Former police officer shoots and kills wife and suspected lover

Former police officer shoots and kills wife and suspected lover

May 18, 2020, 9:43 a.m.
A former police officer in Ticino shot and killed his wife and a man assumed to be her new lover. 
Police open fire after being threatened

Police open fire after being threatened

Feb. 3, 2020, 10:14 a.m.
A police officer in canton Thurgau opened fire after he was threatened by an armed man.
Man arrested for firing gun into air whilst drunk

Man arrested for firing gun into air whilst drunk

Jan. 27, 2020, 9:18 a.m.
Thurgau cantonal police have arrested a man suspected of firing a gun into the air near Romanshorn train station.
Man accused of armed robberies 'didn't want to hurt anyone'

Man accused of armed robberies 'didn't want to hurt anyone'

Jan. 21, 2020, 9:19 a.m.
A man is in a Geneva court accused of a string of armed robberies. 
Two on the run after shots fired in Geneva

Two on the run after shots fired in Geneva

Jan. 20, 2020, 9:22 a.m.
Several shots were fired in the Eaux-Vives area of Geneva on Sunday morning. 
Police in hospital after gun discharges at station

Police in hospital after gun discharges at station

Nov. 13, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
Two Schaffhausen cantonal police officers are in hospital after a service weapon discharged in a police station.
Elderly woman believed to have shot husband then herself

Elderly woman believed to have shot husband then herself

Oct. 2, 2019, 9:42 a.m.
Zurich prosecutors believe an 82-year-old woman tried to kill her husband before killing herself.
Gunfight breaks out between bank robbers and Geneva police

Gunfight breaks out between bank robbers and Geneva police

Aug. 13, 2019, 9:20 a.m.
A gunfight between Geneva police and bank robbers broke out yesterday morning on the Route de Florissant in Champel.
Man waves assault weapon in street

Man waves assault weapon in street

Aug. 9, 2019, 9:26 a.m.
A man’s been arrested in Winterthur after waving an army issue assault weapon around in the street.
Man who pulled out gun thanks police for not shooting

Man who pulled out gun thanks police for not shooting

Aug. 5, 2019, 9:11 a.m.
A man in canton Uri is thanking the police for not shooting him.
Sex worker robbed at gunpoint in Basel

Sex worker robbed at gunpoint in Basel

July 3, 2019, 10:11 a.m.
Police are hunting for a couple after a Basel sex worker was robbed of CHF 11,000.
Shot woman dies in hospital

Shot woman dies in hospital

June 13, 2019, 9:22 a.m.
A woman who was shot and seriously injured three weeks ago in her home in Herzogenbuchsee in canton Bern has died in ...
Woman shot dead in canton Glarus

Woman shot dead in canton Glarus

May 31, 2019, 9:15 a.m.
A 25-year-old woman has been shot dead in canton Glarus. 
Swiss gun laws to be tightened after public vote

Swiss gun laws to be tightened after public vote

May 20, 2019, 5:53 a.m.
Two thirds of Swiss voters have backed a proposal to tighten gun laws in the country to bring it in line with Europea...
Gunman fires shots in Lucerne bar

Gunman fires shots in Lucerne bar

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:31 a.m.
One person was injured and several shots fired in Lucerne when a gunman entered a bar and demanded cash from the till.
Two men arrested after gun fired in argument

Two men arrested after gun fired in argument

Nov. 15, 2018, 9:48 a.m.
Two men have been arrested after shots were fired in canton Solothurn.
DNA advances lead to arrest for 1995 murder

DNA advances lead to arrest for 1995 murder

Nov. 13, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
Advances in DNA analyses has led to the arrest of a man in connection to a murder in Geneva 23 years ago.
Distracted soldier shoots himself in the foot

Distracted soldier shoots himself in the foot

Oct. 24, 2018, 9:19 a.m.
A soldier has been fined for shooting himself in the foot – literally.
Two injured in restaurant shootout

Two injured in restaurant shootout

Oct. 1, 2018, 8:53 a.m.
A restaurant dispute escalated into a shootout in the small town of Wangen an der Aare in canton Bern on Saturday aft...
Drunk police officer fires at family in Uri

Drunk police officer fires at family in Uri

Aug. 29, 2018, 9:25 a.m.
An Uri cantonal policeman has been suspended after he allegedly fired a air rifle at a family enjoying a meal, pinnin...
Court gives man gun licence despite threats to kids

Court gives man gun licence despite threats to kids

June 20, 2018, 6:54 a.m.
A Zurich court has given the go ahead to a 46 year old man to buy more hand guns and rifles despite threatening a gro...
Swiss police weapons possibly sold on Darknet

Swiss police weapons possibly sold on Darknet

June 14, 2018, 6:51 a.m.
Federal prosecutors have confirmed they’re investigating how a large number of weapons which were supposed to b...
Man in custody after firing gun from car in Schaffhausen

Man in custody after firing gun from car in Schaffhausen

June 4, 2018, 6:24 a.m.
A 52 year old man is in custody in canton Schaffhausen after opening fire on a couple who gave chase when he hit a cy...
Bern police hunt service station robbers

Bern police hunt service station robbers

May 14, 2018, 6:20 a.m.
Bern cantonal police are hunting for a couple who robbed a service station on Emmentalstrasse in Bergdorf at gunpoint...
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