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)
HAMILTON - Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a former Hamilton man in connection with the 2016 murder of Vincenzo Lofaro outside a city nightclub. Police want Saim Miro, 24, who they say left the country before he could be arrested and is believed to be in Kurdistan in northern Iraq. He is wanted for first-degree murder. (The Spectator)
HALIFAX - A Halifax-area man accused of murder was allegedly one of the kingpins of a Colombian drug cartel before he was arrested on a Venezuelan beach and extradited back to Canada, officials in South America say.(CTV NEWS)
VANCOUVER - A prominent Hells Angels associate who leads the Devils Army support club in Campbell River has been charged with the 2016 murder of a promising MMA fighter and young father. (Vancouver Sun)
A judge has sentenced Dellen Millard to a third-consecutive life term, who was found guilty of killing his father. In September, Justice Maureen Forestell found Millard guilty of the first-degree murder of Wayne Millard, whose death was initially ruled a suicide. (National Post)
COLUMBIA, S.C. - Police have identified a suspect in the death of Samantha Josephson, who was last seen getting in to a vehicle in Columbia, South Carolina. A University of South Carolina student who was missing since early Friday has been confirmed to be dead, the school and the student’s family confirmed Saturday. (Boston 25 News)
VANCOUVER - Inderdeep Kaur Deo, 24, is charged with accessory after the fact to murder in the killing of Bhavkiran Dhesi. (The Province)
VANCOUVER - A tragic side note is included in a B.C. Court of Appeal ruling that dismisses an appeal made by one of two men who conspired to murder slain gangster Jonathan Bacon. (The Province)
DALLAS - A Fort Worth, Texas, police officer died Friday, less than 24 hours after he was shot in the head following a confrontation with a group armed robbery suspects. (Fox News)
'We've lost a true hero'
Two men have been arrested in connection with the death of 19-year-old Ophélie Martin-Cyr, whose body was found in a field in Yamachiche, west of Trois-Rivières, Wednesday.