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Crime, Courts, Calamity

Bad things happen to good people; good things happen to bad people.


Gun-Toting Man in Road Rage Video Definitely ‘Not a Cop,’ Cops Say

BANGKOK — Police said the man who identified himself as a police captain and threatened another motorist with what looked to be a gun Thursday morning was in fact not a cop.

Court Jails Redshirt Leader For False Crackdown Accusation

BANGKOK — The Criminal Court has sentenced a prominent Redshirt leader to two years in prison for falsely accusing former Prime Minister Abhisit Vejjajiva of "murdering" protesters in 2009.

NBTC Orders Spring Radio Off Air For Five Days

BANGKOK — Broadcasting authorities on Wednesday ordered Spring News TV’s radio channel shut for five days after receiving complaints that it had aired inappropriate content.

Court Rules Dads Can Take Baby Carmen Home

BANGKOK — A same-sex American-Spanish couple won a high-profile custody battle Tuesday against a surrogate mother in Thailand who gave birth to their child but then decided she wanted to keep the baby when she found out they were gay.

At Least 58 Injured by Car Bomb in Downtown Pattani

PATTANI — A pickup truck exploded Tuesday afternoon at the entrance of a supermarket in Pattani province.

Both Cops Named in Bribery Case Sidelined From Force

BANGKOK — A policeman who said he paid a bribe of 700,000 baht to another officer in exchange for a promised – yet undelivered – promotion has been transferred to inactive post, along with the officer who allegedly sought the bribe.

Japanese Father Of 12 Surrogate Babies Surrenders DNA

BANGKOK — The Japanese man who allegedly fathered at least 12 babies with surrogate mothers in Thailand has given a DNA sample to the police, his lawyer said.

Loy Krathong Pickpocket Gang Busted

CHIANG MAI — A tattooed Dracula and three accomplices from Bangkok were arrested Wednesday night for pickpocketing revelers during Chiang Mai’s Yi Peng festival after they reportedly chose the wrong target.

Pattaya Rescue Workers Save Self-Harming Farang

(17 October) Pattaya rescue workers have saved a foreign man who was cutting himself during a phone conversation with his friend.

To Fight Wildlife Crime, Experts Say ‘Follow the Money’

BANGKOK — In most cases, the conviction of a Thai man trafficking rhino horns through a bizarre scheme that involved hiring prostitutes to pose...

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