Updated with information on the fire occurred in Libellules on Friday 7 October. (See bottom of page) GENEVA, Switzerland – More than 40 residents of two buildings in Petit-Saconnex in canton Geneva had to be evacuated after a fire broke out early in the morning.
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Murder-suicide, two people dead in Carouge, Geneva
CAROUGE, Geneva – A third homicide has taken place in canton Geneva, this time in the Acacias/Carouge area, where police reports indicate a man has shot a woman dead in the street, before killing himself.
Police kill homicide suspect in shootout in Geneva
GENEVA, Switzerland – A Geneva police officer has been shot in the face and a homicide suspect shot and killed by officers responding to a call in the Servette-Hoffmann area early Tuesday morning.
British man accused of fake credit card spree in Geneva
GENEVA, Switzerland – A 23-year-old British national was arrested on 3 February, after allegedly trying to use a fake credit card to purchase luxury items in Geneva.
Geneva International School evacuated after bomb threat
GENEVA, Switzerland – The oldest and largest of the three campuses of the International School of Geneva, La Grande Boissière, was evacuated today Thursday after receiving a bomb threat from an anonymous source.
Drunk driver leads police on high-speed chase in Geneva
GENEVA, Switzerland – Christmas Day began with unusual activity for cops chasing a drunk driver that ran two red lights at over 100km/h in Geneva.
Strike 3: suspects blow up cash machine in Geneva
GENEVA, Switzerland – The normally quiet Geneva countryside was rocked by an explosion after vandals blew up an automated teller machine (ATM) in the commune of Troinex, today Monday at 02:15.
Fury as Geneva protesters vandalize buildings
GENEVA, Switzerland – Geneva’s police and security councilor, Pierre Maudet has slammed the vandals that scrawled slogans and graffiti on several historical buildings, monuments and businesses in the city centre, causing tens of thousands of francs in damages.
Geneva bolsters security, police pursue suspects in Paris terror investigation (update)
Update: Swiss authorities have launched “an investigation on a terrorist threat in the Geneva region. Federal authorities are coordinating efforts with Geneva cantonal police and judicial authorities. Its goal is to avoid a terrorist act,” says a statement issued tonight by the Swiss Federal Government. Swiss authorities say the suspects are being sought for possible participation in Al…
“Swiss Customs” SMS and email scam
GENEVA, Switzerland – The Swiss Federal Customs Administration (FCA), is warning residents of a growing phishing scam.
Shooting in Geneva leaves woman wounded
GENEVA, Switzerland – Geneva police are investigating a Friday afternoon shooting in Plainpalais that left one young woman in a hospital emergency room.
Geneva police investigate second homicide of the year in Collonge-Bellerive
GENEVA, Switzerland – A second homicide has taken place in the otherwise quiet community of Collonge-Bellerive in less than two months. This time, an elderly man, 73, was shot and killed in a parking lot on Tuesday 19 May.