Monday, July 22, 2024

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)

Police identify 16 new potential victims after arrest of ex-Montreal police officer, hockey coach

Longueuil police have identified 16 potential new victims in connection with François Lamarre, a former hockey coach and retired Montreal police officer who is facing charges related to the alleged sexual assault of four minors. (Global News)

Shocking video shows man wearing medical mask sucker punch NYPD cop in the Bronx

New York - A man wearing a medical face mask was caught on camera sucker-punching an NYPD officer in the Bronx Tuesday night as the cop’s partner was subduing a robbery suspect. (New York Post)

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)

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)

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)

Alexei Navalny: Russian opposition leader poisoned and in coma

Russian opposition figure Alexei Navalny is unconscious in hospital suffering from suspected poisoning, his spokeswoman has said. The anti-corruption campaigner fell ill during a flight and the plane made an emergency landing in Omsk, Kira Yarmysh said, adding that they suspected something had been mixed into his tea. (BBC)
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Vicious downtown Toronto assault caught on camera

Each blow and kick seems harder than the one previous. It’s difficult to watch because you can actually feel the pain the guy at the end of this assault must have felt. It’s an egregious physical attack and robbery on a man on Yonge Street that you won’t find in the crime statistics. (Toronto Sun)

A failure by police to act

In the late evening hours of Monday evening, residents of Maple Ridge, B.C. were treated to the sight of a man wielding an axe against another man in the downtown area.   The RCMP were called and separated the two men. Apparently, the RCMP determined the incident was “consensual” and no charges were laid.  Consensual? How in the world does the man being chased consent to a fight with a man with an axe? There is citizen journalist video of at least part of the incident and it is clear the man who “consented,” according to the RCMP, was running away from the man with the axe, evidently not consenting. It is also clear that when the men were in close proximity the man with the axe was swinging it in an apparent attempt to hit and injure the other man. I failed to see the “consent” as he endeavoured to ward off the blows.  “Police responded to a report of two men fighting on Monday night in the 222000 block area of Lougheed Hwy. Upon police attendance it was determined the fight was consensual between two men known to each other. No significant injuries occurred and an axe was seized. Both parties were uncooperative with police and not interested in police assistance,” said RCMP Insp. Adam Gardner to the media. It’s hard to know where to start with that bit of nonsense. A number of charges in the Criminal Code apply in this case not in the least being in possession of a...

Michael ‘Creepy Porn Lawyer’ Avenatti arrested for felony for domestic violence

LOS ANGELES - Michael Avenatti, who became famous for representing Stormy Daniels in her battle with President Trump, has been arrested for felony domestic violence ... law enforcement sources tell TMZ. Our law enforcement sources say Avenatti was arrested Wednesday after a woman filed a felony DV report. We're told her face was "swollen and bruised" with "red marks" on both cheeks.(TMZ)

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