Jan 23, 2016

Man nabbed for alleged murder of ex-girlfriend a decade ago

A 47-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly killing his former girlfriend around 10 years ago in Fukuoka Prefecture, police said Saturday. Kazuhiko Yoshidomi is suspected of fatally stabbing Katsumi Shiga in the city of Kurume sometime between the fall of 2004 and spring ...

'Making a Murderer' subject Steven Avery files appeal

Jan 13, 2016

'Making a Murderer' subject Steven Avery files appeal

A convicted killer who is the subject of the Netflix series “Making a Murderer” filed a wide-ranging appeal claiming authorities used an improper warrant and that a juror was out to get him, among other things. Steven Avery, who’s seeking to be released on ...

Jan 11, 2016

Man held over killing of 86-year-old in Fukuoka

A man was arrested Monday on suspicion of fatally stabbing an 86-year-old acquaintance in Fukuoka Prefecture, police said. The 61-year-old suspect, Takahide Fujioka, allegedly admitted to killing Sachio Ayado over a dispute, the police said. Both are from the city of Nakama. Prior to ...