Friday, May 07, 2021

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Woman charged with hate crime in attack on Asian beauty store owner

HOUSTON – One of two customers involved in an attack inside of a beauty supply store on St. Patrick’s Day has been indicted on a hate crime charge, District Attorney Kim Ogg announced Friday.

“I just want justice … get a punishment for what they did. not over, not less just the exact amount for what they did. That’s what I believe in. That’s what I want,” said Sung Jun Lee, the beauty supply store owner’s son.

KPRC 2 spoke to Lee about the new development in the case.

Business owner Jung Kim said that she was punched in the

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Man Charged After Fire At Shopping Center

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A man was charged after a fire behind a popular local shopping center.

Tullytown Borough police were dispatched to the area of the Home Depot in the Levittown Town Center around 3:53 a.m. Friday for a report for a fire. Volunteer firefighters were also called to the scene for a pallet on fire next to the building.

The arriving officers found a wooden pallet ablaze against a dumpster that was attached to the Ross department store in the shopping center.

An employee of the Home Depot spoke with police. He said he spotted the fire and talked with

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2 men charged in 2019 Halloween jewelry store robbery in Salt Lake City

SALT LAKE CITY — Two men accused of stealing an estimated $70,000 in jewelry on Halloween 2019 have now been charged.

Jerome Welton McWilliams, 29, and Darnel Batts, 33, were charged Friday in 3rd District Court with aggravated robbery, a first-degree felony.

On Oct. 31, 2019, McWilliams and Batts entered Stroud Jewelry, 905 E. 2100 South, and acted as if they were interested in purchasing several pieces of jewelry, according to charging documents. While looking at rings, McWilliams instructed Batts “to go out to the car to get a bag that contained ’20 G’s’ because he was going to buy

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Texas women charged in attack at Asian beauty supply store

HOUSTON (CBSDFW/CNN) – After an attack on a north Houston store owner was caught on camera, the Harris County District Attorney’s Office is working to determine if it was racially motivated, according to KHOU TV.

Jung Kim owns Uptown Beauty Supply on Kuykendahl. She said on March 17, five women came into the store and knocked over some wigs. Kim asked them to stop playing around, and on their way out of the store, her son said he heard one of the women say, “Asian people shouldn’t be in the Black market.”

“We shouldn’t be selling wigs or something

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