Organized crime moving online RCMP struggling to keep up

OTTAWA - Organized crime is moving online and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police is struggling to keep up, according to a briefing note prepared for RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki when she took over the top job earlier this year. (CBC)

Toronto man shot during Hamilton parking lot bash

HAMILTON - A Toronto man was shot to death when a wild bash spiraled into bloodshed in Hamilton. Cops say 19-year-old Natshon Defreitas was gunned down at about 4:15 a.m. in an east-end parking lot where a group of young people had gathered. (Toronto Sun)

Oregon woman steals ambulance as medics perform CPR

ROSEBURG, ORE. - Sure, Christy Lynn Woods, 37, may have boosted an ambulance while paramedics performed CPR on an unconscious woman in southern Oregon. (The Oregonian)

3 teens charged with murder in Ont. parking lot shooting

VAUGHAN - Three teens have been charged with second-degree murder following the fatal shooting of a man outside a bar in Vaughan on Friday evening. York Regional Police were called to a plaza located at 3850 Steeles Ave., W. near Hwy. 400, at around 8 p.m. after reports of gunfire. (Canoe.com)

Strip club loses liquor license for swapping lap dances, drugs for food stamps

HARRISON TWP., Ohio - Sharky's Lounge in Harrison Township is losing its liquor license at the end of the business day today. During the investigation, agents say they were able to buy drugs and lap dances by using food stamps. (ABC 22Now)

Red Sox fan electrocuted train surfing from Yankee Stadium

NEW YORK - A Red Sox fan on his way home from Yankee Stadium died Wednesday when he tried to climb on top of a Metro-North train and was electrocuted by overhead wires, creating a chaotic situation where riders were trapped for more than two hours, MTA officials and riders said. (New York Post)

Nanny faces sex assault charges involving two boys

SAANICH - A nanny is being investigated for suspected sexual crimes involving two brothers under the age of 10 who were in his care. police said Johnathon Lee Robichaud, 30, of Central Saanich had a variety of jobs and volunteer stints tied to youth groups, church groups, childcare facilities, and before- and after-school programs. (The Province)

Two officers wounded, suspect dead in Halton shootout

HAMILTON - Halton Regional Police say they were called to an Esso gas bar in the area of Appleby Line and Harvester Road, just south of the QEW, around 4:30 a.m. Saturday. (City News)

Tornado leaves path of destruction in Ottawa area

OTTAWA - A tornado cut a swath of destruction across west end Ottawa and Gatineau Friday, flattening homes and businesses, overturning vehicles and leaving at least one person with life-threatening injuries and seriously injuring several more. (National Post)

Predawn raids target Mexican mafia gangs

SAN DIEGO - Hundreds of federal agents and local law enforcement officers conducted dozens of predawn raids across the county Thursday, arresting alleged gang members and others with suspected gang ties on drug, gun, racketeering and other charges, authorities said. (San Diego Union Tribune)
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