New York Lawmakers Pushing 'Treatment Not Jails Act' -- More Comprehensive Support For Those In Legal SystemThe suspect in the recent attack on an Asian woman in Chinatown was no stranger to law enforcement. Alexander Wright's history of arrests is raising questions about what went wrong.
Lawmakers Fed Up With Mental Illness, Homelessness Intersecting With Attacks On Asian-American CommunityFor too many times to count this year, the Asian-American community has gathered to denounce yet another unsettling attack.
NYPD: Alexander Wright Charged With Hate Crime After 55-Year-Old Asian Woman Sucker-Punched In ChinatownDisturbing video shows the suspect punch the victim in the face so hard she falls to the ground.
Mayor De Blasio Announces More Funding For Anti-Hate Initiatives Amid Increase In Anti-Asian, Anti-Semitic AttacksOn Thursday, de Blasio announced a new initiative called Partners Against The Hate, or P.A.T.H. Forward.
Police: Woman Arrested After Allegedly Telling Staff Inside Chinatown Nail Salon, 'You Brought The Corona To This Country'Williams was allegedly harassing another Asian person outside when a plain clothes officer, who is Asian, intervened. She then allegedly started insulting the officer as well.
Chinatown Block Watch Looking For New Volunteers Amid Spike In Anti-Asian CrimesThe Chinatown Block Watch has been patrolling the neighborhood since February 2019, weeks before COVID-19 shut down New York City.
Restaurants In NYC's Asian Communities Especially Hopeful Increased Indoor Dining Capacity Brings More BusinessThe pandemic has been hard on every restaurant. Some business owners say anti-Asian xenophobia made it especially difficult for restaurants in Chinatown.
New York City's Asian-American Communities On Edge After Atlanta Spa Shootings: 'Racism Is Not Welcome Here'New York City's Asian community woke up in fear and pain Wednesday, even more on edge after learning of yet another deadly attack on Asian-Americans.
Effort Underway To Reopen Jing Fong Restaurant In ChinatownJing Fong closed its famous 800-person dining room due to losses suffered because of the pandemic.
Calls For Immediate Change Ring Out After 36-Year-Old Asian Man Stabbed In The Back In Lower ManhattanA random attack from behind has left another member of the Asian community seriously hurt.
Business Slow At Chinatown Restaurants Despite Lunar New Year CelebrationsSome restaurant owners say they're hoping to get federal support as they struggle to stay in business.
Chinatown Struggling To Survive As Lunar New Year Approaches, Efforts Underway To Help CommunityThis Lunar New Year is Year of the Ox, an animal known for its strength and dependability, and Chinatown is depending on New Yorkers to show up and lift up the community.
Family Says Beatdown Caught On Video In Chinatown Was Street Justice On Robbery Suspect, Not An Unprovoked AssaultThe man getting mobbed is identified as 26-year-old ex-convict Walter Ward, who the family says robbed Jahi Nimmons at gunpoint during a bus trip from Atlanta to New York City.
Caught On Video: Man Bashes Employee With 'Wet Floor' Sign In Chinatown DeliIt happened Jan. 24 at around 2:15 a.m. inside a deli at 52 Canal Street.
Legendary Chinatown Photographer Corky Lee Dies At Age 73Since the 1970s, Lee's documentary photography highlighted the history, triumphs and struggles of Asian Americans.