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Man Charged in Fatal Car Accident

The South Iceland chief of police has charged a man for involuntary manslaughter in the fatal traffic accident which occurred east of Meðallandsvegur by Eldhraun lava field, August 4, 2013.

gavel as used in courts

Eleven Years for Drug Smuggling

A Dutch woman, Mirjam Foekje van Twuijver, was today sentenced to eleven years in prison for smuggling almost 20 kilos of drugs to Iceland on Good Friday this year.

Supreme Court of Iceland

Man Detained, Suspected of Murder

Today, the Supreme Court of Iceland confirmed that a man in his thirties be detained on suspicion of having caused the death of a man in his fifties at a home in Akranes, West Iceland, last Friday.

A gyrfalcon.

Fowl Dead; Foul Play

An uninvited visitor entered, closed the door behind him, ruffled feathers for hours, left one hen dead, and left the scene flying.

Norræna ferry in Seyðisfjörður

Dozens of Kilos of Drugs Discovered

Two Icelanders and two Dutch citizens in their twenties and thirties are in police custody after dozens of kilos of strong narcotics were found in a car September 28.

Will Crooks in Construction be Nailed?

The Directorate of Internal Revenue (DIR) believes organized tax fraud related to the construction industry amounted to ISK two billion (USD 15.4 million, EUR 13.6 million) last year.

Police car

Arrest after Standoff in Hafnarfjörður

A man in his forties was arrested and taken into custody after a police standoff by his apartment in the Vellir neighborhood in Hafnarfjörður, in the Greater Reykjavík area, last night.

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