Asian Woman Tells CBS2 Employee At Queens Boutique Became Aggressive And Spoke To Her In Racist MannerAn Asian woman in Queens is angry after she says she was attacked and spoken to in a racist way at a local boutique. She spoke exclusively to CBS2 on Sunday.
Cuomo Says He Will Not Resign As Sens. Schumer, Gillibrand, Reps. Nadler, Ocasio-Cortez And More Call For Him To Step Down"I did not do what has been alleged, period," he said. "Let the review proceed. I am not going to resign." The governor also said politicians calling for him to step down without "the facts" were being "reckless and dangerous."
Rep. Grace Meng Applauds President Joe Biden's Comments Condemning Anti-Asian Hate Crimes, Introduces Bill To Empower VictimsThe president's comments come on the heels of a new report that found anti-Asian hate crimes rose nearly 150% in major U.S. cities between 2019 and 2020. New York City had the largest increase.
Capitol Chaos: Local Members Of Congress Recount 'Disturbing' Scene, World Leaders Denounce The ViolenceMembers of Congress on Thursday talked about what they experienced at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, including many members from the Tri-State Area.
Queens Middle School Parents Demand Answers About Reports Of Violent Brawl, Sexual HarassmentThe matter may have gotten worse after the schools chancellor abruptly left a public meeting.
Senate Approves Bill To Remove Term 'Oriental' From U.S. LawThe U.S. Senate passed a bill Monday night that would remove the term "Oriental" from federal law due to its offensive and derogatory history.
Pols Urge Children Of Immigrants To Apply For DocumentationImmigrants who entered the country before turning 16 are eligible to enroll in the federal "Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals" initiative.
NYS Assembly Speaker Silver Criticized For Hosting Fundraiser On 9/11Silver hosted a meet and greet luncheon on 9/11, with some attendees donating money to Congressional candidate Assemblywoman Grace Meng.
A Primary Day Like No Other Winds Down In New YorkThere were a number of hotly contested Democratic primaries that were getting voters to the polls on Tuesday, especially in the racially and ethnically diverse 8th Congressional District in Brooklyn and Queens.
NYC Lawmakers Want Lunar New Year To Be School HolidayMillions 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.