City police are investigating the city’s 2nd homicide in 3 days. A 16 year old girl died of stab wounds early yesterday, in an attack that also wounded her 37 year old step father. Police have arrested an 18 year old man. The girl was Winnipeg’s 10th homicide victim of the year.
Some disturbing testimony at the start of the child custody battle that centers on suspected white supremacists. Manitoba child and family services is seeking permanent custody of 2 kids seized from their home last year. Yesterday, court heard from a social worker involved that the kids were raised to hate almost all minorities. The court hearing continues today.
Reports say North Korea has test launched 2 more short range missiles today, and may be preparing to fire off a third. The country continues to flip the bird so to speak, to the rest of the world, especially after yesterday’s nuclear testing. President Barack Obama says the world must stand up to North Korea. But the question is how. The U.N. Security Council will meet today to discuss just that.
Phoenix police call it a tragic accident. Boxer Mike Tyson’s 4 year old daughter is on life support after she was found yesterday with her neck caught in the cord of a treadmill machine. The child’s mother apparently removed the cord, called 9-1-1 and tried to revive her. Tyson left Las Vegas immediately to be with his family in Arizona.
The deal is done. Members of the Canadian Auto Workers Union have ratified a deep cost cutting deal with struggling General Motors. Union officials say the auto industry crisis meant workers had pretty much no choice but to agree to a deal that will see their wages and benefits trimmed by about 15 bucks an hour.
Mel Gibson shared some baby news on Jay Leno’s final week as host of “The Tonight Show.” The publicist for the 53 year old Gibson says the actor confirmed during the show’s taping yesterday that his girlfriend is indeed pregnant. The news comes only 6 weeks after Gibson’s wife of 28 years, filed for divorce.