Vancouver council to debate equipping police with body-worn cameras Tuesday

Vancouver city council is set to vote next week on a proposal to equip the city’s police with body-worn cameras. The motion, authored by ABC Vancouver Coun. Lenny Zhou, would direct city staff to identify the costs to implement and operate a full complement of body-worn cameras for on-duty front-line officers in the Vancouver Police … Read more

Mickey Joseph punched and choked his wife during argument over infidelity

Former Nebraska interim football coach Mickey Joseph pushed, punched and choked his wife and pulled her hair during an argument the couple had over infidelity, Lincoln police allege in a court document filed Thursday. Lancaster County prosecutors charged Joseph, 54, with one felony count of assault by strangulation or suffocation, which is punishable by up … Read more

Mickey Joseph accused of domestic violence by his wife

Mickey Joseph is accused of physically assaulting and choking his wife, according to court documents.The former Nebraska interim football coach was arrested Wednesday and is charged with strangulation.Around 1:54 pm, officers responded to a residence near S 34th Street and Tree Line Drive for a domestic disturbance, according to Lincoln police.According to court documents, Priscilla … Read more

Jay Leno hits cop car twice at first gig since fire accident

Maybe it’s time for this car buff to hire a driver and mechanic. Jay Leno hit a police vehicle multiple times as he pulled up to his comeback gig Sunday in California — more than two weeks after suffering third-degree burns while working on a classic car in his garage. The 72-year-old comic and classic … Read more

Toronto police make arrest in 1983 killings of Erin Gilmour and Susan Tice

Nearly 40 years after the high-profile murders of two Toronto women, police announced they have arrested and charged a man with the 1983 slayings of Susan Tice and Erin Gilmour — the latest decades-old cases to be cracked using genetic genealogy. Toronto police Chief James Ramer said Monday that Joseph George Sutherland, 61, of Moosonee, … Read more

Toronto police make arrest in 1983 murders of Erin Gilmour and Susan Tice: Sources

An arrest has been made in two high-profile cold case homicides — the 1983 deaths of Susan Tice and Erin Gilmour, sources confirm to the Star. Toronto police are scheduled to hold a press conference at headquarters at 10 am Monday, with police chief James Ramer in attendance, alongside detectives with the force’s homicide and … Read more

Officers at encampment rally | The Star

A Toronto man who was violently arrested at a protest about police actions during the clearing out of homeless encampments in 2021 is asking for a reinvestigation of his complaint after it was dismissed by a police investigator attached to the same station as the officers who arrested him. Corey David lodged his complaint through … Read more

Family of missing Kelowna, B.C. man offering $10K reward – Okanagan

The family of a missing Kelowna man last seen in Kamloops on November 11 is offering a $10,000 reward for anyone who can provide information to the Kamloops RCMP that leads to a safe return home. “It would mean everything to us if we knew that Joe was safe,” said Emma Driscoll, Joe’s sister. “We’re … Read more

‘They’re nervous as hell’: Gun deaths highlight simmering traumas inside Toronto schools

In the halls at Woburn Collegiate Institute, students knew a fight was brewing before class let out at 3:15 pm on Halloween. Outside, the anticipation was palpable as at least one teen pulled out her cellphone and started filming, her voice rising as at least four boys appeared to get into it — one backing … Read more

Pedestrian struck and injured by driver in Willowdale

A pedestrian was struck by a driver at a major intersection in Willowdale late Friday afternoon, two days after a 20-year-old cyclist was struck at another major intersection to the south. The pedestrian was transported to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after being struck at Yonge Street and Sheppard Avenue at 5:51 pm, Toronto police tweeted. … Read more