Thousands gathered for the city of Raleigh’s motor-vehicles-free Christmas parade on Sat. Nov. 18, 2023.
Spectators and participants observed a moment of silence at the parade’s start to honor Hailey Brooks, an 11-year-old member of the CC & Co. Dance Complex troupe, who was struck by a vehicle during last year’s parade. She died of her injuries.
The City of Raleigh reversed its original decision to cancel this year’s parade, but banned the use of vehicles.
In 1976, gunmen stormed a school bus carrying 26 children – ages 5 to 14 – and their bus driver in Chowchilla, California. As part of a ransom plot, they drove the hostages into a rock quarry and forced them into what could have become a mass grave: a moving van soon to be covered with 6 feet of dirt.
Homicide investigators say a father and son were the victims of a double homicide at their home in Richmond, B.C., on Thursday night.The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) said in a Saturday statement that a 46-year-old man and his 13-year-old son were killed at their home in the 6200 block of Goldsmith Road.Officers were first called to the house around 10:30 p.m. Thursday, when they found the bodies of the two victims.Though police say they're still trying to find the motive behind
VANCOUVER — Ibrahim Ali's lawyer says the 13-year-old girl he's accused of murdering in a British Columbia park wasn't the "innocent" depicted in a "rose-coloured" portrayal by the Crown at trial. Kevin McCullough told the B.C. Supreme Court jury in his closing arguments that the version of the girl's lifestyle presented by the Crown is "at best, a partial picture" or "at worst, a lie." He says the Crown's case rests on the belief it would have been out of character for the teen to have sex with
In a Christmas-themed "New Rules," Maher calls out the increasing number of Republicans who endorse forcing their religion on other Americans The post Bill Maher Slams GOP Theocrats: ‘Does Anyone in That Party Remember What F–ing Country You’re Living in?’ | Video appeared first on TheWrap.
A man accused of fatally shooting four people in Winnipeg's West Broadway neighbourhood last weekend was a member of the Canadian Armed Forces for 11 years, a court heard earlier this year.Jamie Randy Felix was arrested early Friday morning and charged with four counts of second-degree murder and one count of attempted murder. Court records show Felix had no criminal record until recently, when he was given a two-year suspended sentence and supervised probation after pleading guilty to assault c
CALGARY — Police say a man with ties to Vancouver, Edmonton and Halifax has been killed in a drive-by shooting in Calgary. Officers responded to reports of gunshots in the Beltline neighbourhood, south of downtown, just after 9 p.m. Thursday. Police say they found the 40-year-old man with apparent gunshot wounds. Video collected from the area shows the man had been walking along 10th Avenue S.W. when a dark-coloured SUV pulled up and an occupant fired multiple shots before fleeing. Police say th
Officers from the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have gone to Florida to repatriate a former Montreal resident charged with the murder of his former girlfriend, who was found strangled in the Nation River in eastern Ontario 48 years ago.Rodney Nichols, now 81, is expected to make his first court appearance by video link on Saturday.Unidentified for decades, Jewell Parchman Langford was long known only as the "Nation River Lady" — after the location where her body was discovered in 1975.This wil
A transgender refugee who carried a placard that said “Israel burn in hell” at a pro-Palestine rally claimed it had been “picked up from a bench” and she did not understand it because it was written in English.
WARNING: This article contains details of sexual assault.A Whitehorse man who coerced a 15-year-old girl to perform a sexual act on him in exchange for crack cocaine will spend an additional six months in jail. Patrick Parker, 32, was found guilty in October of sexual interference, obtaining sexual services for consideration from a person under 18 and sexual assault following a judge-alone trial. Yukon territorial court judge John Phelps handed Parker a three-year-and-one-month sentence earlier
A day after putting out a request for help finding a woman in Yorkton, Saskatchewan RCMP said she has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder.Mounties previously said they received a request for a welfare check at a home on Sixth Avenue North in Yorkton on Thursday morning. When officers arrived, they found a man dead, RCMP said in a Friday morning news release.They said the RCMP's major crimes unit had deemed the death a homicide and was working to confirm the man's identity at that
CENTRAL FRONTENAC, ONTARIO, CANADA — Police in eastern Ontario say they've laid a murder charge in a case that began as a missing person's investigation last month. Provincial police say Kevin Camilleri was last seen near Sharbot Lake, Ont., on Nov. 9 and was reported missing a week later. They offered no details about what may have happened to Camilleri, but say they've arrested a 29-year-old in the case. The man from Central Frontenac Township is now facing one count of first-degree murder. Po