homicides

Clicks of the Day: Thursday, June 14, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - June 14, 2012

Welcome to Thursday, June 14, 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Clicks of the Day is a daily round up of news posted Sunday through Thursday with quantity and quality of content differing depending on how busy Linda’s day is. Edmonton/Alberta/Canada Loved ones of fatal hit and run victim shocked “While police investigate a deadly hit and run late Wednesday night, friends and family of the …

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Clicks of the Day: May 4, 5, 6 2012 Weekend Edition!

Linda Hoang - May 6, 2012

Welcome to the three-day roundup … Weekend Edition (May 4, 5, 6) of Clicks of the Day! Clicks of the Day is a daily round up of news posted Sunday through Thursday. Edmonton/Alberta/Canada Police investigate overnight homicide “A man in his early 30s was killed Sunday after an early-morning fight outside a nightclub… This is Edmonton’s sixth homicide of the year.” Sad. Bars warn female …

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Clicks of the Day: Monday, April 16, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - April 16, 2012

Welcome to Monday, April 16 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Edmonton/Alberta/Canada Few Canadians volunteer like Katniss Everdeen, stats show “Katniss Everdeen, heroine of The Hunger Games, captured a nation with just two words: “I volunteer.” That may be because it remains a largely novel concept to most folks, if a new report is any indication. A scant 10 per cent of Canada’s volunteers accounted for …

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Clicks of the Day: Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - February 27, 2012

Welcome to Monday, February 27 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Robocall, voter suppression allegations broaden in number and type “Calls for a public inquiry are mounting as the list of federal candidates claiming they were targeted by deceitful robocalls and other voter suppression tactics continued to grow on Monday. Another three federal candidates added their names to the ever-lengthening list of places bombarded by election …

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Clicks of the Day: Tuesday, January 31, 2012 Edition!

Linda Hoang - January 31, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday, January 31 2012’s Clicks of the Day! Accused in beating of Canadian in Mexico says he was forced to sign confession “The man accused in the savage beating of a Canadian tourist says he was forced to sign a confession he never read.” And the sketchiness of this whole situation grows. After record year, Edmonton has yet to see a murder in …

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Clicks of the Day: Tuesday, December 27, 2011 Edition!

Linda Hoang - December 27, 2011

Welcome to Tuesday, December 27 2011’s Clicks of the Day! The murder capital of the world “Honduras had the highest per-capita murder rate in 2010 as Mexican drug cartels expanded smuggling networks into Central America.” Good perspective, Edmonton ain’t too shabby. Ending the Infographic Plague “So before you pick up that infographic, give it a good, hard look. Is it from a site with no …

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Clicks of the Day: Thursday, December 15, 2011 Edition!

Linda Hoang - December 15, 2011

Welcome to Thursday, December 15 2011’s Clicks of the Day! [Video]: Phone finders “‘Phone finder’ apps have been increasingly popular with smartphone users, but do they work? Trouble Shooter Julie Matthews investigates.” Fun story! Informative too :) Merriam-Webster’s Words of the Year 2003 to 2011 “When the time came for Merriam-Webster to pick its top word of 2011, its editors decided they needed to be …

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Clicks of the Day: Wednesday, October 26, 2011 Edition!

Linda Hoang - October 26, 2011

Welcome to Wednesday, October 26 2011’s Clicks of the Day! National homicide rate drops to lowest level in 44 years “The homicide rate in Canada fell to its lowest level since 1966 last year, according to newly released data from Statistics Canada.” Woo hoo! Though Edmonton is working hard to buck that trend, lol. Class action suit proposed against RIM over recent BlackBerry outage “Canadian …

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Clicks of the Day: Monday, September 19, 2011 Edition!

Linda Hoang - September 19, 2011

Welcome to Monday, September 19 2011’s Clicks of the Day! Spiky Newborn Dinosaur Found in D.C. Beltway “A five-inch-long baby dinosaur with a short nose, armor and spikes went belly-up and likely drowned in what is now the Washington, D.C. beltway, say scientists, who describe the find as a new species as well as the first hatchling of any dinosaur species ever recovered in the …

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Clicks of the Day: August 12, 13, 14 2011 Weekend Edition!

Linda Hoang - August 14, 2011

Welcome to the three-day roundup … Weekend Edition (August 12, 13, 14) of Clicks of the Day! (I only do one Clicks of the Day post for the weekends so that I can actually have a weekend, lol. And amount of content will fluctuate depending on how much of a weekend I actaully have!) Is it time to log off from the PC? What do …

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