Thursday, October 17, 2019

Canadian woman arrested for allegedly slapping US border guard

NIAGARA FALLS - A Canadian woman is facing charges in the United States after allegedly slapping a border guard who refused to let her enter the United States. (CTV News)

Illinois man charged with making 10 bomb threats in town of Taber, AB.

Police in a rural Alberta town are thanking their American counterparts after cross-border co-operation led to nearly a dozen felony charges for an Illinois man accused of calling in multiple fake bomb threats. (Calgary Herald)

Officer involved shooting in NE Calgary leaves woman dead

CALGARY - One person is dead after being shot by a Calgary police officer during a Christmas morning altercation on McKnight Boulevard. In a news release, the Calgary Police Service said the incident happened shortly before 2:30 a.m., when officers tried to stop a vehicle and the driver wouldn’t pull over. (Calgary Herald)

RCMP helicopter, K9 help end crime spree in northeast Alberta

A crime spree east of Edmonton that culminated with the torching of a stolen vehicle has been smashed thanks to a joint police operation drawing in a helicopter, dog unit and a spike belt. (Edmonton Journal)
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Toronto police identify woman who threw chair off condo balcony

Toronto police say they have identified a woman who threw a chair and other objects off of a balcony on a high floor of a downtown condo building. Police have not released the name of the suspect but confirmed to CP24 Tuesday that officers have been in contact with her and are discussing a plan to have her surrender to police.(CP24)

Murder suspect turn himself into police

LONDON - An 18-year-old London man wanted in connection to last week's homicide outside of a Dundas Street Tim Hortons has turned himself into police.(CTV News)

Stolen Golden Retriever safely returned by RCMP in Kelowna

KELOWNA - Atlas the purloined pooch is safe at home in Kelowna after being found in Penticton, more than 60 kilometres away. Okanagan-area RCMP had been searching for Atlas, a golden retriever, since March 9 when the 18-month-old dog was lured from its fenced yard in Kelowna’s Mission district by an unknown woman. (The Province)

Man killed in standoff a ‘ticking time bomb’ inquest hears

PRINCE GEORGE - The sister of a man who was shot and killed in a standoff with police at a remote cabin south of Valemount described him as a “ticking time bomb” with a “history of violence,” a coroner’s inquest into his death heard Monday. (The Province)

2Chicago cops killed by train while chasing gunman

CHICAGO - Two Chicago police officers chasing a man with a gun were killed in a “devastating tragedy” when they were struck by a train Monday evening on the Far South Side, police said — bringing the total number of officers killed in the line of duty in 2018 to four. (Chicago Sun Times)
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  • Police recordings provide rare glimpse into Montreal’s underworld

    MONTREAL - On Aug. 20, 2015, organized crime investigators got a rare glimpse inside Montreal’s underworld as three men alleged to be the most powerful gangsters in the city discussed business in a room they assumed could never be bugged. (National Post)

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