Ricochet killed woman in San Francisco pier shooting

Aug 28, 2015

Ricochet killed woman in San Francisco pier shooting

The shot that killed a young San Francisco woman and touched off a heated immigration debate ricocheted off pavement before striking her in the back, which defense attorneys say shows the killing was an accident. But San Francisco police inspector John Evans testified the ...

Aug 27, 2015

Yamaguchi-gumi crime syndicate may be splitting up

The country’s largest crime syndicate, the Yamaguchi-gumi, may be splitting up as more than a dozen affiliate groups are expected to leave it and form a new organization in the near future, investigative sources said Thursday. The police are on higher alert as an ...

Aug 26, 2015

Toyama woman arrested after confessing to killing father

A 56-year-old Toyama Prefecture woman was arrested Wednesday after she told investigators that she killed her 84-year-old father and covered his corpse with concrete in the yard of her house, police said. Hiromi Kawabuchi, an office worker in the city of Takaoka in the ...

Aug 26, 2015

U.S. users sue Ashley Madison cheating website

Eight people across the U.S. who registered to use Ashley Madison are suing the cheating website after hackers released personal and detailed information on them and millions of other users, including credit card numbers and sexual preferences. The lawsuits were filed between last month ...