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Man surrenders in Tokyo after corpse of wife found in Yamagata

Suspect told police, 'I am the offender in the crime'

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Uber Eats employee accused of molesting university student

Suspect told police, 'I did it due to accumulated stress at home'

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Despite dozens of tips, Korean theft suspect still on loose

Suspect suffered a broken collarbone and broken ribs upon his arrest on August 13

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Tokyo cops crack down on drug trade in Kabukicho (again)

Drug trafficking by criminal syndicates continues despite the high-profile arrest of Aska five years ago

1 day ago

Saitama police patrol sex businesses ahead of Rugby World Cup

Chief of police said, 'I hope everyone who visits Kumagaya will leave with a good impression'

2 days ago

Tokyo: Ex-massage parlor employee accused of molesting female patient

Suspect denies the allegations, telling police, 'I didn't do anything obscene'

2 days ago

Tokyo: Accused women’s underwear thief found with 200 pairs

Suspect told police, 'I want to steal underwear when I drink alcohol'

2 days ago

Ibaraki: Gang of four binds, robs elderly couple in Mito

One of the perpetrators said, 'If you make noise, we'll kill you'

2 days ago

Osaka: Priest sent to prosecutors after road-rage video emerges

Priest grabbed the driver of a second vehicle by the collar and shook him, police said

2 days ago

Fukuoka: Male corpse found between buildings

Police are treating the case as the result of foul play or an accident

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