Sep 7, 2016

Wakayama shooting suspect had stimulants in his system

The man suspected of killing an employee at a construction firm last week in the city of Wakayama and who later shot himself to death had stimulants in his system, police said. The Wakayama Prefectural Police collected urine samples from the body of Yasuhide ...

Four more teens arrested over Saitama boy's drowning

Aug 26, 2016

Four more teens arrested over Saitama boy's drowning

Four more teenage boys were arrested Friday in connection with the slaying of a boy whose body was found on a riverbank in Saitama Prefecture on Tuesday. A fifth teen was arrested Thursday after allegedly bragging on an online messaging system that he had ...

Three held over selling of curry restaurant waste as food

Jul 12, 2016

Three held over selling of curry restaurant waste as food

Three men were arrested Tuesday for allegedly selling beef cutlets that a major curry restaurant chain had intended to dispose of. There were identified as Kazuyuki Onishi, 75, head of a now effectively defunct industrial waste disposal company in Aichi Prefecture; Masao Okada, 78, ...