They were figures in Chinatown's street scene: the homeless octogenarian whom residents respectfully greeted as "uncle." The itinerant preacher and blogger who tapped out posts on his laptop in a park. And the man who had a home and family on Staten Island but liked to spend time with friends in Chinatown.
Cuba Gooding Jr. has pleaded not guilty to an indictment alleging two instances of sexual misconduct. Gooding appeared Tuesday before a judge in New York City and was released on his own recognizance.
A pattern of sexual misconduct in Manhattan bars and restaurants, that’s what Page Six reports three more women are accusing Cuba Gooding Jr. of bringing the actor’s total number of alleged victims to five.
The three additional women are reportedly working with law enforcement. They’re accusing the actor of incidents from 2008, 13, and 15. There are no charges related to them for now.
Jury selection was delayed in his sexual assault case.
Cuba Gooding Jr. is facing a new undisclosed charge in his sexual misconduct case.
Eighty-three-year-old Chuen Kok, one of the four homeless victims bludgeoned to death with a metal rod as he slept on a Chinatown street, was remembered as a gentle" and "kind" man.
A spokeswoman says U.S. Rep. Carolyn Maloney is "feeling better" and "in good spirits" after becoming ill at an event and going to a hospital.
The shocking murders of four homeless men in Chinatown is bringing concern over safety issues for New Yorkers living on the street.
A homeless man who used a metal rod to bludgeon four other homeless men to death in New York City was arrested holding the murder weapon covered with blood and hair and admitted that he was the person in a video of one of the attacks, prosecutors said Sunday.
Five homeless men were attacked while they slept in the Chinatown section of Manhattan early Saturday and four died.
In the heart of Chinatown, an ornate gold Buddha stands tall. It is inside Mahayana Buddhist Temple, which opened at the corner of Canal Street and Bowery a decade ago. It is the largest Buddhist temple in the city and has become an important house of worship for the sprawling Chinese and Tibetan Buddhist communities that live nearby. Visitors come to seek peace and ask the Buddha everyday questions.
It is not what you'd expect to find in the middle of Chinatown but the Eldridge Street Synagogue has been a fixture on the Lower East Side for more than a century. Built in 1886, the Jewish temple's history is just as incredible as its architecture. Back in the 1880s, the Lower East Side was a portal for immigration. Most Jews who came through were Eastern European, also known as Ashkenazi Jews.