Chicago Hospital shooting: Young cop, doctor, pharmacy resident, gunman dead

A Chicago police officer and two other people were killed in an attack at a South Side hospital Monday afternoon that sent medical personnel and police scrambling through halls, stairwells and even the nursery in search of victims and the shooter before he was found dead. (Chicago Tribune)

Nissan executive arrested over serious financial allegations

YOKOHAMA - Nissan Motor Co Chairman Carlos Ghosn was arrested on Monday for alleged financial misconduct and will be fired from the board this week, a dramatic fall for a leader hailed for rescuing the Japanese carmaker from close to bankruptcy. (Financial Post)
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  • Man shot dead in Cambridge

    Waterloo Regional Police are investigating after a man was fatally shot in Cambridge Monday evening. Police say they were called to a plaza in the area of Christopher Drive and Champlain Boulevard in Cambridge around 8:11 p.m. for reports of a shooting. (CTV)
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    Prosecutors appeal acquittal of Canadian cops trapped in Cuba

    The recent acquittal of two Metro Vancouver police officers, who have spent more than eight months in legal limbo in Cuba, has sparked cautious optimism among their supporters. On Monday, family members of Mark Simms and Jordan Long received the news they had been fearing: the prosecution is appealing. (Global News)
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  • Policing in the Age of perpetual offense

    By Bob Cooper Oscar winning Screen Actor Charlton Heston once said that political correctness is just tyranny with manners.  Fast forward a generation or two and you’ve still got the tyranny but the manners are long-gone.  Replaced with ‘safe spaces’, ‘micro-aggressions’, and ‘dog whistles’.  Dogma that uses denunciation, distortion, and smear to destroy those they disagree with by making their every utterance an act of Hate Speech in order that they be cast out as lepers.  But for the decency of a group of law students it might have claimed a very good policeman this week. S/Sgt. Bill Clark has been a larger than life figure in the Edmonton Police Homicide Unit for years.  During that time he’s worked any number of high-profile cases (Google Mark Twitchell) and cleared most of them.  Bill was popular with the local press because he took the time to talk to them and they could always count on a catchy quote at a murder scene. Bill is the kind of guy who makes the bosses nervous every time he steps in front of the cameras but who they’re all secretly thankful for because he can be counted on to deliver a high clearance rate each year making Homicide one of the places they don’t have to worry about.  That is, until someone complains. Bill recently took the time to speak to a group of students at the University of Alberta Law School.  This is a fairly common occurrence the same way defence lawyers and prosecutors are brought...

    At least three in critical condition after shooting at Chicago’s Mercy Hospital

    CHICAGO - Three people are in critical condition, including a police officer, after a shooting Monday afternoon at Chicago's Mercy Hospital, a Chicago Fire Department spokesman said. The suspect was also shot and is in critical condition, spokesman Walter Schroeder said. The suspect has been identified as a 32-year-old male, according to a Chicago police source. (CNN)
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  • Body found under Golden Ears Bridge

    Homicide investigators have been called in after a body was found underneath the Golden Ears Bridge in Maple Ridge. (The Province)
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  • Fatal shooting is Toronto’s 90th murder of the year

    A man believed to be in his 30s has been killed after multiple gunshots were heard in Scarborough.Police were called to the scene at Lawrence Avenue and Kingston Road just after 1:30 p.m. Sunday.

    Search on for 1,276 now missing after California’s deadliest wildfire

    PARADISE, Calif. - The number of people missing after California's deadliest and most destructive wildfire jumped on Saturday to 1,276, despite authorities locating hundreds of people who scattered when the Camp Fire tore through the mountain town of Paradise. (Reuters)

    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)