Calgary police seek information to solve 3 cold cases – Calgary |

Calgary police are looking for information to solve two unsolved homicide cases and one missing person file. Investigators say three specific cases could be solved with the public’s help: the homicides of Colton Crowshoe and Hussam Ismail, along with the disappearance of Monique Mattar. “No matter how much time has passed since an incident, we … Read more

Another loss for Mkhwebane as ConCourt dismisses bid to appeal judgment on Ivan Pillay pension | News24

Busisiwe Mkhwebane failed in her bid to appeal the judgment regarding Ivan Pillay’s retirement. The application was refused – with costs.  The ConCourt said the application “bears no reasonable prospects of success”.   The Constitutional Court dismissed suspended Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s application for leave to appeal a judgment on former South African Revenue Service (SARS) … Read more

Forensic Security Officer Injured During Shootout While Going To Work In Germantown, Police Say

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) —  The search is on for the men who got into a gunfight with a security worker. Initially, police said the victim was a corrections officer, but on Wednesday officers say he was actually a forensic security officer.   The victim was rushed to Temple University Hospital where he remains in extremely critical condition.  … Read more

Black, Latino students again admitted to elite NYC high schools at disproportionately low rates

A small fraction of offers to New York City’s selective specialized high schools were given to Black and Latino students again underlining persistent racial disparities in the country’s biggest school system. Black students — a larger share of whom sought admission to the schools for the upcoming year than the previous fall — comprised more … Read more

Stage 1 fire restrictions now in place for western Boulder County

BOULDER COUNTY, Colo. — Stage 1 fire restrictions are now in effect for unincorporated areas of western Boulder County due to increasing fire danger, lack of precipitation and hot conditions, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday morning. Boulder County Sheriff Joe Pelle enacted the restrictions as of about 9:15 a.m. Wednesday. The restrictions are … Read more

Mica and pyrite redress comes at ‘enormous cost’ to State but is necessary – Taoiseach

TAOISEACH Micheál Martin admitted that the €2.7bn-plus mica redress scheme poses “an enormous cost” for the State but insisted it was critical to allow thousands of families to remain in their homes. r Martin – speaking in Cork – also insisted that only a minority of the homes involved in the scheme are relatively large … Read more

Dublin hoteliers deny ‘price-gouging,’ committee hears

Representatives for hoteliers have dismissed charges of “price-gouging” and insisted to an Oireachtas committee that rates in Dublin are competitive. But members of the Tourism Committee pointed to prices of €800 a room, and demanded immediate action to bring these “exorbitant” costs down. Eoghan O’Mara Walsh, Chief Executive Officer of the Irish Tourism Industry Confederation, … Read more