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Number of possible victims in Kyoto ‘black widow’ case continues to rise

Number of possible victims in Kyoto ‘black widow’ case continues to rise

A possible 7th victim of accused murder Chisako Kakehi has emerged…

Tokyo cops: Kabukicho club forced customer to clean toilet to pay off large bill

Tokyo cops: Kabukicho club forced customer to clean toilet to pay off large bill

The victim was forced to clean and perform as a street tout after he could not pay an excessive bill…

Asahi deliveryman threatens NTV announcer over ‘dirty legs’ and ‘sexy clothes’

Asahi deliveryman threatens NTV announcer over ‘dirty legs’ and ‘sexy clothes’

The suspect made threats to kill 25-year-old Takako Kato in a comment section on the network's Web site…

Kanagawa police make Japan’s largest ‘dangerous drugs’ bust in Saitama

Kanagawa police make Japan’s largest ‘dangerous drugs’ bust in Saitama

Officers raided seized 12 kilograms in drug-making materials…

Osaka Customs: Surge in pot busts likely due to crackdown on ‘dangerous drugs’

Osaka Customs: Surge in pot busts likely due to crackdown on ‘dangerous drugs’

The number of cases of smuggling of marijuana increased from 7 to 18 in the past year…

Tokyo cops arrest man for pimping teen runaway to Saitama sex service

Tokyo cops arrest man for pimping teen runaway to Saitama sex service

A 16-year-old runaway girl was employed at 'delivery health' service Tokorozawa Amateurs last May…

Fukushima man’s release of nude pix of ex-girlfriend first ‘revenge porn’ case in Japan

Fukushima man’s release of nude pix of ex-girlfriend first ‘revenge porn’ case in Japan

Shinya Miyata is alleged to have scattered about 50 illicit photos of his ex-girlfriend in a parking lot in Koriyama…

Third arrest might mean prison for AV actress Minako Komukai

Third arrest might mean prison for AV actress Minako Komukai

Narcotics officials arrested Komukai earlier this month after finding 0.1 grams of stimulant drugs in her apartment in Shibuya, Tokyo…

Aichi cops raid illegal casino in Nagoya, arrest 16

Aichi cops raid illegal casino in Nagoya, arrest 16

Police seized 6 baccarat tables, slot machines and 4 million yen in cash…

Aichi police bust yakuza-affiliated construction company for employing teen at Fukushima plant

Aichi police bust yakuza-affiliated construction company for employing teen at Fukushima plant

A 15-year-old boy from Kita Nagoya to cleaned leaves and soil contaminated with radiation last year…