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Three dead in house fire on Hamilton’s east mountain

Three dead in house fire on Hamilton's east mountain

Three people are dead following an overnight house fire in Hamilton. Fire Safety Officer Claudio Mostacci said that the Hamilton Fire Department received a call about the fire at 36 Laird Drive at 12:22 p.m. and found “heavy smoke conditions” when they arrived minutes later. Mostacci said the three people were pulled from the house and subsequently pronounced dead. He ... Read More »

Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleads guilty to killing eight in old age homes

Elizabeth Wettlaufer pleads guilty to killing eight in old age homes

Former nurse Elizabeth Wettlaufer plead guilty Thursday to all 14 charges against her including eight counts of first degree murder. The murders occurred between 2007 and 2014 and make Wettlaufer, who will turn 50 on June 10, the worst health care serial killer in Canadian history. In a 57-page agreed statement of facts, the court heard Wettlaufer injected each victim ... Read More »

Dog found beaten, buried alive in Quebec; SPCA says

Dog found beaten, buried alive in Quebec: SPCA says

The SPCA is investigating after an injured dog was found buried alive in the Monteregie Tuesday. The Montérégie SPCA said in a Facebook post that the dog, a Boxer mix, was extremely dehydrated when it was first brought in for care on Tuesday and couldn’t even lift its head. The SPCA said that the dog appeared to be in stable ... Read More »

Lisa Seymour-Peters accused of issuing online threats against ‘Sophie Grégoire Trudeau’

Lisa Seymour-Peters accused of issuing online threats against Sophie Grégoire Trudeau

A 49-year-old woman from Lethbridge has been charged with uttering threats for social media posts she made regarding the federal government and the prime minister’s wife. RCMP in Calgary received information about the online threats on May 11 and officers were able to identify the social media account where the posts originated. The next day, police tracked down the account ... Read More »

Sea Lion Pulls Girl from Pier, Drags Her Underwater “Watch”

Sea Lion Pulls Girl from Pier, Drags Her Underwater (Watch)

A man quickly rescued a little girl after a sea lion grabbed the back of the child’s dress and yanked her off a dock in a Vancouver, British Columbia suburb. In the viral video, posted to YouTube by Richmond resident Michael Fujiwara, the California sea lion swims up to Steveston Fisherman’s Wharf in Richmond, a Vancouver suburb, then approaches a ... Read More »

Four dead in Hwy. 401 crash near Kingston

Four dead in Hwy. 401 crash near Kingston

Four people are dead after the car they were travelling in burst into flames early Thursday following a multi-vehicle crash on Highway 401 near Joyceville in the Kingston area. At approximately 1:25 a.m. emergency services were called to the westbound lanes just west of Joyceville Road, says an Ontario Provincial Police news release. The crash involved seven vehicles including four ... Read More »