BC couple charged after hog-tying man they accused of trying to have sex with 13-yr-old daughter

A Port Alberni, B.C. mother is in court this month to face charges of vigilantism after she tackled and hog-tied a 28-year-old family friend she alleged was trying to lure her 13-year-old daughter into sex. (National Post)

RCMP arrest 14 as they break up pipeline protest

VANCOUVER - The RCMP have breached a gate that a northern B.C. First Nation had erected to block access to a natural-gas pipeline project. Officers broke through a blockade on Morice River Forest Service Road, southwest of Houston, on Monday afternoon to enforce a B.C. Supreme Court injunction order, arresting 14 people, said RCMP. (Vancouver Sun)
Cops in Cuban paradise in living hell

Vancouver cops detained in Cuba back home

VANCOUVER - The families of two British Columbia police constables who had been detained in Cuba following an assault allegation say they have been declared innocent and returned home. (Globe & Mail)

Babysitter accused of killing boy then giving body to his mother

WAUSAU, Wis. - A Wisconsin babysitter who allegedly killed a 2-month-old boy then pretended he was alive when she gave the boy back to his mother has been charged with first-degree intentional homicide.(Toronto Sun)

3 dead, 4 wounded in Torrence bowling alley shooting

TORRANCE, Calif. - Three men are dead and four others are injured following a shooting at a Torrance bowling alley, police say. (KABC)

Alleged kidnapper followed woman into karate dojo, it did not go well

CHARLOTTE - A man in North Carolina allegedly attempted to kidnap a woman, but she led him somewhere he couldn't fight his way out of – a karate studio. (USA Today)

Head of New Brunswick police watchdog out

New Brunswick Police Commission executive director Steve Roberge "is no longer employed by the Province of New Brunswick" as of Wednesday, the commission confirmed. (CBC)

Police release photos of two suspects wanted for serious assault

TORONTO - Police are asking for the public’s help identifying two men wanted in a serious assault near Bathurst St. and Queen St. W. in the early hours of 2019. A 36-year-old man was walking along Queen just after 12:30 a.m. Tuesday when he became involved in a fight with two other men, police said in a news release.(Toronto Star)

RCMP withdraws charges against officer

REGINA - A Regina-based RCMP member is no longer facing charges of forcible confinement and uttering threats stemming from an off-duty incident. (Regina Leader Post)

Man on meth arrested after nearly 80 false 9-1-1 calls

WINNIPEG - A Winnipeg man has been charged with public mischief after police say he got high on meth and made 79 fake calls to 911 in a five-hour period starting late New Year's Day. (CBC)