Saturday, February 22, 2020

Jury strips Mongols of gang logo

LOS ANGELES - A Cal­ifornia jury decided Fri­day that the Mongols mo­tor­cycle gang should be stripped of its trademarked logo in a first-of-its-kind ver­dict, federal prosecutors said.(Antelope Valley Press)

Truck driver who caused Humboldt Broncos bus crash sentenced to 8 years

The truck driver who caused the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash a year ago was sentenced to eight years in prison when he appeared in a Melfort, Sask., court Friday. Jaskirat Singh Sidhu, 30, pleaded guilty in January to 29 counts of dangerous driving causing death or bodily injury. (CBC)
Cops in Cuban paradise in living hell

Prosecutors appeal acquittal of Canadian cops trapped in Cuba

The recent acquittal of two Metro Vancouver police officers, who have spent more than eight months in legal limbo in Cuba, has sparked cautious optimism among their supporters. On Monday, family members of Mark Simms and Jordan Long received the news they had been fearing: the prosecution is appealing. (Global News)
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  • Witness was offered $10 million to change testimony SNC-Lavelin trial hears

    A key witness in Sami Bebawi’s fraud and corruption trial says he was once offered $10 million in exchange for more favourable testimony that could protect the former SNC-Lavalin executive vice-president. (National Post)

    Michael Cohen to plead guilty to lying during Russia probe

    NEW YORK - President Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen is expected to plead guilty Thursday morning for lying during the investigation into Russian collusion. (New York Post)

    Surrey man with 50 convictions gets 5 1/2 years for possession of loaded gun

    Curtis Alexander Homeniuk, 39,  was arrested on Jan. 26, 2018 after RCMP were called to his home at 8915 140 Street following a 911 call. When police conducted a “safety” search of the residence, they found a man bleeding heavily and arranged to have him taken to hospital. (Vancouver Sun)

    US judge rules authorities can’t force people to unlock technology

    A judge in California ruled Thursday that U.S. authorities cannot force people to unlock technology via fingerprint or facial recognition, even with a search warrant. Magistrate Judge Kandis Westmore, of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, made the ruling as investigators tried to access someone's property in Oakland. (Fox News)

    Reporter must give RCMP material about accused terrorist

    OTTAWA - A Vice Media reporter must give the RCMP material he gathered for stories about an accused terrorist, the Supreme Court of Canada has ruled in a case that pitted press freedoms against the investigative powers of police. (CTV News)

    Yankee slugger files restraining order against obsessed stalker fan

    Yankees slugger Brett Gardner has reportedly asked a Bronx judge to keep a crazed fan — who calls herself the baseball player’s “future wife” — away from him and his family. (New York Post)

    High-risk sex offender who posed as cop, firefighter now living in Surrey

    VANCOUVER - A high-risk sex offender with an extensive criminal history of sexual assault is living in Surrey. Jeffrey Goddard has a pattern of sexual offences against women and minors of both sexes, according to the Ministry of Justice. (CTV News)

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