Father of slain Taiwanese cop dies after not-guilty verdict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The father of Taiwanese railway police officer Lee Cheng-han (李承翰), who was fatally stabbed by a berserk passenger last July, passed away Thursday afternoon (June 4). A...

Taiwan prosecutors appeal after second commutation for fatal train stabbing

Prosecutors filed an appeal Saturday after Chiayi District Court decided for a second time to commute the sentence of a man who fatally stabbed a railway police officer last July, on grounds of dimini...

Taiwan High Court scraps bail decision in police killing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following a wave of public indignation, the High Court in Tainan on Friday (May 1) scrapped the decision to leave the suspect in the killing of a railway police officer fr...

Parents of slain Taiwanese cop fume at not-guilty verdict

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The parents of railway police officer Lee Cheng-han (李承翰), who was stabbed to death by a passenger, are reportedly furious at the not-guilty verdict handed down by Chiayi ...

Taiwan police head furious over acquittal of cop killer

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Police Agency (NPA) Director-General Chen Chia-chin (陳家欽) vowed to appeal against the not guilty verdict handed down Thursday (April 30) by the Chiayi District Co...

Township chief in custody on suspicion of murder for love

Jhuci Township chief Wang Kun-hung was taken into custody on Wednesday morning on suspicion of hiring a hitman to kill a policeman, who was said to be Wang’s love rival. Chiayi City policeman L...

Two sentenced to 2 months for vandalizing artifacts at new museum

Taipei, Feb. 1 (CNA) Two people were sentenced to two months in prison for spraying paints on two Chinese zodiac heads that were part of a set of 12 donated by Hong Kong movie star Jackie Chan to the ...

Supreme Court rejected appeal over Chang’s not-guilty sentence

Taiwan's Supreme Court said on Thursday it rejected an appeal from prosecutors to revoke the not guilty verdict Chiayi County Magistrate Helen Chang received in the second trial over charges that she ...