Missing 22-yr-old found dead in field east of Edmonton, ruled homicide

EDMONTON - The body of Kevin William Sim was found in a field Wednesday morning near the intersection of Highway 14 and Highway 21 in Strathcona County. An autopsy was completed and his death has since been ruled a homicide, RCMP said in a news release Friday. (Edmonton Journal)

U.S. Feds bring new sex-crime charges against singer R. Kelly

CHICAGO - R. Kelly and his entourage recruited girls and women to engage in illegal sexual activity with the singer and covered up the crimes by paying off and threatening victims and witnesses, federal prosecutors alleged Friday in indictments that could keep the Grammy winner behind bars for decades. (CTV)

Somali security forces end terror attack that killed 26 at hotel

Somalia's security forces on Saturday ended an overnight attack by the al-Shabaab Islamist militant group on a hotel in the southern port city of Kismayu that killed at least 26 and injured 56 others, a police officer said. (CBC)
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  • Woman sexually assaulted in downtown Toronto condo

    Toronto Police are searching for two suspects after a woman was sexually assaulted at a downtown condo early Wednesday. (Toronto Sun)

    Sources say RCMP have opened file on Liberal MP relating to real estate deals with Asian Organized Crime figures

    Global News has learned the RCMP opened a file on B.C. Liberal MP Joe Peschisolido after confidential police informants alleged the veteran politician had been knowingly associating with Chinese organized crime figures through his former real estate law practice in Richmond, B.C. (Global News)

    Islamic State supporter plotted to use driverless car in terror attack

    SHEFFIELD - An Islamic State (IS) supporter who was arrested amid fears of a Christmas terror plot has been found guilty of planning an attack using a remote-controlled explosive and a driverless car. Farhad Salah, 24, was convicted at Sheffield Crown Court after jurors heard that he messaged a contact on social media about using an autonomous vehicle to deliver a potentially deadly device. (Sky News)

    Suspect arrested in stabbing of four people during Raptors Victory parade

    TORONTO - Police have made an arrest in connection with the stabbing of four people downtown during the Raptors championship parade last month. The stabbing happened near Yonge and Dundas streets at around 2 p.m. on June 17 as hundreds of thousands of people filled the downtown core to celebrate the champion Raptors. (CP24)

    Vampire sex cult leader allegedly cut Tinder date into 14 pieces

    Sydney Loofe was looking for love. Instead, she found the Grim Reaper. The 24-year-old Nebraska woman’s body parts were discovered stuffed into garbage bags southwest of Omaha in December, 2017. (Toronto Sun)

    ‘Torture for five days’: Woman testifies she was raped, beaten kept for five days in walk-in closet

    A Calgary woman told court Wednesday she was beaten and forced to perform sex acts for five days in a “walk-in closet” while pregnant. (Calgary Herald)

    Toronto hospital fires 150 employees after uncovering fraud scheme

    In what could be one of the largest and longest-lasting benefits fraud schemes ever discovered in Canada, a Toronto geriatric hospital has dismissed approximately 150 employees for falsely claiming as much as $5 million in benefits over an eight-year period. (Calgary Herald)