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Akureyri, North Iceland

Akureyri University to Educate Police

The University of Akureyri, North Iceland, has been selected to offer a curriculum for prospective police officers now that police studies have been brought to a university level.

Cows

Crazy Cow Attacks Farmer

“I thought my days were numbered,” stated María Jóhannsdóttir, cattle farmer at the farm Kúskerpi in Skagafjörður, North Iceland, after being attacked by a cow, which was about to calve.

Wedding rings

Allowed to Get Married

Yesterday, the Icelandic Ministry of the Interior overturned the decision of the Reykjavík district commissioner, who had denied Ragnheiður Guðmundsdóttir and Ravi Rawat permission to get married.

Police

Kid Napping During Car Theft?

After a tough half hour yesterday when their car was stolen with their two-year-old son inside, a family in Kópavogur, Iceland, is breathing easy again.

gavel as used in courts

Do Lawyers Employ Criminals?

An Icelandic lawyer maintains that among his colleagues there exists a small group of attorneys who employ criminals to influence cases.

Hyldýpið

Man Confesses to Manslaughter in Book

A new book by comedian and journalist Ómar Ragnarsson, Hyldýpið, meaning The Abyss, includes an account by a man who confesses to accidentally killing Geirfinnur Einarsson, a man who disappeared in 1974 and whose body was never found.

A-10 Thunderbolt II fighter jet.

Loony Tunes Silenced by American Fighter Jets

Four US Air Force fighter jets flew across South Iceland this morning. People were surprised at the sight and engine sound but the birds even more so. The Icelandic Coast Guard reported that the jets had had a stopover in Iceland on their way across the Atlantic.

Police car

Shooting Suspect Arrested

A man suspected in a shooting incident in the Breiðholt neighborhood in Reykjavík on Friday night, was arrested this morning.

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