Victims of Sagamihara care home attack mourned

National Jul 26, 2020

Victims of Sagamihara care home attack mourned

Mourners Sunday visited the scene of an attack on a care home for people with mental disabilities in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, four years ago, to honor the victims. An annual memorial ceremony sponsored by the prefectural government was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, ...

National / Science & Health Feb 17, 2020

Two new cases of COVID-19 hit Kanto area

Two fresh cases of the new coronavirus known as COVID-19 were reported in the Kanto region on Monday. The first case of the virus emerged at Sagamihara Chuo Hospital in the city of Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, the hospital announced on its website. One staff member ...

Japanese postman failed to deliver — 24,000 times, police say

National Jan 23, 2020

Japanese postman failed to deliver — 24,000 times, police say

A 61-year-old postman failed to deliver thousands of postal items that he kept at his home instead, police said Thursday. About 24,000 undelivered items were found in the man's home in Sagamihara, Kanagawa Prefecture, said the police, who sent his case to prosecutors. "It was too ...