SOCIETY

Jun 25
Tokyo police have arrested a man on suspicion of breaking a restraining order he was given for stalking the actress Momoko Kikuchi.
(NHK)

Jun 25
A Cambodian man was stabbed to death in Ashikaga, Tochigi Prefecture, on Sunday morning, police said, adding that a foreign man turned himself to police in Chiba late Sunday.
(Japan Today)

Jun 25
Tokyo Metropolitan Police have busted two casinos operating illegally in Shinjuku Ward that are believed to have funded organized crime, reports the Sankei Shimbun (tokyoreporter.com)

Jun 23
Police in Tokyo said Friday they have arrested a 37-year-old woman on suspicion of abusing her 4-year-old daughter by pressing a hot frying pan against her back and beating her about the head and face. (Japan Today)

Jun 22
A man who slashed three people, including one fatally, with a knife at a housing complex in Yokohama early Thursday, has been found dead after apparently committing suicide, police said. (Japan Today)

Jun 22
Police have arrested a 44-year-old woman on suspicion of murdering her 40-year-old brother by making it look like he committed suicide by carbon monoxide poisoning. (Japan Today)

Jun 22
A tower at the historic, quake-damaged Kumamoto Castle in southern Japan — one of the country’s three premier castles and once a major tourist attraction — has collapsed, an official said Thursday. (Japan Today)

Jun 22
The “Dokaben” popular Japanese baseball manga series, which has been published off and on in a weekly magazine since 1972, will end in the next issue due out on June 28. (Jiji)

Jun 21
People in Osaka are still reeling from Monday’s major earthquake.
(NHK)

Jun 21
Police have arrested a teen suspected of involvement in a knife attack Tuesday on a 9-year-old boy — causing serious head trauma — who was returning home from school in Shizuoka Prefecture, local authorities said Wednesday. (Japan Times)