13-year-old joyriding teen crashes, leaves another teen badly injured

OAKVILLE - A 13-year-old was driving his parents' SUV when it crashed through a fence onto Highway 403 in Oakville, Ont., on Saturday morning, smashing head-on into the centre median. (Yahoo News)

Woman shot in Chilliwack identified by homicide detectives

A woman shot in Chilliwack on Tuesday has been identified by homicide detectives as 42-year-old Christine Denham. (The Province)

The RCMP must investigate Trudeau

It’s been a stunning 24 hours in Canadian politics since I wrote about former Attorney General and Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould taking a wrecking ball to the Parliament of Canada. (True North)

The Harper government passed a measure 13 years ago to catch Liberal scandals. It worked perfectly

As the Liberal government descends into full-blown crisis, Conservatives could take some satisfaction that this is all happening in part because of a long-ago measure they implemented precisely to catch Liberal scandals. (National Post)

Alleged Mafia leader sentenced to 10 years in prison for cocaine plot

TORONTO - In a historic case, alleged ‘Ndrangheta “local crime boss” Giuseppe “Pino” Ursino was slammed with a 10-year penitentiary sentence for several charges linked to cocaine trafficking for a criminal organization. (Toronto Sun)

Jody Wilson-Raybould takes a wrecking ball to the House of Commons

Former Attorney General and Minister of Justice Jody Wilson-Raybould took a wrecking ball to the House of Commons today with her testimony before the Standing Committee on Justice when she described the pressure, direct and indirect, interference applied to her and her Chief of Staff to abandon the prosecution of SNC-Lavalin over bribery charges resulting from business dealings in Libya. (True North)
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    WINDSOR - Ontario’s police watchdog has cleared Windsor police of any wrongdoing in the shooting death of a man outside a downtown McDonald’s. (Windsor Star)

    Man shot at Kamloops hotel in January believed to be uninvolved bystander

    KAMLOOPS - Rex Gill, a Summerland father of four, was shot dead in what police are calling a “targeted” shooting amid drug wars plaguing Kamloops, but a close friend said there’s no way Gill was involved in anything criminal. (The Province)

    Judge rules rights violated, acquits alleged mobster Leonardo Rizzuto

    MONTREAL - Alleged Montreal Mafia leader Leonardo Rizzuto was acquitted Monday on charges related to a police operation in which two guns and five grams of cocaine were found inside his home. (Montreal Gazette)

    Charges filed in three organized crime hits in St. Léonard

    MONTREAL - Charges were filed Tuesday in connection with three murders carried out in the St-Léonard borough in December. In one case, Giovanni Presta Jr., 33, of Terrebonne is accused of first-degree murder in the death of Sébastien Beauchamp, 44, a former member of a Hells Angels support club who was gunned down on Dec. 20 at a gas station in the borough. (Montreal Gazette)