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Trial begins in deadly Kuopio bus crash case

The trial begins on Monday for a bus driver who was behind the wheel when his vehicle was involved in a deadly crash. It happened...

Life sentence for Kuopio college sword attacker

A court in North Savo has handed down a life sentence to a man who killed a Ukrainian student and injured nine other people...

New Finnish robot drives to clean up the dirty business of...

A company from Kuopio has invented a new type of autonomous street sweeper that's as powerful as a traditional truck, but has zero carbon...

Kuopio sword attack suspect charged with 20 counts of attempted murder

The only suspect in a violent attack at a Kuopio college has been charged with one count of murder and 20 counts of attempted...

Kuopio man convicted of racist abuse and threatening language online

The North Savo District Court in Kuopio has found a local man guilty of posting racially-charged and threatening messages against minority groups on social...

North Savo police investigate two stabbing incidents

Police in North Savo are investigating two overnight stabbing cases as attempted homicides - although officers don't think the two incidents are linked. In Kuopio...

Deck the halls: Kuopio hoists 20-meter tall Christmas tree

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas - at least in Kuopio. The eastern city brought a giant 20-meter Christmas tree to the town...

Kuopio sword attack suspect transferred to Hämeenlinna Prison hospital

The only suspect in October's deadly sword attack at a Kuopio school has been transferred to Hämeenlinna Prison hospital for further treatment. Twenty-four-year old Joel Marin...

Kuopio sword attack: police looking at new charges for suspect

The National Bureau of Investigations NBI says it is considering more charges for the suspect in a sword attack in Kuopio in early October...

Kuopio sword attack: no action against police for using firearms

Police officers in Kuopio who shot a sword-wielding attacker at a college in early October won't face any further investigations. Prosecutor Heidi Savurinne was involved in...