Sunday, September 20, 2020

‘They were making a lot of money bringing them to Canada:’ U.S. busts alleged cross border gun runners

On April 27, 2019, two young men, one visiting from Toronto and the other a local resident in Columbus, Ohio, wandered through the Ohio Expo Center gun show, visiting vendors, examining handguns and talking to sellers. Stepping to one side, they then quietly spoke with two women they had earlier given $2,000 to and, as the men walked away, the women stepped up, filled out the required paperwork and bought four semi-automatic handguns: a Ruger .380 caliber and three Glock 9mm weapons. (National Post)

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)

Cops not to blame for Saturday night melee in midtown Toronto

TORONTO - One of the men accused of attacking police at an Eglinton Crosstown protest Saturday just got out of prison last year after being sentenced to 10 years in jail for shooting somebody at a birthday party. (Toronto Sun)

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'
  • Senior RCMP officials ignored warnings about alleged mole Cameron Ortis, employees claim

    Senior RCMP officials ignored repeated warnings about Cameron Ortis before his arrest for alleged information security breaches, a group of employees have claimed in a court document obtained by Global News. (Global News)

    John A. MacDonald loses his head as protesters tear down statue

    MONTREAL - What started as a noisy but peaceful march in support of changes to police funding and policies turned ugly Saturday when protestors pulled down the statue of John A. Macdonald in Place du Canada. (The Gazette)

    When police are accused of racism facts don’t matter

    An exhaustive report by Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit last week cleared Toronto Police officers of criminal wrongdoing in the tragic death of 29-year-old Regis Korchinski-Paquet, who fell to her death from the 24th-floor balcony of her family’s apartment on May 27. (Toronto Sun)

    Toronto Police say seven officers injured in clash with protesters

    Toronto Police say seven officers were injured — including four who were sent to hospital — during an incident at a demonstration in midtown. Two people have been arrested, and there’s no word on what charges they may face. (Toronto Sun)

    Gunman arrested after two St. Louis officers shot

    ST. LOUIS — Two St. Louis police officers responding to a shooting call were shot themselves Saturday by a gunman who was arrested after he barricaded himself in a home in the Tower Grove South neighborhood, police said. (St. Louis Post-Dispatch)

    Kenosha Police union gives its account of Jacob Blake shooting

    The Kenosha, Wis., police union issued a statement Friday on the police shooting of Jacob Blake, an incident last Sunday that sparked protests and rioting in the city this week that led to at least two deaths. (Fox News)
  • This is why Jacob Blake had a warrant for his arrest