Canadian cops held in Cuba need justice

Like many of you I was gripped by the testimony last week of Christine Blasey Ford who accused US Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault way back when the two were teenagers and high school students, in what we think was the summer of 1982. 

The new mob is wising up and keeping quiet

NEW YORK - Thirty-three years after John Gotti carried out his audacious hit on crime boss Paul Castellano, which flouted Mafia rules and brought a wave of devastating prosecutions under the Dapper Don’s brash reign, New York’s five crime families have reverted to their old-guard ways. (NY Post)

Police arrest, charge suspect in LSU basketball player shooting

BATON ROUGE - Dyteon Simpson, 20, was charged with second-degree murder on Saturday, one day after Sims was pronounced dead at a local hospital. Simpson admitted that he “intentionally” shot Sims. (Yahoo Sports)

One missing in Micronesia plane crash

An airline is missing a passenger following an incident which caused the plane to hit a lagoon while trying to land. (Daily Mail)

Death toll from quake, tsunami in Indonesia rises to 832

The toll from an earthquake and tsunami in Indonesia soared on Sunday to 832 confirmed dead, with authorities fearing it will only climb as rescuers struggle to reach outlying communities cut off from communications and help. (Globe & Mail)

Woman’s body found at recycling depot

WINNIPEG - Workers at Cascades Recovery Inc., a recycling depot at 100 Omands Creek Blvd., discovered the middle-aged woman's body just after 7 p.m. Friday. She was found in recyclables that had been trucked to the facility. (Winnipeg Free Press)

Bribery, intimidation, voter fraud alleged in Surrey election

SURREY, BC - A sophisticated criminal scheme aimed at swaying 10 to 15 thousand votes in Surrey's municipal election has been alleged in a report to the RCMP and Elections BC. (CTV)

SIU investigating after woman falls to her death from Toronto downtown apartment

TORONTO - Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating after a 28-year-old woman fell to her death from a 19th-floor balcony in downtown Toronto on Saturday. (Toronto Sun)

Edmonton police officer suspended, suspected of giving information to Hells Angels

EDMONTON - An Edmonton police officer has been arrested as part of an ongoing investigation by the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team, city police said Friday. (CBC)

Acquitted of murder in May, now shot in chest and charged with attempted murder

TORONTO - A Toronto man recently acquitted of murder is recovering in hospital from a gunshot wound and facing attempted murder and firearms charges following a shooting inside a west-end apartment. (Toronto Star)