Trial begins for man accused of killing Winnipeg transit driver Irvine ‘Jubal’ Fraser

A fatal 2017 bus attack that left one man dead will see the accused in court on Monday for the start of his trial. Irvine “Jubal” Fraser, 58, was stabbed to death nearly two years ago as he was finishing up his Winnipeg Transit shift on Valentine’s Day. Fraser pulled up to his last stop near the University of Manitoba […]

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Man accused in death of girl, 4, who spilled juice on Xbox

Waukegan, Illinois: Prosecutors will seek a life sentence for a suburban Chicago man accused of beating a 4-year-old girl to death after she spilled juice on an Xbox video console. Microsoft’s Xbox One controller. Prosecutors said "heinous" circumstances justify the sentence for 19-year-old Johnathan Fair, of Waukegan, if he is eventually convicted of first-degree murder in the death of his […]

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Labour activists and unionists are accused of hypocrisy

Labour activists and unionists are accused of hypocrisy over rail fare hike protests after Chris Grayling points out party increased prices by 10% in a year while they were in power Jeremy Corbyn had branded the latest hike as a ‘national disgrace’  Chris Grayling said unions had been demanding inflation-busting pay This includes a staggering pay deal which will see […]

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Accused killer claims language barrier led him to give DNA without consent

Man charged with murder of 27-year-old jogger faces judge A man who has been indicted for murder is claiming a language barrier led him to unknowingly provide investigators his DNA without voluntary consent, MassLive reported. Angelo Colon-Ortiz is accused of killing 27-year-old Vanessa Marcotte, a Google employee, whose body was found on Aug. 7, 2016, near her mother’s home in […]

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Amazon delivery driver accused of stealing packages in Utah: He was ‘feeling like the Grinch’

Robert Powell admitted to stealing packages while working as an Amazon delivery driver, police said. (Davis County Jail) An Amazon delivery driver stole packages, including one with a book about Jesus Christ's birth, from several homes in Utah by pretending to drop off the parcels before swapping them out, police said. Robert Powell was charged with five counts of theft after he admitted […]

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Katie Price accused of ‘starving’ Princess’s pony after worrying fans with thin pic of horse

The cash-strapped star, 40, uploaded the snap to her Instagram account last night, showing daughter Bunny sitting on the pony's back. 5 5 5 She captioned the image: "Bunny loves Princess' pony Maybe." However, the picture didn't go down well with Katie's followers, who believed the horse was looking malnourished. One wrote: "Really does look skinny." Another said: "Cute, but […]

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California Dem accused of child cruelty says he spanked daughter, cops say injury not on buttocks: report

FILE :Assemblyman Joaquin Arambula  sayshe has no plans to resign. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File) (AP) A California lawmaker arrested earlier this week on suspicion of child cruelty said Thursday that the allegation stemmed from spanking his 7-year-old daughter. Joaquin Arambula, a Democratic assemblyman, said he spanked his daughter Sunday night and it’s a punishment tool he rarely uses.  Elizabeth Arambula, his wife, […]

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Father accused of faking scratchcard says he’s ‘nothing to hide’

Unemployed father-of-four accused of faking £200,000 scratchcard jackpot says he’s ‘nothing to hide’ as National Lottery chiefs call in fraud police Unemployed Eric Walker, 56, claims he had scratched three matching symbols  It comes after he bought National Lottery’s £3-a-time Pharoah’s Fortune card 16 co-ordinates are given to scratch off squares in hope of matching symbols But lottery organisers Camelot […]

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Shakira is to be accused by Spanish officials of £13million tax evasion

The Colombian star, 41, has two kids with Barcelona footballer Gerard Piqué and spends part of her time in Spain. People spending more than 183 days a year there must pay tax on their worldwide income. Officials probing her 2012-14 finances claim she pretended to live in the Bahamas to avoid her obligations. She insists she broke no rules and […]

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