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BERLIN | Small plane crashes in field in eastern Germany, 2 dead

BERLIN —Jan 12, 2019— German police say a small plane has crashed east of Berlin, killing two people. The two-engine aircraft took off from the town of Strausberg late Saturday morning and came down in a field near Praedikow, a few kilometers (miles) away. Police said on Twitter that it isn’t yet possible to give … Continue reading BERLIN | Small plane crashes in field in eastern Germany, 2 dead

BERLIN | Cash-loving Germans face strike by security van drivers

BERLIN — Germans hoping to do some New Year’s shopping may find themselves without the cash to do so amid a strike by security van drivers. The ver.di union said Tuesday it’s urging 12,000 employees of firms that distribute cash to banks and stores to walk out on Jan. 2, the first regular day of … Continue reading BERLIN | Cash-loving Germans face strike by security van drivers

BERLIN | Prosecutor: Bavarian stabbing suspect has long arrest record

BERLIN — Bavarian authorities say the 38-year-old German man arrested in connection with stabbing three women in Nuremberg last week has a long criminal record, including a sexual assault conviction. The three separate stabbings took place late Thursday and all the women are still in the hospital being treated for their injuries. Authorities said Sunday … Continue reading BERLIN | Prosecutor: Bavarian stabbing suspect has long arrest record

CHEMNITZ, Germany | The Latest: German far-right groups stage ‘mourning march’

CHEMNITZ, Germany — The Latest on anti-migrant protests in Germany after the fatal stabbing of a German citizen (all times local): 7:35 p.m. Police in eastern Germany say they have asked the organizers of an anti-migrant march to end their protest for the day due to safety concerns and the exceeding of their authorized time … Continue reading CHEMNITZ, Germany | The Latest: German far-right groups stage ‘mourning march’

MUENSTER, Germany | The Latest: Muenster van driver stored chemicals at his home

MUENSTER, Germany | April 8, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) The Latest on the van crash in the German city of Muenster (all times local): 6:45 p.m. Authorities say a 48-year-old German man who crashed a van into a crowd in Muenster had stored several gas bottles and canisters with gasoline and bio-ethanol at his home. Muenster prosecutors … Continue reading MUENSTER, Germany | The Latest: Muenster van driver stored chemicals at his home