in the SJ mass stabbing who survived. He’s a city worker, volunteering to help the homeless @ Grace Church. “He’s an angel.He has been working w the homeless community. He goes every weekend to feed them. He uses his own money.”

Teen Accused of Stabbing Thomas Tran to Death Granted Bail Due to ‘Epileptic Fits’ During Sleep

Thomas Tran

The suspected killer behind the June Eaton Mall stabbing in Melbourne, Australia has been allowed to sleep at home while on bail.

Amie’s only child Thomas was killed in a gang attack in June. Last night, her son’s accused murderer got to sleep at home with his family. He was released on bail after convincing a Court he could no longer sleep alone in a jail cell because of his epilepsy. @ACurrentAffair9 7pm