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Men kill bear after BC fisherman mauled on boat

A fisherman attacked by a black bear in his boat was recovering in hospital Wednesday night. "The bear wanted him, he was going to eat him," said Bruce Miller, 40, who helped kill the bear. "The bear needed protein and this guy was it."

Toronto bus stop shooting suspect appears in court

TORONTO - An 18-year-old Toronto man is to appear in court Thursday on a second-degree murder charge after the shooting death of a man at a bus stop earlier this week. Damion Sinclair was charged Wednesday afternoon, Toronto police said.

Two more escaped inmates caught in Winnipeg

Two men wanted in connection with a prison break in Regina last month were picked up by police in Winnipeg early Wednesday.

Man, woman questioned in Highway shooting released

Toronto police said they will release more information Wednesday about a shooting on Highway 401 yesterday afternoon that left one man dead and forced a huge backlog on the country's busiest highway.

Man shot, dumped on Toronto's Highway 401

Danielle Wong, Natalie Alcoba Victoria Times Colonist 10.09.2008
Man shot, dumped on Toronto's Highway 401

TORONTO - Police were questioning a woman Tuesday night in a bizarre killing that saw a man shot and dumped from a speeding Lexus onto Highway 401, stunning motorists and causing traffic mayhem.

Toronto mom charged with street-racing in school zone

Linda Nguyen Victoria Times Colonist 06.09.2008
Toronto mom charged with street-racing in school zone

A Volvo-driving Toronto mother charged with speeding through a school zone Thursday tried to use the excuse that she was running late in dropping off her child at daycare, Toronto police said Friday.

Suspects charged with first-degree murder in Toronto girl's death

TORONTO - Police have upgraded the charges against a Toronto woman and her boyfriend in the death of seven-year-old Katelynn Sampson. Donna Irving, 29 and Warren Johnson, 46, are now both charged with first-degree murder, Toronto police said Friday.

Court questions alleged killer's health

Chantal Eustace The Vancouver Sun 06.09.2008
Court questions alleged killer's health

A Maple Ridge man charged with driving into a sushi restaurant and killing two women has been ordered to undergo a medical assessment to determine if he is fit to stand trial.

Fumes believed to kill three at BC farm

Three people are confirmed dead and another three injured in an industrial accident in Langley, British Columbia. Const. Holly Marks of the Langley RCMP said a group of men entered a shed at Farmers Fresh Mushrooms Inc. at about 5 p.m. local time ...

B.C. appeal court overturns Kelly Ellard's conviction

A B.C. woman will face a fourth trial in the murder of a Victoria teenager after the B.C. Court of Appeal overturned her conviction. At her third trial in 2005, a jury convicted Kelly Ellard of second-degree murder in the 1997 death of Reena Virk.

Gunman was ready to kill his parents

INGRID PERITZ The Globe and Mail 05.09.2008
Gunman was ready to kill his parents

MONTREAL -- Brooding, boozed up and living as a violence-obsessed recluse, Kimveer Gill was so intent on carrying out his shooting rampage at Dawson College that he was prepared to kill his parents if they unearthed his plans, a coroner disclosed ...

Jewish groups unfazed by alleged Toronto El Al plot

TORONTO - Jewish groups are taking reports that an unknown group was planning to attack Israel's national carrier El Al in Canada "with a grain of salt," saying security levels have not been elevated.

Family of man beheaded on bus launches lawsuit

The family of a man who was attacked and beheaded by a fellow passenger on a Greyhound bus is suing the bus company and the federal government for failing to ensure his safety.

Young woman is Toronto's 46th homicide victim

A young woman is Toronto's 46th homicide victim. The unidentified woman is said to be in her late 20s or early 30s.

Number of Ont. kids dying in bike accidents halved after helmet law enacted

TORONTO — Ontario's bike helmet law for children under age 18 helps save one life every two months, an analysis of cycling deaths that occurred before and since the bill was enacted suggests.

Officials comb through plane wreckage north of Toronto

Investigators are sifting through a farmer's field just north of Toronto, looking for what caused a plane to crash Monday. Three men young were injured in the crash.

Cool-headed teens survive night in mountains

Cool-headed teens survive night in mountains

Rescue crews say being prepared and staying calm helped keep two 14-year-olds safe when they had to spend the night alone on a mountain to wait out bad weather over the weekend.

Quebec: 18-year-old dies in alleged street race

An 18-year-old man died Saturday night in a car crash in Montreal's Town of Mount Royal, which could be the result of street racing. Police say the victim, driving a minivan, and a friend in a separate vehicle were travelling eastbound when the tw...

Man killed in fight on Dartmouth, N.S. street

A 44-year-old Dartmouth, N.S., man died of injuries sustained from a fight on a city sidewalk Sunday morning. Halifax Regional Police responded to an assault in progress on Portland Street in Dartmouth, just after 2 a.m. When police arrived they f...

Victim identified in casino shooting

EDMONTON - RCMP have released the name of an Edmonton man fatally shot outside the River Cree Casino on the Enoch Reserve early Saturday morning. Police say Mohamed Ali Ibrahim, 24, was found dead at the main entrance of the casino around 1:30 a.m.

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