Man facing multiple charges after ramming police SUV during ‘crime spree’

LETHBRIDGE - Shortly after releasing a photo of him ramming a police car, Mounties got their man after the driver led police on a chase through a rural area east of Lethbridge. (Calgary Herald)

Angry Eagles fan attacks girlfriend after loss, puts dog in microwave, police say

Upset about the Philadelphia Eagles playoff loss on Sunday, a 31-year-old woman attacked her girlfriend inside their room at the Best Western hotel in Hanover Township, Northampton County, and placed the girlfriend’s dog inside a microwave, according to court records. (The Morning Call)

US judge rules authorities can’t force people to unlock technology

A judge in California ruled Thursday that U.S. authorities cannot force people to unlock technology via fingerprint or facial recognition, even with a search warrant. Magistrate Judge Kandis Westmore, of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, made the ruling as investigators tried to access someone's property in Oakland. (Fox News)

Alberta RCMP looking for two missing 12-yr-olds

Alberta RCMP are looking for two missing 12-year-olds believed to be travelling together. Rhianna Pelletier of Innisfail and Nicolas Givotkoff of Red Deer were both reported missing on Jan. 14. (CBC News)

Man shot dead, another wounded while sitting in parked SUV in Queens

NEW YORK - Two men were shot, one fatally, while sitting in an Audi SUV in Queens, police said Monday. (New York Post)

Man shot by RCMP in gunfire exchange near High Level, AB.

Officers responded to a call of a distraught man at around 8:15 p.m. Saturday. Upon arrival, police engaged with the man who produced a firearm and fired the weapon, High Level RCMP said in a news release Sunday evening. (Edmonton Journal)

Canadian Robert Schellenberg sentenced to death in China for drug smuggling

A Chinese court has sentenced a Canadian man to death on accusations of drug trafficking, a move that could escalate tensions between the nations as they feud over the fate of two other detained Canadians and a Chinese executive of Huawei Technologies Co. (National Post)
Cops in Cuban paradise in living hell

Cops back from Cuba, no thanks to Canadian government

The story of Rahaf Mohammed al-Qunun is remarkable. Her escape from Islam and the domineering clutches of her father and brother was courageous and certainly showed the value of social media.  What is more remarkable is the speed in which the Canadian government acted in getting her to Canada less than five days after she tweeted she wanted refuge in Canada while barricaded in a Thai hotel room. She had been taken from a flight to Australia at the request of the Saudi government. Her family was pressing to have her return to either Kuwait or Saudi Arabia. Once she was taken from the flight the Thai authorities took her passport and her father and brother flew to Thailand. Things looked dire for her until she took to twitter and pleaded for help. On Saturday she boarded a flight from Seoul to Toronto where she was met by the Minister of Global Affairs Chrystia Freeland and a horde of media for what can only be described as a crass, political photo op. She was not allowed to take questions as Freeland held onto her. The questionable logic of broadcasting to the world her whereabouts given her fear of her father and brother is another matter.  Last week, on Tuesday, two Vancouver area police officers trapped in Cuba for the past ten months finally got the news from their lawyer that the prosecutor’s appeal of their acquittal on a bogus charge of rape was turned down. It then began a flurry of activity between the...
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One dead, 12 more hospitalized after suspected Fentanyl leads to ‘mass overdose’

CHICO, Ca. - A “mass overdose” in a California home Saturday morning left one person dead and another 12 hospitalized after police say the victims may have ingested fentanyl, a powerful opioid. (Fox News)

Jury strips Mongols of gang logo

LOS ANGELES - A Cal­ifornia jury decided Fri­day that the Mongols mo­tor­cycle gang should be stripped of its trademarked logo in a first-of-its-kind ver­dict, federal prosecutors said.(Antelope Valley Press)