Law & Order

Seven men charged in Toronto club district shooting

KIRK MAKIN The Globe and Mail 20.10.2008
Seven men charged in Toronto club district shooting

A shooting incident sent late-night partygoers scattering in Toronto's entertainment district early yesterday and left a nearby car riddled with bullet holes.

Pipeline sabotage sends a message: convicted bomber

An Alberta farmer who spent nearly two years in prison on charges related to the bombing of oil and gas installations in the 1990s says he hasn't been contacted by police regarding two recent pipeline bombings near Dawson Creek, B.C.


Quebec police investigating Hells Angels' bunker fire

Residents in Quebec are worried an apparent attack on a Hells Angels bunker may spark another biker war in the province.

Toronto trio tampered with ATMs, police say

JOE BELANGER, London Free Press 16.10.2008
Toronto trio tampered with ATMs, police say

London customers of a major bank are being advised to check their bank statements after "skimming devices" were found attached to ATM machines at two branches.


Opening statements expected today in Jane Creba murder trial

TORONTO — Opening statements are expected Thursday to begin the first case to go to trial in the Boxing Day 2005 shooting death of Jane Creba.

Child porn accused trying to help student, trial told

BARRIE–A retired school teacher says he viewed child pornography on his home computer in an effort to help a young student he feared was being sexually exploited. David Carswell testified yesterday he didn't know how hundreds of child porn picture...


Slaying shuts Toronto schools

TORONTO -- A slaying in the city's east end has shut down an intersection and thrown three schools into lockdown.

RCMP release man in death of Red Deer toddler

RED DEER, Alta. -- RCMP have released a man they had arrested after the death of a toddler. Police say an investigation continues but no charges have been laid.


BC court says homeless can camp in parks

Jim Gibson Canada.com 15.10.2008
BC court says homeless can camp in parks

VICTORIA - The city's homeless can now set up camp in Victoria parks, according to a B.C. Supreme Court decision Tuesday. "Yesterday it was illegal to set up my tent. Today it isn't," said David Johnston, one of the homeless activists who argued t...

Police probe sabotage on BC gas pipeline

The Vancouver Sun 15.10.2008
Police probe sabotage on BC gas pipeline

Police in northern British Columbia are investigating an attempt to bomb a natural gas pipeline, which may be connected to a broader threat against energy companies in the area.


Charges dropped against soldier in Afganistan shooting

Charges were dropped Tuesday morning against a Canadian soldier who had been facing a court martial over the shooting death of his fellow soldier and friend in Afghanistan more than two years ago.

Police arrest neighbour after double homicide

A young woman has lost her mother and grandmother after they were viciously attacked Monday morning inside their Scarborough-area home.


Red Deer tot's death probed as homicide

An 18-month-old Red Deer boy has died after several hours of fighting for his life in a Calgary hospital and Mounties are now investigating the death as a homicide. Police were called Saturday to the Red Deer Regional Hospital where the boy was fi...

Crews recover body from shallows of Spanish Banks

Frank Luba Nanaimo Daily News 14.10.2008
Crews recover body from shallows of Spanish Banks

A search of English Bay has turned up the body of a South Asian male, one of three crew members who went missing from a freighter ovenight. The man was found at 11:30 a.m. this morning in three feet of water, approximately half a kilometre offshor...


Two men killed as van crashes into lake

LISA PRIEST The Globe and Mail 13.10.2008
Two men killed as van crashes into lake

Toronto Police are probing a suspicious accident that has killed two young men after the minivan they were in crashed into Lake Ontario. An autopsy conducted yesterday showed the two men, George Ngo and Colman Leung, both 22 and both of Toronto, d...

Three murders in Peel add to record homicide count

Peel police had their hands full overnight as three separate incidents left three people dead and three others injured.


Dad jailed for sex assaults on drugged daughter

A Calgary father who plied his young daughter with marijuana, then sexually assaulted and took pornographic photographs of her over a period of more than three years was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison.

Toronto woman facing fine after baby hit by car

TORONTO - A Toronto woman was charged Wednesday with jaywalking after a car struck the stroller she was pushing against an apparent 'no-walk' sign. The 36-year-old, who has not been named, was pushing an eight-week-old boy through a crosswalk in T...


Toronto man sentenced to 40 years by US court

U.S. federal prosecutors in Philadelphia say a Toronto man, the convicted leader of an international drug ring, has been sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Toronto woman arrested under new impaired driving law freed on bail

TORONTO — The first motorist in Toronto and possibly Ontario charged under the new impaired driving law has been freed on $3,500 bail.



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