Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Mob hitman suspected of killing Whitey Bulger

Fotios “Freddy” Geas is suspected of rubbing out Bulger, 89, on Tuesday morning — hours after the aging mobster was transferred to Hazelton federal penitentiary in West Virginia. (New York Post)

Police: Slain track star paid her killer $1,000 not to post compromising photos

SALT LAKE CITY - The University of Utah track athlete shot dead by an ex-boyfriend told police she'd recently sent the man $1,000 to keep compromising photos from being posted online, university officials revealed Thursday. (CNN)  

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves 11 dead, 6 wounded

PITTSBURGH - The suspected gunman behind Saturday’s shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue, which left 11 people dead and six more injured, has been formally charged, prosecutors said. Robert Bowers, 46, was charged late Saturday with 29 federal counts of crimes of violence and firearms offenses after authorities say he carried out an anti-Semitic attack on Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath. (Fox News)
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  • Bodies found bound together in Hudson River were two missing sisters

    NEW YORK - Two bound-together bodies that washed up on shore along the Hudson River in New York City have been identified as missing sisters from Virginia. (CTV)

    Outlaw biker club boss charged with murder

    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)

    Athlete shot, killed by sex offender after breakup

    SALT LAKE CITY - A sex offender who killed a University of Utah student he briefly dated once said at a parole hearing that he was a womanizer who manipulated women to get what he wanted. (Toronto Sun)

    Man accused in murder of BC girl says he ‘lost it’ during attack

    VANCOUVER - A man accused of murdering a 12-year-old girl more than 40 years ago says he “lost it” during his attack on the victim, according to a videotaped confession that was played for a jury Tuesday. (Vancouver Sun)

    IHIT called in after man dies after serious assault

    SURREY - The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team is investigating an early Sunday morning assault that left a man dead in Surrey.(Vancouver Sun)

    New lead in mysterious disappearance of young mom

    VANCOUVER - The mysterious disappearance of Candace Shpeley just got a little stranger after a private investigator uncovered a student loan taken out in her name five years after she vanished. (The Province)

    Man dead after southwest Edmonton shooting

    EDMONTON - Police are investigating the death of a man after a shooting outside a party at the Royal Gardens Community League hall.(Edmonton Journal)

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