Saturday, April 13, 2024

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)

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 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)

Chaos in Edmonton rush hour

EDMONTON - In a series of events police are describing as a crime spree, the suspect allegedly fled the scene of the stabbing, robbed a nearby store, assaulted a shop employee and stole a getaway car before getting into a scuffle with police in west Edmonton. (CBC News)
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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)

    Police investigate incidents of assault, sexual assault at St. Michael’s College School

    Officials at St. Michael’s College School took a full day to report a video showing an alleged graphic sexual assault on a student to police, according to a statement and timeline released by the school. (Toronto Star)
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  • Bill Owens photographed the Hells Angels at Altamont then hid for 49 years

    When Bill Owens got his pictures of the violence at the Altamont Speedway Free Festival published in Rolling Stone, he would not let his name appear on the photo credit. Owens had been threatened and he feared retribution from the same Hells Angels he’d photographed swinging pool cues in front of the concert stage on Dec. 6, 1969. (San Francisco Chronicle)

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