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Alaska man pleads guilty in Florida airport shooting in exchange for life sentence

Esteban Santiago court appearance

Curt Anderson, The Associated Press Published Wednesday, May 23, 2018 12:02PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, May 23, 2018 12:22PM EDT MIAMI — An Alaska man pleaded guilty Wednesday in exchange for a life prison sentence in the Florida airport shooting that killed five people and wounded six, blaming his rampage on severe mental illness a psychologist said is now under control. Esteban Santiago, 28, pleaded guilty to 11 charges stemming from the January 2017 attack. Santiago, of Anchorage, Alaska, admitted he opened fire with a handgun in a baggage areaRead 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

College football player in Japan bows in shame over tackle


Stephen Wade and Mari Yamaguchi, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, May 22, 2018 10:10AM EDT TOKYO — A college football player in Japan has apologized for intentionally injuring the quarterback of an opposing team with a late tackle , an incident that has riveted the country for several weeks. In a news conference shown live on television across the country on Tuesday, Taisuke Miyagawa bowed deeply and said his coach had told him to do it. But he said he should have been stronger and refused the order. The coach,Read More

Man rescued from Etobicoke Creek dies

Etobicoke, Creek

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

N.B. flood clean-up continues | CTV Atlantic News

N.B. flood clean-up continues | CTV Atlantic News

Rather than relaxing with family and friends, many New Brunswick residents and cottage owners have spent the May long weekend cleaning up debris left by recent record-breaking floods. The last thing people trying to clean up from the devastating floods wanted to see was more water, and Sunday’s rain made the whole process a little more dreary. “You still got to work, still got to get it done, we’ve only got so much of a summer left now,” said Mike Goodwin, who owns a cottage in Mill Cove, N.B. GoodwinRead More

Canadians share how they celebrated the royal wedding in style

Canadians share how they celebrated the royal wedding in style

Despite the early hours, Canadians from coast to coast donned their finest fascinators, set out their scones, and tuned in to the royal wedding. Whether it was in their pyjamas or in dresses suitable for the grounds of Windsor Castle, royal fans celebrated Prince Harry and Meghan Markle in style. Here are some of the highlights from CTV News viewers. @CTVNews looking very Royal in Bath Ontario! The Ladies of Abby Dawn! #CTVRoyalWedding — Vicki McConnell (@teachmcconnell) May 19, 2018 It’s early but it’s great! #RoyalWedding #CTVRoyalWedding —Read More

More than 2,000 guns turned in during month-long amnesty: OPP


Provincial police say more than 2,000 guns were turned in to police services across Ontario during a month-long gun amnesty. OPP say they recovered 689 items, including 267 rifles, 156 shotguns, 113 prohibited firearms, 62 other guns such as replica and vintage weapons, as well as 12,615 pieces of ammunition. They say a total of 1,503 guns were voluntarily surrendered in non-OPP jurisdictions during the amnesty in April. OPP say most of the firearms that have been surrendered to police will be destroyed, but a number of guns will beRead More

Police identify type of vehicle involved in deadly hit-and-run

The OPP has released more information about the vehicle involved in a deadly hit-and-run in Springwater Township. Police say the vehicle that struck and killed a 28-year-old Springwater Township man on Saturday is a 2011 to 2013 Toyota Corolla. The vehicle is believed to have damage to the front end and passenger side. The damage includes a broken headlight. The OPP says the victim was crossing County Road 53 near Carson Road, just before 6 a.m. According to police, the driver fled the scene. The vehicle was last seen headedRead More

Toronto family left homeless after windstorm rips roof off home

Toronto family left homeless after windstorm rips roof off home Staff Published Saturday, May 5, 2018 7:36PM EDT Last Updated Saturday, May 5, 2018 7:37PM EDT A wind storm that left at least three people dead and hundreds of thousands without power in Ontario and Quebec also left at least one Toronto family homeless. The powerful gusts ripped the roof right off Steven Boyko’s and Jaclyn Lefebvre’s rented home in the Scarborough area of Toronto on Friday. Boyko’s nine-year-old son Nathan was sitting on the living room sofa when the roof was blown off. “I just heard bang!” NathanRead More

Fire spreads to multiple townhouses in Cambridge

Fire spreads to multiple townhouses in Cambridge

CTV Kitchener Published Tuesday, May 1, 2018 6:01PM EDT Last Updated Tuesday, May 1, 2018 6:28PM EDT A south Cambridge street was closed Tuesday evening as firefighters dealt with a fast-spreading fire. Crews were called to a townhouse on Chalmers Street South around 5 p.m. By 5:20 p.m., the fire had spread to three townhouses and firefighters were working to stop it from progressing any further. A five-year-old child and a babysitter had been in one of the units when the fire began. Another was occupied by a three-year-old childRead More