Man charged with intentionally derailing train to attack USNS Mercy

Federal prosecutors charged a locomotive driver at the Port of Los Angeles with intentionally derailing a train near the U.S. Navy’s hospital ship Mercy because he suspected it was not there to help with the coronavirus crisis. (Los Angeles Times)

L.A. serial killer known as the “Grim Sleeper” found dead in his prison cell

Convicted serial killer Lonnie Franklin Jr., also known as the “Grim Sleeper”, was found dead in his prison cell, as reported by NBC News.Franklin, 67, was found unresponsive in his cell in California’s San Quentin State Prison and pronounced dead at 7:43 p.m. Saturday. The state’s corrections department said the cause of death wasn’t immediately clear and there were no signs of trauma. (National Post)

Phoenix police commander shot and killed, two other officers wounded

PHOENIX - The Phoenix Police Department announced the passing of one of their own after three of their officers were shot Sunday. Two of the other officers are expected to recover. (Fox10)

The carbon tax is just another tax, nothing more

As coronavirus news stories dominate the headlines, it’s fair to say that climate change seems to have been knocked off its perch. (True North)
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  • ‘Officers are scared out there’:Caronavirus hits police

    WEST BLOOMFIELD, Mich. - More than a fifth of Detroit’s police force is quarantined; two officers have died from coronavirus and at least 39 have tested positive, including the chief of police. (AP)
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    Two B.C. cops accused in Cuba sex assault case sue complainant

    Two B.C. police officers who were accused but later acquitted in connection with an alleged sex assault in Cuba are suing the complainant teenager and her father for damages. (The Province)

    The world succumbed to a pandemic of hysteria, more than a virus

    The Canadian government’s management of the coronavirus crisis, if judged by what it does and its leaders say, is completely inadequate. Their relief bill is probably not sufficient in quantum or in efficiency for those unemployed or under-employed as a result of the public health crisis, and the relief for small businesses is also probably insufficiently liquid and too bureaucratic. The closing of the U.S. border is nonsensical. (National Post)

    Nude woman ignores coronavirus warnings to straddle Wall St. bull

    Where are her gloves?! This blond bombshell straddled the “Charging Bull” statue in the nude Thursday — brazenly ignoring all coronavirus protection measures. (New York Post)

    St. John’s funeral home a COVID-19 ‘mini-epicentre’ after more than 60 cases after two wakes

    Shannon Fleming and Edward Tobin died on the same day just two weeks ago in St. John’s, N.L. Fleming died 12 days shy of her 37th birthday after struggling with kidney disease. Tobin, 78, died suddenly at home; he was born the same day British intelligence broke the spy codes for the Enigma machines used by Germany in the Second World War. (National Post)

    Vancouver police have eyes on property crime during COVID-19 crisis

    Worried that thieves may be looking to take advantage of the number of businesses currently closed because of restrictions imposed to mitigate the COVID-19 pandemic, Vancouver’s police chief says measures are being taken to take on the concern. (The Province)