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September 18, 2018 5:41 PM Former DC mayor Marion Barry, who staged comeback after 1990 crack cocaine arrest, dead at 78

WASHINGTON - Divisive and flamboyant, maddening and beloved, Marion Barry outshone every politician in the 40-year history of District of Columbia self-rule. But for many, his legacy was not defined by the accomplishments and failures of his four terms as mayor and long service on the D.C. Council. Instead, Barry will be remembered for a single night 17

September 17, 2018 11:35 PM B.C. man charged in death of Belgian tourist

Jang has not said how Sakkalis died or why Crown lawyers laid the first-degree charge. First-degree murder can apply when a homicide is planned and deliberate, or when death occurs during a sexual assault or kidnapping. “We will be supporting the prosecution in the days ahead, but we are still open to speaking with people, especially if they have information 9

September 16, 2018 11:39 AM Peter Donat, who played Mulder’s dad on The X-Files, dead at 90

NEW YORK — Peter Donat, the Canadian actor who played Agent Fox Mulder’s father in The X-Files and had roles in TV shows, films and onstage, has died. He was 90. His son, Caleb, told The Associated Press that his father died Monday from complications of diabetes at his home in Point Reyes Station, California. Donat also had guest roles on TV shows such as Murder 10

September 14, 2018 10:29 PM Alberta man sentenced to two years for role in 2006 homicide

RED DEER, ALTA.—A central Alberta man who drove the getaway vehicle in an Eckville-area homicide 12 years ago has been sentenced to two years in jail. He was originally charged with first-degree murder and kidnapping with a handgun in the death of Bradley Webber. Webber was gunned down inside his RV in 2006 by members of a gang who wanted to take over his drug operation 9

September 10, 2018 3:53 PM Petanque players in Paris praised for ‘courage and reactivity’ in stopping knife attack

PARIS—Petanque players in Paris who helped in the apprehension of a knife-wielding man have been lauded Monday for their bravery as French authorities opened a murder investigation into the attacks that saw seven people injured. According to police, witnesses at the scene of Sunday night’s attacks in the northeast 19th district helped disarm and arrest 9

August 31, 2018 6:43 PM Would-be Hamilton hit men get prison terms for murder plots

Two Hamilton men are heading to prison after Vancouver courts heard they took a Greyhound bus to Vancouver with the goal of becoming underworld hit men. Knowah Truth Ferguson, 21, attempted to carry out a murder while dressed in a loose fitting clothing style sometimes worn by Muslim women, carrying his pistol in a purse. Ferguson pleaded guilty to attempting 14

August 26, 2018 7:57 PM ‘Multiple fatalities’ reported in mass shooting at gaming tournament in Jacksonville, Florida

Multiple people are dead, including a suspect, in what authorities called a mass shooting at a mall in downtown Jacksonville, Fla., on Sunday. The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said that it did not know whether there were additional gunmen and that police were searching the area for suspects. The incident occurred at the Madden 19 video game tournament 23

August 24, 2018 1:12 PM John Lennon’s killer denied parole for 10th time

Chapman, 63, shot and killed the former Beatle outside Lennon’s Manhattan apartment on Dec. 8, 1980. He is serving 20-years-to-life in the Wende Correctional Facility in western New York. “You admittedly carefully planned and executed the murder of a world-famous person for no reason other than to gain notoriety,” the parole panel wrote in its denial 12

August 23, 2018 6:33 PM A doctor killed his family using a yoga ball filled with toxic gas, Hong Kong prosecutors say

It was not raining that day in 2015, but the windshield wipers were scraping against the glass; a passerby later said it appeared that Wong Siew-fung and her 16-year-old daughter had fallen asleep inside the car. But 45 minutes later, the same witness said, they had not moved. The mother and daughter were rushed to a hospital, where they were pronounced 13

August 23, 2018 1:26 PM Police arrest second man in Scarborough playground shooting

Toronto police have arrested a second man in the Scarborough playground shooting in June that left two young girls with gunshot wounds. Tarrick Rhoden, 23, of Toronto, was arrested late Wednesday by the Minden detatchment of the OPP in the Algonquin Highlands, south of Algonquin Park, near a small airport. Police earlier asked the public for assistance 13