Police hunt possible armed suspect in small town shooting

Police hunt possible armed suspect in small town shooting

In the small Ruhr Valley town of Oer-Erkenschwick, a fight between rival gangs turned violent, escalating in one man shooting two people. Now police are searching for the shooter, who they warn may be armed.

Broke west German towns eye savings banks

Broke west German towns eye savings banks

Star striker Raul rekindles Schalke’s fire

Star striker Raul rekindles Schalke’s fire

Ruhr ruins invite tourists for highwire hijinks

Ruhr ruins invite tourists for highwire hijinks

Dozens injured in tram collision with bus

Dozens injured in tram collision with bus

Germany desperate to break Italian curse

Germany desperate to break Italian curse

The Local’s guide to the Ruhr Valley’s year of culture

The Local’s guide to the Ruhr Valley’s year of culture