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Montreal police officers accused of kidnapping, dumping homeless man

Montreal police officers accused of kidnapping, dumping homeless man

The incident allegedly occurred more than eight years ago, and that’s leaving many wondering why it took so long for charges to be laid. Two Montreal police officers are facing charges in an incident in which they allegedly kidnapped a homeless man and dumped him in a remote area. The incident allegedly occurred more than eight years ago, and that’s leaving many wondering why it took so long for charges to be laid. Officers Patrick Guay and Pierre-Luc Furlotte are accused of ordering a homeless man into their police cruiserRead More


Sudbury Food Bank embarking on social enterprise

Sudbury Food Bank embarking on social enterprise

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Actress who accused Weinstein needs money to finish film

Paz de la Huerta and Harvey Weinstein

NEW YORK — Actress Paz de la Huerta has started a crowdfunding campaign to finish a movie she began making years before she publicly accused Harvey Weinstein of rape. The movie “Valley of Tears” is her take on the Hans Christian Andersen story “The Red Shoes,” about a little girl with a pair of enchanted shoes. The story is tragic; the shoes force the girl to dance until she asks an executioner to cut off her feet. A 1948 film set the story in the world of dance; a ballerinaRead More


Police seize weapons, drugs in raid

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Winnipeg police say they seized ammunition, a sawed-off shotgun and nearly $5,000 dollars’ worth of cannabis on Thursday. Officers say they found the items while executing a search warrant at a home on Machray Avenue. Drug paraphernalia, 12 grams of psilocybin (magic mushrooms) and about $4,500 dollars were also seized. A 35-year-old man is charged with several drug-related offenses, possession of a prohibited firearm and possession of property obtained by crime under $5000. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA NewsRead More


Suspect flees with cash following morning bank robbery

Police are searching for a suspect in robbery

CTV London Published Friday, May 18, 2018 12:14PM EDT Last Updated Friday, May 18, 2018 12:16PM EDT London police are searching for a suspect following a bank robbery Friday morning. Police were called to a CIBC branch around 9:40 a.m. They say a man entered the bank at 228 Oxford St. E. and demanded money from the employee. He fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of currency. The employee did not have any physical injuries, police say. The suspect is described as a male with a medium complexion andRead More


Paul Bernardo to appear in court on weapons charge

Paul Bernardo

Convicted killer Paul Bernardo is scheduled to make a court appearance in Napanee, Ont., today via video from prison. He is charged with one count of possession of a weapon and this will be his third court date on the matter when he steps before a camera at the maximum-security Millhaven Institution. Court documents show he alleged offence occurred Feb. 9 at the prison in Bath, Ont. Bernardo, one of Canada’s most infamous killers, was arrested in the 1990s on allegations that he raped and murdered multiple teenage girls atRead More


Kitchener teen remembered one year after fatal overdose

Zion Williams-Farrell died of a fentanyl overdose

Wednesday marked the one-year anniversary of the death of 14-year-old Zion Williams-Farrell. The Kitchener teenager was found dead in his room overdosing on fentanyl-laced Xanax. In Waterloo Region, opioid deaths are occurring most often in suburbs, not on the streets or in shelters. Last year, there were seven fatal overdoses in Kitchener, five in Cambridge and one in Waterloo. The total number is down compared to the same time last year, but police say that more naloxone kits have been used to save lives. For law enforcement, the growing concernRead More


Painting newly attributed to Rembrandt on display in Amsterdam

Rembrandt

AMSTERDAM — A painting newly attributed to Dutch Golden Age master Rembrandt van Rijn went on display Wednesday in an Amsterdam museum. The Hermitage Amsterdam museum called it the first unknown Rembrandt to surface in 44 years. The unsigned, undated 17th-century portrait of a young man resplendent in a black cape and white lace ruff, at the time attributed to an unknown member of Rembrandt’s circle, caught the eye of Amsterdam art dealer Jan Six when an auction catalogue plopped onto his gallery’s doormat in 2016. “It’s that sort ofRead More


Marchessault, Fleury lead Vegas in 3-1 win over Jets to tie series

Jonathan Marchessault scores against Jets

WINNIPEG – Jonathan Marchessault scored twice and Marc-Andre Fleury made 30 saves as the Vegas Golden Knights defeated the Winnipeg Jets 3-1 on Monday night to even the Western Conference final 1-1. Tomas Tatar also scored for the expansion Knights, while Reilly Smith added two assists. Kyle Connor replied for the Jets, who got 25 saves from Connor Hellebuyck. The series now shifts to Sin City for Game 3 on Wednesday and Game 4 on Friday. Game 5 will be back in Winnipeg on Sunday afternoon. Fleury, who has fourRead More


Hall of Fame coach Clare Drake dead at 89

Drake

Hall of Fame hockey coach Clare Drake died at the age of 89 Sunday morning. He was the University of Alberta’s Golden Bears coach for 28 years, winning six national titles and 17 conference championships. Drake was the most successful coach in college hockey history. The coach was inducted in the hockey hall of fame in 2017. The Golden Bears arena was named after Drake in 1990.   It is a sad day for Golden Bears Hockey. Last night we lost Coach Drake. At this time we would like toRead More