Police: Slain track star paid her killer $1,000 not to post compromising photos

SALT LAKE CITY - The University of Utah track athlete shot dead by an ex-boyfriend told police she'd recently sent the man $1,000 to keep compromising photos from being posted online, university officials revealed Thursday. (CNN)  

Police recordings provide rare glimpse into Montreal’s underworld

MONTREAL - On Aug. 20, 2015, organized crime investigators got a rare glimpse inside Montreal’s underworld as three men alleged to be the most powerful gangsters in the city discussed business in a room they assumed could never be bugged. (National Post)

At least seven people shot during Halloween party at California nightclub

LOS ANGELES - At least seven people in Riverside, California, were shot during a Halloween party at a nightclub early Monday morning, police said.The shooting happened just after midnight (3 a.m. ET) at Sevilla Nightclub in Riverside during the club's "The First Purge" event based on the 2018 film where crime is made legal for 12 hours. (NBC)

‘It’s an epidemic’: Inexpensive crystal meth eclipsing opioids on prairies

Police are dealing with a prairie fire of methamphetamine use which is rapidly overtaking fentanyl as the drug of choice for many. (Winnipeg Sun)

New Toronto courthouse will increase downtown gang activity: police report

TORONTO - The new Toronto courthouse under construction downtown will bring an “unprecedented number of violent criminals to a single location” and it will be “extremely difficult” to prevent gang-related violence in the vicinity of the new building, according to a secret Toronto police report. (Toronto Star)

Pittsburgh synagogue shooting leaves 11 dead, 6 wounded

PITTSBURGH - The suspected gunman behind Saturday’s shooting in a Pittsburgh synagogue, which left 11 people dead and six more injured, has been formally charged, prosecutors said. Robert Bowers, 46, was charged late Saturday with 29 federal counts of crimes of violence and firearms offenses after authorities say he carried out an anti-Semitic attack on Shabbat, the Jewish Sabbath. (Fox News)
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    NEW YORK - Two bound-together bodies that washed up on shore along the Hudson River in New York City have been identified as missing sisters from Virginia. (CTV)

    Outlaw biker club boss charged with murder

    VANCOUVER - A prominent Hells Angels associate who leads the Devils Army support club in Campbell River has been charged with the 2016 murder of a promising MMA fighter and young father. (Vancouver Sun)

    Suspect arrested in Florida in connection with mailed bombs

    A male suspect was arrested in Florida on Friday morning in connection with the rash of suspicious packages sent to prominent Democrats nationwide, law enforcement sources confirmed to Fox News. The Department of Justice will hold a press conference at 2:30 p.m. ET. (FOX News)
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    HANAHAN, SC - Police in South Carolina say a naked woman tried to bite off a man’s genitals and then rushed on all fours at responding officers, who shocked her with a stun gun. (The Province / AP)