Wednesday, October 28, 2020

19-yr-old with van full of guns and explosives plotted to kill Biden

As it was becoming clear in March that Joe Biden would be the Democratic presidential nominee, Alexander Hillel Treisman started to map out his plot to assassinate the former vice president, federal authorities say. (Washington Post)

Toronto Police identify killer in cold case of 9-yr-old Christine Jessop

Toronto police have identified the killer of nine-year-old Christine Jessop, who was abducted from Queensville, Ont., before being raped and killed in 1984 — a case that resulted in the years-long wrongful conviction of Guy Paul Morin. (CBC)
  • Ken Jessop hopes his sister's killer 'enjoys hell'
  • Homicide cops investigate death of man at Trinity Western University

    The death of a man who was found severely injured following an altercation at Trinity Western University last month is now being treated as a homicide. The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, which has taken over the case from Langley RCMP, says the 31-year-old Langley man was found at the TWU campus just before 3 p.m. on Sept. 30. (Vancouver Sun)

    Two women dead, suspect shot and wounded by Montreal police

    Two women are dead and the suspect in their killing has been hospitalized after exchanging gunfire with police on Saturday. The 59-year-old was arrested, and is expected to appear in court Sunday by teleconference. (CTV)

    NYC’s crime rate reaches grim new tally

    New York City surpassed another grim crime milestone last month, as the number of murders blew past all of 2019’s tally — and there are still three months remaining in 2020, according to new data. (New York Post)

    Mom killed by stray bullet in her bedroom in Queens, NYC

    A Queens mom was killed by a stray bullet that came through her bedroom window early Wednesday, police said. (New York Post)

    ‘He was murdered’: Suspected Ontario hit man found dead in Mexico had a long list of enemies

    A homicide investigation is underway in Mexico into the death of a suspected hit man who was a fugitive for two mob murders in Canada, National Post has learned. Michael Graham Cudmore, a violent career criminal, was wanted as the triggerman for two high-profile murders in Ontario: the 2017 shooting of Mafia figure Angelo Musitano in Hamilton and a botched hit weeks earlier in Vaughan that inadvertently killed Mila Barberi. (National Post)

    Attorney for accused Kenosha killer releases video in self-defence claim

    An attorney for suspected militia member Kyle Rittenhouse — who is accused of fatally shooting two protesters and wounding a third at a Black Lives Matter protest in Kenosha, Wisconsin — has released a video he insisted shows the teen acted in self-defense. (New York Post)

    Two arrested, two sought in kidnapping, murder of 16-year-old

    It was a disturbing and horrifying discovery. A teenager shot and left dead on the side of the road June 30 in Milton not only shook the community, but left Halton Regional Police with few clues. (Toronto Sun)

    Another man tied to Musitano-Barberi mob killings found dead in Mexico

    A second man connected to the 2017 killings of Angelo Musitano in Hamilton and Mila Barberi in Vaughan was found dead this summer in Mexico, investigators say. (CP24)