Wednesday, December 6, 2023

Son charged with killing mother in Squamish townhome

A 21-year-old former child actor has been charged with second-degree murder in the slaying Tuesday of his mother at their Squamish home. Ryan Grantham was taken into custody in Vancouver, Sgt. Frank Jang of the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team said on Friday. (Vancouver Sun)

Man who allegedly killed Marpole couple wanted to kill someone: Crown

VANCOUVER - A Marpole couple in their 60s who were the victims of a violent and fatal attack in their own home were targeted for unknown reasons by a man who wanted to kill “someone,” a prosecutor said Wednesday. (The Province)

Man dead in North York shooting

TORONTO - A man believed to be in his 20s is dead after a shooting outside a North York community centre Monday evening. Emergency responders were called around 8 p.m. to Forest Manor Road, near the Don Mills Road and Sheppard Avenue East area, for the sound of multiple gunshots. (CBC News)

Severed head of Dublin teen discovered inside burning car in suspected gang hit

DUBLIN - A manhunt is underway after the severed head of a missing teen was discovered inside a burning car and other body parts were found in a park in a suspected gangland hit. (New York Post)

Two arrested after fatal overnight shooting in Surrey

Two men have been arrested after a man was shot dead in Surrey early Friday morning. Shortly after midnight Thursday, Surrey RCMP were called out to a fight in the 1600-block of 160 street. (The Province)

Police arrest man for June double-murder

TORONTO - Homicide detectives charged a 33-year-old Toronto man with two counts of first-degree murder in connection with a double-homicide late last month. (Toronto Sun)

‘Daddy hurt her:’ Nobody believed boy’s story until he dug up the backyard 20 years later

It was a single-story, three-bedroom ranch house on a quiet residential street in a northern stretch of Jacksonville, Florida. Aaron Fraser had not lived inside since he was 4 years old, and the four walls held plenty of ugly memories and unresolved questions. But in December 2014, after the 24-year-old took possession of the house, he and his brother-in-law rolled up their sleeves for a renovation. (National Post)

One dead in shooting at North Las Vegas high school

LAS VEGAS - The North Las Vegas Police Department reports that one person has been killed on school grounds at Canyon Springs High School, near Alexander Road and 5th Street. (KSNV)

Two arrested in 2008 Calgary homicide investigation

Calgary police say two other people have been arrested in connection with Allan Teather’s death in 2008. The two men were arrested earlier Wednesday after new evidence in the case linked the suspects to the homicide, police said. (Calgary Herald)

Gambino crime family boss gunned down in front of his Staten Island home

NEW YORK - Gambino crime family boss Frank (Franky Boy) Cali was gunned down Wednesday night in a gory hit in front of his Staten Island home, police sources said. Cali, 53, was shot six times in the chest by a gunman in a blue pickup truck on Hilltop Terrace near Four Corners Road in Todt Hill about 9:15 p.m. Medics took him to Staten Island University Hospital, where he died.(New York Daily News)
  • Neighbours describe hail of gunfire that killed 'Franky Boy'