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Oilfield captured

 

DEIR EZ-ZOR - The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces and the Syrian government have been in a race to secure parts of the oil-rich Deir el-Zour province along the border with Iraq.  The SDF, with air support from the US-led coalition, said Sunday it captured the Al-Omar field.  (AP)

 

PREVIOUS:   IS revenue makers   Battle of Raqqa 2017   IS defeated   IS war in maps   Islamic State  War on Terror  

 

Possible serial killer

 

TAMPA - Police are warning people not to walk alone at night in the Seminole Heights neighborhood after a third person in 10 days was shot to death on Thursday night.  Police seem certain their murders are all connected, even though the victims did not appear to know one another.  (CBS)  

 

MORE:   Killer on the loose   Serial killer fears

 

Mayors want carbon tax revenue

 

VANCOUVER - Metro Vancouver mayors are asking for a portion of the revenue from proposed provincial carbon tax increases over the next four years to be dedicated to funding transit and transportation projects in the region.  The proposal was made as part of the Mayors' Council on Regional Transportation submission (.pdf) to a standing committee that is holding consultations on the 2018 provincial budget. BC's carbon tax is currently $30 per tonne. In last month's budget, the government announced that on April 1, 2018, it will increase by $5 per tonne every year for the next 4 years. (PostMedia)

 

PREVIOUS:   Greed & Corruption BC   Vancouver crimes   Climate Debate 

 

2 ordered deported

 

VANCOUVER - 2 BC residents convicted in separate cases linked to organized crime have lost court challenges aimed at heading off their deportations.  On Friday, the BC Court of Appeal rejected an application by Peter Gerard Coffey to allow him to withdraw a 2013 guilty plea for possession of the proceeds of crime.  Coffey, who was born in the US, had argued that he had not realized he could face deportation by pleading guilty to the charge and getting a 2-year sentence.  In a separate case, one-time Hells Angels associate and Kelowna resident David Roger Revell lost his bid in the Federal Court of Canada to stop his deportation to the UK.  (Vancouver Sun)

 

No documents

 

David Livingston      Laura Miller

 

TORONTO - David Livingston, Dalton McGuinty's former chief of staff, and Laura Miller, deputy chief of staff, are accused in the alleged deliberate destruction of documents related to the McGuinty government's billion-dollar cancellation of gas plants in Oakville and Mississauga.   (National Post)

 

MORE:   Timeline    Civil servants kept emails   Project vapor documents

PREVIOUS:   Ontario power plant scandal    Regulators 

 

WCB review

 

HALIFAX - The office of Auditor General Michael Pickup plans to review the operations of the Workers' Compensation Board of Nova Scotia in the coming months after a request from the provincial government.   (CBC) 

 

Bombings too far

 

AP

 

MOGADISHU - Last Saturday a truck bomb exploded on a busy street in Mogadishu, killing what is now believed to be 358 people.  The Somali prime minister said Somalia's president will announce a 'state of war' against the al-Shabaab extremists the government blames for the bombing.  Wednesday, tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Mogadishu and other major Somali cities, condemning those behind the massive explosion.  (VOA)

 

COMMENT:   Who will channel the anger?

PREVIOUS: Oct 2017 Mogadishu bombings 

 

Botched raid

 

CAIRO - More than 50 Egyptian troops and police officers were killed during a raid on a Hasm militant hideout.  The firefight occurred in the Bahariya oasis on the Western Desert, about 85 miles (135 kilometers) SW of the capital, after security forces received information on the militants' location.  (DW) 

 

MORE:   Dozens of police killed 

 

Vigilantes arrested

 

MALAWI - Police in the southern African country have detained 140 people linked to mob attacks on people accused of being 'bloodsucking vampires.'  9 people have been killed after rumors of evil spirits spread.  (DW)

 

Arrested

 

BRASILIA - Police in Brazil say they have arrested 108 people in the biggest operation ever against paedophiles in Latin America.  The operation comes at the end of a six-month investigation, which involved US and European immigration officials.  Investigators have found more than 150,000 files containing disturbing images.  Among those arrested were retired policemen, civil servants and people in charge of football youth clubs.  (BBC) 

 

Judge tosses jury award

 

LOS ANGELES - A judge tossed out a $417M jury award to a woman who claimed she developed ovarian cancer by using Johnson & Johnson talc-based baby powder for feminine hygiene.  Judge Maren Nelson granted the company's request for a new trial, saying there were errors and jury misconduct in the previous trial.  Nelson also ruled that there wasn't convincing evidence that Johnson & Johnson acted with malice and the award for damages was excessive.  The decision will be appealed even though Eva Echeverria has died.  (AP)

 

PREVIOUS:   War on Legal Drugs 

 

UN goodwill ambassador

 

Robert Mugabe

 

GENEVA - Shock and condemnation continued Saturday after Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe was named a 'goodwill ambassador' for the World Health Organization.   The 93-year-old Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state, has long been criticized at home for going overseas for medical treatment as Zimbabwe's once-prosperous economy falls apart. Mugabe also faces US sanctions over his government's human rights abuses.  (AP)

 

MORE:   Removed as ambassador

PREVIOUS:   Human rights in Zimbabwe    Greed & corruption UN

 

Mosque bombed

 

KABUL - A suicide bomber killed at least 30 people inside a Shiite mosque in the Afghan capital Kabul late on Friday.  The attack occurred at Imam Zaman mosque in the western Dasht-e-Barchi part of Kabul as Shiite worshippers gathered for Friday prayers.  (AFP)  

 

MORE:   72 dead in mosque bombings  

PREVIOUS:   Army base stormed   Police training centre attacked  

 

Iraq completes takeover

 

ALTUN KUMPRI - Iraqi forces took control on Friday of the last district in the oil-rich province of Kirkuk still in the hands of Kurdish Peshmerga fighters following a 3-hour battle.  The district of Altun Kupri lies on the road between the city of Kirkuk - which fell to Iraqi forces on Monday - and Erbil, capital of the semi-autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq that voted in a referendum last month to secede from Iraq against Baghdad's wishes.   (AFP)

 

PREVIOUS:   Iraqi Kurdistan independence referendum 2017    Kurdish nationalism  

 

Celebs resign

 

Eric Salvail    Gilbert Rozon

 

MONTREAL - On Wednesday morning, TV and radio host and producer Eric Salvail was the subject of a La Presse investigation alleging that he sexually harassed 11 male and female colleagues. Within hours Salvail's shows were cancelled and his entertainment empire had crumbled. Wednesday night, Le Devoir and FM 98.5 reported that 9 women from the entertainment world had come forward to complain of harassment and assault by Gilbert Rozon, president and founder of the Just for Laughs comedy festival. He announced he was stepping down immediately.  (PostMedia) 

 

Illegal payments

 

TORONTO - The Star has obtained emails showing a Teva corporate accounts manager offering to pay an Ontario-based pharmacy group a rate of 15% of the drug price if it stocked the company's prescription opioids.  Payments to induce a pharmacy to stock a company's drugs are known in the industry as rebates and can come as financial payments, gift cards and free trips. They are illegal in Ontario.  Teva's conduct is already under scrutiny after professional misconduct charges were laid last year against 2 Costco pharmacy directors who are accused of accepting unlawful rebates from Teva, which makes generic drugs, and 4 other pharmaceutical companies.  (Toronto Star)

  

PREVIOUS:   War on Legal Drugs

 

Religious neutrality

 

MONTREAL - Bill 62 is the Liberal government's attempt to enshrine into law what is considered to be a fundamental Quebec value that the state should not promote religion of any kind.  Bill 62 has two basic components: it bans the wearing of face coverings for people giving or receiving a service from the state and it offers a framework outlining how authorities should grant accommodation requests based on religious beliefs.  (Toronto Star)

 

MORE:   I should see your face  

COMMENT:   Declares war on sunglasses 

 

Chiefs sue

 

WINNIPEG - The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs is suing the Government of Manitoba for almost $1B, alleging the decision to approve the Shark Club Gaming Centre while refusing to open a First Nations-owned casino in Winnipeg cost First Nations millions of dollars in lost revenue.   (CBC) 

 

Charges laid

 

VANCOUVER - Criminal charges have been laid against Silver International Investment, a money-transfer business that RCMP allege was involved in money laundering, had ties to underground banking and used suspected drug cash to fund Chinese VIP gamblers in BC casinos.   (PostMedia)

 

MORE:   2014 meeting show depth of concern

PREVIOUS:   Vancouver Sun: BC casinos   MNP AML report (.pdf)   Money laundering report released     

 

Ex-NHL agent charged

 

Stacey McAlpine

 

WINNIPEG - Police have charged Stacey McAlpine, 54, an ex-NHL agent with fraud alleging he bilked former Ottawa Senators Chris Phillips and Dany Heatley out of $12M.   (CP) 

 

Suspect arrested

 

Radee Prince

 

BALTIMORE - Radee L. Prince, 37, the man suspected in a workplace shooting in Harford County that killed 3 people and critically injured 2 others was in custody Wednesday night after a multi-state manhunt.  Prince is believed to have shot 5 people about 9am Wednesday in the Emmorton Business Park where he had worked for the past 4 months.  The 3 victims killed in the Edgewood shooting were identified as Bayarsaikhan Tudev, 53, Jose Hidalgo Romero, 34, and Enis Mrvoljak, 48.  (Baltimore Sun)

 

PREVIOUS:   Shooting    Workplace shooting 

 

Indicted

 

Maryam & Nawaz Sharif

 

ISLAMABAD - An anti-corruption court in Pakistan has indicted the former prime minister Nawaz Sharif over allegations involving his family's ownership of expensive London property, potentially paving the way for the imprisonment of the disqualified leader.  The indictment is the latest blow in a lengthy public fall triggered by last year's Panama Papers leaks, and comes as Sharif's family assiduously tries to maintain its influence in Pakistan.  (Guardian UK)

 

MORE:   Ousted PM indicted

PREVIOUS:   Panama Papers   Global meltdown-wealth  

 

Operation Cross Country XI

 

WASHINGTON - Operation Cross Country, the FBI's annual law enforcement action focused on recovering underage victims of prostitution and drawing the public's attention to the problem of sex trafficking at home and abroad, has concluded with the recovery of 84 sexually exploited juveniles and the arrests of 120 traffickers.  (FBI)

 

Ethics loophole

 

Bill Morneau

 

OTTAWA - Finance Minister Bill Morneau continues to own shares in his family's business Morneau Shepell through a corporate structure that keeps him from having to divest or put his shares in a blind trust.  Morneau has been able to do so by using a loophole in the ethics law that Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner Mary Dawson says she flagged long ago.  Dawson confirmed that Morneau does not directly own the shares - instead, he owns them indirectly through a holding company.  (CTV)

 

MORE:   Conflict   Morneau Shepell takes over admin for Sears pension plan   Morneau to set up blind trust   $65K a month from firm he regulates    $8M deal with feds

COMMENT:   Quandary   Lack of judgment  

 

Inmates in distribution ring

 

FARGO - On Tuesday, federal prosecutors in the US announced that charges had been laid against several people - including 5 Canadians - in the still-unravelling case.  According to court documents, 2 individuals - a Canadian and a Colombian national - helped orchestrate the movement of drugs while they were serving time in Quebec's Drummond Institution.  (National Post)

 

MORE:   US DoJ press release 2   US DoJ press release 1 

 

Guilty plea in TRICARE fraud

 

DALLAS - Andrew Joseph Baumiller, 38, of Dallas, Texas, pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to commit health care fraud stemming from a scheme to defraud TRICARE, the health insurance program for members of the military and their families.  Baumiller admitted to conspiring with others to defraud TRICARE out of more than $50M from May 2014 through February 18, 2016.  (DoJ press release)

 

PREVIOUS:   10 more charged in health fraud

 

Road map

 

Xi Jinping

 

BEIJING - President Xi Jinping warned of severe challenges while laying out a road map to turn China into a leading global power by 2050, as he kicked off a twice-a-decade party gathering expected to cement his influence into the next decade.  Although his wide-ranging address made clear there were no plans for political reform, Xi said China's development had entered a 'new era', using the phrase 36 times in a speech that ran nearly 3-1/2 hours.  (Bloomberg)

 

MORE:   19th National Congress of the CPC

 

Car bomb

 

Daphne Caruana Galizia

 

MALTA - Daphne Caruana Galizia the journalist who led the Panama Papers investigation into corruption in Malta was killed on Monday when her car was destroyed by a powerful explosive device which blew the vehicle into several pieces and threw the debris into a nearby field.   (Guardian UK)  

 

MORE:   'Mafia state'   Reporter killed   Galizia's notebook   $1M+ reward

COMMENT:   Exposed something darker  

PREVIOUS:   Global meltdown-wealth 

 

Thousands more cross border

 

AP

 

RAKHINE STATE - Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing large-scale violence and persecution in Myanmar and crossing into Bangladesh, where more than half a million others are already living in squalid and overcrowded camps, according to witnesses and a drone video shot by the UN office for refugees.  (AP)

 

MORE:    UN report on hunger shelved

 COMMENT:   Story not talked about    Far wider tragedy

PREVIOUS:   Rohingya in Myanmar     

 

Police investigating

 

Harvey Weinstein

  

NEW YORK/LONDON - Police on both sides of the Atlantic have confirmed they are investigating Harvey Weinstein as the scandal surrounding the disgraced producer deepens.  In London, the Metropolitan police are assessing a sexual abuse allegation made against him, while in his hometown of New York police are carrying out a 'review' looking for new complaints against him.  (Guardian UK)

 

MORE:   Weinstein sexual allegations

COMMENT:   Culture of silence    Media's shame   Shunned for being caught

 

Shooting

 

TORONTO - Police are searching for suspects after a male was shot and killed outside a home shortly before 10pm Saturday on Sheldon Ave, Newmarket.  The victim was rushed to hospital but later died of his injuries.  (CP24)

 

MORE:   Shooting 

 

Human remains found

 

SALMON ARM - RCMP officials have confirmed that human remains were found following the search of a rural property on Salmon River Road.  Police didn't reveal the reason behind the operation, saying only that they executed a search warrant 'in relation to an ongoing investigation.'  On Saturday evening, the RCMP confirmed that human remains were found at the property, located on the 2200-block of Salmon River Road.  (Global)

 

MORE:   3rd day of property search 

 

Man shot by police ID'd 

 

Cavin Poucette

 

GLEICHEN - Family members have identified Cavin Poucette, 26, as the victim of Thursday morning's shooting.  In the early morning hours of Oct 19, two RCMP officers conducted a traffic stop. The reason for the stop has not been released. According to police, the officers noticed a firearm in the SUV and attempted to arrest the driver. A confrontation ensued and one of the RCMP members shot the man.  ASIRT is investigating the actions of the RCMP members.   (CTV)

 

MORE:   Family mourns man shot

PREVIOUS:   Officer involved shooting   ASIRT investigating  

 

Protests

 

TORONTO - One side was against the policies of prime minister Justin Trudeau.  The other was describing itself is anti-hate and in favour of the current government.  By the time the protest at Nathan Phillips Square had ended Saturday afternoon, 4 people were arrested by Toronto Police and taken away after a clash of about 150 people on each side.  In the middle of that, a police officer was struck.  (Sun Media)

 

MORE:   Dueling demonstrations   Clash   Video 

 

Convicted

 

VANCOUVER - A Surrey man who was injured in an officer-involved shooting last year has been convicted and sentenced in firearms-related charges.  Nathan McVannell, 32, faces 46 months in prison after pleading guilty to pointing and possession of a prohibited firearm.  McVannell was involved in a confrontation with the police along with another man at a New Westminster parking lot on Jan 15, 2016.  (PostMedia)

 

Shooting

 

WINNIPEG - Police said emergency services were called to a residence in the 700-block of Sherbrook St around 10:45pm after a man had been shot.  Police believe the shooting was not random and that the suspect and victim were known to each other.   (CTV)

 

MORE:   Shooting 

 

Body found

 

TORONTO - Police say a body has been found in a ravine off Derrydown Road near Conamore Crescent.  The death is being treated as suspicious.   (CBC) 

 

Identified

 

Ernest Zala

 

TORONTO - Police were called to 58 Thorncliffe Park Drive, just after 12:30am Friday.  Police weren't releasing specific details of the relationship between the victim and suspect, who are believed to be mother and son, according to neighbours.  The victim has been identified as Marite Zala, 69.  Charged with first-degree murder is Ernest Lajos Zala, 31.  (Sun Media)

 

MORE:   Man charged   Identified

PREVIOUS:   Woman dead, man in custody  

 

Charges approved

 

PRINCE RUPERT - RCMP officers responded to the 400 block of 9th Ave W after a report of a stabbing around 2am Wednesday.   When they arrived, they found a man and woman, both 69 years old, with injuries.  The man died, while the woman was sent to hospital with serious injuries.   A 17-year-old male has been charged.   The victims will become nameless as the Youth Criminal Justice Act prohibits releasing details that might reveal the identity of the accused.   (CBC) 

 

Husband charged

 

Nichole Clifford

 

WAINWRIGHT - RCMP have charged Robert Dean Clifford, 35, with second-degree murder in the Feb killing of his estranged wife.  The body of Nichole Clifford, 31, was found in her home in Wainwright on the morning of Feb 24.   (CBC)

 

PREVIOUS:   Homicide   Suspicious death    

 

Arrest

 

         

Maxwell Chavez       Richard Ireland

 

MISSISSAUGA - Maxwell Alexander Chavez, 18, was one of two people who were stabbed a McDonald's parking lot near Lakeshore Road E in the early hours of Oct 14.  Police said that they have arrested Trayon Johnson, 23, and charged him with second-degree murder.  Police also said that they have issued a Canada-wide arrest warrant for Richard Ireland, 18.   (CTV).

 

MORE:   1 arrested, 1 wanted

PREVIOUS:   Teen identified   Identified   1 dead in double stabbing   Man, 18, dead   18 year-olds stabbed   

 

Suspect on the run

 

       

Hamzeh Serhan        Farah Handule

 

OTTAWA - Police have charged Farah Handule, 20, of Toronto, with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Hamzeh Serhan, 20, on Sept 20.  Serhan was shot multiple times in the middle of the afternoon out front of Unit 30 at 1500 Caldwell Ave.  (PostMedia)

 

MORE:   Warrant issued

PREVIOUS:   Gunned down   Shooting   Shooting    Homicide sparks protest    

 

17 years

 

           

Serena Vermeersch    Raymond Lee Caissie

 

VANCOUVER - Raymond Lee Caissie, 46, was sentenced to life in prison with no parole for 17 years for the 2014 murder of Surrey teenager Serena Vermeersch.  (Surrey Now Leader)

 

MORE:   Tragedy should have been avoided   17 years  

PREVIOUS:   Guilty plea   Charged   Man charged   'Publication ban'   Body found   Missing teen found dead   Clearing up misconceptions 

 

Found guilty

 

                   

Clemence Beaulieu-Patry    Randy Tshilumba

 

MONTREAL - The jury rendered a verdict guilty of the first-degree murder, determining that Randy Tshilumba, 21, knew the difference between right and wrong when he stabbed Clemence Beaulieu-Patry.  The 20-year-old woman was killed in a Montreal East Maxi store on April 10, 2016, when she was stabbed 14 times. The accused never disputed the events, but claimed he was not criminally responsible due to a mental illness.   (CTV)

 

MORE:   Found guilty   25 years

PREVIOUS:   Charged   Suspect arrested   Mysterious murder   

 

Man found dead

 

Kevin Yellowbird

 

EDMONTON - The body of Kevin Dean Damien Yellowbird, 27, was found in a ditch on a rural Sturgeon County road Oct 17.  Yellowbird's death is being treated as suspicious.  (CTV)

 

MORE:   Suspicious death   Man found dead 

 

EPS clearance

 

EDMONTON - Police said 22 out of 39 homicides so far this year have been cleared by police. That means a suspect has been identified and charges have been laid, or the case has been resolved.  This translates to a 60% clearance rate so far for this year.  Last year at this time there were 33 homicides in Edmonton, and police had a 62% clearance rate. In 2014, the clearance rate was 94%.   (CBC) 

 

Entrapment

 

EDMONTON - A judge has ruled that a homeless Indigenous man who sold drugs to an undercover police officer at the Coliseum LRT station (for $20) was the victim of entrapment.  (CBC)

 

JUDGMENT:   2017 ABPC 225

PREVIOUS:   Operation Derailment 

 

Officer charged

 

CALGARY - A constable with the CPS is facing charges for allegedly pointing his firearm at a driver during a traffic stop in the SW in 2016.  Adam Massart, a six year member of the service, is charged with one count of unlawfully pointing a firearm under Section 87(1) of the Criminal Code.  (CTV) 

 

Jailed

 

Debra House

 

REGINA - The former executive director of the Regina Sexual Assault Centre has received a 3-year jail sentence for bilking hundreds of thousands of dollars from the non-profit group.  Debra House, 64, admitted to defrauding the centre of more than $700,000, which she spent on trips to Las Vegas and other luxuries.  (CTV)

 

MORE:   3 years

 

Victim ID'd, suspect found dead

 

Mohammadali Darabi

 

CALGARY - Cyrus Ebrahimi, 29, was found dead inside a home in the 2300-block of Oakmoor Drive SW on Sunday afternoon by a family member. Ebrahimi's roommate Mohammadali Darabi, 32, who was wanted for questioning in connection with the death, was found dead in a vehicle after a police stand-off Tuesday in Revelstoke.  (CTV)

 

MORE:   Identified   Wanted man dies   Victim identified

PREVIOUS:   IIO investigating death 

 

Identified   

 

VANCOUVER - Marline Mars, 34, was found dead in an apartment in the Jervis and Harwood St area on Friday afternoon. There were other uninjured people inside the apartment at the time, and police say they are being considered witnesses.   Officers said they have a person of interest in the case whom they have not been able to locate. (CTV)

 

PREVIOUS:   Homicide    Homicide  

 

Found not guilty

 

        

Candace Derksen     Mark Edward Grant

 

WINNIPEG - A man convicted in 2011 of second-degree murder in the death of a teenage Winnipeg girl was found not guilty today following a retrial.  A Court of Queen's Bench judge found Mark Edward Grant, 53, not guilty of second-degree murder in the 1984 death of Candace Derksen, 13.  In 2011, a jury had found Grant guilty in the teen's slaying.   (CBC)

 

MORE:   2nd trial ends in not guilty verdict

PREVIOUS:   Murder of Candace Derksen 

 

8 years

 

Jordan Sandfly

 

LOON LAKE - A 32-year-old man from the Makwa Sahgaiehcan FN has pleaded guilty to shooting and killing his friend while trying to steal gas for a stolen truck a week before Christmas in 2016.  Anthony Mitsuing pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the death of Jordan Sandfly, 28.   The court heard that both men were intoxicated at the time of the shooting.   (CBC)

 

PREVIOUS:   Body found   Man charged

 

Still going

 

VANCOUVER - 10 years after 6 men were killed in the worst gang slaying in the Surrey Six murders, the court proceedings are still dragging on.  On October 19, 2007, Corey and Michael Lal, Ryan Bartolomeo, Eddie Narong, Ed Schellenberg and Christopher Mohan were shot execution style at the Balmoral Tower on East Whalley Ring Road.  One of the men charged - alleged Red Scorpions gang member Jamie Bacon - has been in custody for nearly 9 years and is still awaiting trial.   (CBC)

 

PREVIOUS:  Surrey Six

 

Ammonia leak

 

FERNIE - 3 people have died after possible exposure to ammonia.  Emergency crews were called to the Fernie Memorial Arena for reports of an ammonia leak just before noon on Tuesday.  WorkSafeBC says it's believed the 3 were workers at the arena.   (CBC)

 

MORE:   3 dead   Local emergency   Coroners identifies fatalities

 

Identified

 

Russia Nicholson

 

KELOWNA - Russia Katalina Nicholson, 23, has been identified as the woman whose body was found in an orchard off Cooper Road the morning of Oct 11.  (Infotel)

 

MORE:   RCMP seek video   Appeal for info

PREVIOUS:   Death a murder    

 

Identified 

 

CALGARY - Police say Arnold Kerfont, 44, of Calgary died in hospital after being found in the 4600-block of Bowness Road NW at about 5:30am Saturday.  Police said the shooting was not random.  (CBC)

 

MORE:   Victim identified   Shooting victim identified

 

Woman shot

 

Nicole Dragasic

 

HAMILTON - Police say Nicole Dragasic, 37, was gunned down in the doorway to her ground level apartment unit at 778 Barton St E around 3:45am Monday with her boyfriend and another person inside. The 2 men police believe are responsible were seen running from the apartment soon after the 'targeted' shooting.  (Hamilton Spectator)  

 

MORE:   Targeted attack    Identified

 

Former Hells Angel gunned down  

 

James Holland

 

TORONTO - A former BC Hells Angel was shot to death at a Finch Ave and Milvan Drive plaza from which a marijuana dispensary operated at around 9:45pm Saturday.  James Clayton 'Jamie' Holland, 43, was once a member of the elite Nomads chapter of the Hells Angels, then based in Burnaby.  He was kicked out of the BC biker gang in 2006.  (Vancouver Sun)

 

PREVIOUS:   Shooting   Victim identified   Shooting 

 

4th arrest

 

WINNIPEG - On July 21, at around 10pm, emergency personnel responded to the 700-block of Selkirk Ave for a report of shots fire. Upon arriving, officers located Trevor Bodnarek, 27, suffering from a gunshot wound.  On Sept 20, Craig Dylan Monkman, 19, and Albert Kelly Thomas, 34, were charged with second degree murder.  On Sept 25, Anthony Shane Monias, 32, was charged with manslaughter.  On Oct 15, Jason Scott Woodhouse, 23, was charged with manslaughter.  (Sun Media)  

 

PREVIOUS:   Third arrest   2 charged   Identified   Police investigate  

 

Shooting

 

LONGUEUIL - Police say just after 6pm Sunday, they began receiving 911 calls reporting gunshots near the intersection of Grant St and Ste-Foy Boulevard.  Police are still looking for a male suspect after an 18-year-old man was shot dead.   The victim and suspect were both at a Subway restaurant on Chambly Road before a fight broke out.   (CBC)

 

MORE:   Teen shot   Photo of witness 

 

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