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Armed 25-year-old man shot dead by police after hostages taken inside Vaughan bank

Rachael D’Amore, CTV News Toronto Published Wednesday, December 13, 2017 2:29PM EST Last Updated Wednesday, December 13, 2017 9:47PM EST York Regional Police say officers have shot and killed an armed suspect after he allegedly stormed a Vaughan bank, taking staff and customers hostage. Police were made aware of the situation shortly after 1 p.m. on Wednesday. Const. Andy Pattenden said officers responded to the RBC bank branch near Major Mackenzie Drive West and Dufferin Street after receiving calls about a man inside the bank with a gun. When officersRead More

Cape Breton councillor refuses to apologize after being scolded by mayor

A Cape Breton councillor says she will not be apologizing for comments she made on CTV News over the weekend. Amanda McDougall was scolded by the mayor during a public session Tuesday night. McDougall maintains she’s done nothing wrong. “I feel like I’m being tested,” she says. “I feel like this is the test of what she can take and what can’t she take. Just like anyone else in any other position. It’s just trying to find my limits.” In a battle of words Tuesday night, Cape Breton Regional MunicipalityRead More

Santa's helpers packed ambulance full of toys

From CTV Northern Ontario: Cochrane District Emergency Services staff collect toys for Timmins children in need. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Assault victim says ex-boyfriend’s discharge tells attackers ‘He can get away with it’

A Newfoundland woman who was beaten by her ex-boyfriend says a judge’s decision to grant a discharge sends a clear message to attackers that “you can do whatever you want as long as you’re going to university at some point.” Lancelot Saunders, 20, pleaded guilty to assaulting 19-year-old Aden Savoie. He later bragged about the attack on his Instagram account. A judge decided to issue an absolute discharge — effectively scrapping any consequences — after a lawyer for Saunders said his client planned to attend Memorial University. The young manRead More

Republican Moore embraces Trump message on eve of Alabama election – World

Reuters Dogged by accusations of sexual misconduct toward teenagers, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore cast himself as a staunch ally of President Donald Trump at a rally on the eve of Tuesday’s election in Alabama. Despite Trump’s endorsement for Moore, some polls suggest Democrat Doug Jones, 63, a former U.S. attorney, could pull off an upset victory by becoming the first non-Republican to be sent to the Senate by deeply conservative Alabama in two decades. People put together a “swamp” display with toy alligators, snakes and other creatures beforeRead More

Elderly woman killed in West Quebec crash

CTV Ottawa Published Monday, December 11, 2017 5:40AM EST Last Updated Monday, December 11, 2017 5:41AM EST An 89-year-old woman has died after her car plunged off Highway 5 and landed in a stream near Chelsea, Quebec on Sunday afternoon. Police say 89-year-old Shirley Armstrong of Wakefield, Quebec crashed her car around 3 pm. Emergency crews tried to resuscitate the elderly woman, she was later pronounced dead at hospital. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Queens of the Stone Age singer apologizes for concert kick

INGLEWOOD, Calif. — Queens of the Stone Age frontman Joshua Homme has apologized after a photographer claimed the singer kicked her camera while she photographed the band’s concert in Southern California. Photographer Chelsea Lauren said on Instagram that she sought medical treatment after the camera smashed into her face from the kick Saturday night at a radio station’s annual Christmas event. Video posted to social media shows Homme swinging his leg and connecting with the camera while playing guitar at the Forum near Los Angeles. Homme said on Twitter SundayRead More

Cochrane clinic collects donations for Canadian Animal Blood Bank

A veterinary clinic in Cochrane is doing its part to boost the country’s supply of animal blood and held a collection clinic at its facility on Sunday. There is a higher demand for blood products for pets over the holidays and The Canadian Animal Blood Bank supplies vet clinics across the country. The organization provides blood for pets that require a transfusion as part of their care and depends on donations from Canadian animal clinics to meet demand. Cochrane’s Arrowhead Veterinary Centre hosted its second donor clinic on Sunday andRead More

Vonn injured, Gut crashes at St Moritz

ST MORITZ, Switzerland (Reuters) – American Lindsey Vonn sustained an injury during the World Cup super-G race in St Moritz on Saturday as Switzerland’s Lara Gut crashed halfway down the course. Alpine Skiing – FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup – Women’s Alpine Super G – St. Moritz, Switzerland – December 9, 2017 – Lindsey Vonn of the U.S. reacts at the finish line. REUTERS/Arnd Wiegmann Vonn, four-times overall World Cup champion and the finest woman skier of her generation, fell to the ground grimacing as she slowed down after theRead More

Man in serious condition after being found with gunshot wounds on Rideau Street

Ted Raymond, Newstalk 580 CFRA Published Friday, December 8, 2017 9:28PM EST Last Updated Friday, December 8, 2017 9:59PM EST Ottawa Paramedics say a man is in serious but stable condition after being shot Friday night. Paramedics were called to Rideau Street at King Edward Avenue at around 8:00 p.m. Friday and found the man with several gunshot wounds. He was rushed to the trauma centre in critical condition. A tweet by Ottawa Paramedics later said he was in serious but stable condition. Ottawa Police are investigating. Police say thisRead More