Monday, February 17, 2020

Man accused in murder of BC girl says he ‘lost it’ during attack

VANCOUVER - A man accused of murdering a 12-year-old girl more than 40 years ago says he “lost it” during his attack on the victim, according to a videotaped confession that was played for a jury Tuesday. (Vancouver Sun)

Attack on college in Crimea kills 18, 50 wounded

Eighteen people were killed and dozens injured Wednesday at a college in Crimea when at least one attacker set off a bomb in the cafeteria and went through the building shooting at random, officials said. (CBC News)

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)

NY man planned set off bomb on National Mall on election day

TAPPAN, NY - A New York man is under arrest for allegedly plotting to blow himself up on the National Mall on election day. When FBI agent searched his home after getting a tip from a concerned citizen, they found “what appeared to be a functional explosive device weighing approximately 200 pounds. (CBS News)
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  • Teen charged with attempted murder in stabbing of bus driver

    EDMONTON - A 15-year-old male has been charged with attempted murder for the stabbing of an Edmonton Transit Service bus driver early Wednesday morning. (CBC)

    Assassin wanted for nerve agent poisoning of former spy was elite Russian soldier

    LONDON - One of the trained assassins wanted for the nerve-agent poisoning of Sergei Skripal in the English town of Salisbury is a decorated colonel in Russian military intelligence given the country’s highest award by Vladimir Putin. (National Post)

    ‘Violent predator’ faces three murder charges after attacks on homeless

    LOS ANGELES - A previously deported felon described by police as a "violent predator" has been arrested for the killings of three homeless men and the attempted killings of four others in Los Angeles and Santa Monica.(CNN)

    Woman chases down man who groped her in NY subway

    NEW YORK - A woman is caught on camera turning the tables on the man who assaulted her – fighting back and chasing him off. (CBS New York)

    Hitman’s first job was failed execution of a Hells Angel

    VANCOUVER - The woman dressed in a burqa carefully clutching her purse boarded the Canada Line SkyTrain at the Bridgeport station in Richmond, B.C. Underneath the disguise was Knowah Truth Ferguson, a Hamilton man just two months past his 18th birthday. Inside the purse was a .45-calibre gun and a Glock pistol. (Hamilton Spectator)

    Jogger stabbed to death in DC random attack

    WASHINGTON, DC - Police were hunting Wednesday for the mysterious man who fatally stabbed a female jogger in a seemingly random attack on a Washington, D.C. street Tuesday night. After she was attacked around 8 p.m. in the Logan Circle neighborhood, the woman, 35-year-old Wendy K. Martinez, stumbled into a takeout restaurant, where customers attempted to save her life, police said. (Fox News)

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