Saturday, April 20, 2019

Man stopped for no bicycle helmet wanted for Toronto murder

NANAIMO - The RCMP say a man wanted for murder in Toronto was arrested Friday in British Columbia after being stopped for riding a bicycle without a helmet in Nanaimo.(Toronto Sun)

Gambino crime family boss gunned down in front of his Staten Island home

NEW YORK - Gambino crime family boss Frank (Franky Boy) Cali was gunned down Wednesday night in a gory hit in front of his Staten Island home, police sources said. Cali, 53, was shot six times in the chest by a gunman in a blue pickup truck on Hilltop Terrace near Four Corners Road in Todt Hill about 9:15 p.m. Medics took him to Staten Island University Hospital, where he died.(New York Daily News)
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  • Mississauga murder victim was Hells Angel: Reports

    The 32-year-old man murdered in the parking lot of a Mississauga gym was targeted in a gangland-style assassination, according to published reports. Police sources say the man was a full-patch Hells Angel. (Toronto Sun)

    Former priest accused of molesting dozens of boys found murdered in Nevada

    John Capparelli had a quiet life going in Henderson, Nevada, a bedroom community south of Las Vegas. The 70-year-old — bald, his former wrestler’s frame rounded out and stooped – lived on a street of identical houses topped with terra-cotta roofs and fronted by gravel yards, occasionally chatting with neighbours as he walked his black lab. He had put 4,000 kilometres between himself and the allegations that shadowed his name in New Jersey. (National Post)

    Body stuffed in duffel bag identified as 9-year-old L.A. girl, two detained

    Two people have been detained in connection with the death of a young girl whose body was found in a duffel bag near a Los Angeles-area trail. Police confirmed the girl's identity as 9-year-old Trinity Love Jones of Los Angeles County on Sunday night and said two persons of interest had been detained for questioning. (ABC News)

    Woman hired Sicilian mafia hitmen to kill ex-lover

    A 64-year-old woman allegedly hired four Sicilian mafia henchmen to murder her ex-lover who had stolen her jewels, according to police. The killers, all Sicilians, carried out their order by walling the man in cement while he was still alive. (The Guardian)

    Chilliwack shooting leaves one dead

    Chilliwack RCMP were called to the 45700-block of Alexander Avenue on Sunday around 6:30 a.m. for the report of a man suffering from gunshot wounds, according to Staff Sgt. Stephen Vroly. The victim, a man in his 30s, died at the scene. (Vancouver Sun)

    Mom found guilty of 2nd degree murder in deaths of two daughters

    MONTREAL - Adele Sorella has been found guilty of second-degree murder in the deaths of her two daughters. The jury had been deliberating since Wednesday, tasked with reaching a verdict on the five options Superior Court Justice Sophie Bourque gave them in her final instructions earlier that day. (Montreal Gazette)

    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)

    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)

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