Aug 5, 2014

Dead woman found in box on Tochigi roadside

Utsunomiya Tochigi Pref. The body of a woman in her 20s or 30s was found in a corrugated carton on a roadside in Sano, Tochigi Prefecture, according to police. The body, which was found at around 11:20 a.m. Monday, did not have noticeable injuries. ...

Feb 26, 2013

Tochigi earthquake shakes buildings in Tokyo

A 5.7-magnitude earthquake hit Tochigi Prefecture and its vicinity Monday, setting buildings in the capital swaying but causing no tsunami, seismologists said. NHK said no abnormalities were detected at nuclear power plants near the epicenter, which was north of Tokyo, where buildings rocked for ...