US 'seeking other suspects' over Boston bombings, with aid from Moscow

Investigators are pursuing other "persons of interest" possibly linked to the fatal Boston Marathon bombings, US lawmakers said. "There are still persons of interest in the United States that the FBI would like to have conversations with," House Intelligence Committee Chairman Mike Rogers told ABC's This Week. The Michigan Republican declined to indicate how many people were being sought.

Tuesday, 30 April, 2013, 2:08am

Boston bomb suspect captured, brother killed

Boston Police said on Friday they have taken custody of the second suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, and are sweeping the suburban Boston neighborhood where he was captured after a massive manhunt. Photo: Reuters

A college student wanted in the Boston Marathon bombing was captured hiding out in a boat parked in a backyard on Friday and his older brother lay dead in a furious 24-hour drama that transfixed the US and paralysed the Boston area with fear.

20 Apr 2013 - 8:59pm

Serial armed robber suspected in Chongqing killing

Chongqing authorities put up a reward of 500,000 yuan (HK$613,000) to track down a serial armed robber suspected of gunning down three people outside a bank in the southwestern municipality yesterday.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:27pm

City Digest

Seventh vote-rigging suspect appears in court

7 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Time to bring the acid attacker to justice

The acid attacker remains on the loose. Four outrages in a year in two of our busiest shopping areas have injured 107 people and, with the festive season moving into full gear, we would be naive to believe that there will be no more. Hong Kong's reputation as a safe city is threatened and the more it is eroded, the greater will be the personal and economic cost.

18 Dec 2009 - 12:00am

Messy, messy messages

From the day man first took a swig, it's been a battle to prevent the drink doing the talking. But the mobile phone has taken this to a new realm. Here are a few of the most common mobile mistakes committed while under the influence:

The bum call

27 Aug 2005 - 12:00am

Police shoot knife-wielding robbery suspect

A knife-wielding robbery suspect was gunned down by two police officers early yesterday after he allegedly stole $100 from a woman in Sha Tin.

The wounded man, shot in his neck and right armpit, was in a critical condition at the Prince of Wales Hospital last night. Police have been unable to take a statement from the suspect.

10 May 2004 - 12:00am

MTR arson suspect told of plan in letter to police

The 66-year-old man suspected of carrying out Monday's MTR arson attack wrote to police and the Correctional Services Department telling of his plans, but they did not receive the letters in time, government sources said.

8 Jan 2004 - 12:00am

Firemen come to rescue of police trapped in slope chase

A team of police officers had to be rescued by firefighters last night after chasing a suspected robber up a steep slope in Happy Valley and becoming trapped.

The taskforce had been engaged in an operation to solve a series of robberies and burglaries in the area in recent months.

24 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Suspect gives up

A suspected joyrider who allegedly stole a car and fled when stopped at a Ngau Tau Kok roadblock surrendered to police. The car is owned by a police officer who is a relative of the 23-year-old suspect.

26 Apr 2000 - 12:00am

Intruder shot by clerk after chase

A suspected Hong Kong burglar was shot and seriously wounded early yesterday when a sleeping Macau lawyer's clerk woke to find him sneaking into a city centre law office.

The incident - in which the suspect, 36, was wounded in the head and shoulder - is the 20th break-in at legal offices in the enclave in recent weeks.

3 Dec 1997 - 12:00am

Suspect dies

Police in Macau shot dead a suspected robber who resisted arrest early today on Barrier Gate Road near the Chinese border. The man knifed one of the officers. A second suspect with a gun escaped.

12 Nov 1997 - 12:00am

Suspect 'injures witness'

POLICE are hunting a defendant in a wounding case who allegedly intimidated, injured and robbed a witness during a gambling session yesterday.

The accused, 23, met the witness, 26, during a pai kau game at a friend's Ma Tau Wai Road flat, Hunghom, at about 12.15 am.

The man allegedly asked the witness not to testify in court this month but the witness refused.

4 Feb 1995 - 12:00am

Suspect held

POLICE overpowered a mainlander who tried to rob the boss of a Mongkok money changer. Officers seized a 9 mm imitation pistol from the 25-year-old suspect.

7 Jan 1995 - 12:00am

Suspected robber caught

A MAN who was thought to have been trying to rob a Tsuen Wan bank for the second time in three days was caught yesterday.

He had fled empty-handed, frightened that he might have been recognised by staff.

A teller told security staff she thought the man was the one who had claimed to be carrying explosives and escaped with $20,000 on Wednesday.

8 May 1993 - 12:00am