Kept in the dark. Forced to sit in silence. Fed only meager rations. These and even more chilling scraps of information are beginning to show how hostages survived in Hamas captivity.
The man was not initially the target of El Dorado County Sheriff's Office detectives when they began investigating whether the girl was selling naked photos.
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
The new federal lawsuit alleges that a North Carolina teen girl found a hidden camera in the bathroom of an American Airlines flight.
Patrick Scott, 59, was charged with murder after human remains were found on his property
VANCOUVER — A rookie surveillance officer with Canada's spy agency and another officer decades her senior were tracking a person in British Columbia in the summer of 2019 when they lost sight of their target. She said the senior officer later blamed a communications failure due to a radio dead zone. But the woman said the real reason was her colleague was raping her, having broken off surveillance to drive to a parkade where the alleged attack took place in their Canadian Security Intelligence S
VICTORIA — British Columbia's solicitor general says the government has filed the first-ever application to secure an unexplained wealth order in Canada. Mike Farnworth says the notice of civil claim filed in B.C. Supreme Court is the start of a series of similar applications, which are powerful tools that "put those engaging in illegal activity on notice." A statement from Farnworth says the province "will not tolerate criminals prospering in our communities" and it will pursue illegally acquir
Brianna, 16, was stabbed to death with a hunting knife.
Nathan Pelham repeatedly shot at officers outside his Texas home despite initially agreeing to surrender after the 2021 U.S. Capitol attack, prosecutors said.
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
Katie Ferguson was last seen in October before she embarked on a trip with Adam Shane Aviles Jr. and their two daughters
Tracy Bergen wants to know why Saskatoon police detained her 15-year-old son and his two friends at gunpoint outside a Dollarama store in an east-side strip mall on Nov. 25.Police are refusing to meet her face-to-face to answer her questions.The incident happened just after 8 p.m. CST on a Saturday night. Bergen said the teens had gone to the store to buy chocolate bars.She said she first became aware of what happened when a police officer phoned to say her son and his friends had been detained
The 10-month-old baby held hostage in Gaza has been killed, according to Hamas, as Israel’s prime minister vowed to return to all-out war.
The married Ocean Springs High School teacher is accused of sexual battery of 17-year-old student.
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — Police in Newfoundland say they've charged a priest with sexual assault. The RCMP say in a news release today that 49-year-old Thomas Offong served in the towns of Avondale, Colliers and Conception Harbour, which are roughly 70 kilometres southwest of St. John's. The release says Offong faces one charge of sexual assault against an adult. Offong is listed among the priests on the website for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Falls, N.L., which covers the three communities id
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
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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 driver has been arrested after a "very dynamic event" in Etobicoke on Wednesday involving an injured woman, two fail-to-remain collisions and an injured police officer, Toronto police say.At least four police cars were also damaged.Toronto Police Service spokesperson Const. Laura Brabant told reporters that police are investigating whether the woman, a passenger, was pushed out of the moving car, fell out or jumped out on her own.Brabant said the first fail-to-remain collision happened in the
McALESTER, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma executed a man Thursday who claimed he acted in self-defense when he shot and killed two men in Oklahoma City in 2001. Phillip Dean Hancock, 59, received a three-drug lethal injection at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary and was declared dead at 11:29 a.m. His execution went forward once Republican Gov. Kevin Stitt declined to commute his sentence, despite a clemency recommendation from the state’s Pardon and Parole Board. “I can’t imagine the anxiety that Phillip