Oregon man accused of murder had son with missing woman

SALEM - A married Oregon man faces murder charges after his mistress and their son vanished two weeks ago without a trace, officials said. (New York Post)

Third person charged in homicide of Bhavkiran Dhesi

VANCOUVER - Inderdeep Kaur Deo, 24, is charged with accessory after the fact to murder in the killing of Bhavkiran Dhesi. (The Province)

Man who raped, beat and robbed a sex worker found guilty

VANCOUVER - A Surrey man has been found guilty of all charges in relation to a vicious sex attack and robbery that occurred in a Vancouver park in September 2017. In a recent Supreme Court of B.C. ruling, Justice Shelley Fitzpatrick found Ezaz Ahmed Razak, 24, guilty of sexual assault causing bodily harm, robbery, unlawful confinement and making threats. (National Post)

Mistrial declared in Jamie Bacon’s murder plot trial

VANCOUVER - After deliberating for two and a half days, the jurors deciding the fate of Jamie Bacon told B.C. Supreme Court Justice Catherine Wedge Saturday that they were deadlocked and could not reach a verdict. (The Province)

North Van man who crashed both parents’ cars arrested for impaired driving

A North Vancouver man who first crashed his dad’s car, and then a few hours later his mom’s, was arrested Thursday for impaired driving. (Vancouver Sun)

Homicide detectives investigate two deaths in N.W. Calgary home explosion

CALGARY - Homicide and arson detectives are investigating after a house fire led to the discovery of two people dead and another in life-threatening condition. (CTV News)

Serial rapist who terrorized Surrey released back into same community

Surrey’s mayor said he’s “appalled” by the release of a dangerous sex offender into his community and is calling for legislative changes to how government deals with high-risk offenders. Earon Wayne Giles was released May 24 after spending 22 years in prison for six counts of break-and-enter to commit a sexual assault. (Vancouver Sun)

9 people shot outside Trenton bar

At least nine people were wounded early Saturday morning when gunfire was sprayed into a crowd of people outside a bar in Trenton, officials said. The police were notified of gunfire at about 12:25 a.m. Saturday outside the bar, Ramoneros Liquor and Bar on Brunswick Avenue. Officers who responded found several victims in and around the bar, the authorities said. (New York Times)

Durham Region’s embattled police chief stripped of his authority

It’s a “crisis of confidence” of emergency proportions. That’s how an Order-in-Council from the Ontario Solicitor General’s office described the situation in the upper ranks of the Durham Regional Police Service, prompting an order for the immediate removal of the region’s top cop. (Toronto Sun)

After humiliating court defeat B.C. Premier Horgan blusters on

The latest court decision makes the count 18-1 in favour of the Trans Mountain pipeline. And yet, B.C. Premier John Horgan does not relent in shilling for continued support of Andrew Weaver’s Greens.