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Watch man throw live alligator through Wendy's drive-thru window

Royal Palm Beach - While the incident occurred in October last year, security video has just been obtained showing a young man throw a live alligator through the drive-thru window and an employee's reaction.

Last of the Stanley Cup rioters get significant jail terms

Vancouver - It took almost five years but the prosecution of 300 people charged in the Stanley Cup riot in Vancouver has ended with a bang. The last two accused received substantial prison terms for their participation in the June 2011 riot.

Man shot after telling fellow patron 'your order is ready'

Miami - After being informed by another customer that his McDonald's order was ready, a 23-year-old man allegedly took out a handgun and shot the other man in the arm.

Mother charged with poisoning two sons with Visine

A Maryland woman was arrested after it was alleged she put Visine in her three-year-old's drinks. Her one-year-old son had ingested the poison after consuming drinks meant for his brother.

Video: N.J. mother viciously beaten in front of 2-year-old son

Salem - Several people filmed the brutal beating but none of the bystanders, with the exception of the toddler, bothered to intervene or even call 911.

Suspect in deadly Edmonton warehouse stabbings captured

Edmonton - Three hours after a man went on a rampage in a Loblaw's warehouse, stabbing two people to death and injuring four others, Jayme Pasieka has been taken into custody by Edmonton police.

More arrests made in killing of Christopher Skinner

Toronto - Toronto police have made three more arrests in the death of Christopher Skinner who was punched, kicked and deliberately run over by an SUV on a Toronto street in 2009. One of the men arrested played high school football and was coached by Mayor Rob Ford.

Ontario couple who tortured disabled man seek lower sentences

Toronto - Lawyers for the Hamilton, Ontario couple appeared before the Ontario Court of Appeal yesterday to argue their clients' sentences were excessive. The pair received sentences that were about double what prosecutors had asked for.

Ottawa RCMP officer, wife, face multiple child abuse charges

Ottawa - The 41-year-old Mountie and a woman, identified by many media sources as his wife, are in custody after an investigation into what Ottawa police say is the worst case of child abuse they have ever seen.

Failure to disclose HIV to sexual partners not always a crime

Ottawa - The Supreme Court of Canada has held not disclosing HIV positive status to a sexual partner will not always result in a conviction for aggravated or sexual assault.

Teen girls beat mentally disabled woman, post video on Facebook

Chester - The Pennsylvania woman who was beaten did not report the crime, probably because of her disability. Police learned of it when someone saw the video posted on Facebook two days later and contacted them.

Father sentenced to 5 years in jail for slashing infant's throat

Calgary - The Calgary man, whose name cannot be released to protect the identity of the child, stabbed the 11-month-old after becoming enraged at the child's mother.

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