Category: Local News

Czech news from outside Prague and the Central Bohemia Region, including stories from the village of Brno

Video: Two giant storage tanks are transported by truck from the MICo factory in Trebic, South Moravia, down the country roads of the southern Czech Republic, towards a waiting ship on the Danube in Bratislava; final destination: a power station in the UK (Nova) *edited* [Social Media Post] 0

Video: Two giant storage tanks are transported by truck from the MICo factory in Trebic, South Moravia, down the country roads of the southern Czech Republic, towards a waiting ship on the Danube in Bratislava; final destination: a power station in the UK (Nova) *edited* [Social Media Post]

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Update: DNA tests show that the father of convicted murderer Petra Janakova’s baby was a fellow prisoner at the Hradec Kralove remand prison, not one of the three guards she accuses of raping her (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Update: DNA tests show that the father of convicted murderer Petra Janakova’s baby was a fellow prisoner at the Hradec Kralove remand prison, not one of the three guards she accuses of raping her (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Lipova, in the Usti nad Labem Region, named 2019’s Czech Village of the Year (Vesnice roku); village of around 600 people is in the Sluknovsky vybezek (“Sluknov hook”) area, in the northernmost part of the Czech Republic (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Lipova, in the Usti nad Labem Region, named 2019’s Czech Village of the Year (Vesnice roku); village of around 600 people is in the Sluknovsky vybezek (“Sluknov hook”) area, in the northernmost part of the Czech Republic (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Man dies after being thrown off balcony by his 17-year-old son in Decin, Usti nad Labem Region, and landing on railings; family friend says son was on LSD at the time (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Man dies after being thrown off balcony by his 17-year-old son in Decin, Usti nad Labem Region, and landing on railings; family friend says son was on LSD at the time (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Video: Unknown driver takes formula racing-type car onto D4 motorway near Pribram, Central Bohemia; cops seek witnesses (Ceska televize) [Social Media Post] 0

Video: Unknown driver takes formula racing-type car onto D4 motorway near Pribram, Central Bohemia; cops seek witnesses (Ceska televize) [Social Media Post]

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Update 3: Dozens of cops searched area around Hnevkovice, Vysocina Region over the summer, says local resident, looking for missing Prague couple Marie Drasnarova & Premysl Herzan; village’s base station was supposedly last to pick up one of their phone signals; Hnevkovice is only a few kilometres from D1 motorway rest area where couple was last seen alive (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Update 3: Dozens of cops searched area around Hnevkovice, Vysocina Region over the summer, says local resident, looking for missing Prague couple Marie Drasnarova & Premysl Herzan; village’s base station was supposedly last to pick up one of their phone signals; Hnevkovice is only a few kilometres from D1 motorway rest area where couple was last seen alive (Blesk.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Hradec Kralove branch of Tomio Okamura’s far-right SPD party complains on Facebook that “99%” of people on Hradec Kralove-to-Prague train are foreigners, alongside photos of two other passengers; post is deleted less than 24 hours later (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Hradec Kralove branch of Tomio Okamura’s far-right SPD party complains on Facebook that “99%” of people on Hradec Kralove-to-Prague train are foreigners, alongside photos of two other passengers; post is deleted less than 24 hours later (iDNES.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Ostrava man gets four-year suspended prison sentence after posing online as clairvoyant “Edita” and conning 112 people out of more than 1.7 million crowns; 23-year-old David Kotlar also claimed nearly 300,000 crowns in benefits (Nova) [Social Media Post] 0

Ostrava man gets four-year suspended prison sentence after posing online as clairvoyant “Edita” and conning 112 people out of more than 1.7 million crowns; 23-year-old David Kotlar also claimed nearly 300,000 crowns in benefits (Nova) [Social Media Post]

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Czech highways agency RSD launches its first “Western-style” motorway rest area, on the D55 near Kurovice, Zlin Region, inspired by Austria’s “rastplatz” network; facilities include playgrounds and phone-chargers (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Czech highways agency RSD launches its first “Western-style” motorway rest area, on the D55 near Kurovice, Zlin Region, inspired by Austria’s “rastplatz” network; facilities include playgrounds and phone-chargers (Aktualne.cz) [Social Media Post]

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Four-year-old girl and 18-month-old boy whose mother sent them unaccompanied by taxi from Karvina, Moravian-Silesian Region, to Cadca, northern Slovakia, in June now living with Slovak foster family; mum said kids were going to see “grandma” but woman at Cadca address knew nothing about them (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post] 0

Four-year-old girl and 18-month-old boy whose mother sent them unaccompanied by taxi from Karvina, Moravian-Silesian Region, to Cadca, northern Slovakia, in June now living with Slovak foster family; mum said kids were going to see “grandma” but woman at Cadca address knew nothing about them (Novinky.cz) [Social Media Post]

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