Woman dead after plunging off cruise ship

An American woman who died after falling from the top deck of a Caribbean cruise ship was allegedly in a violent struggle with a man right beforehand.(Vancouver Sun)

Police officer holds baby for hours as mom files report

A Utah police officer is being praised after photos showed him holding a young mother’s baby as she filed a domestic violence report. (CTV News)

VPD seek man wanted in West End attack

Vancouver police want help identifying a “person of interest” after an early morning assault in the city’s West End. (Global News)

California wildfire death toll now 71

With the confirmed death toll at 71 and the list of unaccounted for people more than 1,000, authorities in Northern California on Friday searched for those who perished and those who survived the fiercest of wildfires ahead of a planned visit by U.S. President Donald Trump. (CBC)

Police investigate incidents of assault, sexual assault at St. Michael’s College School

Officials at St. Michael’s College School took a full day to report a video showing an alleged graphic sexual assault on a student to police, according to a statement and timeline released by the school. (Toronto Star)
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  • Canada’s rushed rollout of legal cannabis has been a gift to black market

    Officially, the Liberal Party wanted to legalize marijuana in order to remove the "criminal organizations, street gangs and gun-runners" associated with the drug, as Justin Trudeau put in a pithy bit of hyperbole during the 2015 election campaign.

    Police Sergeant charged with assaulting Brampton women

    BRAMPTON - A Peel Regional Police sergeant is facing assault and weapons charges following a seven-month internal investigation into on-duty incidents. (Brampton Guardian)

    Inmate confesses to 90 murders, investigators confirm 30

    DALLAS - A man convicted of three California murders and long suspected in numerous other deaths now claims he was involved in about 90 killings nationwide spanning nearly four decades, and investigators already have corroborated about a third of those, a Texas prosecutor said Thursday. (The Province)

    Parts of Asia slipping into the hands of organized crime

    Southeast Asia is no stranger to organized crime. Twenty years ago, the leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to address the growing illicit drug economy and signed a joint declaration that the region would become "drug-free." (CNN)

    Camp Fire death total rises to 63, sheriff says

    Investigators in California revealed Thursday night that another seven sets of human remains have been found in the northern part of the state’s Camp Fire, bringing the total number of people killed to 63. (Fox News)