Man held after pushing child into road

Man held after pushing child into road

May 21, 2020, 11:55 a.m.
A man is in psychiatric detention after pushing an 8-year-old boy into the path of an oncoming car on Tuesday afternoon.
Paramedic petitions to allow cross-border parental visits

Paramedic petitions to allow cross-border parental visits

April 14, 2020, 9:40 a.m.
A paramedic in Switzerland is launching a petition to allow separated parents to visit their children if they’r...
Coronavirus: Quarantined child in Neuch√Ętel can return to school

Coronavirus: Quarantined child in Neuch√Ętel can return to school

Feb. 21, 2020, 9:30 a.m.
A school child who’s been in quarantine for the last 14 days in canton Neuchatel, as he came into contact with ...
Mother holds on as child slips through chairlift bar

Mother holds on as child slips through chairlift bar

Feb. 19, 2020, 9:21 a.m.
A mother desperately held onto her 6-year-old child after it slipped through the bar on a chairlift on the Titlis mou...
Man dangles child over balcony in hostage situation

Man dangles child over balcony in hostage situation

Oct. 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 ticket

Girl, 5, fined CHF 100 for travelling without ticket

Aug. 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 Lucerne

Girl, 6, drowns in Lake Lucerne

Aug. 5, 2019, 9:08 a.m.
A 6-year-old girl died yesterday in Lake Lucerne.
Boy, 4, rolled over by parked car

Boy, 4, rolled over by parked car

June 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 car

Police question parents of child overheating in car

June 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 extended

Child abuser prison sentence extended

June 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 river

Boy, 3, saved from fast-flowing river

April 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 Zurich

Strangers save boy, 3, from freezing Lake Zurich

April 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 rock

Boy, 5, dies from falling rock

March 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 rise

Child-kidnapping numbers on the rise

March 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 Germany

4-year-old runaway crosses border to Germany

Feb. 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 apartment

Child's body recovered from burned apartment

Jan. 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 time

Psychiatric treatment could spare man jail time

Dec. 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 suspicion

Man deported after arousing fake marriage suspicion

Nov. 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 life

Child-Sex offenders banned from working with children for life

Oct. 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 bill

Senate votes down parental responsibility bill

Sept. 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 crash

Child dies in horrific A13 crash

Aug. 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. Gallen

Parents and child arrested after taxi hijacking in St. Gallen

July 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 rock

Young boy dies after being hit by falling rock

July 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 charges

81 year old in court on child abuse charges

May 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...
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