Global News at 6 Toronto: August 13, 2022

Global News at 6 Toronto: August 13, 2022

Canada Next week, Canada’s largest annual fair at the Canadian National Exhibition in Toronto will re-open its gates for the first time in two years after a lengthy pandemic shutdown. However, a labour dispute involving Ontario’s safety inspectors has led to questions about ride safety. In Scarborough, two people are in the hospital after police … Read more

LAPD ends investigation into Anne Heche car crash

LAPD ends investigation into Anne Heche car crash

NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Police Department has ended its investigation into Anne Heche’s car accident, when the actor crashed into a Los Angeles home on Aug. 5. Heche is brain dead and on life support, pending evaluation for organ donation. “As of today, there will be no further investigative efforts made in … Read more

BOOKS: The ABC Murders: Agatha Christie | Local News

BOOKS: The ABC Murders: Agatha Christie | Local News

“Murder on the Orient Express” and “Death on the Nile” may be the more famous Hercule Poirot mysteries but Agatha Christie’s “The ABC Murders” is right up there with them. It may be even better. But that could be because “ABC” is much lesser known than “Orient Express” and “Nile.” But that is only part … Read more

CCTV shows moment before van hit mother and baby in Cambridgeshire – The Independent

CCTV shows moment before van hit mother and baby in Cambridgeshire – The Independent

CCTV shows moment before van hit mother and baby in Cambridgeshire  The Independent Family’s agony as killer driver is cleared after dementia plea  The Times Shelagh Robertson case: Found not guilty by reason of insanity of Louis Thorold’s death  Daily Mail Woman cleared over baby boy’s death due to then-undiagnosed dementia  The Guardian View Full coverage on Google News

Investigation underway after man dies in Ashmont home, another man in hospital

Investigation underway after man dies in Ashmont home, another man in hospital

Police are investigating after a man died in his home at Ashmont near Wagga Wagga in southern New South Wales and another man was found injured nearby. Key points: Police arrived at the home to find a man with serious injuries. He died at the scene Another man was found nearby with head injuries and was … Read more

‘Hi Mum’: Scammers targeting parents by pretending to be children who need help

‘Hi Mum’: Scammers targeting parents by pretending to be children who need help

Scammers are pretending to be children in need of financial help as part of a new messaging scam targeting parents, authorities have warned. Key points: The scammers invent emergencies to encourage payment, such as needing a new phone or paying an urgent bill Detectives have identified at least 25 victims of the scam this year Police say these sorts of scams are … Read more

Crime scene declared as police probe fatal fire in shipping container

Crime scene declared as police probe fatal fire in shipping container

A crime scene has been set up in north Queensland after a man died in a fire overnight. Key points: A man’s body has been found in a burnt shipping container Motorists raised the alarm over a fire at a Townsville storage yard Authorities are appealing to the public for information Passing drivers raised the … Read more

LA cop testifies about gruesome Kobe Bryant copter crash site

LA cop testifies about gruesome Kobe Bryant copter crash site

A Los Angeles police officer gave gruesome new details about Kobe Bryant’s helicopter crash site during testimony Thursday— including that there were “pieces of flesh hanging from trees.”  Deputy David Katz, of the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department, recalled the harrowing accident he responded to in January 2020 during the second day of testimony in Bryant’s … Read more

Queensland police issue amber alert as four children taken north of Mackay

Queensland police issue amber alert as four children taken north of Mackay

Queensland police are seeking urgent public assistance to locate four children who were taken by a man earlier today north of Mackay.  Police have issued an amber alert and say the children could be “at significant risk”.  Authorities say the children were taken from a property on Maraju Yakapari Road at The Leap at about 11:30am … Read more