Hockey sticks, sturgeons and skis: how much is enough physical distance?
WINNIPEG, Manitoba/TORONTO (Reuters) - From hockey sticks in Canada to downhill skis in Colorado, health officials are searching for relatable ways to urge people to keep a safe distance, in a global effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus. The City of Toronto posted signs in parks this week urging residents to stay one hockey stick apart, evoking the countrys passion for the game. Some ice hockey aficionados took to social media to quibble with the comparison - stick lengths vary depending on the position one is playing, they argued. Five closed drip torches - a fuel canister with a handle that firefighters use - is enough safe distance, tweeted a Michigan organization that promotes using fire for ecological management. Or roughly four hockey sticks.feeds.reuters.com
Alleged neo-Nazis caught with assault rifle charged ahead of Virginia gun rally
He said investigators had seen groups making threats of violence ahead of the gun-rights rally planned at the legislative building for Monday. Federal prosecutors said the three suspects were members of the neo-Nazi group The Base, a small militant organization dedicated to committing violence against minorities and obstructing authorities from learning about their activities. Lemley and Mathews remained in federal custody due to their alleged firearms violations. Several thousand gun rights supporters are planning a large rally in Richmond, Virginias capital, on Monday in response to the newly Democratic-controlled state legislatures push to stiffen gun laws. The men were in possession of what looked like a fully automatic rifle, according to an FBI agent who watched the men fire the weapon at a gun range.feeds.reuters.com
Three alleged neo-Nazis caught with machine gun ahead of Virginia gun rally: FBI
Several thousand gun rights supporters are planning a large rally in Richmond, Virginias capital, on Monday in response to the newly Democratic-controlled state legislatures push to stiffen gun laws. Those opposed say gun laws would help lessen the number of people killed by guns each year. The FBI said in the court filing that the three are members of the neo-Nazi group The Base. Shortly after firing the weapon on Jan. 2 at a Maryland gun range, Lemley told Mathews, Oh, oops, it looks like I accidentally made a machine gun, according to the court document. Mathews illegally crossed over the border into the United States in August, according to the court document.feeds.reuters.com
Canada murder suspects apparently died by suicide, autopsies find
CNN video(CNN) - Two young murder suspects found dead after an extensive manhunt apparently killed themselves, police in Canada said Monday. Autopsies confirmed the bodies found last Wednesday in northern Manitoba are those of Kam McLeod, 19, and Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, according to the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. Chynna Deese, 24, and her boyfriend, Lucas Fowler, 23, were found shot dead on a remote highway in northern British Columbia on July 15. An end to the searchBut last Wednesday, the Royal Canadian Mounted Police said it believed the suspects' bodies were found in northern Manitoba. The teens' bodies were found within a kilometer from where the unspecified items were discovered, MacLatchy said.
Bodies of Canada Highway Murder Suspects Found Near Nelson River Shoreline
The hunt for teen fugitives Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky has come to an end, as authorities in Canada announced Wednesday their bodies had been found. A damaged aluminum rowboat had previously been discovered on the shore of the river near the Manitoba town of Gillam. Deese and Fowlers bodies were found on the Alaska Highway in northern British Columbia last month. Four days later, Dycks body was discovered near a highway pullout. RELATED STORIESWhat to Know About the Canada Highway Murders of Chynna Deese, Lucas Fowler and Leonard DyckAs Searchers Scour for Canada Highway Murders Suspects, a Look at 3 Fugitives Who DisappearedOfficers Stopped Canada Highway Murder Suspects but Let Them Go: Cops
River Unsuccessfully Searched for Suspects of Canada Highway Murders After Police Discover Boat on
The hunt for teen fugitives Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky has extended to the water as authorities in Canada discovered a damaged boat that some fear the pair tried using to evade capture. It was not immediately clear what, if anything, was found during the search, which by Monday police announced had been completed. They will not be conducting any additional dives, RCMP Manitoba tweeted. Sundance is about 35 miles from Gillam, where law enforcement had previously concentrated its search efforts for McLeod, 19, and Schmegelsky, 18. We are keeping all possibilities in mind as we go forward.RELATED STORIESAs Searchers Scour for Canada Highway Murders Suspects, a Look at 3 Fugitives Who DisappearedWhat to Know About the Canada Highway Murders of Chynna Deese, Lucas Fowler and Leonard DyckOfficers Stopped Canada Highway Murder Suspects but Let Them Go: Cops
Canada murders: Police begin to scale back search for teenage suspects
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Authorities in Canada announced Wednesday that they will begin scaling back efforts to locate two teenage murder suspects believed to be hiding in a remote and inhospitable region of northern Manitoba. "I know that today's news is not what the families of the victims and the communities of northern Manitoba wanted to hear. MacLatchy, who described the terrain in northern Manitoba as "immense and unforgiving," said an unspecified number of officers would remain in the town of Gillam to continue to investigation. The young Australian-American couple had been traveling across the region to visit Canada's national parks when they were killed. A second burnt-out vehicle belonging to the suspects was also found in the area of Gillam in Manitoba on July 22.
Officers Stopped Canada Highway Murder Suspects but Let Them Go: Cops
Two Canadian teenagers wanted for murder were questioned by police and unwittingly sent on their way, authorities said. Local officers near Split Lake, Manitoba, stopped Bryer Schmegelsky, 18, and Kam McLeod, 19, on July 22 for a routine alcohol check. The pair were allowed to leave after authorities in the dry county found they were not carrying liquor. Last night, at approximately 5:00 pm, the RCMP received a tip that two males matching the description of the wanted suspects were seen in York Landing, Manitoba. RELATED STORIESWhat to Know About the Canada Highway Murders of Chynna Deese, Lucas Fowler and Leonard DyckTeens Sought in Canada Highway Murders Likely Hiding in Wilderness, Police SayDad of Canada Highway Murders Suspect Predicts Teen Son Is on 'Suicide Mission'
A walk among polar bears
Lee Cowan visits Churchill, Manitoba, the "Polar Bear Capital of the World," where the world's largest land predator arrives waiting for the sea ice to freeze - and tourists arrive to gaze at these majestic animals. Experts also discuss how the changing climate is affecting the polar bears' survival.cbsnews.com