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CRIME/ACCIDENT

Deputies rescue two from burning home, Korean-American senior found dead

A man who died in a house fire in La Cañada on January 30 has been identified as a Korean-American senior. On January 31,...

72 firefighters extinguish Koreatown apartment blaze, one hospitalized

  One person is in the hospital on January 30, recovering from smoke inhalation from a fire at an upper unit at a four-story apartment...

Men found guilty of illegally selling guns in LA Koreatown

A man was sentenced to prison for illegally selling dozens of firearms in LA Koreatown. Especially in the days leading up to the first anniversary...

Atlanta pediatric dentist arrested for buying child pornography with Bitcoin

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has arrested a Korean-American pediatric dentist in Atlanta for possession of child pornography. The Atlanta field office of the...

Wilshire Center-Koreatown delegate found dead, prompting police probe

  A delegate who served on the Wilshire Center-Koreatown Neighborhood Council (WCKNC) was found dead at a train station near the Koreatown neighborhood in Los...

Koreatown ‘agency’ arranged over 600 sham marriages for green card fraud

  Individuals who operated a sham marriage green card scheme from an "agency" on Wilshire Boulevard in Los Angeles' Koreatown have been indicted. According to...

Veteran suffering PTSD dies at scene while confronting police in Houston

  A Korean-American veteran who had been suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) died during a confrontation with police officers in Houston, Texas, on December...

Teenager sentenced 5 years in youth facility for killing wig store owner

  One of two teenagers involved in last year's fatal stabbing of a store owner in the Los Angeles Fashion District during a robbery has...

Korean American dies in house explosion after several-hour standoff with police

  A Korean American suspect in his 50s died at the scene of a house explosion in Arlington County, Virginia, near Washington, D.C., on December...

Restaurateur couple charged with bribery to undercover FBI agents

    A Korean American couple who own a restaurant in San Francisco has been charged with bribing local officials and Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)...