National / Crime & Legal Dec 14, 2018

Four unaccounted for after house fire in Toyama

Four people are unaccounted for following a fire early Friday that destroyed a house in Toyama Prefecture, local police and firefighters said. The fire broke out at about 3:20 a.m. at the two-story wooden house of Hiroshi Miyazaki, 86, in the city of Tonami. Of the ...

Shootout at Brazilian bank robbery kills 14

World / Crime & Legal Dec 8, 2018

Shootout at Brazilian bank robbery kills 14

Fourteen people including six hostages were killed early on Friday in a shootout between police and bank robbers attempting to blow up ATMs at two banks in a small town in northeastern Brazil, authorities said. Most of the deaths occurred when police opened fire on ...