A toddler who died in a house fire was found with his dog and teddy bear next to him and authorities believe the dog tried to protect the boy, a spokesman for Spokane's fire department said Saturday. The dog, a terrier mixed breed, also died in the fire that broke out at about 11:30 p.m. Friday, said the spokesman, Brian Schaeffer. Three other children and two adults escaped the blaze in Spokane's Hillyard neighbourhood , he said.
Veronica Panarello throttled her son Loris Stival to death with electrical cables and abandoned his body in a remote gully in Santa Croce, Sicily. When Panarello confessed that her son had been killed, she blamed her husband’s father Andrea Stival. Panarello was found guilty of the boy’s murder and of concealing a body and jailed for 30 years.
Hillary Clinton ramped up her pressure on Donald Trump in the election's most competitive states Friday with an emotional TV ad targeting his criticism of a Muslim-American family. Trump vowed to go all-out in the final three weeks so he'll have no regrets — even if he loses. The nominees retrenched behind familiar arguments a day after appearing together at a charity event that veered into cutting personal attacks, an unexpected metaphor for this year's take-no-prisoners presidential campaign.
Since his birth in 2013, Prince George has shown an affinity for following in uncle Prince Harry's footsteps! Prince William and Kate's son never fails to give royal enthusiasts a sense of déjà vu when out and about, echoing Harry's own childhood antics from sticking his tongue out at royal events to having a beloved family pet. Prince Harry to this day is renowned for his sense of humour, often making jokes and laughing with others at events. Prince George has definitely inherited Harry's fun attitude.
Debbie Doonanco confessed to killing her ex-husband during a hushed conversation in a hospital bathroom, her former friend testified at Doonanco's murder trial in St. Paul, Alta., Thursday. Koreen Doonanco, the wife of Debbie's first cousin, told the jury she questioned the 54-year-old retired school teacher when she visited her at the hospital in Bonnyville, Alta. "Did you do something bad?" Koreen Doonanco recalled asking.
There's a right way and a wrong way to raise a baby on vegan food. A Pennsylvania mother claiming to be vegan was charged this month with child endangerment for feeding her baby nothing but small amounts of nuts and berries. In Italy, after a number of vegan babies required hospitalization for malnourishment, a lawmaker this summer proposed a bill that would make it a crime to feed children under 16 a vegan diet.
This three-year-old girl was told she could choose her own outfit for her school photo - and she chose brilliantly. Kaylieann Steinbach could have picked from a whole range of options that her mum and dad picked out for her for the shoot.
Kourtney Kardashian has opened up about the traumatizing armed robbery that her sister Kim Kardashian was subjected to in Paris. Speaking during an interview with Australia's TODAY Extra, Kourtney said they were helping Kim to get over the traumatic events as a family. "She's not doing great," Kourtney said about Kim's progress.
Parks Canada has announced now that it is fully responsible for the Glacier Park Lodge in Rogers Pass, B.C., it will be tearing down the 54-year-old structure because of deterioration in the four years since it was last open. Located in the heart of Glacier National Park, it was the only stop for food or fuel in the 150 kilometres between the B.C. towns of Revelstoke and Golden. "Parks Canada manages one of the finest and most extensive systems of protected natural and cultural heritage areas in the world, and Rogers Pass is among these treasures," they wrote.
Parents and students are demanding answers from the York Region District School Board about an investigation into Facebook posts by an elementary school principal that they say are offensive to Muslims. In an email to CBC News, York Region District School Board trustee Billy Pang confirmed an investigation has taken place, saying board staff "have investigated and followed up on the matter," but because it is of "a personnel nature" he said he is not in a position to share any details.
When Jill Promoli put her son down for a nap last May, she had no idea that he would never wake up again. Two-year-old Jude had a low-grade fever, so Promoli was making sure he and his twin brother Thomas had a quiet day at their home in Mississauga. When Promoli came back to the room, only Thomas jumped up to greet her.
Sat, Oct 22: The head of the European Parliament is making a last-ditch effort to save the massive free-trade deal between Canada and the EU. Martin Schulz met separately today with International Trade Minister Chrystia Freeland. Vassy Kapelos reports,
Dellen Millard, the convicted killer of Tim Bosma, is now scheduled to stand trial for first-degree murder in March 2018, over the death of his father. Wearing a white button-down shirt tucked into blue jeans, Millard appeared at the University Avenue courthouse in Toronto on Friday morning. In June, Millard and co-accused Mark Smich were convicted of the first-degree murder of Bosma.
For one mother of a child with autism, the arrival of her son’s new service dog brought profound joy and relief. In a post published on Oct. 18 on the show’s Facebook page, the mother in question can be seen crying with her hand to her face as her son leans casually against the sleeping dog named Tornado.
The late Princess Diana's stepmother Raine Spencer has died at the age of 87 following a short illness, her family has announced. Her son William, Legge, the Earl of Dartmouth announced the news, saying that his mother died on Friday (Oct. 21) morning at her London home. Raine was married to Diana's father John Spencer, 8th Earl Spencer and was his second wife.
A young boy is apparently being forced to miss school because a rare condition on his feet means he poses a health and safety risk. Spencer Kristianson, six, suffers from Klippel-Trenaunay syndrome, a condition that causes his feet to grow at different speeds. As a result, he need expensive orthotic shoes that cost £300 a pair - something his mother Amber, from Castleford, West Yorkshire, would have to replace every three months.
Ivanka, Eric, and Donald Jr. are regularly cited as proof that candidate Trump is capable of greatness. But shouldn't their mother get some of the credit? From Town & Country
When you hear the word "library," you probably don't think of a DJ booth. Whether it's the recording studio, the café, or the 3D printer, Vaughan's newest public library was designed to flip the typical library on its head. "People who come in this facility, one of the first comments is usually, 'this is nothing like the library that I grew up in,'" said Margie Singleton, CEO of Vaughan Public Libraries, during a tour of the facility this week for CBC's Our Toronto.
Melissa Sheldrick's eight-year-old son Andrew was diagnosed with a sleep disorder called parasomnia and began taking medication for the problem in October 2013. For a year and a half, Sheldrick refilled her son's prescriptions every two weeks at Floradale Medical Pharmacy, a compounding pharmacy in Mississauga, Ont., that dispensed the medication in liquid form. On March 12, Sheldrick gave her son a dose from a new refill of his prescription before he went to bed.
A $52 million project twinning the Yellowhead highway east of Saskatoon to just west of Bradwell, Sask., is ahead of schedule and nearing completion.
TAP FOR GALLERY Shania received CMT's Artist of a Lifetime award for 2016. The 51-year-old, rocking a shorter hairstyle, looked stunning in a wide-leg black jumpsuit and silver accessories as she made her way down the red carpet outside of Nashville's Schermerhorn Symphony Center. Shania was joined at the event by this year's lineup of Artists of the Year, a list that included Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Chris Stapleton, Florida Georgia Line and Thomas Rhett.
For breaking her baby's jaw, elbow and rib, a Calgary mother will almost certainly spend less than two years behind bars. Originally charged with four counts of aggravated assault, the woman pleaded guilty to a single count on Friday afternoon. A joint submission of a two year prison sentence was proposed by Crown prosecutor Ron Simenik and defence lawyer Shamsher Kothari, and accepted by Justice Jo'Anne Strekaf.
By Erika Harwood. Photos via Getty Images. As the Obamas’ time in the White House draws to a close, the president and First Lady are hosting their last state dinner for the prime minster of Italy and his wife. Over the past eight years, Michelle Obama has worn some of the most iconic looks ever seen on a First Lady. Take a look back at the gorgeous gowns Obama has worn for every U.S. state dinner. This story originally appeared on Vanity Fair. More from Vanity Fair: Jackie Kennedy and Michelle Obama: The White House Wardrobes__ What Will Michelle Obama Do After the White House? Film's Sexiest Little Black Dresses Kate Middleton's Best Looks of 2016 Brad Pitt Through the Years The Kardashians' Obsession with Nude
Tim Ruivo’s black lab absolutely loves bouncing balls, so Tim decided to give him a surprise he was sure not to forget anytime soon. In this slow motion video, his pup initially chases just one ball, but is soon surrounded by hundreds more. Credit: YouTube/Tim Ruivo
Hospital visits by Jehovah's Witness elders, aimed at defending the right of members to refuse blood transfusions, are under scrutiny following the death of a 27-year-old Quebec woman who hemorrhaged earlier this month.