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)

Complainant in tears after defence says testimony was ‘scripted’

HALIFAX - A young Halifax woman who was allegedly sexually assaulted by British sailors broke down in tears Friday after a defence lawyer suggested her testimony was “scripted.” Under cross examination by lawyer Ian Hutchison, the woman agreed she had gaps in her memory of what happened on the night of April 9, 2015, in the barracks of a Halifax-area military base, and that she cannot explain those gaps. (Toronto Star)

Vice Principal charged with child porn

ABBOTSFORD - An Abbotsford middle school vice principal was suspended from his job and has subsequently resigned after police announced Friday he was facing child pornography charges. (CBC)

New documents reveal police efforts to solve mystery of Toronto’s missing gay men

TORONTO - A dead body in a steam bath on New Year’s Day, a man claiming to be a cannibal, officers sneaking into a house and cloning computer hard drives and a GPS tracker secretly hidden by detectives on a suspect’s vehicle are among the tantalizing — but ultimately fruitless — early leads Toronto police chased in the years before Bruce McArthur was charged with killing eight men linked to the city’s gay village. (National Post)

N.S. man accused of murder is alleged member of drug cartel

HALIFAX - A Halifax-area man accused of murder was allegedly one of the kingpins of a Colombian drug cartel before he was arrested on a Venezuelan beach and extradited back to Canada, officials in South America say.(CTV NEWS)

Footage shows moment of failed assassination attempt of Hells Angel

VANCOUVER - Knowah Ferguson thought he stood to make a "quick and easy" $200,000. All he had to do was shoot Damion Ryan — a full-patch member of the Hells Angels gang twice his size — in the food court at Vancouver International Airport at lunchtime on a Friday afternoon, according to evidence at Ferguson's attempted murder trial. (CBC)
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  • Man charged with attempted murder in Toronto shooting

    TORONTO - Police have charged a 28-year-old man with attempted murder after a shooting in the city’s east end in September. (Global News)

    Teen charged with attempted murder in stabbing of bus driver

    EDMONTON - A 15-year-old male has been charged with attempted murder for the stabbing of an Edmonton Transit Service bus driver early Wednesday morning. (CBC)

    Angry Kavanaugh denies Ford accusation, sees ‘disgrace’

    WASHINGTON - In a defiant and emotional bid to rescue his Supreme Court nomination, Brett Kavanaugh on Thursday denied allegations that he sexually assaulted Christine Blasey Ford when both were high school students and angrily told Congress that Democrats were engaged in “a calculated and orchestrated political hit.” (CP24)
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  • ‘Untreated sexual offender’ denied parole

    TORONTO - A man who kidnapped and sexually assaulted a 12-year-old girl in Ontario 10 years ago has been denied parole. The Parole Board of Canada turned down Stanley Tippett’s request for day and full parole after finding he remains an “untreated sexual offender” who continues to deny his offences. (Toronto Sun)