Friday, July 19, 2019

Hit and run suspect hunted in Mississauga

MISSISSAUGA - Peel police are searching for a man in a hit-and-run investigation after an altercation inside a Mississauga bar escalated into a vehicle being driven onto a sidewalk and into a group of people, injuring five. (Hamilton Spectator)

Robbery gang knifes man in Times Square subway station

NEW YORK - Up to seven men attacked an 18-year-old man in the Times Square subway station on Saturday morning, police said. (NY Daily News)

Militants, police killed in failed attack on Chinese consulate in Karachi

KARACHI - Separatist militants armed with guns and a suicide vest tried to storm the Chinese consulate in the southern Pakistani port city of Karachi on Friday, in one of the most serious attacks in years against Chinese nationals in the Islamic state. No Chinese nationals or consulate staff were harmed.(NPR)

Man jailed after killing, sexual assault at Catholic supply store

ST. LOUIS - A man was charged Wednesday with killing one woman and sexually assaulting two others after herding them at gunpoint into the back room of a suburban St. Louis religious supplies shop. The arrest of 53-year-old Thomas Bruce, of Imperial, ended a two-day manhunt that followed the brazen Monday afternoon attack at a Catholic Supply store in another St. Louis suburb, Ballwin. The attack frightened the region and led some schools, churches and businesses to close. (CBS news)
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  • VPD seek man wanted in West End attack

    Vancouver police want help identifying a “person of interest” after an early morning assault in the city’s West End. (Global News)

    Rockets fly between Israel and Gaza

    Palestinian militants bombarded Israel with dozens of rockets and mortar shells Monday, while Israeli warplanes struck targets throughout the Gaza Strip in what appeared to be the most intense exchange of fire since a 2014 war. (CBC)

    Terror mayhem in Melbourne

    MELBOURNE - Islamic State is taking credit for a savage terror attack in Australia that killed one man and could have left scores dead.Cops say a Somalian immigrant, Mohamed Khalif — who goes by the name of Hassan Shire — crashed his truck on a busy street, hitting a pedestrian and then tried to set the truck on fire. (Toronto Sun)

    Whitby man arrested in house explosion that injured three

    WHITBY - In a tweet Wednesday night, Durham regional police say a man from Whitby is charged with criminal negligence and arson, as well as a charge of “production” under the Cannabis Act. (Toronto Sun)

    Six teens arrested after night of violent robberies at stores across city

    CALGARY - Six teenage boys face criminal charges connected to a series of violent robberies at multiple stores across the city Tuesday night. (Calgary Herald)
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  • Pittsburgh Synagogue shooter faces 44 charges including hate crimes

    PITTSBURGH - The suspect in the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre was indicted by a federal grand jury Wednesday, four days after 11 people were killed and six wounded in the deadliest attack on Jews in U.S. history. (CBC)

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