Sunday, December 16, 2018

Details on Danforth gunman revealed in police search warrant documents

TORONTO - In the moments after Danforth Ave. shooter Faisal Hussain put a bullet in his head, the word “Home” flashed on the screen of his ringing cellphone. Toronto police officers answered it and spoke to his parents, who were unaware their son had just opened fire on a busy stretch of Danforth Ave., killing 18-year-old Reese Fallon and 10-year-old Julianna Kozis and leaving 13 others injured. (Toronto Star)
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  • 1 dead, 6 injured as van jumps curb in NYC Chinatown

    NEW YORK - One person was killed and six others injured after an elderly man trying to parallel-park his minivan backed into a group of people near a food stand on Canal Street in Chinatown Monday, police said. (NY Post)

    Mayor announces ‘zero tolerance for crime’ measures after weekend violence

    WINDSOR - The brazen violence on the weekend — a murder in a public housing complex and a wild Ouellette Avenue street fight in which two people were stabbed — was the last straw for Mayor Drew Dilkens, who announced nine “zero tolerance” measures to address the dramatically escalating crime rate. (Windsor Star)

    Cop who fatally shot man sues IIO

    VANCOUVER - The RCMP officer who shot Peter de Groot to death back in 2014 is suing B.C.'s police watchdog for the stress he experienced during its years-long investigation. (CTV)

    Boy told to clean room, shoots grandmother, kills self

    PHOENIX - An 11-year-old Litchfield Park boy shot his grandmother before turning the gun on himself after refusing to clean his room Saturday, officials said. (AZCentral)

    Six teens arrested after night of violent robberies at stores across city

    CALGARY - Six teenage boys face criminal charges connected to a series of violent robberies at multiple stores across the city Tuesday night. (Calgary Herald)
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  • 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)

    New documents reveal police efforts to solve mystery of Toronto’s missing gay men

    TORONTO - A dead body in a steam bath on New Year’s Day, a man claiming to be a cannibal, officers sneaking into a house and cloning computer hard drives and a GPS tracker secretly hidden by detectives on a suspect’s vehicle are among the tantalizing — but ultimately fruitless — early leads Toronto police chased in the years before Bruce McArthur was charged with killing eight men linked to the city’s gay village. (National Post)

    2019 VPD K9 calendar now on sale

    VANCOUVER - The 2019 Vancouver Police Dog Calendar features members of the VPD’s canine unit and their four-legged partners. Each calendar costs $15 with proceeds going toward the B.C. Cancer Foundation and the B.C. Children’s Hospital Foundation. (Vancouver Sun)

    Photo of police officer breastfeeding malnourished infant goes viral

    BUENOS AIRES - A police officer in Argentina performed a "gesture of love" after she heard a crying baby that needed to be fed. Officer Celeste Ayala breastfed the malnourished infant, a moment that was captured in a photo and went viral on social media. (CBS News)

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