Ex-NXIVM member: Keith Raniere tried to ‘break’ female ‘slaves’ in alleged sex cult

NEW YORK - Several female members of an alleged New York-based sex cult, including Smallville actor Allison Mack, became dangerously thin after following near-starvation diets at the direction of the group’s leader, a 12-year veteran of the group testified on Monday. (Global News)

Boyfriend charged with murder

SURREY - The man charged with second-degree murder in the homicide of 19-year-old Bhavkiran (Kiran) Dhesi was arrested Friday, police say. Harjot Singh Deo, 21, was in a romantic relationship with Dhesi when she was killed over a-year-and-a-half ago. He was taken into custody at Vancouver International Airport after arriving from an undisclosed Canadian location and was charged on the weekend. (CBC)

Police vow mob crackdown after three Montreal area shooting deaths

MONTREAL - Police in the Montreal area have created a special task force aimed at organized crime after three deadly shootings in busy suburban neighbourhoods in just over a week. (CTV)
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  • Attorney General taps top Connecticut federal prosecutor for review of Trump – Russia inquiry

    WASHINGTON - Attorney General William Barr tapped Connecticut's chief federal prosecutor, John Durham, to assist in an investigation into the origins of the Russia investigation and the FBI's surveillance activities, a person familiar with the matter said Monday. (USA Today)

    Many questions remain in political fall out of Norman prosecution

    Earlier this week the Director of Public Prosecutions stayed the sole charge of Breach of Trust laid against Vice Admiral Mark Norman. That doesn’t mean he was exonerated as some have suggested. It means the Crown can reinstate the charge within one year. (True North)

    American Airlines pilot arrested before takeoff for 2015 triple murder

    An American Airlines pilot was dragged from a plane in Kentucky and arrested this weekend for the 2015 triple-homicide of three of his former neighbors, authorities said. (New York Post)

    Bullets fly on the Danforth again, and in Toronto’s east end

    It was one violent Friday night and Saturday morning in Toronto. But the wild west shootout on The Danforth was a stark reminder of the horrific shooting rampage that happened in about the same location in Greektown nearly a year ago leaving two girls dead and 16 others wounded. (Toronto Sun)

    Man arrested after fatal machete attack on Virginia hiking trail

    A Massachusetts man faces a murder charge for allegedly attacking two hikers on the Appalachian Trail with a machete, leaving one one dead and the other severely wounded, federal authorities said Sunday. ( NBC News)

    NYC transit cops nab serial killer with the help of smartphones

    NEW YORK - Two transit cops were patrolling the subway in Manhattan Sunday when they spotted Nicholas Brent Gibson, a suspected serial killer, from a photo of him sent to their smartphones. Gibson, a.k.a. Brent Savage, was wanted in Miami, where he allegedly killed a 77-year-old victim with a sword — and claimed to have murdered six other people, dating to 1999, when he was just 12. (New York Post)

    Toddler dies after being left in car amid heat wave

    BURNABY - RCMP have launched an investigation after a baby who was left for hours in a vehicle in a busy neighborhood in Burnaby, B.C., died despite efforts to resuscitate him. (Globe & Mail)