Terrible damage from California wildfires, raising the alarm on the suicide risk for veterans, and a ‘porch pirate’ caught on camera.

California wildfires: One of the victims of the explosive fires raging in southern California is a 74-year-old widower who lost everything.

Raising the alarm: Canadian veterans are at "significantly higher risk" of death by suicide than the general public, according to a first-of-its-kind federal study.

3. Hamilton shooting: Police in Hamilton, Ont., have issued a warning about an “unauthorized” GoFundMe page purportedly created to help the family of a fatally shot teenager.

4. Not up to speed: Police say a woman is facing charges for allegedly driving 60 kilometres per hour under the speed limit on a highway in eastern Ontario.

5. Hit the ice: A skating rink on Parliament Hill that gained national attention for its multi-million-dollar price tag and laundry list of rules opened to the public on Thursday.


An Ottawa-area couple is warning others about so-called “porch pirates,” after catching one of the thieves in the act on a security camera.

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