News from Japan’s third-biggest city

Woman, 47, stabs male acquaintance, sprays him in face with pepper spray

Suspect told police that she had 'the purpose of killing him'

1 week ago

Osaka: 4 nabbed over assault, robbery of woman

Police located one suspect at the residence of the family of his girlfriend in Fujisawa City, Kanagawa Prefecture

2 weeks ago

Osaka: Viral Twitter video shows suspected women’s underwear thief

Clip thus far has garnered more than 100,000 Retweets and Likes

1 month ago

Osaka: Neighbor nabbed over slashing of women in apartment

Suspect told police, 'I did not intend to kill'

2 months ago

Osaka: Intruder slashes woman, mother with knife

At the time of the incident, the intruder was wearing black clothing, a breathing mask and a cap

2 months ago

Ex-TV Asahi employee sentenced to 15 years in prison for rapes of 4 women

Junichi Okabe previously completed a prison term for the rapes of 3 other women in 2012

2 months ago

Osaka: Man, 75, sprayed kerosene inside prosecutor’s office

Suspect was in possession of a cigarette lighter, police said

2 months ago

Woman suspected of fatally stabbing daughters before attempting suicide

Woman now receiving medical care, police said

2 months ago