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- Casualties: 302 total 121 dead 181 missing April 15, 2014 South Korean Ferry Sewol Mysterioiusly Sinks When Captain Suddenly Turns At High Speed
- 56 injured 6 critical 15 serious August 28, 2014 Bus Rollover No Apparent cause Injures All 56 Aboard in BC Canada
- 18 casualties 4 killed 14 injured February 16, 2014 Tourist bus with Koreans explodes in Sinai Egypt
- 17 casualties 5 killed 12 critical September 24, 2015 Seattle Ride The Ducks Accidentally Head On Rips Open Side of Tour Bus Full of International Studednts
- 14 7 dead 7 injured May 23, 2014 Elliot Rodger UC Santa Barbara Leaves Manifesto, Shooting Spree Targets Women and Chinese Roommates
- 8 hurt 3 killed 5 injured August 21, 2014 3 Japanese Freshmen Killed in California Crash
- 5 killed April 15, 2014 University of Calgary House Party Stabbings
- 5 injured November 30, 2014 5 Indian Texas A and M students returning Thanksgiving seriously injured by wrong-way pickup in Cleveland head-on crash..
- 1 killed 3 injured, suspect arrested June 5, 2014 2014 Seattle Pacific University Shooting
- 4 casualties 2 killed, 2 injured April 17, 2014 Karpal Singh Malaysian Opposition Leader Killed In Car Crash
- 1 killed 1 injured Sunday August 3, 2014 Mai Yang E. Xiong St. Paul Bicycle Hit and Run
- 2 casualties, 1 killed, 1 injured in double shooting May 6, 2014 Baltimore Nail Salon Owner Killed in Bystander Shooting
- 1 killed, 6 members of a family arrested May 28, 2014 China McDonalds Beating Death
- 1 killed 2 suspects convicted January 18, 2014 Annie Kim Pham Photobomb Murder 2 Hispanic women convicted
- 1 Asian professor killed, 2 black suspects under supervision arrested July 23, 2014 Murder of UNC-Chapel Hill professor Feng Liu
- 1 killed, 3 suspects sought July 24, 2014 Chinese USC Grad Student Beaten To Death By 3 Suspects
- 1 killed November 16, 2014 Chinese Man Killed by Train Was Pushed Onto Tracks, Police Say
April 27, 2016 4 University of Georgia students killed, driver Agnes Kim critical after crash in Oconee County
April 23, 2016 'Heartbroken' family identifies toddler killed by ambulance The Boston Globe The family of the toddler who was killed by an ambulance near Tufts Medical Center on Saturday is heartbroken by the loss of 2-year-old Isabella Wu, the girl's uncle said.
April 23, 2016 1 killed by 15 suspects VIRGINIA ASIAN COLLEGE STUDENT FATALLY STABBED AND BEATEN AT HOUSE PARTY Police say 21-year-old Hosung Lee was attacked by a mob the night before he was found dead at house party last month in Fairfax County, where a George Mason University student was fatally attacked.
1 killed 1 arrested and charged April 1, 2016 Eric W. Kasprzyk Minnesota Drug Abuser Terrible Driver Runs Light, Kills Donut Shop Owner, Invades Townhome Naked Forty-year-old Eric Wesley Kaspryzk of Rosemount is accused of running a red light, causing a 3 or 4 car crash which killed Laos-born Asian donut shop owner Osah Phetsarath of Lakeville. He then fled the scene, cast off his clothes and invaded a nearby townhome where he locked the doors, and kept the residents from unlocking the doors after they called police. After he was arrested, he was evaluated at two hospitals where he became so combative they had to sedate him. Police thought he looked like he was under influence of drugs, and suspect told police lying cover story that he abuses marijuana and cocaine but did not recall if he used them at the time of the crash, he did not know why he stripped naked, and that he did not remember a thing until he woke up at the hospital.
Feb 18, 2016 Paul Tam: British Chinese tourist dies after being stabbed in the head in Japantown San Francisco London Evening StandardMar 26, 2016 - A British tourist has died more than a month after he was stabbed in the head during a street robbery in San Francisco. Paul Tam, 44, from Manchester, was knifed after being confronted by a man and woman while while walking through the Japantown district of the city with his niece ..
January 26, 2016 Seattle Jungle Homeless Camp Mass Shooting 2 killed, 3 injured 3 arrested. Black suspect, Asian, Hispanic victims. In Seattle, Washington, a group of 3 to 5 masked men approached a group sitting around a fire at the Jungle homeless camp under a freeway. They opened fire in a mass shooting, killing two and injuring three. Jeannine L. Zapata, 45, (Hispanic) and James Quoc Tran (Vietnamese Asian), 33, died of multiple gunshot wounds.
January 16, 2016 1 killed suspect arrested Holly Davis Arrested Shooting Arizona Chinese Exchange Student After Crash Suspect Holly Davis (white) is accused of rear ending a Mercedes driven by 19 year old sophomore Arizona State University exchange student from China Yue Jiang. When Jiang's passenger got out to look at the damage, Davis got out of her car and shot the victim. Trying to drive away, Jiang crashed into a third car before she died. 32-year-old Holly Davis has been booked on three charges including first-degree murder. Suspect hid her car and weapon before returning to her Mesa apartment where she showered and washed her clothes, The Arizona Republic reported. When police found Davis, they found out she suffers from depression, she denied involvement and admitted to using Oxycodone, a controlled substance that can treat pain. Davis reportedly had 'penned a note saying she was planning violence' and 'expressed a desire to be shot by law enforcement' Police say there is evidence the suspect was deliberately "planning to engage in violence."
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1 of 14 Dec 2, 2015 ALL FATAL SAN BERNARDINO SHOOTING VICTIMS IDENTIFIED December 03, 2015 Fourteen people were killed when Syed Farook and his wife, Tashfeen Malik, opened fire at a social service center in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday, Dec. 2, 2015. Tin Nguyen: 31-year-old woman resident of Santa Ana
November 11, 2015 26-year-old man Jeffrey Keo killed in Long Beach; gang suspect arrestedKABC-TV Authorities canvassed a Long Beach neighborhood in search of the alleged murder suspect believed to have fatally shot a 26-year-old man on ..- A 17-year-old has been arrested and booked for murder in the shooting death of a 26-year-old man in Long Beach Wednesday. Authorities said several individuals were detained and transported to Long Beach police headquarters where the alleged gunman was identified and booked for gang enhancement among other charges. Jeffrey Keo was fatally shot near the intersection
Nov 9 abuse, Nov 10 firing Mizzou Faculty Votes to Revoke Appointment of Activist Prof Melissa Click Abuses Asian Reporter Gateway On Monday protesting Mizzou race activists harassed an Asian reporter while protesting in a public place. University of Missouri professor Melissa Click was directing the protesters. Mizzou professor Melissa Click, an assistant professor of mass media at the University of Missouri, ordered a journalist and asked students to force him to leave an area where demonstrators had gathered on the Missouri campus. She called activists to “muscle” the Asian journalist off campus! Today the Mizzou journalism faculty voted to revoke the appointment of activist professor Melissa Click
October 3, 2015 Janitor Joevan Lopez Accused Of Killing Jasvir Singh Ice Cream Truck Vendor
October 2, 2015 1 killed 4 arrested, crime is terrorist attack Curtis Cheng Police Employee Killed in Sydney Australia by Iranian Teen Terrorist A radicalized muslim 15-year old boy of Iraqi-Kurdish background immigrant from Iran Farhad Jabar Khalil Mohammad shoots and kills Curtis Cheng a civilian NSW Police finance employee outside the NSW Police headquarters in Parramatta, Sydney after visiting the local Parramatta mosque. The incident is labelled as a politically motivated terrorist attack.(Daily Telegraph)
5 killed 12 critically injured Thursday September 24, 2015 Seattle Ride The Ducks Accidentally Head On Rips Open Side of Tour Bus For undetermined reasons a Ride the Ducks tour amphibious vehicle crossing the narrow Aurora bridge in Seattle apparently signaled left, driver called "oh no!" and suddenly swerved across the traffic dividing line, and into the side of an oncoming charter bus filled with international students. The force knocked off the front two tires, completely ripped out the forward left side of the bus, and sent the duck tail spinning backwards. 5 Victims killed (4 from Asia) 1. 20 year-old Haram Kim of South Korea died 2. 17-year-old Runjie Song China, 3. 37-year-old Mami Sato Japan, 4. 49-year-old Claudia Derschmidt Austria 5. 18-year-old Ivan Putradanto Indonesia
1 killed, suspect at large July 23, 2015 Shooting of Seattle Chinatown International District activist Donnie Chin Donnie Chin, Chinatown ID's 'frontline hero,' was shot several times and killed sitting in his car with windows shot out just before 3 a.m. in Seattle's Chinatown International District. According to Seattle Times, Chin founded the the International District Emergency Center (IDEC) "in junior high school because he felt like police and medics had slow response times to the Seattle neighborhood. The center, which was Chin’s only place of employment, survived over the years on donations and grants."
1 forced to resign by trolls Jul 16, 2015 'I fought the trolls in the trenches': Former Reddit Daily Mail UK 'I fought the trolls in the trenches': Former Reddit CEO Ellen Pao describes her plight in op-ed as she warns 'trolls are winning the battle for the ...
2 killed June 19, 2015 Cincinnati Police Officer Sonny Kim, Suspect Killed In Gunfight 27-year veteran of the Cincinnati Police Department and an armed suspect who were shot during a gunfight with other officers Friday have died, the police chief confirmed. in the Madisonville neighborhood. multiple shots fired between the suspect and officers responding to a 911 call. The chief says he believes the suspect was on the street when police arrived. tags: police victim, asian victim
3 killed 2 injured 2 incidents suspect killed April 10, 2015, April 14, 2015 Colby James Robinson Murders Pham Family in Portland, Oregon On a Friday night, Gary Pham, 33, and his 41-year-old sister-in-law, Susie Pham, were shot in the head execution style and killed around 10 p.m. in their Portland Oregon apartment Andrew Pham, 35, Gary's brother and Susie's husband, was critically wounded. One witness heard nearly two dozen gunshots. A 13-week-old baby was unharmed. The family is in the legalized medical marijuana business but do not believe they were growing medical marijuana at the apartment, and authorities are unsure if that was factor in the murders. April 14 in DeSoto, Texas, a convenience store clerk recognized him, and followed to get license plate. Police found him and killed him in a shootout, while a woman bystander was slightly injured
1 killed 2 wounded April 8, 2015 U.S. soldier killed, 2 wounded in suspected Afghan ‘insider attack’ The U.S. Embassy did not provide further details on which senior U.S. official was meeting with the governor. But Afghan officials in Jalalabad said it was Donald Y. Yamamoto, who also holds ambassadorial rank. At provincial governor’s compound an Afghan soldier opened fire on U.S. troops, in Nangahar province, Afghanistan following a visit by U.S. officials
1 killed 1 fire 1 arrested March 31, 2015 Song Wang Accused Killing Kittaporn Saosawatsri, Arson Apartment in Bellevue WA Firefighters found 37 year old Kittaporn Saosawatsri after a fire alarm at a new upscale Avalon Meydenbauer Bellevue apartment house. She was a woman with a Thailand passport in her lingerie dead from stabbing about 20 times in her back, left arm, left rib area and neck. Investigators believe she was running prostitution services from the apartment when Wang allegedly stabbed her during a robbery attempt, ransacked the apartment, stealing a designer purse while leaving behind $1,200, and then set fire to the apartment, forcing evacuation of dozens, and fleeing the state to Oregon and California.
31 killed February 4, 2015 Taiwan TransAsia Airways Flight 235 Turboprop Crash A passenger plane clipped a bridge and plunged into a river in Taiwan. Pilot error shut down the wrong engine when a fault showed up in one engine, losing power in both engines.
Three Japanese women killed in Tunisia museum attack ... japantimes.co.jp Mar 19, 2015 - Three Japanese were killed and another three were injured in a terrorist attack on Tunisia's national museum, the government confirmed
2 dead January 29, 2015 Near Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, a woman Ph.D. student Chalalai Chaihirunkarn was found in her apartment apparent shot by roommate Bryan Springer who shot himself. Springer was employed at the Software and Engineering Institute at CMU. Friends said they had a troubled relationship
1 killed January 13, 2015 Suspect Sought After Stabbing Death Outside Los Angeles Donut Shop CBSLA A killer is on the loose after a Tuesday night robbery turned deadly at a South LA donut shop. Suspect entered the store, ordered food and robbed the clerk, Yupin Ung, when she opened the cash register. Her half brother Andy Ung, 29, chased the suspect out of the store where he was stabbed in an alley.e Suspect black man in his 30s. tags: asian victim, black suspect
2 injured, robbery January 2, 2015 Seattle King Donuts Robbery and Attack KIRO: The community is rallying around the owners of King Donuts in Rainier Beach after they were attacked on Friday. They survived the killing fields in Cambodia and came to Seattle to make a new life. Now the community is rallying around the longtime owners of King Donuts in Rainier Beach after they were beaten and robbed Friday night. Chia Pol, 61, and her husband Heng Hay have owned King Donuts on Rainier Avenue South for nearly three decades. were closing up Friday night when a man tried to take her mother's purse. "My mom wouldn't let go. He started punching her in the face" Arrested March 24 after a standoff in International district.
3 killed including suspect suicide December 20, 2014 Radicalized Ismaaiyl Abdullah Brinsley Ambush Shoots NYPD cops in car After shooting and wounding his ex-girlfriend in Baltimore, Ismaaiyl Brinsley later shoots and kills two police officers in ambush sitting in marked car execution style in Brooklyn, New York. Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos were working overtime as part of an anti-terrorism drill in Bedford-Stuyvesant and soon died from their gunshot wounds.
4 killed December 17, 2015 California woman runs red light into people leaving Redondo Beach Christmas event killing 4 New Haven Register Dec 19, 2014 - Authorities are investigating what led up to the woman driving through a red light and into nearly a dozen people as they left a church Christmas event in Redondo Beach. Three adults later died, including the boy’s mother, Martha Gaza, 36; along with Mary Anne Wilson, 81; and Saeko Matsumura, 87, all of Torrance Margo Bronstein, 56, was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence and vehicular manslaughter and
5 injured November 30, 2014 5 Indian Texas A and M students returning Thanksgiving seriously injured by wrong-way pickup in Cleveland head-on crash..
1 killed 1 arrested November 16, 2014 Wai Keun Kwok in Bronx Killed in Train Track Pushing Spree With warning or provocation, an apparently deranged Keven Darden pushed Chinese immigrant Wai Keun Kwok off a platform into an oncoming D train in the Brox.
1 killed October 7, 2014 Chef who ‘cooked and killed’ trans wife ‘had a dark side’ By News.com.au | 10:05am Chef Marcus Volke, who killed and cooked his transgender wife Mayang Prasetyo, was seemingly normal but had a dark side, according to a school friend. The Australian chef believed to have slaughtered his transgender wife and boiled her body parts in a chemical stew didn’t have a criminal record. There was no evidence of drug use or any suspicious drugs in the apartment where Marcus Volke was reportedly found by police in Brisbane with his girlfriend’s remains strewn about. The closest thing to an incriminating past linked to the 28-year-old traveler in this horrific case is a testimonial from a school friend, saying he had a dark side. He met Mayang Prasetyo, a 27-year-old transsexual sex worker who used her profits to support her family in Indonesia, while working on a cruise ship.
October 21, 2014 Racist ChinatownTour Guide’s Last Day at Work A San Francisco sightseeing bus tour guide went on a racist rant about Chinese people in Chinatown to tourists on her last day on the job while drinking alcohol. the woman defends her racism by saying that she used to live in the Chinatown area and that it’s an awful place to live because of the people in it, despite being the cheapest area in San Francisco. 'F*** You Chinatown!': Bottle-Wielding San Francisco Tour Guide Caught on Video Going on Vile, Racist Rant TheBlaze video was posted on YouTube Tuesday, apparently by a German tourist.
1 killed, 1 charged October 11, 2014 Philippine Police Accuse US Marine in Murder Case AP abcnews Oct 15, 2014 · Philippine police charged Oct 15 that Marine Pfc. Joseph Scott Pemberton picked up victim Jennifer Laude at a bar northwest of Manila, checked into a hotel where she was later found drowned with her head in the toilet bowl.
October 5, 2014 Chicago Oak Lawn 11 vehicle crash kills 2 nuns Three people including 2 nuns and the suicidal driver were killed and 11 others were injured Sunday evening in a 11 vehicle crash in the Chicago suburb of Oak Lawn. Elderly driver Edward Carthans, 81, was fleeing the scene of another crash when he drove his late model F-150 truck onto oncoming cars. Catholic nuns Sister Jean Stickney, 86, and Sister Kab Kyoung "Anna" Kim, 48, both of Little Company of Mary Sisters in Evergreen Park, were killed
September 10, 2010 Forest Service asks family to remove cross The family of an 11-year-old girl who was killed at the Big Four Ice Caves in Verlot has been forced to take down a cross they placed there in the memory of their daughter. Grace Tam was killed in July 2010 by a chunk of falling ice
2 killed 2 critical injuries September 3, 2014 EunB, a singer with the Korean pop group Ladies’ Code, has died after a rear wheel fell off her minvan, sending it spinning into a guardrail on a rain-slicked road in Incheon, South Korea, also killing her driver. 2 other members were critically injured.
4 killed 6 injured September 1, 2014 Parent Kills 3 Children in Suicide Knife Attack at China School Associated Press On the first day of school, a 40-year-old father with family name of Chen stabbed students and teachers with a fruit knife at Dongfang primary school in Hubei province, killing three children and injuring six other people before jumping to his death from a fourth-floor window. Five other children and one teacher were injured.
1 killed August 29, 2014 In downtown Seattle, attorney Sher Kung was killed by a box truck making a left turn. She and her wife were new mothers, and she was active in LGBT issues in the military.
56 injured 6 critical 15 serious August 28, 2014 Bus Rollover Injures All 56 Aboard in BC Canada Mountains All 56 passengers were injured when a bus full of Asian tourists rolled over for unknown reasons on a mountain highway in British Columbia, Canada. Canada bus crash leaves 56 injured foxnews.com tags: Canada, asian victims
8 hurt 3 killed 5 injured August 21, 2014 3 Japanese Freshmen Killed in California Crash A small car carrying 8 new Palomar College freshmen from Japan ran off a freeway, killing 3 and injuring five. They were part of a an international program where 135 Japanese students stayed with host families near San Diego. ABC/AP
1 killed 2 injured August 16, 2014 Salinas Korean owned market robbery The Korea Times A Korean-owned market in Salinas, California, was the scene of a fatal robbery Saturday. Oh Sook-mi, 56, died of a gunshot to her chest... One of the robbers told Oh Eun-jung and Oh-Sook-mi, the market owner’s sister-in-law, to open the cash register. They were having late dinner inside the market. When they could not get it open, the robbers began shooting, police said. ..this is the first time a Korean has been shot and killed in this area
1 killed 1 injured Sunday August 3, 2014 Mai Yang E. Xiong St. Paul Bicycle Hit and Run 35-year-old Mai Yang of Minneapolis was in critical condition Sunday and 37-year-old E. Xiong of St. Paul was in fair condition after they were struck by a car in Oak Park Heights Minnesota which fled the scene.
July 24, 2014 Kim Pham verdict: 2 women found guilty of manslaughter in death of woman outside Santa Ana, Calif. club. Vanesa Tapia Zavala, 26, and Candace Marie Brito, 27, were convicted in the death of Kim Pham, who was pronounced dead just days after a Jan. 18 fight outside the Crosby, a once-trendy nightclub. They were also found guilty of assault with force to produce great bodily injury, but not guilty of second-degree murder.
1 killed, 3 suspects sought July 24, 2014 Chinese USC Grad Student Beaten To Death By 3 Suspects USC engineering graduate student from China, Xinran Ji was assaulted at 12:45 a.m. by 3 suspects who clubbed him with an object and fled in a car. He barely made it back to his apartment, where he was declared dead. The last violent crime victims were also two Chinese engineering graduate students at USC, Ming Qu and Ying Wu. They were gunned down in in their car near the school in an apparent botched robbery in 2012.
1 Asian professor killed, 2 black suspects under supervision arrested July 23, 2014 Murder of UNC-Chapel Hill professor Feng Liu UNC-Chapel Hill professor Feng Liu died after being mugged by 2 men who hit him with a rock after a "botched robbery". Lui was a research professor at UNC’s Eshelman School of Pharmacy. Arrested were Derick Davis II and Troy Arrington Jr., both with extensive criminal history. Student body president Eve Carson was kidnapped, robbed and murdered in 2008, and one of her killers is on trial in the killing of Duke University student Abhijit Mahato in January 2008.
1 killed, 6 members of a family arrested May 28, 2014 China McDonalds Beating Death In Zhaoyuan city in Shandong Province in China, video caught a man, four women, and a boy beating a woman to death in a McDonalds' restaurant. The woman reported was beaten because she refused to give them her phone number. The government tied the killing to members of a group Church of the Almighty God which is considered to be a doomsday cult.
25 total 4 killed 21 injured May 21, 2014 Taipei Taiwan Train Stabbing Spree Kills 4 In Taipei Taiwan, a university student with 2 knives he purchased at a store attacked subway riders, killing four and injuring 21
1 killed 3 injured, suspect arrested June 5, 2014 2014 Seattle Pacific University Shooting Police responded to a shooting on Seattle Pacific University in which at least four people were shot. At least two people suffered from life threatening injuries. Freshman Paul Lee, Korean American 19 from Portland died in the hospital. The 26 year old gunman Aaron Ybarra who was not a student walked into SPU’s Otto Miller Hall armed with a shotgun and a handgun and shot three people in the foyer with the shotgun.
14 7 dead 7 injured May 23, 2014 Elliot Rodger UC Santa Barbara Shooting "Virgin Killer" 9:30 pm Friday night near UC Santa Barbara 7 people dead including killer, 7 hospitalized when Elliot Rodgers shot at crowds from his BMW trading shots with police for 10 minutes. He was found with 4 handguns with 400 rounds of ammunition. He first stabbed 3 Chinese including his roommates and a visitor at his house before his cross-town drive-by killing spree targeting a sorority, deli, gunfights with deputies and church service often driving on the wrong side of the road, running down four people on foot and bicycle with his car. His of half-Chinese as a his mother is Malaysian Chinese Li Chin. His father is Peter Rodger who was an assistant director for The Hunger Games movie, and his stepmother is from the Arab/Muslim nation of Morocco.
May 17, 2014 Ten Chinese workers kidnapped in Nigeria by Boko Haram The Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram has attacked Waza, in Cameroon's Far North Region, kidnapping 10 Chinese engineers and killing one Cameroonian soldier, according to local reports.
2 casualties, 1 killed, 1 injured in double shooting
May 6, 2014 Baltimore Nail Salon Owner Killed in Bystander Shooting In East Baltimore, Maryland Salon owner Truc Thi Ly Nguyen, Vietnamese owner of the T and T Nail Salon was shot and died after two men chased each other into her shop. One man shot the other in the leg and then shot the owner in the head, killing her, making it look like a bystander shooting, but shooting her in the head makes it look like she actually was an intended victim. Her husband Tran wrestled 26-year-old shooter Tremaine Washington to the ground. The man who was running away from the gunman was shot in back and stomach was in critical condition.
May 5, 2014 Winnipeg Bar Shooting Kills Filipino College Student In Winnepeg, Canada Paclipan was the only fatality among the three people who were shot outside the Opera Ultralounge bar in Winnipeg, Canada. 23-year-old Rustom Vito Paclipan was laid to rest June 7, 2014 at his hometown in Cebu, Philippines. Paclipan was about to received his diploma as an aircraft maintenance engineering student at Red River College.
4 casualties 2 killed, 2 injured April 17, 2014 Karpal Singh Malaysian Opposition Leader Killed In Car Crash Kuala Lumpur: Malaysia's veteran ethnic-Indian lawyer and lawmaker Karpal Singh, who defended opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim in his sensational sodomy trial, was killed today in a road accident. Singh, 73, and one of his longtime associates were killed early this morning when the car they were traveling in rammed into a lorry/truck, shearing off the left side of the MPV/minivan. His assistant Michael Cornandez was also killed while two others, his son Ram Singh and an Indonesian maid, were seriously injured. Singh's driver claimed the slow moving truck suddenly changed lanes and swerved into their path before he could brake. The truck driver who was with family members tested positive for marijuana use, but police discouraged "conspiracy theories" that Singh had been targeted for opposing extreme Islamic hudud laws, and the slow moving truck driver was somehow at fault. Singh's driver had dozens of speeding violations on his record himself. Singh was previously crippled in a 2005 accident when his taxi was rammed from behind from another car
5 killed April 15, 2014 University of Calgary House Party Stabbings Five university students were stabbed to death at a house party in Calgary,Alberta, Canada. some blocks away from the University of Calgary campus in the deadliest mass murder in Calgary history. Police arrested Matthew de Grood in connection with the massacre. The victims were Joshua Hunter, Kaiti Perras, Jordan Segura, Lawrence Hong, and Zackariah Rathwell, who ranged from 21 to 27 years of age. Hunter lived in Priddis, Alberta while the other four lived in Calgary. Hunter, Segura, and Rathwell were pronounced dead at the scene, while Perras and Hong were taken to hospital but succumbed to their wounds
April 15, 2014 Casualties: 302 total 121 dead 181 missing South Korean Ferry Sewol Sinks The South Korean ferry Sewol which was filled mostly with students from Danwon High School in Ansan City. They were on a field trip to an island when it started listing and capsizing for some unknown reason after a J-shaped turn as ships assisted in a rescue effort. Passengers were told to stay in place until rescue boats arrived, at which point the ship was tilted too far for passengers to walk outside or for the crew to reach the life rafts. At least four are dead and hundreds are missing of the 470 aboard as the ship sank leaving only the overturned bow out of the 100 ft deep water.
In January, three soldiers were killed when armed men attacked their bus. And in November, a car bomb killed 10 soldiers.
4 killed 21 injured in deliberate attack March 13, 2014 Rashad Charjuan Owens Rampage Mows Down Texas Crowd 21-year-old aspiring rapper and father of six from Killeen, was charged Friday with one count of capital murder. After being stopped at a DWI checkpoint, he sped away in his stolen car, almost hiting a police officer, then went the wrong way on Ninth Street, plowed through a barricade on Red River Street, and hit the people in the crowd. 4 eventually died including Sandy Le, 26.
18 casualties 4 killed 14 injured February 16, 2014 Tourist bus with Koreans explodes in Sinai Egypt 33 tourists from South Korea were on the bus and had visited the Greek Orthodox Monastery of St. Catherine's, in the Sinai Peninsula. The bus was headed to Israel and was waiting in line near a border crossing, he said. According to state-run media, Health Ministry officials said three tourists and the bus driver, who was from Egypt, were killed
February 13, 2014 Bulldozer Drives Carelessly and Kills Pregnant Woman A driver of a small bobcat bulldozer removing snow from the Fei Long market in Brooklyn killed a pregnant woman Min Lin, 36, while driving in reverse. The woman was loading groceries into her car with her husband. A witness said the driver was driving erratically speeding up and down the sidewalks as if he was going to eventually hit somebody. The driver was an employee of the market who has already received three summonses for various car infractions such as no inspection or headlight.
January 20, 2014 Tomas Mondares Run Over By Parolee On Drugs In National City near San Diego California, Tomas Mondares, a 89 old that was about to visit the Philippines was run over and dragged 60 feet by a car driven by Kevin Moore. Moore was on parole and claims he lost control of his car and veered onto the sidewalk. He stopped and waited for police, and pled not guilty to driving under the influence of drugs.
Saturday January 18, 2014 Annie Kim Pham Photobomb Murder Kim Pham was brutally beaten as she stood in line outside The Crosby club and apparently angered a group of people two men and three women when she unintentionally stepped in and photobombed a group of people taking pictures. She died Tuesday after being taken off of life support. Suspects Vanesa Zavala and Candace Brito have pleaded not guilty while a third woman was named as a person of interest One witness claims Pham started swearing and delivered the first punch but her friends say Pham was attacked without provocation. On July 24, Zavala and Brito were convicted.
January 13, 2013 Blast in illegal gambling hall in China kills 14 An explosion killed 14 and injured seven at a gambling hall outside the city of Kaili in southern province of Guizhou in China. Police believe the blast was intentionally set, and gambling is illegal and largely controlled by crime in China, so they investigating it as a crime.
January 12, 2013 Grenade Injures Firefighters At Mindanao Science College At the Cotabato Foundation College of Science and Technology Mindanao, Phillipines, a man tossed a grenade near a firetruck as firefighters and police were fighting a fire which may have been set in building for security guards as a lure. The blast injured more than 24 people. In November a bomb was found by the flagpole but may have been set to scare rather than detonate.
January 1, 2014 Gas Can Arson Attack on Chinese Consulate in San Francisco Yan Feng, 39, of Daly City drove to San Francisco in his minivan, filled three containers with gasoline bought at a station on Geary Boulevard, and parked in front of the consulate. Eldridge said Feng told the agents he placed the containers near the front entrance of the building, poured gasoline on the front door and front steps, and attempted to light a fire with his passport, but the fire did not ignite. On Friday January 3, two days after the fire, Mr. Feng called the police dispatcher and identified himself in Chinese as the person who "made the fire". He told FBI agents in an interview after his arrest that her targeted the Chinese consulate because all the voices he had been hearing were in Chinese and the Chinese consulate had to have been involved.” The FBI believes that terrorism, politics or civil rights were not involved.
1 killed December 31, 2013 Uber Driver Syed Muzzafar Crash Kills 6 Yr Old Girl On New Years Eve, Syed Muzzafar, a 57-year-old Uber driver from Union City ran over 6 year old San Francisco resident Sophia Liu who was struck along with another child and a woman. The 6 year old died while the woman suffered life-threatening injuries while the other child is expected to survive. The suspect was arrested on suspicion of vehicular manslaughter with gross negligence and failure to yield to pedestrians
December 15, 2013 Homicide detectives investigate death of woman in West Seattle Seattle police are investigating a strange and brutal murder 46-year-old mother Nga Nguyen. Her teen daughter found the door to the apartment unlocked and blood everywhere hours earlier. ...
Hotel Worker Dragged 3 miles Over Argument November 19, 2013 Moses Aloque, 22, allegedly ran into Kanchanben Patel, 58 and another employee at the Arbor Inn Motel on Route 1 in Wrentham Mass after a dispute over a bill and illegal use of a hotel room. Two men drove off in a pickup truck, running over the two victims and dragging Patel from Wrentham to Foxboro for more than three miles where she was found dead.Acloque claimed he had been beat-up by three men and didn’t know he hit anyone.
Terrorists with Knives and Axes Kill 11 at Xinjiang Police Station Saturday November 16, 2013 Two officers among 11 dead from attack in Xinjiang province, where ethnic Uighur insurgents are challenging Chinese rule A total of 11 people were killed when 9 took part in an assault on a police station in the north-western region of Xinjiang, the local government has said. Assailants used knives and axes, and also injured two police officers(guardian)
Terrorists with Knives and Axes Kill 11 at Xinjiang Police Station Saturday November 16, 2013 Two officers among 11 dead from attack in Xinjiang province, where ethnic Uighur insurgents are challenging Chinese rule A total of 11 people were killed when 9 took part in an assault on a police station in the north-western region of Xinjiang, the local government has said. Assailants used knives and axes, and also injured two police officers(guardian)
November 7, 2013 Derrick Shao, student at City College San Francisco was last last seen November 7, 2013 and was reported missing after he was taking a bus to classes. His body was recovered November 19 at San Leandro Marina face down in the water. His is among others in the SF bay area who also went missing in recent years
Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 China Shanxi Explosions A series of small explosions at 7:40 a.m. caused by homemade bombs killed one person and injured eight others Wednesday outside the provincial headquarters of the Communist Party in the northern Chinese city of Taiyuan.
Korean Man Attacked By White Man Upset About Japanese October 26, 2013 A Korean man Jae Kang Lee was beaten by a white male Dion Packard of Arlington who slammed his head against a bus stop pole, kicked him after he collapsed and appeared to be about to throw him onto traffic. He was stopped by bystanders, but then shouted "Why are you helping him? Don't you know this man's Japanese? Don't you know what we did for them in Vietnam?" The suspect was charged with malicious harassment and assault. He appeared to be unstable and was taken to a hospital where he was quoted as saying, "I beat him up to keep the white people safe."
Wah Mee Massacre October 26, 2013 Tony Ng is to be paroled from prison for this role in the Wah Mee Massacre. The crime was committed on February 19, 1983 In Seattle's Chinatown in the Wah Mee gambling club. It was a multiple homicide on in which Chinese Americans Kwan Fai "Willie" Mak, Wai-Chiu "Tony" Ng, and Benjamin Ng gunned down fourteen people. The killers were known to the group which included wealthy restaurant owners which helped them pass security, rob the patrons and then kill them so there would be no witnesses. Way W. Chin survived to identify the suspects, the others in the deadliest mass shooting in Washington state history.
Chinese Mother and 4 Children 1-9 Killed in Brooklyn Home October 26, 2013 In Brooklyn New York, 37-year-old Chinese mother Qiao Zhen Li and her children, 9-year-old Linda Zhuo, 7-year-old Amy Zhuo, 5-year-old Kevin Zhuo, and 1-year-old William Zhuo were stabbed to death in a 11 p.m. in late night rampage in their home. Her husband's cousin 25 year old transient Mingdong Chen was arrested.
Menlo Park Sikh couple mowed down by drunk who also hit car October 24, 2013 54-year-old Marjorie Reitzell who has struggled with alcohol and drug addiction drifted into the bike lane on Chilco Road and struck 45-year-old Kamal Singh and 50-year-old Balbir Singh from behind, then crossed the lane divider and struck a car head-on carrying four teenagers and stopped when she crashed into a tree, The suspect claims she does not remember anything.
1 killed, suspect tickets dismissed. October 6, 2013 death, November 11, 2014 update NYC Toddler Killed Crossing Street, Driver Tickets Voided 3-year-old Allison Liao from Queens, NY was hit and killed while walking with her grandmother in a crosswalk when a SUV driver failed to yield, hit and killed the girl. The driver, identified by police as 44-year-old Ahmad Abu-Zayedeha stayed on the scene and was issued two traffic tickets, but her parents were outraged when they learned that the DMV dismissed those tickets in July 2014. "The revelation came during a deposition of Abu-Zayedeha, according to attorney Steve Vaccaro, who is representing Tam and Liao in a civil suit. Allison’s family was not contacted by the DMV."NYC Motorcycle Gang Assaults SUV Driver September 30, 2013 Affluent Asian American e-commerce executive 33 yr old Alexian Lien was driving in Manhattan wife his 28 yr old wife and 2 year old toddler in his Range Rover when he had phoned in erratic driving by a pack of motorcycles. He found himself surrounded, and bumped into the back of Christopher Cruz when Cruz slowed down unexpectedly, and they all stopped. Afraid of the safety of his family, he fled in panic in his vehicle, evidently driving over one motorcyclist. He was chased by the gang across town, had his door pulled out at one stop, and was stopped in traffic when the bikers smashed out his driver window with a helmet, pulled him out and beat him in sight of his wife and daughter. Lien was treated for stitches and treatment of injuries to his face. Christopher Cruz, 28 has been charged with reckless endangerment, reckless driving and acting in a manner injurious to a child younger than 17
September 14, 2013 Random Stabbing Kills Professor after Sounders soccer game After a Seattle Sounders soccer game, suspect 44 year old Donnell Jackson was arrested after he stabbed english professor Troy Wolff to death as he defended his partner Kristin Ito who was also stabbed but survived. The suspect dropped the knife and he told arresting officers that he saw the man aim a gun at him at the train station and the victims were part of a group holding people hostage in South Seattle, and he recorded the whole thing on a cellphone that he threw onto the railroad tracks. Described as a black male who was "dangerous and mentally ill", Jackson told police he was schizophrenic and off his medication for months and his family was worried about his mental health. He had violated his probation in California for setting a grass fire near a highway.
21 September 2013 Islamist gunmen attacked the upmarket Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya. The attack lasted until 24 September. American attack Survivor Elaine Dang was photographed covered in blood
July 13, 2013 New York Chinatown Bug Bomb Building Explosion Eight people are injured (three seriously) in Lower Manhattan as a result of an explosion and partial collapse, in a five-storey building, in Chinatown, Manhattan, New York City, on Pike Street, near Henry Street. (wikipedia)
Asiana 777 Crash in San Francisco July 6, 2013 Asiana Airlines Flight 214 from South Korea crashed on final approach to San Francisco International Airport. Of the 307 people aboard the Boeing 777, two passengers died at the crash scene (one from being run over by an airport crash tender), and a third died in a hospital several days later. 181 others were injured, 12 of them critically. Among the injured were three flight attendants who were thrown onto the runway while still strapped in their seats when the tail section broke off after striking the seawallshort of the runway. The FBI repeated asked the pilot if the crash was terrorism related, and no mechanical failures have been found. Most concerns center on the pilot who was still in training and mis-programmed the auto throttles which did not prevent the plane from stalling, and appeared to be not confident or assertive enough to take control when he was not confident about a clear manual visual landing.
26 June 2013, Shanshan riots: terrorists in Lukqun Township, Shanshan County in Xinjiang killed 2 policemen and 22 civilians. 11 of the attackers were also killed. The attack began when a group of people with knives attacked a Chinese police station and a local government building. This attack was one of the bloodiest attacks in Xinjiang since 2009
Guam Tumon stabbings and car rampage February 12, 2013 in Tumon, Guam's tourism district 21-year-old Chad Ryan Desoto started revving his engine of his his blue Toyota Yaris, and drove onto the sidewalk, mowing down two Japanese couples and then another 300 yards through a crowd of tourists. He crashed into a store and started stabbing people, killing 3 and injuring 11 others, including an 8-month-old infant and a three year old toddler. Gov. Eddie Calvo reached out to the Japanese Consulate to help victims’ families. A 28-year-old woman and an elderly 82-year-old woman died from stab wounds. Desoto was a local actor who told police he wanted to injure as many people as possible, but no motive was established. The attack echoed the Akihabara massacre where a truck ran over people and the driver ran out to stab the crowd.
South Korean troops kill man trying to swim to North guardian.com, Monday 16 September 2013
Seoul investigating incident near heavily militarised border in which man jumped into Imjin river and tried to float across
Random Stabbing Kills Professor after Sounders soccer game September 14, 2013 After a Seattle Sounders soccer game, suspect Donnell Jackson was arrested after he stabbed english professor Troy Wolff to death as he defended his partner Kristin Ito who was also injured. Wolff was killed as the suspect dropped the knife and was taken into custody with no further incident.
September 9, 2013 Two Japanese Stabbed, One Killed in Turkey Location: near the town of Goreme in Turkey's central Cappadocia region, which draws tourists to its volcanic rock formations and its centuries-old underground cities. Two Japanese tourists who were away from the main group were attacked by assailants with knives who stabbed them, killing Mai Kurihara, 22 and sending the other to the hospital. The students from Japan's Niigata University were found by other students. No motive was given, but some reports speculated that Japan had just won hosting the Olympics over Turkey. The last time an American tourist was killed, it was by a man who said he was high and just wanted a kiss that was arrested after returning wounded fighting with Syrian rebels.
China school explosion kills two September 9, 2013 Initially reported as an accident, a suicide bomber detonated a 3 wheel motorized bicycle with a A homemade bomb in front of a primary school in a Guilin, a southern resort Chinese. It killed at least two people including the driver and injured 17 including 10 school children. One boy lost a leg. The explosion set other vehicles ablaze and shattered seventh-floor windows. Compared to the 2010, a series of seemingly unrelated school attacks by people armed with knives, including a man who attacked children with a hammer and then set fire to himself. This appears to be China's first suicide bombing that obviously looks like a terrorist attack on a school as previous mass casualty incidents have been explained almost exclusively as unconnected mental illness or girlfriend problems by lone attackers.
September 5, 2013 Cheng Vang Shoots Wife's co-worker Joseph Yang in Rosedale Roseville MN (Minneapolis) Cheng Vang 44 and his wife Yong Vang of Roseville met his wife's co-worker Joseph Yang 33 of Brooklyn Park at a loading dock. Then Cheng Vang shot Yang with a semi-automatic pistol several times before shooting himself. Cheng may have believed the man he shot was having an affair with his wife.Weng's Cold Storage Industrial Company ammonia leak On 31 August 2013, liquid ammonia leaked on the fourth floor of the Weng's Cold Storage Industrial Company, killing fifteen people and injuring twenty-six. Six of the people injured were in critical condition. Thirteen of the dead victims died on the way to the hospital. The leak occurred in China's largest city, Shanghai. The cause of the ammonia leak is unknown. Article was deleted by Wikipedia as not notable.
Man Slams Girl in Stroller Onto Pavement in China July 23, 2013 Two men named Han and Li in Beijing asked a woman to move her stroller away from a parking spot. After she refused, Han got out of the car, knocked down the woman, grabbed the 2 year old out of the stroller and and threw her onto the ground. Li also hit the woman before both men escaped in the car. The girl died shortly after. On September 25, 2013 Han Lei, 39 who threw the toddler to the ground was charged with intentional homicide and sentenced to death in Beijing, China. Accomplaice Li Ming got 5 years in jail.
June 26, 2013 Riots in China's Xinjiang region kill at least 36 people. (NBC News)(The Australian)
Michael Kowal Mows Down Elderly Woman Near Toronto With Bicycle
June 25, 2013 Mississauga (Toronto Canada) Michael Kowal, 52 was charged in running over elderly Chinese woman Shui-fen Chan with a bicycle on a pedestraian path and then leaving the scene. She suffered brain damage and died in surgery
Two Asian Jewelers Shot and Stabbed in San Francisco Over Price Friday July 12, 2013 Two Asian women jewelers 35-year-old Khin Min of Daly City and 51-year-old Lina Lim of San Francisco were shot and stabbed at the Jewelry Mart in San Francisco's South of Market area by African American Barry White, 23, of Antioch, and died of their wounds. A third man was shot and stab and critically injured. White appeared to have had one purchase before, but robbery did not appear to be the motive, as another report was an argument over price. As officers approached, White fired at police and then fled into a restaurant, fired until his .38 revolver ran out of bullets, and then lay on the ground to surrender, where he was arrested, covered in blood. The suspect had a criminal history and was facing charges in a 2009 case in which he also shot at police.
Oakland Rear-End Collision Shooting Kills New College Grad June 12, 2013 An Emeryville man Aya Nakano who had just graduated from University of Oregon was fatally shot in North Oakland after getting into a confrontation with two suspects who had rear-ended his car
April 15, 2013 Boston Marathon Bombings During the Boston Marathon, two pressure cooker bombs exploded at 2:49 pm EDT killing 3 people and injuring an estimated 264 others. On Apr 17, 2013 announcedment third victim in Monday's Boston Marathon bombings has been formally identified by Boston University as Lingzi Lu, a BU graduate student who was from China’s northeastern city of Shenyang. Another chinese student was seriously injured. "Danny" found himself carjacked and was told I'm a Muslim.' 'Chinese are very friendly to Muslims"
North Korean Doctors Killed and Beheaded in Nigeria Saturday February 9, 2013 Three Korean doctors were killed, one beheaded in front of their wives in attacks that were not officially linked to Al Qaeda' Boko Haram terrorists. It was two days after suspected Islamic terrorists shot dead nine women polio vaccinators nearby. telegraph
Chris Dorner Rampage February 3 2013 In the city of Irvine, in the evening hours, 28-year-old Monica Quan, and her fiance, 27-year-old Keith Lawrence, were found shot to death in Lawrence's parked white Kia Optima, outside their condominium complex. Quan, an assistant women's basketball coach at Cal State Fullerton, was the daughter of Randal Quan, a former Los Angeles Police Department captain and lawyer who formerly represented Dorner during Dorner's dismissal hearing from the LAPD. Lawrence was a campus security officer for University of Southern California.
1 killed, 1 harass, 1 arrested November 12, 2012 UK security guard beats Thai woman delegate to death at medical conference Daily Mail Clive Carter repeatedly smashed delegate Khanokporn Satjawat over the head with fire extinguisher Carter, 35, was 'obsessed with fire extinguishers' and had an image of one on his computer
On December 14, 2012, 20-year-old Adam Lanza fatally shot twenty children and six adult staff members in a mass murder at Sandy Hook Elementary School. One of the victims was
The 2012 Delhi gang rape case involves a rape and murder that occurred on 16 December 2012 in Munirka, a neighbourhood located in the southern part of New Delhi, when a 23-year-old female physiotherapy intern was beaten and gang raped in a private bus in which she was travelling with a male friend. There were six others in the bus, including the driver, all of whom raped the woman. The woman died from
1 killed 2 injured in collision, 1 charged with murder November 24. 2012 37-year-old Drew Bodden was going 140 mph when his souped up Mustang hit a Honda CRV, killing 9-year-old Holly Huynh in Doylestown, Pennsylvania. Bodden also severely hurt her grandmother, Suzanne Berry, and his own girlfriend riding in his car. Officials said "Traveling at that rate of speed is beyond reckless" 6abc Bodden had pushed his super-charged car up to between 142 mph and 155 mph while racing a Cadillac CTS. In August 2013, Bodden was sentence 8-25 years after being found guilty of third-degree murder in June
Homeless Antoinette Pelzer Stabs 2 Canadians in Atlantic City May 21, 2012 Canadians Alice Mei See Leung, 47, and her 80-year-old mother, Po Lin Wan, Chinese Canadian tourists from Scarborough, Ontario were stabbed in a botched robbery attempt by African American woman Antoinette Pelzer in front of a casino at Atlantic City, N.J. Pelzer was homeless, and had traveled there from Philadelphia. She was immediately spotted by an officer who arrested her, and she pled guilty on August 31, 2013. she was said to suffer from schizophrenia
2 Chinese USC graduate students killed, 2 suspects guilty Murder of USC Graduate Students Ming Qu and Ying Wu April 11, 2012 The murders of Ming Qu and Ying Wu occurred on April 11, 2012, when two Chinese graduate students were shot to death after sitting in their BMW parked one mile outside of the University of Southern California (USC) campus in Los Angeles, California. The two suspects, Javier Bolden and Byran Barnes, aged 19 and 20 at the time of the shooting, were arrested in connection with the murders. In 2014, Barnes was found guilty of murder and sentenced to life imprisonment without parole. Bolden awaits a verdict.
February 9 2012 India student stabs teacher to death in Chennai After approaching her on the pretext of wanting to drop rubbish into the bin, the boy took out a knife wrapped in a paper and attacked her. Teachers from the staff room on the same floor ran into the classroom and overpowered the boy, who did not attempt to flee. ..he did not study well. .. The teacher had made notes about his poor show,” Fr. Periyanayagam told reporters. During questioning by police, the boy said he had recently seen the Hindi movie Agneepath and was influenced by the hero who takes revenge on those who falsely implicate his father.December 8, 2011 Bail Set at Half a Million for Man Who Killed Cyclist Dec 9, 2011, The King County Prosecutor's Office has set bail for Nathan Godwin, the 27-year-old suspected drunk driver who struck and killed cyclist Bradley Nakatani, 35, on Thursday morning at $500,000. Godwin was booked into King County Jail yesterday on suspicion of vehicular homicide.
Suspect In Manhattan Stabbing Spree Woke Up "Mad At The World Aug 25, 2011 - A man suspected of going on a stabbing spree in Washington Heights said he woke up "mad at the world" that morning. Christian Falero, 23, told authorities he barged into a nearby apartment in his Riverside Drive building and grabbed a 10-inch kitchen knife... Falero then moved to the next apartment, killing Yigao Chen, 60, by stabbing her in the eye. He stabbed two more women in the building before taking off his clothes and running into the street, where he punched another woman in the face
1 killed, 1 convicted August, 23, 2011 Amy Senser Hit and Run Death of MN Thai Chef 38 yr old Minneapolis restaurant True Thai chef Anousone Phanthavong was putting gas into his stalled car when he was hit by SUV driven by Amy Senser, wife of a former Viking football player. Senser claimed that she thought she had hit a traffic cone, but was convicted and sentenced to 41 months in prison.
April 29, 2011 2011 murder of the Ding family by man who fled to Morocco occurred in a suburb of Northampton, England, in late April. Four members of the Ding family—Professor Jifeng "Jeff" Ding, his wife Helen Chui and their daughters Xing and Alice—were found murdered at their home, and were likely killed n Friday, 29 April 2011—the day of the Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton. Northamptonshire Police named Anxiang Du, a businessman from Coventry who had been involved in a legal dispute with the Ding family fled the murder scene through through France, Spain and finally to Morocco, After a a worldwide manhunt he was arrested and extradited to the UK, in November 2013 was found guilty of the murders and was sentenced to life imprisonment with a minimum term of 40 years.
2 killed 21 injured April 24, 2008 Two killed, at least 21 injured after truck crashes into CTA Train station An empty semitrailer truck driven by Don Wells which had just inexplicably skipped a scheduled cargo pickup drove at full speed as if was out of control with no brakes off an expressway exit ramp. Instead of stopping at the T to turn, it blasted straight through the busy intersection, and without sounding a horn, drove through pedestrians to ram a crowded escalator at the Cermak-Chinatown CTA train station. Two women were killed and 21 others, 7 with critical injuries, and at least 3 were children, were transported to hospitals. The family of the driver was awarded over $1 million in damages after the driver died in June 2008 of his injuries because they argued a medical condition triggered the crash and should have got medical treatment instead of being arrested and cited for negligent driving before being released without charge.
- June 14, 2007 13 schools torched in southern Thailand In an apparent coordinated attack, 13 schools were set ablaze late yesterday in southern Thailand, an escalation of violence that authorities are blaming on Muslim insurgents. On Monday in the third province, Narathiwat, three teachers were fatally shot. Two female teachers, both Buddhist, were fatally shot while on lunch break at Bansako School in Si Sakorn. A male teacher from another school was gunned down while buying cigarettes at a store in Ra-ngae. On Tuesday morning in Yala's Raman district, a 60-year-old Muslim teacher was fatally shot in his pick-up truck on the Raman-Balo road. Since 2004, more than 200 schools have been burned in arson attacks and 77 teachers killed, education officials say. About 110 schools in Narathiwat and Yala provinces have been temporarily closed, while officials re-assess the security situation. Teachers and schools, potent symbols of the Buddhist majority Thai central government, are prime targets in the Muslim insurgency in south Thailand, which has seen a steady escalation since 2004, with almost daily fatal shootings and bombings, killing more than 2,300 people.
Wednesday, February 8, 2006 Islamist assassinations of teachers causes Thailand school closures 250 primary schools in Yala province were closed as teachers were afraid to go to work. The three southernmost provinces have problems in ensuring adequate educational cover as many teachers in the violence-torn area have sought transfers elsewhere in the country. Four teachers at Ban Lue Mu school in Yala were shot waiting for a military escort, and a fifth teacher was shot on his way home.
October 16, 2005 Islamist nsurgents kill monk and burn temple In Thailand's troubled southern province of Pattani, a Buddhist monk was among three killed by insurgents attacking a temple. Around ten suspected muslim militants took part in the fifteen minute long attack in the early hours of Sunday morning, leaving the 76-year-old monk, Kaew Panjapetchkaew, with his throat cut. They then proceeded to use gasoline to set fire to part of the temple. Upon putting out the fire, police investigators found the bodies of two teenage boys who had been helping at the temple. Both had died from gunshot wounds.
September 23, 2002 Beltway Sniper Terrorism Islamist DC Sniper Spree Killers Shoot Louisiana 45-year-old Hong Im Ballenger was shot in the head and killed with a Bushmaster rifle in Baton Rouge, Louisiana by future DC snipers Muhammad and Malvo, who were linked to the killing. in front of a Baton Rouge beauty salon as part of a multistate killing serial killing spree. Husband of La. Victim Knew It Was Sniper | Fox News Fox News Channel Oct 31, 2002 - ballistic tests of the bullet that killed Hong Im Ballenger on Sept. 23 matched the rifle used in ... Mrs. Ballenger was leaving the Beauty Depot, a supply house she managed, man confronted her by her car. Mrs. Ballenger was shot once in the head and died almost instantly. witness saw shooter grabbed her purse and ran toward a small park near the store. He evaded bloodhounds called in to track him down.
July 14, 1966 Richard Benjamin Speck (December 6, 1941 – December 5, 1991) committed one of the most horrifying mass murders in American history. The 24 year old sailor broke into a Chicago townhouse dormitory where systematically tortured, raped, and murdered eight women nurses, Gloria Davy, Patricia Matusek, Nina Jo Schmale, Pamela Wilkening, Suzanne Farris, Mary Ann Jordan, Merlita Gargullo, and Valentina Pasion. (Two appear to be Asian the rest white) Speck later claimed he was not responsible for deliberate mass murder because he was high on both alcohol and drugs, and had a false cover story that he originally only planned to commit a burglary. Speck held the women in a room for hours, leading them out one by one, stabbing or strangling each to death, then finally raping and strangling his last victim, One woman, Cora (Corazon) Amurao, escaped. Fingerprints found at the scene were matched to Speck. In prison he claimed he had turned transgender and was “actually” a female.