Thursday, August 17, 2017
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
|A buildup of ammonia in her blood and fluid in her brain was fatal, and she was declared brain dead the next day. Hefford was studying paramedicine while working part-time at a hospital. She leaves behind her two children, a 7-year-old daughter and a 5-year-old son.|
Her family is calling for tighter restrictions on protein supplements.
Monday, August 14, 2017
Sunday, August 13, 2017
|The discovery of three deadly king cobras in potato chip cans led to the arrest of a Southern California man on suspicion of illegally importing the snakes and other reptiles. Rodrigo Franco, was taken into custody after United States Customs and Border Protection inspected a package from Hong Kong and discovered the three live, 2-foot-long snakes crammed into potato chip canisters. King cobras are protected under the Endangered Species Act and their import or export is banned.|
Saturday, August 12, 2017
Friday, August 11, 2017
Thursday, August 10, 2017
Monday, August 7, 2017
Saturday, August 5, 2017
|The elderly woman simply wanted a free sample of face cream and agreed to pay the shipping cost — $5.99.
But the day after she used her debit card to place the order, the online company put through two different and unauthorized charges, one for $92.92 and another for $89.95. Living on a fixed income, She couldn’t afford to be victimized.|
The fraudulent fees made her account overdrawn, which resulted in a $39 penalty from her financial institution.
From 2015 to 2016, the number of debit cards compromised at ATMs and merchants jumped 70 percent in the US.
Friday, August 4, 2017
|An Edmonton man who poses as a Catholic clergyman was rearrested Thursday after two more people accused him of sex crimes.
Justin Georges Stephen Coulombe, 33, faces five new charges, including four counts of sexual interference and one count of invitation to sexual touching.
Both cases are historical and involve underage boys from the Edmonton area. |
Coulombe was originally arrested last Thursday and charged with several child exploitation offences involving two boys, also from the Edmonton area, under the age of 16. Those charges are based on incidents that took place in 2017, after Coulombe moved to Edmonton from Langley, B.C., in January. Coulombe will remain in custody until a new bail hearing, which is scheduled for next week.
Thursday, August 3, 2017
|A suspect has been arrested in connection with the violent robbery of an 81-year-old woman at a bank in Aurora. Terrence Rocks, 35, of Sudbury, is facing a single count of robbery after the incident which was caught on security video.|
|Surveillance video showing an 81-year-old woman being shoved to the ground while being robbed inside an Aurora bank has been released by York Regional Police. The incident happened at around 7:30 p.m. on Monday at 15252 Yonge Street, near Wellington Street.|