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Crime, Courts, Calamity

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Army Chief Links Hospital Bombing to Recent Bangkok Attacks

BANGKOK — A senior police commander said an explosion that injured at least 20 people at a public hospital on Monday morning was set off by a bomb.

Actress ‘Anna Reese’ Charged With DUI 2 Years After Killing Cop

BANGKOK — A former British-Thai actress who avoided jail time for killing a policeman in a car crash two years ago was arrested Sunday night for drunk driving.

Man Who Set Himself on Fire at Iran Embassy Still Unidentified

BANGKOK — A foreign man is being treated for burns he received after setting himself ablaze Friday in front of the Iranian Embassy in Bangkok, a police spokesman said Saturday.

Jenphop Takes Stand to Discuss Drug Use, Fatal Crash

AYUTTHAYA — Jenphop Viraporn took the stand on the last day of his trial Friday to defend himself against the charges it was his recklessness to blame for the deaths of two grad students in a fiery wreck last year.

Burning Man Tries to Enter Iranian Embassy on Election Day

BANGKOK— A man set himself on fire and tried to charge into the Iranian Embassy on Friday afternoon as voting was underway inside for...

Uber-Hunting Pattaya Taxis Face Backlash, Charges (Video)

PATTAYA — An Uber driver filed charges of extortion Thursday against four taxi drivers who blocked his way and forced his passengers out of...

Civil Court Rejects City’s Challenge to BTS Accessibility Suit

BANGKOK — The Civil Court said Thursday it has the authority to consider a class-action suit filed against City Hall for failing to make the BTS Skytrain system accessible to people with disabilities.

Police Weigh Charges After Falling Ceiling at Central Pinklao Injures 3

BANGKOK — Central Group may be charged with recklessness, police said Thursday after a ceiling at one of its malls came crashing down, injuring three people.

5,000 Baht Bounty for Farang Who Beat Teen Toilet Attendant

PHUKET — A 5,000 baht bounty has been set for a foreign man who was seen beating a toilet attendant in Phuket’s nightlife district earlier this month.

Police Chief Says He Lied About Attack to Fool Bombers

BANGKOK — On Monday, the Bangkok police commander visited the site of an explosion that wounded two people and told reporters it was not an explosion at all, but a “explosive-like loud bang” caused by a malfunctioning water pipe.

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