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Two children injured in Toronto playground shooting

Two children injured in Toronto playground shooting

Michelle McQuigge and Peter Goffin , The Canadian Press Published Friday, June 15, 2018 6:06PM EDT A close-knit Toronto community was questioning the safety they once took for granted as police searched Friday for a man who sprayed bullets into a local park, injuring two young sisters as they played among other children. While residents struggled to come to terms with the gun violence that sent the girls aged five and nine to hospital, the city’s mayor pledged “swift justice” for those responsible and said the perpetrators had no placeRead More


New drug gives hope to Moose Jaw woman with rare disorder

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A new drug has given hope to a Moose Jaw woman with a rare neuromuscular disorder, but it comes with a high price tag. Shailyn Taylor is a student at Mount Royal University in Calgary with spinal muscular dystrophy or SMA. Her physical condition has deteriorated over the last 22 years, as the disease attacks her muscles. “My councillor actually told me to start making funeral plans, so I could accept that that was coming,” Taylor said. In late 2016 she received a call from the Families of SMA Organization,Read More


Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain found dead in France at 61

Celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain found dead in France at 61

The Associated Press Published Friday, June 8, 2018 7:25AM EDT Last Updated Friday, June 8, 2018 8:43AM EDT PARIS — American TV celebrity and food writer Anthony Bourdain has been found dead in his hotel room in France while working on his CNN series on culinary traditions around the world. He was 61. CNN confirmed the death, saying in a statement that Bourdain was found unresponsive Friday morning by friend and chef Eric Ripert, and calling his death a suicide. CNN said Bourdain was in Strasbourg filming an upcoming segmentRead More


Ovechkin shines in Game 7 as Caps beat Lightning 4-0

Ovechkin stars in win over Lightning

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Alex Ovechkin scored early and Andre Burakovsky added two second-period goals to help the Washington Capitals put a decade of playoff frustration behind them with a 4-0 victory over the Tampa Bay Lightning in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference final Wednesday night. Braden Holtby stopped 29 shots for his second straight shutout and the Lightning, who led the NHL in goals during the regular season, failed to score in the last 159 minutes, 27 seconds – a stretch of nearly eight periods. Ovechkin, who hadRead More


saskatoon, homicide, applegate, third, person, charged

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Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018 8:28PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, May 23, 2018 8:42PM CST Police have charged a woman with manslaughter in connection with a killing last summer. The woman is third person charged in the death of Tyler Applegate. He was shot in the stomach at his home on the 2300 block of 33rd Street West on July 22, 2017. The 27-year-old died from his injuries three weeks later. Following the shooting, police were looking for a black Nissan Titan truck with three male occupants, which was stolenRead More


Handgun used in carjacking: police

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Winnipeg police are investigating a carjacking involving a gun. Police said they were called Tuesday at about 6 a.m. to the 1000 block of McGregor Street. That’s where a 48-year-old woman told them she was sitting in her car when two men appeared. Police said one of the suspects had a handgun and demanded she get out, and after she exited, the suspects left with the car, a red 2013 Toyota Corolla. The suspects are described as being Indigenous males who looked between 20 and 25 years old. Police saidRead More


EPS issue arrest warrants for high-risk offender

EPS issue arrest warrants for high-risk offender

The Edmonton Police Service (EPS) has issued arrest warrants for a high-risk offender who breached her court-imposed peace bond. EPS is searching for 36-year-old Leanne Whitford – a transgender woman formerly known as Ian – after she failed to report to police. Whitford is on the run and has four warrants for her arrest. She is considered to be dangerous and should not be approached, police said. Whitford is a convicted violent offender and EPS believe she will commit another violent crime. Whitford is known to frequent downtown Edmonton, EPSRead More


Man rescued from Etobicoke Creek dies

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Codi Wilson, CTV News Toronto Published Monday, May 21, 2018 7:55AM EDT Last Updated Monday, May 21, 2018 8:18AM EDT Toronto police say a man rescued from Etobicoke Creek on Sunday night has died in hospital. Police, paramedics and firefighters were called to Mill Road, near Rathburn Road, at around 6:30 p.m. for reports of a man in a ravine in the area. Speaking to CP24, police said it appears the man slipped down a steep hill and hit rocks as he slid down. When crews arrived on scene, paramedicsRead More


“Their lives were ruined”: Families of MK Ultra survivors planning class-action suit

"Their lives were ruined": Families of MK Ultra survivors planning class-action suit

Lindsay Richardson, CTV Montreal Published Sunday, May 20, 2018 6:44PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, May 20, 2018 7:15PM EDT By the time Phyllis Goldberg died in 2011, she’d spent the last 20 years of her life institutionalized – a “complete vegetable,” her niece recounts – an “infant.” In the cracked sepia photograph Marlene Levenson holds, her aunt is a young, optimistic woman – only 19 years old, pursuing a career as a nurse. But after an admission to the Allan Memorial Institute in 1945 to treat a bout of mildRead More


Investigation under way on Ojibway Parkway

CTV Windsor Published Saturday, May 19, 2018 4:02PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 19, 2018 4:53PM EDT Windsor police have shut down a portion of Ojibway Parkway. Police said on Twitter Saturday afternoon that they clsoed the road from Broadway Boulevard to Weaver. Police did not indicate the reason, only saying the Ojibway Parkway will be closed until further notice. There is a heavy police presence in the area. Witnesses tell CTV News officers had their weapons drawn. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USARead More