Man dangles child over balcony in hostage situationOct. 11, 2019, 9:13 a.m.
A man barricaded himself and his wife in his house and threatened to drop his small child from a balcony, and one poi...
Girl, 5, fined CHF 100 for travelling without ticketAug. 16, 2019, 9:50 a.m.
Transport officials in Schaffhausen are being accused of over-zealousness after fining a 5-year-old girl CHF 100 for ...
Girl, 6, drowns in Lake LucerneAug. 5, 2019, 9:08 a.m.
A 6-year-old girl died yesterday in Lake Lucerne.
Boy, 4, rolled over by parked carJune 17, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
A four-year-old boy is in a serious condition in hospital after a parked car rolled over him yesterday afternoon.
Police question parents of child overheating in carJune 14, 2019, 9:14 a.m.
Parents of a 2-year-old child are being questioned by police after a passer-by rescued a toddler from an overheating ...
Child abuser prison sentence extendedJune 13, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
A child abuser has had his sentence increased by three years by the Zurich High Court.
Boy, 3, saved from fast-flowing riverApril 17, 2019, 8:38 a.m.
A small boy was plucked out of a fast-flowing river in canton Basel-Country yesterday afternoon.
Strangers save boy, 3, from freezing Lake ZurichApril 11, 2019, 9:31 a.m.
Two passers-by are being hailed as heroes after they dived into a freezing Lake Zurich to rescue a three-year-old boy...
Boy, 5, dies from falling rockMarch 19, 2019, 9:40 a.m.
A five-year-old boy has died while playing on a farm in Niederurnen in canton Glarus.
Child-kidnapping numbers on the riseMarch 4, 2019, 9:51 a.m.
More than 100 children were kidnapped in Switzerland last year – a new record.
4-year-old runaway crosses border to GermanyFeb. 28, 2019, 9:27 a.m.
A four-year-old boy is back home after running away and taking a train to Germany.
Child's body recovered from burned apartmentJan. 28, 2019, 9:17 a.m.
A child’s body has been recovered after an apartment building burnt to the ground in canton Bern.
Psychiatric treatment could spare man jail timeDec. 13, 2018, 9:45 a.m.
A man in Zurich will be spared jail if he agrees to psychiatric treatment after being found guilty of inappropriately...
Man deported after arousing fake marriage suspicionNov. 8, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
A Kosovo man has been deported after authorities accused him of entering a marriage of convenience.
Child-Sex offenders banned from working with children for lifeOct. 11, 2018, 10:26 a.m.
The government has said anyone who has been convicted of a sexual offence against a child will be barred from working...
Senate votes down parental responsibility billSept. 12, 2018, 6:47 a.m.
The Senate has voted down a proposal to make parents financially responsible for their children to the age of 25.
Child dies in horrific A13 crashAug. 30, 2018, 7:58 a.m.
A child has died following a crash on the A13 autoroute in Graubünden. A German registered car came off the road...
Parents and child arrested after taxi hijacking in St. GallenJuly 23, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
A husband and wife, who were with their 10-year-old daughter, have been arrested after they allegedly attacked a taxi...
Young boy dies after being hit by falling rockJuly 19, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
A six-year-old boy has died after a rockfall at the foot of a glacier in the canton of Graubunden.
81 year old in court on child abuse chargesMay 9, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
An 81 year old could face a lengthy jail term as he faces court on allegations he sexually abused his four year old g...
Teacher jailed and banned after abuse of 13 year oldNov. 27, 2017, 9:27 a.m.
A 26 year old teacher has been jailed for 5 years and banned from teaching for life after he met a 13 year old on the...
Parents physically attack teacher in ZurichOct. 26, 2017, 6:55 a.m.
Two parents have been arrested for attacking their child’s teacher in a classroom, right in front of the children.
Fewer compensation claims than expected from forced child workersJuly 7, 2017, 7:10 a.m.
Just a fifth of the estimated number of so-called ‘discarded children’, who were subjected to forced labo...
Swiss police work with FBI to crack child porn ringMay 8, 2017, 9:29 a.m.
Police in Switzerland have been involved with a major global effort to tackle child porn. Working with the FBI Swiss ...