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KANAGAWA (TR) - KANAGAWA Prefectural Police have arrested a 25-year-old teacher over the alleged molestation of a woman in Asahi Ward earlier this year, reports Sankei Sports (Apr. 26). At around 1:05 a.m. on March 5, Kenzo Akiyama, an elementary school teacher in Yokohama, allegedly ... school
KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police are once again seeking the help of the public in locating a person wanted for questioning in the killing of a 66-year-old woman who was found dead in her burned-out home in the town of Yugawara three years ago, reports TBS News (Apr. 20). school

Kanagawa prefectural police on Friday appealed for the public to come forward with any information that might help catch the person or persons responsible for the murder of a 66-year-old woman whose body was found in the ruins of her burned-out house in Yugawara three years ago. On Friday morning ... school
“The taxi industry is currently facing an overwhelming labor shortage, the biggest challenge in the industry's history, which could also lead to a boost in (illegal) ride-sharing services as well,” Hiroshi Ito, head of the Kanagawa Taxi Association, said at a news conference. “The Taxi Bell app will enable ... school
After a jump in cases in which no one claimed remains cremated with public money, the Yokosuka Municipal Government, also in Kanagawa, began helping residents make funeral arrangements in April 2015. “In many of those cases, relatives refused (to collect the ashes),” said Kazuyuki Kitami, deputy ... school
KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested a male city staff member for allegedly taking illicit films of a high school girl on a train, reports TBS News (Apr. 17). At just past 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, Shunsuke Sato, an employee at the Kamakura City office, allegedly used a smartphone to film ... school

An apartment building that's part of a municipal project designed to encourage young families to move to the suburban city of Hadano, Kanagawa Prefecture, has proved popular thanks to discounted rent and a good location. The building, which is called Miraie Hadano, has been close to full occupancy ... school
Masatomo Sakuta (Twitter) TOKYO (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested an official at a night school for paying a teenage boy to engage in sex earlier this year, reports Kyodo News (Apr. 9). On March 4, Masatomo Sakuta, the 48-year-old manager of academy Aoba Gakuin, located in Chiba ... school
Ojima, 39, engages homeless and other people on social assistance in work in the field, in the city of Fujisawa, Kanagawa Prefecture. “Our main goal is to help these people regain confidence … so they can eventually get back on their feet,” she said in a recent interview with The Japan Times. Every April ... school
Kanagawa Prefecture, which is about one hour from Tokyo, is an ideal place to enjoy the coming of spring. Visitors can see a variety of flowers, such as cherry blossoms, roses and many others. Yokohama Sankeien Garden. Feel the atmosphere of the ancient city in the beautiful garden with historical ... school
KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested a 40-year-old man for allegedly setting fire to the residence his former girlfriend in Sagamihara City in an attempt to kill her, reports TBS News (Mar. 15). At around 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Koki Komuro gained access to the residence of ... school
Police are investigating the death of a 61-year-old man who was found dead in a garage at a residence in Yamato, Kanagawa Prefecture, on Tuesday. According to police, a worker for a courier company spotted the man, Toshiyukii Terasaki, lying on the garage floor, bleeding from a head wound, at around ... school
KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police have released security camera footage showing a smash-and-grab burglary of a high-end boutique in Yokohama earlier this month, reports Nippon News Network (Feb. 28). At around 6:00 a.m. on February 7, a man in a hooded sweatshirt can be seen ... school
AT THE Japan 2019 Rugby World Cup, Yokohama will host some of the most exhilarating clashes in the competition – including the final. However, if you plan to visit Japan's second city to take in the action, do yourself a favour and build in time to see some of what else the Kanagawa region has to offer. school
A groundbreaking system capable of predicting when and where crimes and accidents are likely to occur based on data learned by artificial intelligence is to be developed by Kanagawa prefectural police. The system, the first of its kind in the nation, is expected to be trialed in 2020, the year of the Tokyo ... school
The Kanagawa Prefecture Confectionery Competition is held biannually by the Kanagawa Prefectural Government, confectionery industries and Kanagawa Prefecture Tourist Association for the purpose of discovering delicious new confectioneries. Here are the winners of the 28th competition. The Grand ... school
KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police have launched an investigation following a break-in at an outlet of popular retailer Barneys New York in Yokohama early Thursday, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Feb. 22). At around 5:20 a.m., a security guard alerted police about the shattering of a pane of ... school

KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested a 62-year-old woman over the alleged ill-treatment of about two dozen cats at a residence in Kawasaki City, reports TBS News (Feb. 19). Police have accused Taeko Horiguchi of violating the Act on Welfare and Management of Animals. school
KANAGAWA (TR) – Police have arrested a 38-year-old Shinto priest from a temple in Yamato City over the alleged purchase of marijuana earlier this year, reports TBS News (Apr. 13). In February, Hideaki Takagi, the 38-year-old priest at Kaimon-ji Temple, allegedly paid 30,000 yen to receive 5 grams of ... school
KANAGAWA (TR) - KANAGAWA Prefectural Police suspect that a 24-year-old man committed suicide at a dam in the village of Kiyokawa in 2003 after murdering a woman at the restaurant where she worked, reports the Yomiuri Shimbun (Apr. 24). At around 1:25 a.m. on November 9, 2003, Tadayoshi ...
KANAGAWA (TR) – A middle school boy died after he was hit by a train in Yamato City on Monday in an apparent suicide, police said, reports the Yomiuri Shimbun (Mar. 13). At around 7:50 p.m., a local Odakyu Enoshima Line train struck and killed the boy, 15, as it traveled between Sakuragaoka and ...
People say it is never too late to start new things. No one would object to that. But in reality, not many people have the guts to tackle things that are totally unfamiliar to them as they get older. This can't be said, however, of Masako Wakamiya, an 82-year-old computer programmer and one of the world's ...
KANAGAWA (TR) - KANAGAWA Prefectural Police have arrested a 40-year-old male civic employee over an alleged illicit encounter with a high school girl earlier this year, reports Nikkan Sports (Apr. 23). On March 10, Hidetoshi Takagi, an employee in the transportation office of Kawasaki City, ... school
KANAGAWA (TR) - Investigative sources with the KANAGAWA Prefectural Police on Monday revealed the arrests of a man and his wife who are suspected of repeatedly smuggling stimulant drugs into Japan from Africa, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Apr. 23). On April 5, Kazuki Sato, 43, who manages a ...
On February 22, 2017, the body of Hiroko Toriumi, 80, was found atop a bed on the first floor of her residence by a relative. The results of an autopsy revealed the cause of death to be suffocation due to pressure applied around the neck. In January of this year, police accused Yoshiki Saito, 23-year-old ...
An unemployed 28-year-old man was arrested on Monday night on suspicion of kidnapping an 11-year-old girl in Kawasaki City, Kanagawa Prefecture. A 19-year-old girl was also found by police at the suspect's residence. According to police, Shigeru Takahashi invited the 11-year-old girl to his home on ...
KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police last week announced the arrest of the former chief of a post office in Yokohama as a part of a bribery probe in which the amount of lost revenue is believed to have reached 5 billion yen, reports NHK (Feb. 15). On 72 occasions between January and August ...
KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested a 62-year-old woman over the alleged ill-treatment of about two dozen cats at a residence in Kawasaki City, reports TBS News (Feb. 19). Police have accused Taeko Horiguchi of violating the Act on Welfare and Management of Animals.
KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested a 28-year-old male contract employee over the alleged sexual assault of a female elementary school student on multiple occasions in Atsugi City, reports TBS News (Feb. 14). In December and January, Yusuke Takemura, a resident of Obu ...
KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested a former bureau chief of the Kanagawa Shimbun newspaper for trespassing and taking illicit films of women and trespassing, reports NHK (Feb. 14). In November, Tetsuji Kumasaka, the 60-year-old former chief of the paper's bureau in ...
Police have arrested a 62-year-old man on suspicion of dumping the body of a woman in a lake in Kanagawa Prefecture. The woman's body has not been discovered yet, but police believe it a woman in her 50s who has been missing since late January, local Japanese media reported. According to police ...
KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police on Monday arrested a 21-year-old female erotic dancer over the alleged use of cocaine last year, reports the Sankei Shimbun (Feb. 5). In late October, an analysis of a urine sample provided by Karen Kimijima (@kareeen263) gave a positive result for ...
in the village of Kiyokawa Kanagawa police have arrested a 62-year-old man for allegedly dumping the body of a female acquaintance into Lake Miyagase on February 1 (Twitter) KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested a 62-year-old man for allegedly dumping the body of a female ...
KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police are investigating a stabbing incident at an apartment complex in Yokohama on Sunday that left one man dead and another seriously injured, reports TBS News (Feb. 4). At just past 3:00 p.m., police were tipped off about a stabbing on a street near the ...
Yoshiki Saito, 23-year-old resident of Tokyo's Ota Ward, and Kaede Kawashima, a 22-year-old resident of Nara Prefecture, have been accused of trespassing into the residence of Hiroko Toriumi, 80, and strangling her to death. Police have also accused the suspects, who are believed to have met on an ...
Kanagawa Prefecture will test a free smartphone rental service for foreign tourists from mid-February to the end of March as the country readies itself for an expected influx of overseas visitors in the run-up to the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. The prefecture plans to provide unlimited 4G ...
in Kawasaki City Kanagawa police raided raided baccarat parlor Queen in Kawasaki City on Tuesday KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police on Tuesday raided a casino operating illegally in Kawasaki City, reports TV Asahi (Jan. 31). At just past 1:00 a.m., police entered baccarat parlor Queen, ...
The Kanagawa Prefectural Government and telecommunications company Handy are teaming up to provide a total of 300 smartphones, which will be loaned out at five tourist information counters, three in Yokohama (at Yokohama, Sakuragicho, and Shin Yokohama Stations), one in Kamakura, and one in ...
Of the 47 prefectures, seven saw net population inflows. They were Tokyo, Chiba, Saitama, Kanagawa, Fukuoka, Aichi and Osaka. The rest suffered net outflows, with Fukushima, which was hit hard by the March 2011 earthquake and tsunami, marking the largest net decrease of 8,395. Including Fukushima ...
Police in Kanagawa Prefecture plan to introduce predictive policing, a method of anticipating the occurrence of crimes and accidents using artificial intelligence, as the first force in Japan to do so, prefectural government sources say. The Kanagawa police will seek research expenses under the prefectural ...
YOKOHAMA – The Kanagawa Prefectural Police plan to become the first in the nation to introduce predictive policing, a method of anticipating crimes and accidents using artificial intelligence, sources said Sunday. The Kanagawa police will seek research expenses under the prefecture's budget for fiscal ...
KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police have sent a 20-year-old man to prosecutors over the alleged use of a flamethrower at a park in Yokosuka City last year, reports the Asahi Shimbun (Jan. 23). On August 12 and September 24, the man, a temporary worker living in Yokosuka, allegedly fired ...
KANAGAWA (TR) – Kanagawa Prefectural Police have arrested an 18-year-old boy over the fatal stabbing of father at their residence in Yokohama on Saturday, reports (Jan. 21). At around 7:40 p.m., the boy allegedly used a knife with a 20-centimeter-long blade to fatally stab his father, a 44-year-old ...
January 16 (Renewables Now) - Japanese firm Seibu Railway Co Ltd announced on Monday it has started construction of a 8.4-MW photovoltaic (PV) plant in Kanagawa prefecture. The Seibu Takeyama Solar Power Station, as it is named, will be comprised of 31,080 solar panels, spread over an area of ...
While Tokyo undoubtedly deserves a spot on any Japanese travel itinerary, you're really doing yourself a disservice if you skip Kanagawa Prefecture, the capital's neighbor to the south. Within Kanagawa you'll find the temples and Great Buddha statue of the coastal town of Kamakura, plus the stunning Mt.
Police in Tokyo have arrested an unemployed 31-year-old man on suspicion of violating the law banning prostitution after he arranged an orgy ...
Jiji Press TOKYO (Jiji Press) — Police served Takahiro Shiraishi, already held on alleged corpse abandonment in a high-profile case involving ...
WASHINGTON – The USS Benfold sustained slight damage when a Japanese tug drifted into the guided-missile destroyer during a towing ...
Kanagawa Prefecture will hold “Job Fair,” a joint company information session for students from Asia, at Shinjuku Mitsui Building near Shinjuku ...
Investigators removing items from the flat of Takahiro Shiraishi in Zama, Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, on Oct 31, 2017. He told police he cut up ...


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