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Friday, June 14, 2024

Katchup Briefing

Andy Kim: A clear vindication of the American Dream if elected Senator

U.S. Representative Andy Kim, 41, has emerged as the Democratic candidate for one of New Jersey’s U.S. Senate seats in the November 5 election....

Where are the Korean-American politicians?

At 2 p.m. on June 2, a rally was held at the Wilshire Lawn Plaza in Koreatown, LA, condemning the brutality of the Los...

Yong Yang’s shooting death: A tragedy of LAPD’s clumsy response

In the past seven years, 31% of those shot by the Los Angeles Police Department were found to be suffering from mental illness, indicating...

Police are not licensed to kill mentally ill persons

Police body-camera footage of Yong Yang, 40, who was shot dead by a police officer on May 2, was released on May 16, two...

Police should reveal the truth of Yong Yang’s death

On May 2, Yong Yang, a 40-year-old Korean-American man with mental illness, was fatally shot by police at his parents’ home in Koreatown, Los...

Family sought help, but police fatally shot mentally ill man

On May 2, police shot and killed a mentally ill Korean-American man in his 40s in Koreatown, Los Angeles. Family members claim that this...

LA needs more real-time crime response centers and surveillance cameras

Recent violent incidents in Los Angeles illustrate an urgent need to improve public safety. On April 24 at 2:30 a.m., a Korean-American security guard at...

Unprovoked assaults make it scary to walk the streets in Koreatown

Around 10:40 a.m. on April 10, a Black woman punched a senior Korean-American woman in the back of the head with her fist at...

Why are fees for visas, green cards, citizenship spiking?

The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has increased fees for green card, citizenship, and other visa applications, effective April 1. This marks the...

Send your questions for LA Mayor Karen Bass

"Burglars break into senior apartments occasionally. Do you have any plans to beef up security?" "How do you deal with concerns about fentanyl addiction issues?" "When...