Lazy Nite Newsy News

February 21, 2005

The Coordinating Council of Muslim Americans released an expanded version of their report on American Muslim perspectives on the 9/11 Commission Report. The mother of a Pakistani American paramedic, who was not on duty but rushed to the World Trade Center to help and was killed, tells how he was investigated as a possible terrorist when he first turned up missing.

Vietnamese American livelihoods are caught in the middle of a debate in the Gulf states over whether or not a moratorium on offshore shrimp fishing licenses should be declared for the next decade to protect the fisheries and raise shrimp prices.

A Hmong American cop in St. Paul, Minnesota pled guilty to lending his department-issued gun to another Hmong to be used in drive-by shootings. His statement threw suspicion of corruption on a local Hmong community leader, but that case has been turned over to the FBI. For more news on this, check out the St. Paul Pioneer Press--but you have to sign in for a free account.