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2 teens charged after south Edmonton community league hall trashed over New Year’s weekend – Edmonton

Two people have been charged after a hall owned by the Riverbend Community League was vandalized extensively over the New Year’s weekend. A volunteer arrived at Brookside Hall (5320 – 143 St.) on the morning of Saturday, Dec. 31, 2022 to find it had been trashed. Read more: ‘We will rebuild’: Riverbend Community League’s Brookside …

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What can we do about TTC violence? There’s ‘no magic answer’

A spate of violent attacks in Toronto is symptomatic of a broader mental health crisis that requires an emergency federal summit, Mayor John Tory said Wednesday, as the city recorded another attack on its imperilled transit system. A 16-year-old was the victim of a daytime stabbing on an Etobicoke bus, even as officials attempted to …

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Police: Woman called 911 after letting killer in Washington state borrow phone

Police located the suspect in the random killing of three people at a convenience store in Yakima, Wash., after he borrowed a stranger’s cell phone to call his mother and confess to what he had done, authorities said on Tuesday. The suspect shot and killed himself behind some warehouses as officers approached, said Yakima Police …

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700 catalytic converters seized from Edmonton metal recyclers – Edmonton

In addition to finding 700 catalytic converters worth about $1.4 million, Edmonton police also found drugs and a firearm during a bust in the city’s southeast. The EPS started looking into A1 Scrap Metal Recycling Ltd. as part of a drug dealing investigation in summer 2022. Police started noticing “drug transactions conducted directly from the …

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US school warned three times boy had gun before shooting: Lawyer | Crime News

The representative for a teacher shot by a student says the incident could have been avoided if administrators had responded sooner. A lawyer representing a teacher shot by a six-year-old student in the United States has said that school administrators were warned three times that the child had a gun but they failed to act. …

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Woman stabbed multiple times on TTC streetcar, female suspect arrested

A young woman was stabbed multiple times in the head and face on a Spadina streetcar Tuesday afternoon in what’s believed to be a random attack, the latest in a series of violent incidents on Toronto’s transit system that left riders fearful and union leaders calling for governments to step in. The attack comes one …

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Georgia judge hears arguments on releasing grand jury report on Trump and the 2020 election aftermath

CNN — A judge is set to hear arguments Tuesday on whether to publicly release a special grand jury report detailing Donald Trump and his allies’ efforts to upend the 2020 election in Georgia and its conclusions on whether the former president should face criminal charges. The special grand jury, barred from issuing indictments, penned …

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Brazilian police identify alleged mastermind in Amazon murders | Crime News

A gang leader is accused of organizing the 2022 murders of Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira and journalist Dom Phillips. Federal police in Brazil have identified a Colombian fish trader and gang leader as the mastermind behind the dual murders of British journalist Dom Phillips and Indigenous expert Bruno Pereira, a crime that drew international attention …

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