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Dad accused in bat attack of 18-year-old Jessie Simpson makes court appearance

KAMLOOPS, B.C. – A man accused of leaving an 18-year-old high school student clinging to life in hospital after a beating with a baseball bat said …

3 teens charged after shooting and stabbing in ByWard Market

A 14-year-old girl from Gatineau, Que., is one of three teens facing charges after a stabbing and shooting in the ByWard Market on Saturday …

Crime

Woman, 25, identified as victim of fatal stabbing in Whitby

Durham police have identified a woman who was found dead at a home in Whitby Saturday after an apparent stabbing.<p>Kristina Bennett, 25, was found …

Police release surveillance photos of man who shot long-barrel gun during Red Deer robbery

Mounties have now released surveillance photos from the scene of an armed robbery in which a man fired two rounds into the ceiling of a Red Deer …

Family killed in fiery highway crash was on their way home from Wonderland

A five-year-old child, her mother and her grandmother who were on their way home from a fun day at Canada’s Wonderland and a Seneca College graduate …

Police catch Italy’s second-most-wanted fugitive, a mob boss who’s been on the run for 20 years

ROME — Italy’s second most sought-after fugitive, a convicted ‘ndrangheta crime syndicate boss feared as a “merciless killer,” was captured Sunday as …

Vancouver man with history of violence against women declared a dangerous offender

A Vancouver man with a history of violent offences, including a conviction for killing a girlfriend, has been declared a dangerous offender and …

U.S. gun-rights proponent shoots her two daughters dead before being killed by police

When police pulled up to the manicured Houston subdivision Friday evening, after a flood of 911 calls directing them there, they found two young …

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Aboriginal people victims of crime more often than non-aboriginals, Statcan says | The Star

OTTAWA—A new report from Statistics Canada suggests aboriginal Canadians were nearly three times as likely to experience sexual assault in 2014 as …

Canada

Two males sought after shots fired at vehicle in Ajax

A man driving a car in Ajax was shot at after getting into a confrontation with two pedestrians, police say.<p>The man was not injured in the shooting …

Victim describes brutal home invasion beating caught on a nanny cam

NEWARK, N.J. — A judge sentenced a career criminal to life in prison Wednesday for a brutal home invasion beating caught on a nanny cam after …

Whitby woman stabbed to death had just bought wedding dress | The Star

Kristina Bennett had been planning her wedding with Matthew Coussons and had even picked out her dress, according to a neighbour of the Whitby couple.<p>…

Crime

Man who murdered woman to sell her car has faint-hope application granted

A man convicted of hitting a Langley woman over the head with a rolling pin and then strangling her to death will be allowed to apply for parole …

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One of four men accused in woman's killing pleads guilty to conspiracy

One of four men accused of being involved in the 2009 killing of an Abbotsford woman has pleaded guilty to conspiring to commit murder.<p>Sukhpal Johal …

Police identify woman found dead near site of Mississauga house explosion

Police have confirmed the identity of a woman found dead near the site of a massive explosion on a residential street in Mississauga earlier this …

Police search for suspect after multiple break-and

Toronto police have released surveillance camera images of a suspect wanted in connection with a series of break-and-enters throughout midtown …

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Meet the Peter Pan cats who’ll forever look like kittens no matter how old they get

<b>Attention, kitten lovers: There are real cats that will forever look like kittens no matter how much they age.</b><p>The only downfall? Unless you fancy …

North Africa

This 'dead cat' brought into an animal shelter was not all it appeared to be

LONDON — Cats have nine lives, and all dogs go to heaven. But what about hand puppets?<p>When a distressed samaritan brought what he believed to be a …

SPCA

How to Get Perfect Hair Without a Blow-Dryer (No Matter Your Texture)

Summer is air-dying season, a.k.a. that time of year when the weather is so hot you don’t even want to think about messing with your blow-dryer. And that means we’re all doing that...

Surprising summer threats to your dog

<b>(CNN) —</b> Summertime means fun in the sun, and dog owners often include their pets in outdoor activities like hiking, swimming, camping and running in the park or even on the beach.<p>As healthy as outdoor activities can be, they can pose unique dangers for our canine friends, said Kristina Knox, a …

Temperament of a Rottweiler

Oh the Rottweiler, such a wonderful breed of dog, sometimes so misunderstood. When you know, and live with, the breed you will soon learn that he is …

Dogs

Rottweiler Training Advice, Breeders & More

Teaching Your Rottweiler To Sit Training your Rottweiler to sit does not have to be a chore for you or your pet. Training can infact...<p>Clicker …