Saturday, February 27, 2021

Police homicides by the numbers

Police officers across the country handle some of the most dangerous situations in our society on a daily basis. Since 1975, a total of 284 police officers have died on the job. Of these, 101 were homicide victims, while 88 were killed in vehicle accidents. (CBC)

Love triangle possible motive in Bakersfield mass shooting

BAKERSFIELD, CA - A gunman’s bloody rampage through Bakersfield may have been triggered by a love triangle involving the the shooter, his estranged wife and a coworker, a stunned witness said Thursday. (LA Times)
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  • Teen id’d as Toronto’s 83rd murder victim of the year

    TORONTO - Police have identified the teen who is now the city’s 83rd homicide victim. On Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. police responded to a shooting at a plaza at Bonis Ave. and Birchmount Rd. where they found a male suffering from gunshot wounds. (Toronto Sun)

    Man shot at Little Italy restaurant is Montreal’s 25th homicide

    MONTREAL - A man in his 30s died early Wednesday after being shot Tuesday night in a restaurant in Montreal’s Little Italy district. (Montreal Gazette)

    Serial killer had two sides: Happy grandad and evil predator

    TORONTO - Serial killer and landscaper Bruce McArthur betrayed client Karen Fraser by using her Mallory Cresc. property as the burial ground for the dismembered remains of innocent victims.(Toronto Sun)
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  • Two men, two women slain in Penticton shootings

    Scenes of anguish and bloodshed gripped Penticton on Monday, leaving four dead on what should have been just another day. (The Province)

    Driver who mowed down woman gets 7 years

    TORONTO - What a horrible waste of two young lives. Brilliant University of Toronto student Emma Leckey is dead and Rylan Balappa-Lawes, the young drunk driver who mowed her down, is sentenced to seven years in prison. (Toronto Sun)
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    Samuel Little most prolific serial killer in U.S. history

    The FBI said Sunday that Samuel Little, who has confessed to more than 90 murders in the span of 35 years, is the most prolific serial killer in U.S. history after analysts were able to verify 50 confessions so far as part of an ongoing investigation into his past crimes. (Fox News)

    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)

    N.S. man, 33, charged with second degree murder in death of Annapolis County man

    NEW GLASGOW, N.S. - Police have charged a man from Annapolis County, N.S., with second-degree murder in the death of a 39-year-old man who was found unconscious at a hotel.(CTV News)

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