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6 months ago

Suspect in Atlanta spa shootings seeking to avoid death row

Attorneys argued in a court filing that the suspect's young age should bar the death penalty.
6 months ago
Suspect in Atlanta spa shootings seeking to avoid death row
7 months ago

Revisiting the Atlanta spa shootings 1 year later

ABC News’ Juju Chang speaks with family members of victims of the mass shootings at Atlanta spas that took the lives of eight people last March and left the Asian American community reeling.
7 months ago
Revisiting the Atlanta spa shootings 1 year later
7 months ago

Sons of Atlanta spa shooting victims reflect on somber anniversary

It's been a year since a gunman killed eight people at Asian-owned and operated spas and for two men who lost their mothers to the violence, the pain and anger are still raw.
7 months ago
Sons of Atlanta spa shooting victims reflect on somber anniversary
7 months ago

A year later, spa shooting victims' families grieve and heal

"Our whole world just changed. It blew up in that moment."
7 months ago
A year later, spa shooting victims' families grieve and heal
7 months ago

Atlanta: Tribute to victims on anniversary of spa shootings

More than 150 people came together to remember the victims of the mass shooting at several Atlanta area massage businesses that happened nearly one year ago
7 months ago
Atlanta: Tribute to victims on anniversary of spa shootings
1 year ago

Atlanta spa shooter pleads not guilty

Robert Long, the man accused of killing 8 people in Atlanta-area spas, pleaded not guilty to four murder charges in Fulton County.
1 year ago
Atlanta spa shooter pleads not guilty
1 year ago

Atlanta spa gunman Robert Long pleads not guilty to 4 murder charges in Fulton County

Robert Aaron Long pleaded not guilty to four murder charges in Fulton County stemming from the March 16 shooting that killed eight at three Atlanta-area spas.
1 year ago
Atlanta spa gunman Robert Long pleads not guilty to 4 murder charges
1 year ago

Man who pled guilty in 4 spa deaths was in court for other 4

A man accused of killing eight people at Atlanta area massage businesses who has already pleaded guilty in four of those killings appeared briefly in court Monday but did not enter a plea in the other four slayings
1 year ago
1 year ago

Atlanta spa gunman Robert Long pleads guilty to 4 counts of murder

Atlanta spa gunman Robert Long pleads guilty to 4 counts of murder.
1 year ago
Atlanta spa gunman Robert Long pleads guilty to 4 counts of murder
1 year ago

Man pleads guilty to 4 Asian spa killings, sentenced to life

A man accused of killing eight people, most of them women of Asian descent, at massage businesses in Georgia has pleaded guilty to four of the murders
1 year ago
1 year ago

Atlanta spa gunman pleads guilty to 4 counts of murder

Robert Aaron Long, 22, killed eight people during a shooting rampage in March targeting Atlanta-area spas.
1 year ago
Atlanta spa gunman pleads guilty to 4 counts of murder
1 year ago

Murder suspect in Atlanta-area spa shootings to be arraigned

The man charged with murder after allegedly launching a shooting spree at three Atlanta-area spas in March will be arraigned next week.
1 year ago
Georgia spa murders: Suspect to be arraigned
1 year ago

Prosecutor seeks hate crime charges, death penalty in Atlanta spa shootings

A Georgia district attorney will seek the death penalty and hate crimes charges against Atlanta spa shootings suspect Robert Aaron Long.
1 year ago
Prosecutor seeks hate crime charges, death penalty in spa shootings
1 year ago

Georgia DA to seek death penalty for spa shootings

A Georgia district attorney will seek the death penalty after Atlanta spa shootings suspect Robert Aaron Long was indicted on hate crime charges Tuesday.
1 year ago
Georgia DA to seek death penalty for spa shootings
1 year ago

Prosecutor plans to seek death penalty in spa shootings

A man accused of killing eight people in shootings at three Atlanta-area massage businesses has been indicted on murder charges in two counties
1 year ago
2 years ago

Atlanta shooting victim’s family grieves from afar as strangers organize funeral

People came from Alabama and Washington, D.C., to attend the funeral.
2 years ago
Atlanta shooting victim’s family grieves from afar as strangers organize funeral
2 years ago

Atlanta spa shootings revive calls for gun reform: 'This moment has to be different'

The murders of eight people at three Atlanta-area spas last week have led to renewed calls for change from gun reform advocates.
2 years ago
Atlanta spa shootings revive calls for gun reform: 'This moment has to be different'
2 years ago

Before the spa shootings, a history of stereotypes that perpetuated anti-Asian bias

Randy Park and Jami Webb talk about losing their parents in the Atlanta shootings and the misconceptions that came with their line of work.
2 years ago
Before the spa shootings, a history of stereotypes that perpetuated anti-Asian bias
2 years ago

Shooting victim's husband says police detained him for hours

The accusation would mean he remained detained after cops captured the suspect.
2 years ago
Atlanta shooting victim's husband says police detained him in handcuffs for hours
2 years ago

Asian celebrities speak out against hate crimes, Atlanta shootings: Sandra Oh, Daniel Dae Kim and more

Asian celebrities are speaking out against hate crimes directed at the Asian community in the wake of the Atlanta shootings.
2 years ago
Asian celebrities speak out against hate crimes, spa shootings
2 years ago

Donations pour in for families of Atlanta shooting victims

Many people are contributing to GoFundMe pages for victims of the deadly Atlanta-area shootings
2 years ago
2 years ago

Son of victim in Atlanta spa shooting questions suspect’s sex addiction claim

"I can’t help but … ask, does that make sense?" Randy Park said.
2 years ago
Son of victim in Atlanta spa shooting questions suspect’s sex addiction claim
2 years ago

Family members of Atlanta shooting victims speak out as thousands rally for change

In Georgia and across the country, people are marching in support of Asian Americans after the murder of six Asian women at three different spas across the Atlanta metro area last week.
2 years ago
Family members of Atlanta shooting victims speak out as thousands rally for change
2 years ago

Atlanta shooting and the legacy of misogyny and racism against Asian women

Advocates say this week's Atlanta shooting spree is inextricably linked to racism and misogyny against Asian women.
2 years ago
Racism, misogyny against Asian women inextricably linked to Atlanta shooting: Experts
2 years ago

I 'strongly believe' Atlanta shootings were hate crimes: Rep. Judy Chu

Rep. Judy Chu appeared on ABC's "This Week" Sunday.
2 years ago
I 'strongly believe' Atlanta shootings were hate crimes: House Dem
2 years ago

New witnesses in Atlanta spa shooting

While several vigils were held overnight in honor of the eight victims, a couple who witnessed the violent attack is speaking out for the first time.
2 years ago
New witnesses in Atlanta spa shooting
2 years ago

'I strongly believe (Atlanta shootings were) a hate crime': Rep. Judy Chu

Martha Raddatz interviews Rep. Judy Chu, D-Calif., on "This Week."
2 years ago
'I strongly believe (Atlanta shootings were) a hate crime': Rep. Judy Chu
2 years ago

Rallies in Atlanta, nation against hate after spa shootings

They demanded justice for the victims of shootings at massage businesses.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Man arrested after he allegedly pepper-sprayed and hurled racist insults at Asian gas station owner

A man has been arrested for allegedly spewing racist insults and pepper spraying an Asian gas station owner in Oakland, California.
2 years ago
Asian gas station owner pepper-sprayed, hit with racist insults
2 years ago

Spa shootings could be first test of Georgia hate crimes law

The spa shootings could be first test of Georgia hate crimes law.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Attacked spas had been targeted by prostitution stings

The visit also comes amid an intense debate over voting rights in Georgia.
2 years ago
2 years ago

Asian women say shootings point to relentless, racist tropes

Asian American women openly share stories of racism and sexual harassment.
2 years ago
Asian women say shootings point to relentless, racist tropes
2 years ago

'It must stop': Biden, Harris condemn violence against Asian Americans on Georgia trip

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris condemned the rise of hate crimes and discrimination against the Asian American community.
2 years ago
Biden, Harris condemn violence against Asian Americans on Georgia trip
2 years ago

Biden and Harris visit Atlanta in wake of deadly spa shootings

President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris condemned racism days after eight people were killed in shootings at three spas in the metro area.
2 years ago
Biden and Harris visit Atlanta in wake of deadly spa shootings
2 years ago

Vigils for victims, outpouring of support after Atlanta shooting

Hyun Jung Grant of Korea was one of the eight victims killed. Her oldest son, Randy, started a GoFundMe page that has since received donations from around the world.
2 years ago
Vigils for victims, outpouring of support after Atlanta shooting
2 years ago

How a massacre at 3 Asian-owned spas in Atlanta unfolded, killing 8 people

Six Asian women were among the eight people killed. The killings came amid a surge in attacks against Asians throughout the U.S., igniting pain and outrage from a community already on edge.
2 years ago
How a massacre at 3 Asian-owned spas in Atlanta unfolded, killing 8 people
2 years ago

Children of victims in Atlanta shooting share their shock and heartbreak

Jami Webb lost her mother in the shooting, just days before her 50th birthday. Randy Park hasn’t had time to process his mom’s killing now that he must care for his younger brother.
2 years ago
Children of victims in Atlanta shooting share their shock and heartbreak
2 years ago

What we know about the Atlanta spa shooting investigation

A suspect was charged with eight counts of murder in the shooting, which killed six women of Asian descent. Investigators themselves have also been embroiled in controversy.
2 years ago
What we know about the Atlanta spa shooting investigation
2 years ago

Evelyn and Andrew Yang speak about surge in anti-Asian violence

Andrew Yang is an entrepreneur and author running for mayor of New York City.
2 years ago
Evelyn and Andrew Yang speak about surge in anti-Asian violence
2 years ago

Neighbors across the US are standing strong against anti-Asian American bias

Jess Owyoung co-founded the volunteer group Compassion in Oakland, where people can sign up to chaperone elderly individuals of Asian descent. In Brooklyn, Peter Kerre founded SafeWalks NYC.
2 years ago
Neighbors across the US are standing strong against anti-Asian American bias
2 years ago

How anti-Asian bias has been perpetuated by a history of stereotypes in pop culture

From films like "Breakfast at Tiffany's" to “Full Metal Jacket” modern media has pushed bigoted stereotypes and hypersexualized Asian women.
2 years ago
How anti-Asian bias has been perpetuated by a history of stereotypes in pop culture
2 years ago

Families of victims in Atlanta spa shootings speak out as investigation is underway

Randy Park's mother, Hyun Jung Grant, was one of eight victims in the shootings at three spas, where most victims were women of Asian descent.
2 years ago
Families of victims in Atlanta spa shootings speak out as investigation is underway
2 years ago

Biden addresses deadly Atlanta-area spa shootings

After a meeting with AAPI leaders, President Joe Biden delivered a forceful condemnation of the violence against Asian Americans and called on Congress to pass the COVID-19 Hate Crimes Act.
2 years ago
Biden addresses deadly Atlanta-area spa shootings
2 years ago

Asian American faith leaders: ‘It’s time to stand up.’

Asian American faith leaders discuss attacks against Asian Americans and their hopes for the future generation.
2 years ago
Asian American faith leaders: ‘It’s time to stand up.’
2 years ago

The victims in the Georgia spa shootings: 'She was one of my best friends'

Eight people, the majority of whom were Asian women, were killed in shootings at three separate spas in the Atlanta area on Tuesday.
2 years ago
The victims in the Georgia spa shootings: 'She was one of my best friends'
2 years ago

Stigmas on race, gender and sex overlap in Atlanta slayings

Seven of the eight people killed were women
2 years ago
2 years ago

New surveillance video from Atlanta shooting

ABC News has obtained video of suspect Robert Aaron Long at the site of the first shooting.
2 years ago
New surveillance video from Atlanta shooting
2 years ago

Georgia spa killings likely 'targeted attack driven by personal grievance': Source briefed on probe

Eight people, the majority of whom were Asian women, were killed in shootings at three separate spas in the Atlanta area on Tuesday.
2 years ago
Spa killings likely 'targeted attack driven by personal grievance': Source
2 years ago

Georgia sheriff's department under fire after official says spa shootings suspect had 'really bad day'

The Cherokee County, Georgia, sheriff's office is under fire after a captain described the alleged gunman in the killings of eight people as having "a really bad day."
2 years ago
Sheriff's office under fire after captain says spa suspect had 'really bad day'
2 years ago

Anti-Asian hate hearing gets emotional: 'We will not let you take our voice away'

Daniel Dae Kim and members of Congress testified before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties on Thursday.
2 years ago
Anti-Asian hate hearing gets emotional: 'We will not let you take our voice away'