Pvt. Danny Chen, of Chinatown, shot himself on Oct. 3, 2011 in Afghanistan after weeks of racial slurs, humiliation and physical abuse by his colleagues, military officials said.
“We went in, we extinguished what was relatively a minor fire involving a mattress and some floor boards,” Commander James Esposito said. “We pulled out what we thought were two people overcome by smoke but it turned out they probably sustained some type of gunshot wound or wounds.”
In what’s being called the “largest single safety crackdown” of the motor coach industry, federal officials have shut down 26 bus operations that transport more than 1,800 passengers a day along Interstate 95 from New York to Florida for safety violations.
Hand pulled noodles are one of the great beauties of Chinatown: freshly made noodles served hot for about a 5-spot. Check out these four joints for the best in the city.
Nearly half of the six-story building at 35-37 East Broadway was being used for illegal gambling, according to U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara.
The commercial building has signs in English and Chinese promoting a lawyer and money transfer business inside, but a man across the street said he knew it didn’t just house offices.
Botulism is a type of food poisoning that causes double vision, weakness in the joints, and difficulty swallowing and breathing.
In the early and mid-1800s, the Irish and Chinese lived side-by-side in the rough and tumble Five Points. Today, there is a coming together for two cultures that might still seem foreign to one another.
The family of a Chinatown soldier who committed suicide after repeated hazing from his superiors is speaking out after the Army dropped the top charge against four of the eight soldiers charged in his death.
A North Carolina dispatcher will be brought to Virginia to face charges stemming from a bus wreck that killed four passengers as the bus was headed to Chinatown last year.
The phenomenon has sparked a frenzy in the city that even included a New York Knicks viewing party in Chinatown Wednesday night.
The Department of Transportation says Double Happyness, a bus company that was given a cease and desist order, is still selling tickets and transporting passengers.
Kin Yiu Cheung was driving a Sky Express operated bus headed to Chinatown from North Carolina when it swerved off the road and overturned on I-95 in Virginia on May 31.
A native New Yorker of Chinese descent, Chen had been in Afghanistan only two months when he shot himself in a guardhouse at a remote outpost in Afghanistan’s Kandahar province
Millions of ethnic Chinese, Koreans and Vietnamese across Asia are ringing in the new Year of the Dragon with fireworks, feasting and family reunions. New York City also has a large Asian population.
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