Two dead, 14 wounded in Norway nightclub shooting

OSLO - Two people were killed and 14 wounded on Saturday in a shooting at a nightclub and in nearby streets in Norway's capital Oslo, Norwegian police said. A suspect believed to be the sole perpetrator was apprehended, police told reporters. READ MORE: Norway mosque shooter gets 21 years for murder,...

15 arrested over alleged illegal debt collection

Police said on Saturday they've arrested 15 people allegedly linked to six illegal debt collection activities involving a total of more than HK$19 million. The suspects, aged between 14 and 68, have been accused of criminal damage, wounding, and criminal intimidation. Officers believed some of them have triad links, and...

Police investigate fatal accident in Sheung Shui

Police said they're investigating a fatal traffic accident in Sheung Shui on Friday night in which a 57-year-old woman died. They said that at about 8.40pm, a private car driven by a 26-year-old man was travelling along Sha Tau Kok Road - Lung Yeuk Tau towards Sha Tau Kok. They...

Govt officer arrested over alleged prostitution gang

Police said on Friday that a government administrative officer was among five people arrested on suspicion of operating a prostitution syndicate. Officers said the 30-year-old man, surnamed Lam, is an assistant district officer in Sha Tin. Police superintendent Alan Chung said the civil servant is suspected to have made hotel...

Police probe suspected murder in Tin Shui Wai

Police said on Saturday that they're treating the death of a 30-year-old woman in Tin Shui Wai as murder. They said they received a report at about 6am on Friday that a man was dragging an object outside 70 Tin Ha Road. They said they found a 25-year-old man with...

Two arrested over alleged calls to attack officials

Police on Thursday said they had arrested two men on suspicion of posting online messages inciting people to assault top government officials. The force didn't reveal which officials the pair are accused of targeting, citing an ongoing investigation. Officers said the two suspects, a 32-year-old funeral director and a 61-year-old...

Woman arrested over death of young girl

Police on Sunday said they had opened a murder investigation after the death of a 19-month-old girl in North Point. Officers said at around 9.30pm on Saturday they received a report that the girl and a woman had collapsed inside a flat on King's Road. The child was found lying...

Three people injured in riots in Sweden

Riot police watch a city bus burn on a street in Malmo, Sweden, April 16, 2022.  (JOHA NILSSON / TT VIA AP) STOCKHOLM - Three people in the Swedish city of Norrkoping needed medical attention after being hit by police bullets during clashes between police and protesters following Quran burnings...

Activist jailed 16 months for organising 2019 march

Activist Max Chung was on Wednesday jailed for 16 months after he pleaded guilty to organising an unauthorised assembly in Yuen Long almost three years ago. The 42-year-old had been remanded in custody for eight months after he was charged with organising and joining the banned "Reclaim Yuen Long" march...

Police arrest six for alleged security law breach

Police have confirmed that officers from their national security department arrested six people on Wednesday morning, though they did not confirm reports that the former vice-president of the disbanded Confederation of Trade Unions (CTU), Leo Tang, is among the arrestees. The force said in a statement that the four men...

US police arrest Sacramento mass shooting suspect

Investigators search for evidence in the area of a mass shooting In Sacramento, California April 3, 2022. (RICH PEDRONCELLI/AP) LOS ANGELES - Sacramento police announced on Monday the first arrest of a suspect related to Sunday's mass shooting downtown, in which six people were killed and 12 others were injured....

Leaders of disbanded CTU questioned by police

Several former leaders of the now-disbanded Confederation of Trade Unions (CTU) have been taken in for questioning by national security police over an alleged violation of the Societies Ordinance, RTHK learnt on Thursday. Former president Joe Wong, former vice-president Leo Tang and ex-treasurer Chung Chung-fai have been asked to assist...