By Manuel Valdes The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) — The man who set a Seattle warehouse fire that killed four firefighters in 1995 had been planning to steal the identities of people involved in his case to collect money after his release from prison, Seattle police said June 25.
By Tom Hays The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — An undercover FBI investigation that imperiled a politician’s bid to become New York City’s first Asian American mayor resulted on May 2 in convictions of a former campaign worker and a fundraiser in a case that may have raised more questions than it answered.
By Rik Stevens The Associated Press ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Almost two years after a retired British police officer and his live-in girlfriend were shot to death in the Philippines, New York State Police said April 26 that they arrested one of the men accused of doing it.
The Department of Justice announced April 2 that a federal grand jury sitting in Seattle has indicted Jamie Larson, 49, on a federal hate crime charge relating to a racially-motivated assault of a 50-year-old Sikh man.
By Audrey McAvoy The Associated Press HONOLULU, Hawaii (AP) — A federal judge denied bail Monday, March 25 to a civilian defense contractor accused of giving military secrets to a Chinese girlfriend half his age, saying he poses a danger to national security. U.S. Magistrate Judge Richard Puglisi ordered Benjamin Bishop, 59, to remain in […]
By Andrew Hamlin Northwest Asian Weekly Many people were curious about “The Last Stand” because it marks action superstar Arnold Schwarzenegger’s first return to the silver screen since leaving office as governor of California. However, I was reluctant to watch another film from South Korean director Ji-woon Kim, since I gave his gore-drowned film “I […]
By Staff The Associated Press KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A Chinese business owner and one of his employees have pleaded guilty in Missouri to conspiring to steal trade secrets from a U.S. company, in what one expert called a rare example of foreign business people being successfully prosecuted for corporate spying.
By Charles Lam NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY The search for Susie Ko’s possible killers
By Stacy Nguyen NORTHWEST ASIAN WEEKLY Former Seattle Mayor Gordon S. Clinton passed away last Saturday afternoon. He had recently suffered a stroke. He was 91 years old. Clinton was born in Alberta, Canada, though his family had its roots in Tennessee and the Pacific Northwest. Clinton grew up in Seattle and attended Roosevelt High […]
BANGKOK (AP) — Cradling a framed portrait of her slain daughter, Payao Akkhahad approached a soldier outside a barracks in this vast Asian metropolis