Sunday, October 25, 2020

Man, 34, dead after Edmonton police-involved shooting

EDMONTON - A 34-year-old man is dead after he was shot by police following a traffic stop in east Edmonton’s King Edward Park neighbourhood on Boxing Day. (Edmonton Journal)

Brazen daylight crimes in public places all too common

Violent crime is no longer hidden in dark alleys under the cover of night. It now happens in the middle of the day or when people are commuting home in the evening at Go Stations, on the highways, on residential streets or outside of condos — and in one case, a  cemetery. (Toronto Sun)

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)

4 arrested, officer injured, after Cambridge bank robbery leads to high-speed chase

Ontario Provincial Police say multiple suspects led officers on a high-speed chase to Mississauga after they allegedly robbed a bank in Cambridge on Wednesday afternoon. (CBC)

Undercover cop says colleagues beat him ‘like Rodney King’

ST.LOUIS - An undercover St. Louis police officer who was beaten by colleagues during protests in 2017 later described the attack as a “free for all” and told someone at police headquarters that he was beaten “like Rodney King,” according to recently released court documents. (St. Louis Post Dispatch)

Rochester rocked by third night of Daniel Prude protests

Violence erupted on the third night of protests in Rochester against the death of Daniel Prude, with anti-police demonstrators terrorizing diners inside a restaurant and setting off what looked like fireworks near officers. (New York Post)

Dozens of Memphis officers injured in unrest after fatal police shooting

MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Armed officers and an angry crowd faced off after a Tennessee man was fatally shot by U.S. Marshals in a working-class Memphis neighborhood. (AP)

St. Louis police officer shot while responding to a call, dies

A St. Louis Police Department officer has died after being shot in the line of duty, according to a statement from the department. Officer Tamarris L. Bohannon, 29, died Sunday. He was a three- and-a-half year veteran of the police department. (CNN)
  • Family of fallen officer releases statement: 'He is a hero to many'
  • At least 68 arrested in Louisville protests

    At least 68 people were arrested in Louisville, Kentucky, as crowds marched Tuesday over the death of Breonna Taylor, police said.The protests were largely peaceful but a large group of demonstrators "crossed several intersections, creating dangerous situations as traffic continued to try to make its way in the area," Robert Schroeder, interim chief for the Louisville Metro Police Department, told reporters. (CNN)

    One dead, 12 more hospitalized after suspected Fentanyl leads to ‘mass overdose’

    CHICO, Ca. - A “mass overdose” in a California home Saturday morning left one person dead and another 12 hospitalized after police say the victims may have ingested fentanyl, a powerful opioid. (Fox News)