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Results for "Stabbings" (166 articles)

The Federal Correctional Institution in Tucson, Arizona, where Derek Chauvin was being held. An inmate has been charged with attempted murder for stabbing Chauvin 22 times last week.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Dec 2, 2023
Inmate charged after George Floyd's killer stabbed 22 times
The complaint charges John Turscak, 52, with stabbing former police officer Derek Chauvin about 22 times "with an improvised knife"
Kanagawa Prefectural Police officers examine an area outside the K-Arena Yokohama facility in Yokohama on Thursday.
Nov 27, 2023
Woman in suspected knife attack confesses to stabbing herself
The woman's injuries were minor, and she has already been released from the hospital, police have said.
A photo supplied by a witness shows police officers investigating a site near the K-Arena Yokohama music venue in Yokohama after a woman was stabbed on Thursday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 24, 2023
Woman stabbed at music venue in Yokohama
The woman was taken to a hospital and is believed to be seriously injured.
The crime scene following a stabbing near the University of Tokyo in January 2022
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 17, 2023
19-year-old gets prison term for stabbings near University of Tokyo
He was given an indeterminate sentence of six to 10 years for attacking two senior high school students and an elderly man.
Police examine the area near an apartment complex in Osaka where a woman was injured and a knife-carrying man was shot by an officer on Monday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 13, 2023
Knife-wielding man shot by police in Osaka after attack
The man was shot while wielding two kitchen knives in the wake of an altercation at an apartment building in which a woman was injured.
The Tokyo District Court
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Oct 20, 2023
American man found not guilty over killing of wife at Tokyo courthouse
The ruling said the man couldn’t be held accountable because he was suffering from schizophrenia when he killed his wife in 2019.
A screen grab obtained from a social media video shows the scene of the stabbing of an Israeli Embassy staff member, in Beijing on Friday.
Oct 14, 2023
Israeli Embassy employee attacked with knife in Beijing
A 50-year-old male relative of an Israeli diplomat was stabbed by another foreign national outside a supermarket in Beijing, authorities said.
Bouquets lay against a gate leading to the nursery where one of the Thailand's worst-ever mass killings occurred in October 2022.
ASIA PACIFIC / Social Issues
Oct 3, 2023
Bereaved families endure memory of Thai nursery massacre
On Oct. 6, 2022, an ex-police officer forced his way into a nursery in Thailand, killing 12 adults and 24 children.
A 14-year-old girl living in the town of Oharu, Aichi Prefecture, was arrested Wednesday for allegedly stabbing her mother, who was later confirmed dead.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Sep 6, 2023
14-year-old girl arrested over alleged fatal stabbing of mother
The daughter, a junior high school student living in the town of Oharu, was arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder.
The house of Runa Tamura and her parents in Sapporo where a severed head was discovered
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 25, 2023
Sapporo hotel murder suspects to face psychiatric tests
Runa Tamura, 29, and her parents, will be detained for six months from Monday through Feb. 28 for tests.
Runa Tamura (center) enters the Hokkaido Prefectural Police headquarters on July 24.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 18, 2023
Police seize 20 blades from home of suspects in Sapporo beheading
Some of the confiscated blades were found in Runa's room, according to sources.
Runa Tamura is taken from the Hokkaido Prefectural Police headquarters in the city to be referred to prosecutors on Wednesday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 16, 2023
Woman and parents sent to prosecutors over Sapporo hotel murder
Authorities believe that Runa Tamura was the only one present at the crime scene, while her parents are suspected of being accomplices.
Runa Tamura (center), a suspect in a case involving a man found decapitated in a hotel in Sapporo, is taken from the Hokkaido Prefectural Police headquarters in the city to be referred to prosecutors on July 25.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 14, 2023
Family arrested for murder of decapitated man in Sapporo hotel
Runa Tamura and her father and mother, Osamu and Hiroko, were first arrested on July 24 on suspicion of mutilating and abandoning a corpse.
A convenience store in Tokyo's Adachi Ward where two employees were stabbed on Wednesday
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Aug 9, 2023
Man arrested over stabbings at Tokyo convenience store
The victims sustained serious but not life-threatening injuries.
A policeman stands next to the crime scene where a mass stabbing occurred in Seongnam, South Korea, on Thursday.
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Aug 6, 2023
Police arrest 7 over murder threats at Seoul subway stations
Online posts specifying times and locations for stabbing attacks in the South Korean capital were shared widely across social media.
Police officers examine a scene where several people were stabbed and others hurt by a car driven by the suspected attacker in Seongnam, South Korea, on Thursday.
Aug 4, 2023
South Koreans shocked after back-to-back stabbing rampages
A man rammed his car into passers-by, then got out and stabbed multiple people in Seongnam on Thursday, leaving 14 people wounded, police said.
The home in Sapporo of a family arrested in late July on suspicion of mutilation and the abandonment of a corpse
Aug 4, 2023
Severed head in Sapporo case was filmed at home, source says
The head was filmed being touched by a gloved hand in the bathroom of the home of Osamu Tamura, 59, and his daughter Runa, 29.
A policeman stands next to a scene where several people have been stabbed and others hurt in Seongnam, South Korea, on Thursday.
Aug 4, 2023
14 hurt in South Korea stabbing incident near Seoul
The unexplained attack in Seongnam came days after another rare stabbing attack in South Korea which killed one person and wounded three others.
A court illustration shows Kyota Hattori at the Tokyo District Court's Tachikawa branch on Monday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 31, 2023
Tokyo ‘Joker’ train attacker sentenced to 23-year prison term
The Tokyo District Court ruled that Kyota Hattori stabbed a 72-year-old man and intended to murder 12 passengers by lighting a fire.
Passengers escape through the windows of a Keio Line train at Kokuryo Station in Tokyo on Oct. 31, 2021, following a stabbing and arson attack onboard.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 26, 2023
Can Japan prevent crimes from happening on trains?
Trains are often targeted for attacks because they offer the most familiar, everyday setting. Railway companies are now exploring ways to bolster security.


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