Saturday, February 16, 2019

Suspected Newman cop killer arrested in Bakersfield

The suspect wanted in the fatal shooting of a small-town police officer in Stanislaus County that prompted a statewide manhunt was arrested early Friday in Bakersfield, officials said. (SF Gate)
  • Manhunt on for accused cop killer
  • Mafia informant’s brother shot dead on Christmas Day

    PESARO, Italy - The brother of a Calabrian mafia informant was gunned down by two assailants on Christmas Day in a brutal execution that has raised questions over the Italian police's ability to protect the families of ex-gang members. (AFP)

    Christmas night shooting in North Vancouver leaves a man dead

    NORTH VANCOUVER - Rock Habib-Joumaa, a 25-year-old North Vancouver man, was shot and killed Dec. 25 in a parkade on the 600 block of Seylynn Crescent, just off Highway 1 near Fern Street, say homicide investigators. (Vancouver Sun)

    UN gang hitman sentenced to two life terms for deadly violence

    VANCOUVER - United Nations gang hitman Cory Vallee was handed two life sentences Friday for conspiracy to kill rivals in the Red Scorpion gang, as well as the deadly shooting of Kevin LeClair in a Langley parking lot almost a decade ago. (Vancouver Sun)

    Man guilty of killing Calgary mom and daughter, 5

    A Calgary jury has convicted Edward Downey of two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Sara Baillie and her five-year-old daughter, Taliyah Marsman. (CBC)

    Man killed, woman wounded in downtown Toronto shooting

    TORONTO - A man was killed and a woman was injured in a double shooting downtown overnight on Wednesday, according to Toronto police. (CBC)

    Serial killer Dellen Millard will have to serve 75 years before parole eligibility

    A judge has sentenced Dellen Millard to a third-consecutive life term, who was found guilty of killing his father. In September, Justice Maureen Forestell found Millard guilty of the first-degree murder of Wayne Millard, whose death was initially ruled a suicide. (National Post)

    Coast Guard serviceman kills wife, child, 7, himself

    MIAMI - A U.S . Coast Guard serviceman shot his wife and 7-year-old son to death before shooting himself, Coast Guard officials and Miami-Dade police said Sunday. (Miami Herald)

    Trump to review case of Green Beret charged with murder of Taliban bomb maker

    Donald Trump has revealed he will review the case of a Green Beret who is facing murder charges after he confessed to killing an Afghan bomb maker that he suspected was responsible for the death of two of his Marines in 2010. (Daily Mail)

    Montana man pleads guilty to killing 2 people, putting them in acid

    MISSOULA - A Montana man pleaded guilty Friday to stabbing two people to death, including a teenage girl, dismembering their bodies and then trying to dissolve them in tubs filled with acid in the basement of a home. (New York Post)