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House to vote on bill to address anti-Asian hate crimes

The House will vote on a bill Tuesday to address the rise in hate crimes against Asian Americans during the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act was overwhelmingly approved last month by the Senate by a vote of 94 to 1. The legislation would direct the Justice Department to expedite the review of hate crime […]

NYPD: Man menaced, made anti-Asian remark to undercover cop

A New York man is facing hate crime charges after police said he made threats and anti-Asian American remarks — to an undercover officer assigned to a hate crimes task force. Juvian Rodriguez, 35, was arrested Friday afternoon after the alleged confrontation near Penn Station. A message was sent Saturday to the lawyer who represented […]