Man shot in head during Rome robbery

Rome man shot after reacting when girlfriend was robbed. A 25-year-old Rome man has died after being shot in the head during a robbery on a Rome street on the night of 23 October, on Via Teodoro Momm...

Rome's Mafia Capitale case not Mafia, rules court

Court rules that 'Mafia Capitale' was not Mafia-style organisation. The so-called Mafia Capitale case, also known as Mondo di mezzo, was a 'criminal' rather than a 'Mafia-style' organisation, accordi...

Police bust gang of thieves at Rome airport

Gang of 12 thieves targeted wealthy foreigners at Fiumicino airport. A gang of 'professional' thieves which targeted wealthy passengers departing from Rome's Fiumicino airport has been caught by the...

Jewellery thief poses as technician at luxury Hassler hotel in Rome

€200,000 worth of jewellery stolen in daring robbery at five-star hotel near Spanish Steps in central Rome. A man posing as an air conditioning technician stole €200,000 worth of jewellery from a roo...

Anne Frank: Rome removes anti-Semitic graffiti

Anne Frank is once again the target of anti-Semitic graffiti in Rome. Rome authorities have removed graffiti against Anne Frank from a wall on Via dei Durantini in the Pietralata district, on the out...

Rome metro: man stabs security guard, steals gun and kills himself

A security guard at Rome's Tiburtina station was stabbed and disarmed by a man who used the pistol to kill himself. The incident took place on the evening of 26 September, in the tunnel of the Metro B...

Six armed robberies in Rome in 25 minutes

Man armed with pistol robbed six shops in S. Giovanni and Appio Latina areas of Rome. Rome police are on the search for a criminal who carried out six armed robberies in the space of 25 minutes in th...

Interview with celebrated chef Massimo Riccioli

Celebrated Roman chef Massimo Riccioli talks to WiR following his recent assault at the Pantheon. Chef, tell us about the attack on you the other night. Was this an isolated episode, or was it part...

Carabiniere accused of maltreating US murder witness

Internal investigation launched over leaked photo. In a bizarre twist to the case of the murder of carabiniere Mario Cerciello Raga, a photo has emerged of one of the two young Americans arrested, si...

American teenager admits murdering carabiniere in Rome

Eight stab wounds as police intervene to stop blackmailers. A teenage US student has admitted killing plain-clothes carabiniere Mario Cerciello Rega in a struggle which broke out as Cerciello Rega an...

Policeman murdered in centre of Rome

Carabiniere died after being stabbed near Castel S. Angelo in Rome. A 35-year-old police officer has died after being stabbed while on duty in the Prati district of Rome, near Piazza Cavour, in the e...

Rome city bus hit by gunfire

Driver unharmed and no passengers on board during shooting incident. A police investigation is underway after a Roma TPL bus was hit with what is believed to be an airgun on Via Naide in the east Rom...

Milan ex-terrorist nabbed, finally admits 4 homicides

On the run through France, Mexico, Brazil and Bolivia. Cesare Battisti, 64, has been extradited back to Milan, after almost four decades on the run, to face trial for four homicides in 1978 and 197...

British drivers warned of Rome mirror scam

Motorists conned into paying cash over fake accidents in Rome.British tourists driving in Rome have been advised by the British Foreign Office to be aware of a ploy used by criminals who simulate car...

Swimmer paralysed after being shot in Rome

Tragic consequences for promising swimmer shot in case of mistaken identity. Manuel Bortuzzo, a 19-year-old who was shot outside a Rome pub in a case of mistaken identity, has lost the use of his leg...

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