NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for a man accused in an apparently unprovoked stabbing aboard a subway in Brooklyn . It happened on a southbound 4 train that was approaching the Nevins Street station around 12:30 a.m. on March 19, police said. READ MORE: New York State's First Case Of Brazilian COVID Variant Detected In NYC, Officials Say (credit: NYPD) The suspect allegedly stabbed a 37-year-old man with a sharp object several times, according to police. The suspect then got off at Nevins Street and fled, police said. READ MORE: Cuomo Investigation: Eighth Accuser Reportedly Comes Forward, Current Aide Alyssa McGrath, As Lindsey Boylan Offers New Details In New Yorker Magazine Interview The man police are looking for is described as 5 feet, 5 inches tall, 150 pounds and last seen wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, yellow jacket and tan work boots. The victim was hospitalized in stable condition with puncture wounds to his right leg and left arm. … [Read more...] about NYPD: Man Wanted For Unprovoked Stabbing On Brooklyn Subway
NEW YORK (AP) — Another former All-Star made his debut in Brooklyn, where a pair of current All-Stars helped carry the Nets to another victory. Kyrie Irving scored 28 points and James Harden had 26 to lead the Nets to a 113-106 victory over the Washington Wizards on Sunday. READ MORE: People Rally In Howard County Against Racism In Solidarity With Asian American Community Blake Griffin dunked for the first time since December 2019 in his Nets debut and Nicolas Claxton added 16 points, including two three-point plays down the stretch. “We’re not allowed to take anyone lightly. We don’t have the luxury of that,” Harden said. “We have the mindset of one game at a time, one possession at a time, good things will happen for us.” After trailing by as many as 14 in the first half and 12 in the second, Washington pulled to 103-102 on Westbrook’s driving layup with 3 minutes remaining. But, Claxton produced two dunks while being fouled off feeds from Irving over the final stretch … [Read more...] about Irving, Harden Help Nets Beat Wizards In Griffin’s Debut
Photo: Poupay Jutharat New York Is Committed to Providing Essential Coverage We’ve removed our paywall from this and other stories about acts of violence and racism against Asian communities. Consider becoming a subscriber to support our journalists. Xiao Mei couldn’t even go to a protest against Asian American racism without being confronted by a racist. “Just ten minutes ago, going into the Barnes & Noble, a white, middle-aged woman said a racial slur to me and my friend,” said the 25-year-old illustrator, who traveled from Sloatsburg to Union Square for the protest. She gestured tiredly with her handmade sign, which read “Not Ur Exotic Fantasy.” “This happened right next to the rally. And it happens too often to all of us.” Xiao was one of thousands of people to gather on Sunday at a pair of rallies in downtown Manhattan to honor the eight people killed in Tuesday’s Atlanta-area spa shootings and condemn the alarming recent rise in violence … [Read more...] about ‘It Is Time to Start Complaining’
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — There has been an alarming rise in attacks against Asian Americans over the past year. As more people offer support for this diverse community, there are two high-profile celebrities who’ve been fighting for change for decades, CBS2’s Cindy Hsu reported Monday. READ MORE: 9th Woman Accuses Gov. Cuomo Of Sexual Harassment, Alleges Cuomo Kissed Her Without Consent In 2017 In the last year, nearly 4,000 Asian hate incidents were reported nationwide. But there’s a long history of anti-Asian violence in the U.S. Hsu spoke with Tony Award-winning playwright David Henry Hwang, who was stabbed in the neck in Brooklyn five years ago while walking home from the grocery store. “Turned out that the attacker had severed my vertebral artery. I’d lost about a third of my blood,” Hwang said. “But I was out of the hospital in about three or four days. So I was a lot more fortunate than many attack victims.” The attacker was never caught. “Do you believe … [Read more...] about Actor George Takei, Playwright David Henry Hwang Discuss Fight For Change As Anti-Asian Attacks Spike In U.S.
A New York City subway rider allegedly beat a fellow passenger on Sunday in what the New York Police Department (NYPD) is calling a possible hate crime, according to a graphic video. The NYPD’s Hate Crime Unit tweeted out a video of the violent beatdown, and the department said the incident is under investigation for potential bias. We need the public's help. The NYPD is aware of this video and is investigating. Anyone that has information regarding this incident is urged to call or DM @NYPDTips 1-800-577-TIPS and provide additional details including the date and time of occurrence. @NYPDTransit @NYPDnews https://t.co/fJmZC1QJac — NYPD Hate Crimes (@NYPDHateCrimes) March 29, 2021 The New York Post reported that the NYPD is still waiting for the victim to come forward before determining if there was bias in the incident. It is unclear what prompted the violent incident, but a woman can be overheard in the video being asked what sparked the attack. She … [Read more...] about GRAPHIC VIDEO: NYC Subway Rider Allegedly Beats Fellow Passenger in Possible Hate Crime