Second cop charged in altercation between two officers in Pelham, Ont.

Second cop charged in altercation between two officers in Pelham, Ont.

PELHAM, ONT.—A second Niagara regional officer has been charged in an altercation between two cops in Pelham, Ont. Provincial police say 52-year-old Const. Nathan Parker of St. Catharines is charged with assaulting a peace officer, assaulting with intent to resist arrest and assault with a weapon. He’s expected to appear in court in St. Catharines […]

Man charged with keeping mother’s body tarped in front yard

Man charged with keeping mother’s body tarped in front yard

HENDERSON, Texas — An East Texas man is jailed after sheriff’s deputies said he was keeping his mother’s body wrapped in a tarpaulin in their front yard. Jeremy David Cassin is in the Rusk County Jail charged with corpse abuse. Bond is set at $ 25,000. If the 42-year-old Henderson man is convicted, he could […]

Brampton, Ont., man charged in death of his 11-year-old daughter dies in hospital: police

Brampton, Ont., man charged in death of his 11-year-old daughter dies in hospital: police

A man from the Toronto-area charged with first-degree murder last week in the death of his 11-year-old daughter died Wednesday, according to Peel police.  Roopesh Rajkumar, 41, had been in Sunnybrook Hospital with what police described as a self-inflicted gunshot wound since the night of his daughter’s death. Rajkumar was arrested at about midnight on Feb. 14, around […]

Liam Neeson sparks outrage over racially charged interview

Liam Neeson sparks outrage over racially charged interview

In a recent interview, Liam Neeson recounted his brief desire for revenge against a man who raped someone close to him — an admission that drew swift criticism for the celebrated star Monday because of its violent and discriminatory nature. Without identifying the rape survivor, the actor said that upon learning of the sexual assault […]

Teen charged in alleged Toronto Raptors ticket fraud: police

Teen charged in alleged Toronto Raptors ticket fraud: police

A teenager is facing a dozen charges related to what police describe as a fraud scheme involving Toronto Raptors tickets. City police say the alleged fraud was carried out between April and November 2017 on Twitter by a boy who was 17 at the time. They allege he reached out to Raptors fans through a […]

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape in NYC

Harvey Weinstein charged with rape in NYC

It was the moment the #MeToo movement had been waiting for: Harvey Weinstein in handcuffs. His face pulled in a strained smile and his hands locked behind his back, the once powerful Hollywood figure emerged from a New York police station Friday charged with first- and third-degree rape, and with a criminal sex act, a […]

Kent Hehr’s accuser says she’s been subjected to violent, sexually charged online abuse

Kent Hehr’s accuser says she’s been subjected to violent, sexually charged online abuse

The Edmonton woman who came forward with sexual harassment allegations against former Liberal cabinet minister Kent Hehr tells CBC News she has had to accept police protection and security at her workplace because of online threats of violence made against her. Kristin Raworth woke up to hundreds of messages from complete strangers on Twitter, email and […]

U.S. drug company founder charged with bribing doctors to prescribe addictive opioid

U.S. drug company founder charged with bribing doctors to prescribe addictive opioid

The founder of U.S. drug company Insys Therapeutics has been charged with leading a nationwide conspiracy to bribe doctors and pharmacists to widely prescribe an opioid cancer pain drug for people who didn’t need it.  John N. Kapoor was charged along with group of his colleagues on Thursday with pushing prescriptions for the highly addictive drug. It was […]