Person of interest wanted in case of man punched on J train
Police are on the hunt for a suspect who they said yelled an anti-Hispanic statement before attacking a man on a J train in Brooklyn last week. The train was pulling into the Crescent Street station around 5:20 p.m. on Wednesday, March 1 when police said the suspect walked... Continue »
In the aftermath of the deadly Kansas shooting of Indian-born engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla, an immigration reform advocacy website that features photos and a video of Indian families relaxing in suburban Columbus, Ohio, has Indian immigrant communities across the country worried, with some unwilling to travel outside the towns where... Continue »
Less than five hours after a man shot up a Kansas bar, killing one Indian man and wounding two other people in an apparently racially motivated attack, an Applebee’s bartender 70 miles away made a 911 call. The woman on the phone told the dispatcher that a man had come into... Continue »
Deep Rai, 39, told police he was approached outside his Kent home late Friday by a masked man who, after a brief argument, told Rai to “go back to your own country” and shot him in the arm. A manhunt was underway for the shooter. The national Sikh Coalition asked authorities... Continue »
A King County woman was charged with a hate crime after allegedly posting a video on Facebook that prosecutors say shows her tailing a Hispanic woman in her car, railing against the other driver for having “Spanish privilege” and threatening to ram her vehicle. Sandra Jametski, 48, of White... Continue »
Staffers at a San Antonio, Texas restaurant are concerned and disappointed after they found a receipt from a customer saying they would not be coming back because the owner is Mexican. “The food was tasty and the service was attentive,” the note reads. “However the owner is Mexican. We... Continue »
A swastika was painted on the side of the Mexican Consulate in downtown Las Vegas. A nearby property owner said it likely happened over the weekend. An employee at the Consulate said they’re contacting police. “I’m worried about it because we are in danger,” said Roberto Mondragon, an immigrant... Continue »
Dover Superintendent Robert Becker said his district’s boys basketball players were subjected to racist slurs like “ashy knees” and “Build the wall” by some Jefferson High School fans Friday. In an extraordinary and sweeping statement citing Michelle Obama as well as Dover’s long history of ethnic diversity, Becker said,... Continue »
A Massachusetts man is facing hate crime charges after he allegedly shouted slurs at and kicked a Muslim airline employee in the Delta Sky Lounge at Kennedy Airport Wednesday night, prosecutors say. The suspect, 57-year-old Robin A. Rhodes of Worcester, landed at JFK Airport from Aruba Wednesday evening, where... Continue »
Mason police are investigating distribution of a flier that describes a Muslim resident as having links to terrorism. The flier, titled “Neighborhood Terrorism Warning,” displays the photo and address of Rawd Saleh, a mother of three. It cites a court case from nearly 15 years ago in which her... Continue »