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...
Teacher jailed and banned after abuse of 13 year old

Teacher jailed and banned after abuse of 13 year old

Nov. 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 Zurich

Parents physically attack teacher in Zurich

Oct. 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 workers

Fewer compensation claims than expected from forced child workers

July 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 ring

Swiss police work with FBI to crack child porn ring

May 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 ...
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