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Shoplifting solved

ORILLIA – A driving offence here Sunday helped OPP solve a shoplifting incident in the Parry Sound area.

Members of the Barrie Police Service put their best foot forward in pumps Sunday while taking part in the annual Walk A Mile in Her Shoes event at Heritage Park, Sunday. CHERYL BROWNE /BARRIE EXAMINER

Steps in the right direction

With the Four Seasons' Walk Like A Man ringing in their ears, a hundred men hobbled away on high heels in support of the Women & Children's Shelter of Barrie.

Police investigate the scene where two solders were run down southeast of Montreal on Monday Oct. 20, 2014. Maxime Deland/QMI Agency

'Radicalized' Quebecer shot dead

A Quebecer shot dead by police after running down two Canadian soldiers told a 911 operator he was acting in the name of Allah, a police source tells QMI Agency.

Darren Deon Vann is seen in an undated picture released by the Hammond Police Department in Hammond, Indiana October 20, 2014. REUTERS/Hammond Police Department/Handout

Cops investigate possible serial killer

A convicted sex offender suspected of murdering at least seven women and leaving the bodies in abandoned houses in northwest Indiana may be a serial killer who has killed others in the state as far back as 20 years ago, local police said on Monday.

Canada Post announced it will stop door-to-door delivery of the mail in urban areas on December 11, 2013. (Veronica Henri/QMI Agency Files)

Phasing out of door-to-door delivery begins

Despite protests and a court challenge, 10 communities across the country, including Winnipeg, Calgary and Ottawa, are making the switch from door-to-door mail delivery to community mailboxes starting Monday.

During the demolition of a building at CFB Halifax, an anchor believed to be more than 100 years old was found buried beneath the parking lot. (Royal Canadian Navy)

Anchor from RCN's first ship believed found

Officials are nearly certain they've found the anchor of HMCS Niobe -- the first ship commissioned by the Royal Canadian Navy and the first Canadian warship to enter the country's territorial waters.

Genoveva Nunez-Figueroa. (Ventura County Sheriff's Office)

Woman stuck in chimney trying to sneak in home

A California woman who tried to sneak into a house through the chimney got stuck and had to be rescued by firefighters, who used dish soap to help extricate the soot-covered intruder, authorities said on Monday.

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