Chinatown

Dr. Collin Quock - Jefferson Award Winner. (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Spreads Message Of Heart Health To San Francisco’s Chinatown

With heart disease as America’s number one killer, this week’s Jefferson Award winner tries to make sure everyone gets the word on heart health.

06/04/2014

Free Shrimp Boy T-shirt

Lawyers For Raymond Chow Hold ‘Free Shrimp Boy’ Fundraiser To Raise Money For Defense

Supporters of Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, an reputed Chinatown gangster accused in a corruption scandal involving State Sen. Leland Yee, raised money for his defense at a fundraiser Friday night.

05/24/2014

San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood. (CBS)

Star Chefs, Hollywood Execs Called In To Spruce Up SF’s Chinatown

San Francisco’s Chinatown was rebuilt as a tourist attraction after the 1906 earthquake leveled the area. But now, this world famous tourist destination is looking a bit worn out and needs a facelift.

04/21/2014

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

‘Shrimp Boy’ Pleads Not Guilty In SF’s Wide-Ranging Conspiracy Case

Two key defendants in the wide-ranging conspiracy case involving politics, cash and guns entered pleas in federal court Tuesday. Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow pleaded not guilty to all charges including money laundering.

04/15/2014

KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez took this picture of State Sen. Leland Yee leaving the San Francisco federal courthouse after being indicted on March 26, 2014. (CBS)

FBI Asks To Talk To SF City Leaders In Yee Corruption Investigation

The FBI wants San Francisco city leaders to talk with the agency as part of an ongoing investigation targeting political corruption and an alleged organized crime syndicate in Chinatown.

04/14/2014

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

‘Shrimp Boy’ Makes Federal Court Appearance In Leland Yee Corruption Case

The federal public defender’s office says it cannot represent a key defendant in a criminal case that also includes corruption allegations against a California state senator because of potential conflicts of interest.

03/28/2014

San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood. (CBS)

Long Before Leland Yee Arrest, San Francisco’s Chinatown Has Storied History Of Gang Activity

Author Bill Lee, who wrote an expose on San Francisco’s Chinatown, “Chinese Playground: A Memoir,” said politics has often been tied to criminal activity in the past.

03/27/2014

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow Billed Himself As Reformed Gangster Before Arrest

Between Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow’s 2003 release from prison, and his arrest on federal charges Wednesday, Chow had billed himself as a reformed gangster who advocates on behalf of children, and received numerous awards and recognition from Bay Area lawmakers.

03/27/2014

FBI agents search a home on the 600 block of 42nd Ave. in San Mateo, part of a number of raids in the Bay Area and Sacramento, March 26, 2014. (CBS)

NFL Agent Marlon Sullivan Charged In Murder Plot, Tied To Leland Yee, Raymond Chow

COMMENTARY: The headlines scream about State Senator Leland Yee and Chinatown mobster Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, but the evidence against NFL sports agent wunderkind Marlon Sullivan could shake the sports world.

03/27/2014

Raymond "Shrimp Boy" Chow, in 2006. (CBS)

Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow Arrest In San Francisco Brings New Spotlight On Notorious Past

A series of FBI raids in the Bay Area and Sacramento targeting corruption and gang activity netted the arrest of one San Francisco’s most infamous criminals who in recent years worked to distance himself from his notorious past. Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow is a former member of a Chinatown street gang and later a member of a Hong Kong-based triad.

03/26/2014

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