Lover’s Quarrel Leads to Freeway Havoc: 1 Dead, 8 Injured

A man arguing with his girlfriend pulled the handbrake while they were traveling at over 90 km/h on the freeway south of Tainan City yesterday. A taxi carrying 6 passengers managed to stop before hitting the first car, but was slammed by a truck traveling behind it. One of the passengers died and 8 people were injured in the accident, including 5 seriously. The 43 year old woman was driving the car and returning to Kaohsiung with her 29  year

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Pigeon-nappers Nabbed

A pigeon-napping extortion ring has been busted after three months of investigation by police. The suspects were nabbed in the mountains of Miaoli County, where investigators found money, drugs, and nets with dead birds hanging in them. The thieves used their knowledge of topography and pigeon-flying routes to place the nets and also used fireworks rockets to frighten birds into the nets. They had managed to catch over 100 birds, some of which died, either in the nets, or while being

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