Friday, August 23, 2019

Hitchhiker’s murder highlights danger of looking for rides online

VANCOUVER - Trying to hitch a ride on the information highway can be as risky as trying to thumb down a car from the side of the road. Yet despite the recent murder of a Belgian tourist who did just that, people continue to flock to social media sites and apps looking for rides. (CBC)

Man fatally shot in Surrey

SURREY - Homicide investigators were called out to Surrey after a fatal shooting Thursday afternoon. According to a Surrey RCMP news release, Mounties were called to the 6700-block of 130th Street, where a shooting was reported, just before 2 p.m. (The Province)

Woman hired Sicilian mafia hitmen to kill ex-lover

A 64-year-old woman allegedly hired four Sicilian mafia henchmen to murder her ex-lover who had stolen her jewels, according to police. The killers, all Sicilians, carried out their order by walling the man in cement while he was still alive. (The Guardian)

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)

4 charged in shooting death in north Edmonton

EDMONTON - Four young men have been charged with first-degree murder in the shooting death of 27-year-old Abdi Ladif Hirsi, who was found dead in a car riddled with bulletholes in northeast Edmonton last month. (Global News)

NYPD: ‘Brutal and brazen’ gang murder in Brooklyn caught on video

NEW YORK - The NYPD says video captured 10 people hunting down and killing a man in Brooklyn earlier this month. It happened at 5:15 p.m. on March 19 near New Lots Avenue on Cleveland and Elton Streets in East New York. (CBS)
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Police: ‘Several’ bodies found at North Dakota business

MANDAN, N.D. - Four people were found dead Monday in what police called a “multiple homicide” at a North Dakota property-management business. (Canoe.com)

America’s deadliest serial killer admits to more Ohio murders

Samuel Little’s serial killer roadshow rolled into Cleveland as more unsolved slayings were pegged to the most prolific monster in U.S. history. The 78-year-old was indicted Friday for the murders of two women in northern Ohio. (The Province)

Snow halts search efforts in double homicide

CALGARY - Calgary police halted search efforts in their investigation of a suspected double homicide Saturday due to poor weather conditions. (Calgary Sun)

Man shot dead, another wounded while sitting in parked SUV in Queens

NEW YORK - Two men were shot, one fatally, while sitting in an Audi SUV in Queens, police said Monday. (New York Post)

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