Thousands gathered for the city of Raleigh’s motor-vehicles-free Christmas parade on Sat. Nov. 18, 2023.
Spectators and participants observed a moment of silence at the parade’s start to honor Hailey Brooks, an 11-year-old member of the CC & Co. Dance Complex troupe, who was struck by a vehicle during last year’s parade. She died of her injuries.
The City of Raleigh reversed its original decision to cancel this year’s parade, but banned the use of vehicles.
In the first of two trials of people involved in the beheading of teacher Samuel Paty in a Paris suburb in 2020, six teenagers will appear Monday in juvenile court. Five of the teenagers have been charged with criminal conspiracy with intent to cause violence for having accepted money to identify Paty to Abdoullakh Anzorov, who then stabbed and him near the school in Conflans-Sainte-Honorine.Anzorov, who was 18 at the time and shot dead by police at the scene, murdered Paty after messages spread
PRINCE GEORGE — Parents of a 12-year-old boy who killed himself last month after falling prey to online sextortion are urging others to talk to their kids to make sure they don't also become victims of internet "predators." "They're just, they're not built for problems like this. They're not built for adult problems in a kid's world," Carson Cleland's father, Ryan Cleland, told CKPG, a television station in Prince George, B.C. Mounties in Prince George issued a statement Monday, more than six we
Six teenagers go on trial Monday in Paris for their alleged roles in the beheading of a teacher who showed caricatures of the prophet of Islam to his class, a killing that led authorities to reaffirm France's cherished rights of expression and secularism. Samuel Paty, a history and geography teacher, was killed on Oct. 16, 2020, near his school in a northwest Paris suburb by an 18-year-old of Chechen origin who had become radicalized. Paty’s name was disclosed on social media after a class debate on free expression during which he showed caricatures published by the satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, which triggered a newsroom massacre by extremists in January 2015.
SILKYARA, India (Reuters) -Indian rescuers broke through rocks and debris on Tuesday to reach 41 construction workers trapped in a collapsed tunnel in the Himalayas for 17 days. Three teams, each of four rescuers, would first enter the area where the men are trapped to prepare them to be pulled, said Syed Ata Hasnain, a member of the National Disaster Management Authority that is overseeing rescue efforts. The men, low-wage workers from India's poorest state, have been stuck in the 4.5 km (3 mile) tunnel in Uttarakhand state, in northern India, since it collapsed on Nov. 12.
Joanne Cook will always remember the parties, the lobster boils, and just sitting on the deck with her favourite book at her family cottage in Stanhope, P.E.I.But those memories will be all that she has now. The cottage burned to the ground Saturday.It was one of four incidents in northern Queens County over the weekend that RCMP are investigating as suspected arson."It was just a little 24 by 24 box, but it was our 24 by 24 box and we loved it," Cook said on Sunday."There are things that I'm go
Winnipeg police have identified the four people killed in a shooting in the city's West Broadway neighbourhood that happened early Sunday morning.Crystal Shannon Beardy, 34, Stephanie Amanda Beardy, 33, Melelek Leseri Lesikel, 29, and Dylan Maxwell Lavalee, 41, died after being shot on Langside Street, police said Monday in a news release.Crystal and Stephanie Beardy were sisters, their mother Beverly Beardy has confirmed to CBC News.Crystal, a mother of two boys, died at the scene, while Stepha
ST. JOHN'S, N.L. — A Christmas parade in St. John's, N.L., was cancelled moments before getting underway on Sunday due to what police called a firearms situation in the city's downtown. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary shared few details about the situation, saying officers responded to a weapons offence that is "believed to be firearms-related." A statement issued hours later said officers had "peacefully resolved" the incident and three people are now in custody. There was no immediate word
The mother and stepfather of a six-year-old boy have pleaded guilty to manslaughter in relation to the child's death on Vancouver Island nearly five years ago.Dontay-Patrick Lucas, who was of Hesquiaht descent, was found in medical distress in a Port Alberni, B.C., home on March 13, 2018. He was taken to hospital but did not survive.In May 2022, Port Alberni RCMP announced the arrests of 28-year-old Rykel Frank, Lucas's mother, and 29-year-old Mitchell Frank, along with charges of first-degree m
The pictures filmed before Oct. 7 show schools, mosques and churches, and the 14th century Barquq Islamic fortress. Gaza, which lies along the Mediterranean coast, has long been under an Israeli and Egyptian blockade that has restricted Palestinians' movement. Some of the footage showed the Beach refugee camp, an area of squat, tightly packed cinder block houses, with washing hanging outside.