Finnentrop: Three Dead after missglücktem Overtaking

In the case of a frontal crash, in the Sauerland region came early in the Morning, three people were killed, another was seriously injured. As the WDR reported to have collided on the Federal highway 236 near Finnentrop (North Rhine-Westphalia) in the case of a botched Overtaking two Cars. Accordingly, 70 the use of force by the police and the fire brigade are at the point of disaster. The salvage work will take several hours. The Prosecutor’s office in Siegen has taken up the investigation. According to WDR, you want to give it at midday, more details are known.

news of Wednesday, 20. February

Cologne: nurse accused of sexual abuse of young patient sentenced

In Cologne, 33, was sentenced-year-old nurse to two years ‘ probation, after he tried to force a at the time of the murder 15-year-old female to have Sex. As “RP Online” reported, occurred the incident in November 2017. The teenager was, therefore, after a hand surgery in the hospital, and rang the bell at night after the nurses, because she was in pain. The Accused gave her a painkiller. Because this did not help, rang them a short time later again. The nurse asked her if she wanted to go with him to smoke, she accompanied him into a side of the hospital wing. There, the defendant had fondled the patient, and kissed. Then he would have asked you for oral sex. The student refused and he left her. Back in her room, the girl would have been included until the next day in the bathroom.

The 33-Year-old stated that he had interpreted the signals of the patient, such as a Smile, wrong. In addition, the “sexual pressure would have forced him” to the fact. He acknowledged the fact, according to the report, before the court, completely, was remorseful and wool to compensate the victim financially. The money would lend him his parents-in-law. The Job at the hospital, he lost, therefore, in the meantime, and is in a nursing home.

Herne: Due to Nazi-counterfeit – Cranger Kirmes back

dated far beyond The city limits Hernes also known Cranger Kirmes is in this year for the 535. Time for a celebration. This is remarkable, because the biggest folk festival in North Rhine-Westphalia, 2018 to 583. Changes had taken place. As the WDR reported, had claimed a Hobby-historian, that the counting method was distorted in the 1930s by the Nazis. The had in 1935, apparently for Propaganda reasons, the 500. Cranger Kirmes is celebrated. Because the historically not documented, defined by the Council of Elders of the city of Herne, Germany, in the year 1484 as the start of the year. “It is important for us that the new method of counting, came not through the arbitrariness of the Nazis”, stressed a spokesman for the city of Herne, compared with the WDR. This year, the Cranger Kirmes is increasing by 1. to 11. August. 2018, the organizers counted nearly four million visitors.


With up to four million visitors to Germany, the Cranger Kirmes one of the biggest folk festivals in North Rhine-Westphalia. In 2019 you will find the 535. Time in Herne, Germany, instead of

©Marcel Kusch DPA Gera: test drive with 246 km/h – a teenager speeder accident,

is Significantly faster than the police allowed, was on Wednesday a young motorist on the A4 in the Thuringian town of Gera. With a record-breaking 246 km/h, the 23-Year-old was, according to the police, on the way, as the radar trap in a 120-Zone zuschnappte. As it turned out later, took advantage of the man a test drive, his speed rush. After he was caught, put the speeder to a screeching halt, lost control of the car and put it several times into the guard rail. He got out unharmed, the property was the police, according to the damage of 20,000 euros. The man has to give up his driver’s license for three months and a fine of 1200 Euro threatens him.

source: “Leipziger Volkszeitung”

Magdeburg: Pair locking with pace 214, on Federal street, in order to achieve flight

particularly in a hurry, it was on Tuesday morning, a couple from the resin. A civilian strip the team of the car of the two fell first, because he raced at 161 kilometres per hour on the B81 in the direction of Merseburg. Are allowed 100 miles per hour. Instead of stopping, stepped up to the 49-year-old driver of the gas pedal but still a little more and accelerated to 214 miles per hour – as reported by the police, the Couple later, to be on the way to the Berlin airport. Apparently, the two were late. The driver nu. Him a fine of 1200 Euro, expect a three-month driving ban and some points in Flensburg. Whether the Pair has reached its holiday fliers, is not known.

Lübeck: 40-pound Clock is a crash on the Church square

lucky had passers-by on Tuesday in the Jacobi Church in Lübeck. The approximately 40-pound pointer broke away from the clock tower and crashed, according to police, about 80 meters in depth. People came, therefore, to damage. “You don’t like to even imagine what could have happened,” said Pastor Lutz Jedeck the “Lübecker Nachrichten”. Why the pointer of the 1334 Church dedicated to St. Jacobi rushed to the North side to the floor is unclear. “It is quite incomprehensible that a watch that lasts for centuries, so something is happening,” Jedeck.

It is unusual, but it is not the first Time that the pointer of a clock of the nearby Church independently. In October 2016, the minute hand of St. Catherine’s Church, rushed in Hamburg in the night from 40 metres on the Church forecourt. Here, too, no one was hurt.

Stade: SUV dashed against a bridge pillar, driver was dead

In case of a severe traffic accident on Wednesday in the district of Stade, a 40-year-old drivers were killed. The 40-Year-old fell on state highway 73 between Burweg and Hechthausen for yet unknown reasons into oncoming traffic and crashed head-on into a bridge pillar. The 71-year-old driver of an oncoming Car could swerve at the last Moment, and a collision prevent. The automatic reporting system of the Mercedes triggered and alerted the police and rescue forces. The man at the wheel of the SUV died at the scene.

Harrislee: 89-falls-Year-old grandson trick

again and again the police warn of the so-called grandchild trick – but mostly old) people fall for it again and again (to the scammer. This is exactly what happened on Monday afternoon, an 89-year-old pensioner in Harrislee (Schleswig-Holstein). The police announced on Wednesday, handed the man a to him unknown woman more than 20,000 euros in a black leather bag.

Thus, had ordered the scammers to the pensioner a Taxi that brought him to his institution in Flensburg city centre. The man took the money and was dem taxi driver, the police as a witness, back home, where he handed the sum to the wife. Also, you will be searched by the police. Accordingly, the victim described the fraud as follows:

about 20 to 25 years altcirca 160 to 165 centimeters tall neat appearance

The taxi driver, as well as possible witnesses to the handover of the money are asked to contact 0461 – 484 0 to the police. The information of the officials, have increased the calls to the wrong police or grandchildren in the space of Flensburg in the last two weeks solid. You have knowledge of more than 100 Calls of this kind.

Übach-Palenberg: police to sexual offence witnesses.

In North Rhine-Westphalia, Übach-Palenberg the police after an unknown youth was on Tuesday afternoon, compared to a nine-year-old girl sexually grip. Accordingly, the child was playing on a Playground, when a young man approached and led to a mound of dirt. There, the young people should have stripped the girl.

The officials, according to two strollers, the speeches, the suspects approached in this Moment. This was run then walk. The passers-by took the girl home. Now the police are looking for both after helping a couple, as well as to the unknown youth who is described as follows:

about 15 to 17 years of age, and of robust stature, short, blonde, and upstairs greasy hair, asked to be witnesses at the sides, shorter brown shoes, light brown denim jacket and blue Jeanswar with black-and-white Bicycle on the road

to put under the phone number 02452 920 0.

news of Wednesday, 20. February

Munich: police stops driving school – driving instructor on drugs

During a routine control, the police in Munich have pulled a driving instructor. The officers found the 40-Year-old initially glassy and red eyes, and assumed, therefore, that the man navigated his driving students under the influence of a drug through the streets of the Bavarian capital Navi. The locally made drug-test confirmed this suspicion. The police announced, has been canceled, then the hour’s drive. The rider was allowed to go home. The due blood test should confirm the results of the quick tests that threaten his driving instructor, a driving ban, two points in Flensburg and a fine of 500 euros. Maybe the man loses even his driving instructor permission.

Pulheim: Drunk driver falls asleep in front of traffic light, a

In North Rhine-Westphalia, Pulheim is asleep, a motorist in front of a traffic light. As the police reported on Wednesday, the 49-Year-old three per thousand in the blood. A witness stopped around 8.30 am on Tuesday morning behind the vehicle of the man. But when the light turned Green, drove off the car in front of him. When he got out, and ran to the car, he noted that the driver sat asleep behind the wheel. An ambulance took him to a hospital, where a blood sample. The police secured the license and launched a criminal case.

Rostock: Baby skeleton in the flower pot found

In Rostock (Mecklenburg-Vorpommern) has found the police in the case of a 27-year-old woman is the skeleton of a newborn baby in a flower pot. When the Baby died and what was the exact cause of death is yet determined, said the spokesman for the Rostock office of the public Prosecutor, Harald Nowack, on Wednesday. So far there is no evidence of a homicide.

The investigators had received a note from a loved one that the woman kept a dead-born child in her apartment. The apartment in a multi family home was at 16. February searches. In an earth filled flower pot, officials found a small skeleton. Forensic scientists have found out that it is the bone of a newborn baby.

With the help of DNA analysis is to be determined details. Unclear age, gender, and cause of death of the child and how the bones came to be in the vessel. In search of the absent tenant had reported in the meantime, a lawyer at the police. You have made no data.

Iserlohn: 26-Year-old dies after punch

In Northrhine-Westphalia Iserlohn, a dispute at a red light for a 26 is assumed to be-Year-old deadly. As the police reported, was stopped by a VW Bulli in the late Sunday night behind a car. The 17-year-old passenger of the buses got out and walked up to the 26 years the passenger of the car. As of this exit, missed him, the Teen with a fist in the face, which then crashed. An ambulance brought him badly wounded to a hospital, where he died on Tuesday. According to previous investigations, it should already come before the fact to a gas station to a dispute. The Teenager was handed over in consultation with the public Prosecutor’s office, Hagen his parents. Another first, the arrested man is in the absence of Tatverdachts free again.

Münster: Unknown robbed a fast-food restaurant

In Münster, two masked men robbed a fast-food restaurant. As reported by the police on Wednesday, were the perpetrators at 1 am with firearms in the Store. One of them spoke to the guests, forced them to get up and gather at the counter. The Second demanded cash. After the staff had put the money in one of the robbers brought in a bag, the criminals fled with the four-digit prey in the direction of the Leonardo-Campus.

food: man crashes into a climbing hall, and hurt himself severely

a man crashed in a climbing hall and has suffered serious injuries. As the “WAZ” reported, was not secured, the 57-Year-old at the time of the accident on Tuesday afternoon. In the Neoliet hall, the climbers are protected by an automatic System, so there is no second man, holding the safety rope. Video-instruction of the persons to be instructed. “The victim has seen the Video”, is quoted by the operators of the hall. He had completed four to five passages, backed up and then, despite numerous warnings not to do so, the unsecured climbed the wall. “We proceed from the fact that he crashed from a height of about ten meters,” said the operator. The man has been given medical supplies and a rescue helicopter to a hospital.

news of Tuesday, 19 flown. February

rocks: the dispute between the couple escalated

In Steinen (Baden-Württemberg) is escalated on Tuesday night with a relationship to the dispute in such a way that the police had to move out and a 36-Year-old provisionally arrested. The man accused of his Partnerito have n in the course of the engagement is significantly injured. So he punched the woman several times with a frying pan to the head, with a fork, she stabbed and to have you also with punches treated.

The woman had to be treated from the rescue service. The information of the officials, the couple was noticed in the past already several times by fierce disputes.

Bayreuth: a number of students to deflagration in the classroom, as a precaution in the clinic

brought up In the upper Franconian town of Bayreuth, a seventh-Grader, has triggered a deflagration. As the “BR” is reported, had manipulated the 14-Year-old is the battery on a laptop, as there was a loud Bang. It was a strong smoke developed and seven students, because of airway irritation and Nausea treated. They were supervised on site by a rescue service, and then, as a precaution to a hospital. The remaining students were picked up by their parents.

Montabaur: eleven-year-old, An eleven-year-old dies while Playing on bus depot

the Play on a depot in Montabaur in Rhineland-Palatinate killed. The Boy was crushed by the tire of a 200-pound tractor, as the police announced on Tuesday. Accordingly, the accident occurred on Sunday afternoon. The Boy was playing alone at the depot, while his mother, in the interior of the building was. After a preliminary investigation, the police the Boy tried to climb on to the workshop leaning against the tire. In this case, the order apparently fell and buried the boy. The mother managed together with the witnesses, the Eleven-year-old to pull out from under the tire. The Boy was taken to a hospital, succumbed, however, on Monday evening from his injuries.

Starnberg: Unknown shoots to 13-Year-old

In Starnberg, southwest of Munich, an Unknown shot with an air rifle at a 13-year-old boy. As the “Süddeutsche Zeitung” with reference to police data reports, had played the Boy together with a friend in the District of Söcking with a scooter. According to the report, would have the Boy suddenly felt a burning pain. The reason: He had been hit by an air gun projectile on the thigh. Together with his mother, he discovered in the basement later on the scene.

The Teenager remained in the incident virtually unharmed. The alerted police against the unknown to Protect because of dangerous bodily injury. It was a targeted shot, and projectiles from over-the-counter air-pressure weapons could lead to serious injuries, the report said.

balmy Hagen: hunters may be accidental shot on joggers not more

hunt After he injured last July, a Jogger on the head, may not hunt a hunter from the district of Schaumburg. As the NDR is reported, has rejected the administrative court of an application for a temporary injunction of the man. He wanted to fight back against a decision of the district. This was drafted in December, the hunting licence and the firearms certificate of the man.

In July, had resolved, according to the report from the gun of the hunter a shot. This met a 31-year-old Jogger who was with his children on the head. According to the report, the hunter denied the shot at first. In the further course of which he had made contradictory statements to the fact. The court would have regarded it as proved that he could not have a gun in a reliable hand. This was not expected in the future. Therefore, he should not be permitted to hunt on the protection of the General public.

Rügen: Several injured in accident

the island of Rügen, have been injured in The collision of two ships to the East on Tuesday morning, several people. The water protection police from at least four injured, said a spokesman for the water police. The first evidence that the supply vessel “World Bora” and the cargo ship “Raba” between 07.30 and 08.00 collided about three nautical miles northeast of stubbenkammer. The cause was still unclear, said the spokesman.

Both ships were brought, according to the ports on the island of Rügen. If Oil or fuel has expired, was initially unclear. In the rescue operation were involved according to the figures, in addition to the police, the fire brigade and rescue helicopter.

Berlin: Six people from a burning hotel room

rescued The fire brigade has rescued a large contingent of six people from a burning hotel rooms in the Berlin district of Friedrichshain. Two of them suffered from smoke poisoning and were taken to the hospital, a spokeswoman for the fire and rescue services on Tuesday. As hotel guests had to be brought out of a total of 115 rooms in safety, the fire Department, with approximately 95 man. Two hours after the Alarm the fire was extinguished to a large extent. The spokeswoman went out early in the Morning, that large parts of the hotel would promptly be accessible again. As the room was on the fifth floor, the fire was initially unclear.

Ludwigsburg: Drunk car thief without a license skin after Crash walk from

After a turbulent ride with a stolen car is a drunk 24-fled Years on Monday night in Ludwigsburg in Baden-Württemberg foot – however, without reporting his fact, even call the police. For the investigation of the Volatile, the police had to use a helicopter, as the competent Bureau announced on Tuesday. Was taken up, the adventurers finally at home.

Before the young man had stolen without a license the car in Böblingen and was from thence jetted. In Ludwigsburg, he then lost control: He drove straight over a traffic circle, sideswiped a parked car and a tree, until the car came to a house wall. The driver was injured slightly and ran away. The night the man had to spend to sober up at the police station.


The wild ride of a car thief ended on a house wall

©Dettenmeyer Picture Alliance Leipzig: 33-Year-old accident with steel beam

dies at work, A 33-year-old employee of a concrete construction company was injured in Leipzig in the case of a work accident. The man was trapped under a 20-Meter-long steel beam, as the police announced on Tuesday. According to initial findings, the heavy metal part was Working in the wrong location. The man tried on Monday, the steel beam alone, re-align and had been trapped, it said. For the man, help came too late.

Niederseelbach: father and eight-year-old daughter dead in Creek

found A 51-year-old man and his eight-year-old daughter are dead and the gef in a Bach, in Hessen, Germany been wound. The girl had been missing since Sunday evening. “A family drama cannot be excluded at the present time,” said the police headquarters the West of Hesse, on Monday in Wiesbaden. The Injury pattern allow appropriate conclusions to be drawn, said a police spokesman. Now it is a matter of the traces to evaluate. “We are still at the very beginning.”

in The Main-Taunus-Kreis resident mother of the child had called the police on Sunday evening, because the girl was not returned after a trip with the father. The parents had shared custody, in the evening, the child was expected the mother to return.

As the eight-year-old the next Morning, not even in the school appeared, looked at the police with a helicopter after the two Missing. In the process, police met with in the lunch hours in Niederseelbach, on the dead father and his daughter.

news of Monday, 18. February

Gau-Bickel home: driver’s and front passenger’s alternate at the wheel – both under the influence of alcohol

The highway police Gau-Bickel home went on a Sunday afternoon two men, one after the other under the influence of alcohol drew the same Car. As the officials said, had noticed the Duo’s other traffic on the A61, because it drove at speeds of 70 to 90 in queue lines. To a port of a controlled highway police, the men, and quickly discovered that both were considerably drunk.

The driver had indicated that he must surrender his driver’s license only last week. In the course of further investigation is came out that the two 20 and 33-year-old men had only exchanged a few kilometers before the courts: Therefore the Younger had moved to the tax, because the Older one is”so uncertain,” writes the police. Ultimately, the men had to be authority for the purpose of obtaining a blood sample with the service. There, it turned out that the men had already been in the morning of the same day, police prevented, with the Car drive off. Also, since the Duo was under the influence of alcohol already, but you parked at the time of inspection.

Now both will have to answer soon for drunk driving, the 20-Year-old is also due to driving a motor vehicle despite driving ban.

Merseburg: 76-Year-old lying dead in the cellar – son arrested

Two months after Christmas eve a lighted Christmas tree has made a passer-by suspicious – the police found a body in the basement and arrested a suspect. It will determined because of the suspicion of Homicide against the son of the 76 year-old resident of the House, reported the police on Monday about the Events in Merseburg (Saxony-Anhalt).

the investigation by the note of a witness who saw the tree on Sunday through a window and Worry had made had Triggered. Officials discovered it in the basement of the family house, the dead woman, such as the police, hall said.

The woman – presumably, the 76-Year-old – a long time ago a victim of a violent crime. In the house, the officers arrested the 51-year-old son as the alleged perpetrators. The public Prosecutor’s office hall requested an arrest warrant. It is planned according to police, a medico-legal examination of the corpse.

Bad Salzuflen, Germany: 16-Year-old stands on the stomach of your pregnant mother a

On the belly of her pregnant mother, a 16 is supposed to have stabbed-year-old girl in Bad Salzuflen, two Times with a knife. “We assume that she is mentally ill,” said a spokesman for the Prosecutor’s office in Detmold on Monday. According to the investigators, both the 41 were able to be rescued-Year-old as well as her unborn child.

The fact that the incident happened Monday afternoon in the house of the mother. The German is now housed temporarily in the locked psychiatric ward. She is accused of, among other things, attempted manslaughter. At the time of the siblings in the house were present. Several media had reported about the case.

Kassel, Germany: five-year-old from Playground gone Fullscreen

This is a current photo of Kaweyar issued by the police on Sunday evening.

©police headquarters Northern Hesse

Since Sunday afternoon, the police in the Hessian town of Guxhagen to a missing girl. As reported by the police, had visited the small Kaweyar together with her mother, a children’s Playground on the road “To honor the grove”. There, the mother lost her game at the end of daughter from the eyes. Since then, lacking any trace of the girl.

A large-scale search operation has been unsuccessful so far. In addition to a variety of firefighters and police rescue dog on Sunday squadrons, piece of mantra-dogs as well as two helicopters involved. As close to the play area runs the river Fulda, were also used divers of the fire brigade. It is feared that the child might have fallen into the cold river.

clues to the Disappearance of Kaweyar accept any police service. The police headquarters Northern Hesse can be reached at telephone 0561-9100. The girl is about 1.20 meters tall, according to the police, a slim build and brown half-long hair. Dressed in blue pants and a pink T-Shirt.

Frankfurt: the 32-Year-old knife attack killed

In Frankfurt am Main has been killed a 32-year-old woman in a driveway. As the suspect was taken in on Monday night her Ex-boyfriend in the South of Hesse, the police announced. The woman was attacked, therefore, with a knife.

local residents had heard in the Frankfurt district of Bockenheim in the late Sunday night cries and the police alerted. Upon Arrival, the officers, the 32-Year-old was already dead. The alleged perpetrator initially fled. The 35-Year-old but could be two hours after the fact, in the South of Hesse by police officers detained. He should still be on Monday the detention judge. The exact circumstances of the fact were at first unclear.

Wuppertal: dead in pool of blood found

In Wuppertal, Germany, was discovered on Sunday evening on the open road, a body in a pool of blood. As the “WAZ” reports, citing the police, was brought Dead to the forensic medicine to clarify the cause of death. More Details were not initially known.

Wiesbaden: hand grenade on a highway rest stop discovered

At a highway rest stop near Wiesbaden, a hand grenade was found. An employee of the restaurant of the Tank, and rearset Medenbach East have found when Cleaning the outside of the range of a “suspicious object”, reported to the police headquarters the West of Hesse in the night on Monday. The alerted police confirmed the presumption of the employee that it is a Handgrenade is.

The area was cordoned off, the Restaurant cleared out. Experts at the Hessian state criminal police office away, and then the grenade. Whether it was booby-capable, should show a forensic investigation. It was unclear how the grenade came to the roadhouse. The Wiesbaden criminal police took up investigation.

87-Year-old accident caused three dead

An 87-year-old drivers in the Western forest is causing an accident with three dead and two seriously injured. The man himself was among the Killed, police said Montabaur. The Senior was stayed on Sunday night with three other people in the car in dispute Hausen on the road and miss at the left of the right-of-way, and turn a 23-Year-old. The 87-Year-old and two women over the age of 85 and 83 years, died. A 91-Year-old, who had also sat in the car, as well as the 23-year-old car driver were seriously injured.

sources: media portal of the police, “WAZ”, NDR,

“Bayerischer Rundfunk”, “RP Online”

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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.