Thursday, February 29, 2024

Mountie injured after being rammed by fleeing vehicle

AIDRIE - An Airdrie Mountie is recovering at the Foothills Medical Centre in stable condition after being struck and dragged by a fleeing suspect vehicle. (Calgary Herald)

Suspect identified in Transit assault died a week later of overdose

VANCOUVER - A man who ripped out a woman’s hair before wrestling her to the ground and punching her has been identified as having died due to a drug overdose a week after the assault last month. (The Province)

Hostage safe after Cologne railway station drama

German police say they now have an armed assailant at Cologne's main railway station "under control" and the woman he took hostage is receiving medical treatment. (BBC)

Toronto rings in New Year with fights, stabbings, shooting

TORONTO - It was a violent start to the New Year in Toronto with at least a half dozen serious assaults. Toronto Police say one man is in critical condition after a fight in the Queen and Bathurst Sts. area around 12:35 a.m. (Toronto Sun)

Canadian woman arrested for allegedly slapping US border guard

NIAGARA FALLS - A Canadian woman is facing charges in the United States after allegedly slapping a border guard who refused to let her enter the United States. (CTV News)

Man arrested after video brutal nursing home beating goes viral

A 20-year-old man is sitting uncomfortably behind bars after a video appearing to show him beat up elderly people at a Detroit, Mich., nursing home went viral. (Toronto Sun)

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves 11 dead, 6 wounded

PITTSBURGH - The suspected gunman behind Saturday’s shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue, which left 11 people dead and six more injured, has been formally charged, prosecutors said. Robert Bowers, 46, was charged late Saturday with 29 federal counts of crimes of violence and firearms offenses after authorities say he carried out an anti-Semitic attack on Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath. (Fox News)
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  • Police release photos of two suspects wanted for serious assault

    TORONTO - Police are asking for the public’s help identifying two men wanted in a serious assault near Bathurst St. and Queen St. W. in the early hours of 2019. A 36-year-old man was walking along Queen just after 12:30 a.m. Tuesday when he became involved in a fight with two other men, police said in a news release.(Toronto Star)

    Man stabs seven people in Central Paris knife attack

    PARIS — Petanque players in Paris who helped in the apprehension of a knife-wielding man have been lauded Monday for their bravery as French authorities opened a murder investigation into the attacks that saw seven people injured. (National Post)
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  • Sickening assault during Portland riots, man kicked unconscious

    This is the sickening moment a truck driver was kicked unconscious after protesters chased his vehicle and he crashed into the sidewalk in Portland. Just blocks a way from a black rights demonstration in Oregon's capital, demonstrators hauled a man out of his truck after he crashed it into a tree last night. (Daily Mail)

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