Police caught patrolling on duty with girl, 16

Police caught patrolling on duty with girl, 16

March 15, 2019, 9:25 a.m.
A 39 year old former Ticino police officer is in court in Lugano after allowing a 16-year-old girl to accompany him o...
Rail worker killed by unexpected train

Rail worker killed by unexpected train

Feb. 6, 2019, 9:24 a.m.
One rail worker was killed and another seriously injured yesterday morning in Ticino.
Safest service station in Switzerland robbed

Safest service station in Switzerland robbed

Feb. 5, 2019, 8:56 a.m.
A service station dubbed the safest in Switzerland has been robbed. 
Woman dies crossing road after speed camera removed

Woman dies crossing road after speed camera removed

Jan. 21, 2019, 9:34 a.m.
A 67-year-old woman has been killed while crossing a road in canton Ticino, and locals say it was a decision to remov...
Tiicino residents warned against feeding urban swans

Tiicino residents warned against feeding urban swans

Jan. 16, 2019, 9:28 a.m.
Animal rights activists are warning against feeding swans which have taken to wandering the streets in Ticino.
Trapped cat rescued from Lugano tunnel air vents

Trapped cat rescued from Lugano tunnel air vents

Dec. 5, 2018, 9:20 a.m.
A cat has been rescued from a road tunnel near Lugano in Ticino after being trapped in air vents for the past two weeks.
Hockey game riot leads to 39 prosecutions

Hockey game riot leads to 39 prosecutions

Nov. 28, 2018, 9:28 a.m.
A lengthy investigation has led to 39 people being charged after riots at a hockey game in canton Ticino.
Lake Maggiore rises 3m in 2 weeks

Lake Maggiore rises 3m in 2 weeks

Nov. 9, 2018, 9 a.m.
The recent rainfall in canton Ticino has been so heavy, Lake Maggiore is now bursting its banks.
Clean-up after storms starts

Clean-up after storms starts

Oct. 31, 2018, 6:26 a.m.
A clean up operation is under way after storms ripped through the central parts of the country. Canton Ticino was par...
Construction worker strikes continue across nation

Construction worker strikes continue across nation

Oct. 16, 2018, 9:02 a.m.
Construction workers are threatening further strike action if their working conditions continue to deteriorate.
Ticino face covering ban mainly affecting football fans

Ticino face covering ban mainly affecting football fans

Oct. 15, 2018, 9:37 a.m.
The Ticino ban on face coverings is affecting football fans the most.
One dead and several injured in Ticino coach accident

One dead and several injured in Ticino coach accident

Oct. 15, 2018, 9:12 a.m.
A 27-year-old woman has died and several more seriously injured after coach crashed into autoroute barriers in canton...
Climbers fall to their deaths in Ticino

Climbers fall to their deaths in Ticino

Sept. 10, 2018, 6:04 a.m.
Two climbers have fallen to their deaths in Ticino. Rescuers say they fell 200 meters from a rock face in the Bedrett...
Man arrested for suspected murder of grandmother

Man arrested for suspected murder of grandmother

July 10, 2018, 7:52 a.m.
A 23-year-old man in Ticino has been arrested for the suspected murder of his 80-year-old grandmother and then trying...
Forest fire alerts this weekend

Forest fire alerts this weekend

July 6, 2018, 6:50 a.m.
The recent heatwave and low rain means there’s a high risk of forest fires. Authorities in 12 cantons, includin...
Ticino workers die in construction accident

Ticino workers die in construction accident

July 3, 2018, 6:58 a.m.
Two workers in Ticino have died after noise barriers they were installing on the side of the A2 autoroute near Bellin...
Government says no to national veil ban

Government says no to national veil ban

June 28, 2018, 7:01 a.m.
The federal government has come out as being against a national vote to ban the veil.
SVP says it has enough signatures to launch free movement vote

SVP says it has enough signatures to launch free movement vote

June 27, 2018, 6:20 a.m.
The Swiss People’s Party says it has collected enough signatures to end free movement of people with the EU.
Major passes open later today

Major passes open later today

May 25, 2018, 6:15 a.m.
Travelling across the Alps will get easier today as the Gotthard Pass will be opened to traffic after the winter clos...
Deadpool cosplay character arrested in Lugano

Deadpool cosplay character arrested in Lugano

May 17, 2018, 6:37 a.m.
Ticino police are being mocked online after they arrested a man dressed as the superhero from the movie franchise Dea...
Tesla battery caused fire following crash

Tesla battery caused fire following crash

May 16, 2018, 6:26 a.m.
An electric Tesla car burst into flames after a crash because of its battery. That’s what the Ticino fire servi...
Potential Ticino school shooter in secure psychiatric hospital

Potential Ticino school shooter in secure psychiatric hospital

May 15, 2018, 7:05 a.m.
The 17 year old boy who’s in detention for allegedly planning a mass school shooting in Ticino is being held at...
Police arrest teen planning school shooting

Police arrest teen planning school shooting

May 11, 2018, 6:20 a.m.
Ticino police have arrested a 19 year old who had plans for a school massacre. Police say he has been talking about a...
Heavy traffic expected this month

Heavy traffic expected this month

May 7, 2018, 6:52 a.m.
May is the month of public holidays. And the Federal Roads Office is warning of major delays at the weekends.
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