Aug 17, 2015

Doctor held over fatal car crash has mixed reviews

Shoichiro Kaneko, 53, the Tokyo man under arrest for allegedly driving his car onto the sidewalk and crashing into an apparel shop in the Ikebukuro district, has mixed reviews as a doctor, with one person calling him “oversensitive and scary.” Kaneko, who was arrested ...

Jul 7, 2014

Man guns down wife in Tokyo cafe

A man fatally shot his wife Sunday night in a cafe in the Ikebukuro district of Tokyo, apparently in a fit of anger during a quarrel. The suspect, whom police believe is a 54-year-old Chinese resident of Itabashi Ward, was collared on the street ...

Tokyo car crash injures seven pedestrians

Jun 24, 2014

Tokyo car crash injures seven pedestrians

A man under the influence of quasi-legal herbs slammed his car into pedestrians Tuesday evening in Tokyo’s bustling Ikebukuro district, injuring seven people, police said. Three of the victims sustained serious injuries, while a woman was thrown into a state of cardiac arrest. The ...