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HACHIOJI

Toshiaki Otake
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 17, 2024
Former secretary to Koichi Hagiuda arrested over drunken driving
Toshiaki Otake is suspected of driving a car from his home in Hachioji to a convenience store in the city while drunk.
Former LDP Policy Research Council head Koichi Hagiuda (right) speaks in Hachioji, Tokyo, late Sunday night after Kazuo Shiyake won the city's mayoral election.
JAPAN / Politics
Jan 22, 2024
Ruling bloc-backed candidate wins Hachioji election
The win comes despite the LDP being embroiled in a high-profile slush funds scandal linked to its factions' fundraising parties.
Police are looking for a suspect in his 40s to 50s following an assault and robbery in Hachioji, western Tokyo, on Wednesday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 12, 2023
Police hunting for suspect after assault and robbery in Tokyo house
The suspect is described as a man in his 40s to 50s wearing a gray jacket and pants and standing 180 centimeters tall.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 30, 2022
Sociologist Shinji Miyadai seriously injured in stabbing
According to an eyewitness, Miyadai was on a walkway on campus when the suspect struck him in the head from behind and attacked him with a bladed object.
JAPAN
Sep 9, 2020
Boy, 4, dies after choking on large grape at Tokyo kindergarten
A 4-year-old boy died after choking on a large grape while eating lunch at a Tokyo kindergarten and police have launched a probe into the accident, investigators said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / BIG IN JAPAN
Jun 20, 2020
An aging sumo wrestler, food poisoning risks and safeguarding pets from COVID-19
Warning: A portion of this contribution deals with suicide, which some readers may find distressing.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 8, 2020
Police investigate source of gun after Tokyo teen's apparent suicide
The boy's mother and elder sister were inside the house at the time but neither was injured, police added.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 3, 2019
Emperor Naruhito completes visits to imperial mausoleums
Emperor Naruhito, joined by Empress Masako, visited the mausoleums of his grandfather and great grandfather in Tokyo on Tuesday, concluding a series of visits to imperial mausoleums since the completion of key succession rituals.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 11, 2019
Six, including four toddlers, injured in Tokyo after vehicle plows into pedestrians
The children, about 1 or 2 years old, suffered minor injuries, while two teachers were also taken to hospital, according to police.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
May 12, 2019
Alphas reach B2 after swatting Bee Trains
The B. League third-division runner-up Koshigaya Alphas earned a promotion to the second flight with a crushing 86-64 win over the Hachioji Bee Trains in the B2/B3 promotion playoff game before a crowd of 2,057 at Yokohama Arena on Sunday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 3, 2019
Tokyo police investigating drone flights near imperial residences a day after emperor's accession
The unmanned aircraft were seen Thursday night near the Imperial Palace, the Akasaka Estate — the current home of Emperor Naruhito — and the Musashino Imperial Graveyard in Hachioji.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 1, 2019
Man apparently kills himself with crossbow at imperial burial site in western Tokyo
A man was found dead Wednesday morning at an imperial burial site on the outskirts of Tokyo after an apparent suicide, police said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Help Wanted?
Apr 21, 2019
Foreign staff bring new perspectives to smaller firms in Japan
There's no denying that Japan, amid a severe labor crunch and a shrinking population, will need to rely more on foreign workers in the coming years, and that's especially true for small and midsize companies.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Apr 12, 2019
Toyama holds off Yokohama in series opener
The Yokohama B-Corsairs faced a 58-43 deficit at halftime in Friday's series opener against the Toyama Grouses.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Mar 8, 2019
Sunrockers cruise past Albirex
Frontcourt mates Robert Sacre and Ryan Kelly combined for 52 points as the Sunrockers Shibuya outplayed the visiting Niigata Albirex BB in Friday's B. League series opener.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Jan 18, 2019
Hachioji ends 20-game losing streak behind Cleanthony Early's 42-point performance
Former New York Knicks forward Cleanthony Early scored a game-high 42 points and grabbed 22 rebounds to guide the visiting Hachioji Bee Trains past the Aomori Wat's on Friday night.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Dec 7, 2018
SeaHorses heat up in second quarter, pull away in win over Rizing Zephyr
After the first quarter ended, the SeaHorses Mikawa held the slimmest of margins on Friday night in Kariya, Aichi Prefecture.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Nov 16, 2018
James Southerland's big fourth quarter seals Mikawa's victory over Nagoya
Syracuse University alum James Southerland scored 15 of his 19 points in the fourth quarter as the SeaHorses Mikawa topped the visiting Nagoya Diamond Dolphins 87-71 in Friday's B. League series opener.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League
Sep 28, 2018
Earthfriends, Dragonflies post season-opening victories
The Earthfriends Tokyo Z routed the host Hachioji Bee Trains 87-63 on Friday night, winning the second-division teams' 2018-19 season debut.
Japan Times
BASKETBALL / B. League / B. LEAGUE NOTEBOOK
Sep 7, 2018
Turmoil continues for Hannaryz
It's been a tumultuous offseason for the Kyoto Hannaryz.

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