Man charged with attempted murder in Toronto shooting

TORONTO - Police have charged a 28-year-old man with attempted murder after a shooting in the city’s east end in September. (Global News)

Teen charged with attempted murder in stabbing of bus driver

EDMONTON - A 15-year-old male has been charged with attempted murder for the stabbing of an Edmonton Transit Service bus driver early Wednesday morning. (CBC)

Angry Kavanaugh denies Ford accusation, sees ‘disgrace’

WASHINGTON - In a defiant and emotional bid to rescue his Supreme Court nomination, Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday denied allegations that he sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford when both were high school students and angrily told Congress that Democrats were engaged in “a calculated and orchestrated political hit.” (CP24)
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    TORONTO - A man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl in Ontario 10 years ago has been denied parole. The Parole Board of Canada turned down Stanley Tippett’s request for day and full parole after finding he remains an “untreated sexual offender” who continues to deny his offences. (Toronto Sun)

    Assassin wanted for nerve agent poisoning of former spy was elite Russian soldier

    LONDON - One of the trained assassins wanted for the nerve-agent poisoning of Sergei Skripal in the English town of Salisbury is a decorated colonel in Russian military intelligence given the country’s highest award by Vladimir Putin. (National Post)

    Convicted hitman charged with murder in disappearance of BC teen

    VANCOUVER - Police have laid a murder charge against a convicted contract killer in the 2007 disappearance of a 15-year-old B.C. teen in Saskatchewan. (The Province)

    Halifax billionaire represents self in small claims action, loses $2,572

    HALIFAX - Billionaire John Risley, one of Canada's richest people and a leading philanthropist, represented himself in small claims court over a $3,000 claim from a tradesman — and mostly lost. (Halifax Today)

    Former Victoria police chief receives unprecedented penalty

    VICTORIA - Former Victoria police chief Frank Elsner will never wear a police uniform in Canada again. Although Elsner resigned in May 2017, his service record will now show that he committed eight acts of misconduct under the Police Act which would have resulted in his dismissal from policing. (Victoria Times Colonist)
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  • Man with ties to Hells Angels shot and killed in Laval restaurant

    LAVAL - The Sureté du Quebec is investigating an assassination that took place in a Laval restaurant on Tuesday evening. Witnesses said that a gunman fired at one individual sitting in the Fusion restaurant on Levesque Blvd. around 8 p.m., then fled the scene. (CTV News)

    ‘Violent predator’ faces three murder charges after attacks on homeless

    LOS ANGELES - A previously deported felon described by police as a "violent predator" has been arrested for the killings of three homeless men and the attempted killings of four others in Los Angeles and Santa Monica.(CNN)