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  1. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Burglars ransack Sha Tin houses while tenants out on Father’s Day dinner

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 07:17pm

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Burglars escaped with almost HK$460,000 in cash and valuables after ransacking two houses in Sha Tin on Sunday night, while their tenants were out for Father’s Day meals, police said on Monday. In the first case, police believed that burglars pried open a first-floor toilet window to climb into one house and then left through ground-floor sliding ...

  2. News - World - CRIME

    Houston killer of six demanded to know where to find his ex-wife

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:03pm by AP

    ... the house, prosecutors revealed at a court hearing in Houston, Texas. After entering the house Haskell tied up the other four children, two boys aged four and 13 and two girls aged seven and nine, ... photo of the family with the inscription "Faith, Hope, Love." "I don't think any of us will ever be able to see that house the same again," said Viri Palacios, who lives ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Girl, 16, rescued from knife-wielding captor in Sham Shui Po flat

    Posted Jul 10th 2014, 04:30am by Clifford Lo

    ... Sing House, Fu Cheong Estate. Police said the man threatened to jump out of the window before he was subdued. The 37-year-old was high on drugs at the time of the 8.30am incident, police ...

  4. News - China - CRIME

    Guangdong gunman arrested after 19-hour hostage-suicide drama

    Posted Jul 08th 2014, 07:11pm by Anne Yi

    ... himself – but police officers broke into the house and overpowered him before he could do himself harm. Luo, the kidnapper, had injuries to his head, right hand and leg. He was escorted by police ...

  5. News - World - CRIME

    Moscow accuses US of abducting hacking suspect in Maldives

    Posted Jul 09th 2014, 04:17am by AFP

    ... will be put under so much pressure as if he killed Kennedy and even was Monica Lewinsky," Seleznev told the state news agency ITAR-TASS. Lewinsky is a former White House intern with whom ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Dinner-time burglars target luxury homes along Clear Water Bay Road

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 02:39am by Clifford Lo

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Dinner-time burglars hit luxury homes A gang of burglars are targeting luxury houses along an 8km stretch of Clear Water Bay while the residents ... in the area, although in three cases nothing was stolen. However, the gang has got away with cash and valuables worth a total of HK$1.3 million. Seven houses were raided while residents were at home, ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Autistic boy's death underscores families' struggle to raise children with special needs

    Posted Jun 29th 2014, 05:41am by Emily Tsang

    ... the 59-year-old father in a serious condition in hospital after apparently attempting suicide, unfolded in Yuen Long on Friday night. Police said the father and son were fighting at their village house ...

  8. News - China - CRIME

    Detained Uygur economist Ilham Tohti denied food for 10 days in custody, lawyer says

    Posted Jun 27th 2014, 03:11am by Keira Lu Huang

    ... for the Turkic-speaking Uygur ethnic minority in the western region, which has been shaken by escalating unrest. Tohti began a hunger strike on January 16 when the detention house refused to provide halal food. The hunger strike lasted 10 days until staff agreed to provide him Uygur naan bread. "They gave him a small piece of naan, an egg and milk as a meal. The detention house refused to specially ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Police seize HK$69m in illegal soccer bets since start of World Cup

    Posted Jun 17th 2014, 07:34pm

    ... On Monday night, anti-triad officers arrested a 45-year-old man in a village house at Ham Tin Tsuen on Kwok Shui Road, Tsuen Wan. Inside the house, soccer betting records with a face value of HK$2.7 ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - CRIME

    Another psychiatric patient held after chairs ‘thrown’ from high-rise building

    Posted Jun 12th 2014, 03:18pm by Clifford Lo and Lo Wei

    ... arrested on suspicion of throwing five chairs from his 33rd-floor flat in a Yau Tong public housing estate yesterday, in the second such incident in three days. No one was injured, a police ... case, a wooden chair, two folding chairs and two plastic stools crashed down from Ko Lun House at Ko Cheung Court on Lei Yue Mun Road shortly before 9am, police said. One stool and a foldable ...




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