National Jan 30, 2017

F-15's mechanical trouble closes runaway at Naha Airport

Mechanical trouble with an Air Self-Defense Force F-15 fighter forced the closure of the only runway at Naha Airport in Okinawa Prefecture on Monday. Four F-15s had been scheduled to depart together at around 1:25 p.m., but one was unable to take off due to ...

Baseball / Japanese Baseball Feb 23, 2016

Prosecutors release Marines' Navarro

Prosecutors in Okinawa released Chiba Lotte Marines infielder Yamaico Navarro on Tuesday following his arrest Sunday evening on suspicion of concealing a bullet in his bag in breach of Japan's firearm law. The 28-year-old Dominican, who signed with Lotte last month, was arrested at Naha ...