Mar 25, 2015

Former senior Mizuho Bank employee arrested over fraud

Police arrest former senior Mizuho Bank employee Mikio Oikawa and two others on suspicion of defrauding a doctor out of ¥115 million, with authorities suspecting Oikawa may have also swindled dozens of others out of billions of yen.

Wealthy N.Y. eccentric arrested on LA murder warrant

Mar 16, 2015

Wealthy N.Y. eccentric arrested on LA murder warrant

Robert Durst, a wealthy eccentric linked to two killings and his wife’s disappearance, was arrested on a murder warrant just before Sunday’s finale in a serial TV documentary about his life. Durst was arrested by FBI agents Saturday at a J.W. Marriott hotel in ...

Suspect, 20, charged in shooting of Ferguson police officers

Mar 16, 2015

Suspect, 20, charged in shooting of Ferguson police officers

A 20-year-old man was charged on Sunday with first-degree assault for last week’s shooting of two police officers during a protest in the troubled city Ferguson, Missouri, a crime that fueled a national debate on race and policing. The suspect, Jeffrey Williams, has admitted ...

Feb 16, 2015

Hyogo teen in hot water for making lethal air gun

A teenager in Hyogo Prefecture was arrested Monday on suspicion of making an air gun capable of killing a person and possessing three such weapons, police said. The first-year high school student has admitted to the charges, the police said. His name was withheld ...

Feb 11, 2015

Serial flight stowaway jailed in Florida, nabbed at beach resort

A woman notorious for sneaking onto commercial flights has been jailed in North Florida, where she was caught checking into a beach resort under a false name, authorities said on Tuesday. Marilyn Hartman managed to board a flight from Minnesota to Jacksonville, Florida, on ...