Monday, November 29, 2021

45 arrested, 21 officers injured as Seattle protests turned violent

SEATTLE - Nearly four dozen people were arrested, and more than 20 officers were injured Saturday after protests turned violent with trailers set on fire, windows at businesses smashed, cars damaged, and explosive devices thrown at police. (KIRO TV)

Veteran Abbotsford officer dies after attack in Nelson

A veteran Abbotsford police officer who was attacked in Nelson has died from his injuries. Abbotsford cops and the Nelson police issued statements Wednesday saying Const. Allan Young died overnight in hospital after being assaulted with a weapon in Nelson last Thursday. (The Province)

The disgrace of Portland

If only mobs were allowed to destroy federal property without consequence. Then, there wouldn’t have to be any dispute over federal agents defending a federal courthouse in Portland, Ore. It could simply be overrun and burned to the ground with no unwelcome resistance. (National Review)

Bronx streets chaos as rioters, looters run wild

NEW YORK - Parts of the Bronx burned Monday night as looters had free reign to ransack scores of small businesses– chaos that finally prompted Mayor Bill de Blasio to order extra cops to swarm the areas. (New York Post)
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VPD seeks help in identifying suspect in ‘hate crime’

An attack last month in East Vancouver that police say was racist has shone a light on not just the challenges people of Asian descent face during the COVID-19 pandemic, but also on the unresolved racism simmering in society. (The Province)

Police dog recovering from 9 stab wounds to the head

LAKELAND, FL - A Polk County Sheriff's K-9 was stabbed in the head nine times with a kitchen knife after trying to detain a man accused of burglarizing a home. (Patch.com)

Man charged with intentionally derailing train to attack USNS Mercy

Federal prosecutors charged a locomotive driver at the Port of Los Angeles with intentionally derailing a train near the U.S. Navy’s hospital ship Mercy because he suspected it was not there to help with the coronavirus crisis. (Los Angeles Times)

5 teens charged in mob beating, robbery of 15-yr-old girl

NEW YORK - Five teens have been charged in connection with the vicious mob attack of a 15-year-old girl on a Brooklyn sidewalk, police said Saturday. (New York Post)

Man charged with first degree murder after fatal hammer attack in Scarborough

A 30-year-old man has been charged after a woman was fatally struck with a hammer in Scarborough Friday evening. Emergency crews were called to the area of Sheppard Avenue East and Havenview Road, west of Markham Road, just after 7 p.m. for a possible medical complaint. (CP24)

Iran makes arrests over downing of plane as protests rage on

DUBAI - Iran said on Tuesday it had arrested people accused of a role in shooting down a Ukrainian airliner and had also detained 30 people involved in protests that have swept the nation for four days since the military belatedly admitted its error. (Toronto Sun)

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