Friday, December 9, 2022

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)

    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)

    Police Sergeant charged with assaulting Brampton women

    BRAMPTON - A Peel Regional Police sergeant is facing assault and weapons charges following a seven-month internal investigation into on-duty incidents. (Brampton Guardian)

    Man acquitted after brawl outside Vancouver strip club

    A Vancouver man has been acquitted of aggravated assault after striking two people with a metal post outside a downtown strip club last year. (Vancouver Sun)

    Man charged after referee attacked during hockey tournament

    LETHBRIDGE - An assault charge has been laid against one charged one man and are pending against another after a referee and coach at a youth hockey tournament in Lethbridge were attacked on the ice. (Calgary Herald)

    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)

    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)

    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)

    Toronto man roundhouse kicks female anti-abortion protester

    TORONTO - Police are investigating after a man was caught on camera kicking a female anti-abortion protester, supposedly in the name of “defending women’s right to choose.” (CTV News)

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