Hamilton crash leaves man fighting for life

A man is in critical condition after a single-car crash this morning near a major Hamilton mall. Police say at 9:00 this morning a driver went off Upper Wentworth St, struck a barrier and slipped into the parking lot. Fire crews extricated the man; he was pulled out without vital signs.The man was revived and taken to hospital where he’s fighting for his life.The collision reconstruction unit has taken photos and interviewed witnesses to find out why the car left the road.

Sex trade worker attacked and sexually assaulted in Hamilton

Hamilton police are issuing a safety alert after a sex trade worker was attacked and sexually assaulted in Hamilton.Police say a man approached a woman around 9:30 p.m. on Sunday while she was standing alone on Barton St. near Birch Ave.The victim and the suspect walked to a secluded area a few blocks away where she was physically attacked and sexually assaulted by the man.He is described as having a dark complexion, in his 20’s to early 30’s, about 5’7”, with a heavy build, short black hair and black scruffy facial hair. He was wearing a grey or black hooded sweatshirt and a black baseball cap.Police say they are warning the community “should the suspect be intentionally targeting individuals working within the sex trade.”Anyone with information about this incident is asked to contact Detective Candace Culp at 905-540-5545.Police seeking to identify a suspect after a woman working in the sex trade was attacked in #HamOnt. Read More: https://t.co/CpP2jyyKpR pic.twitter.com/fd0zOsJGrc— Hamilton Police (@HamiltonPolice) February 21, 2017 read more

Disclosure Biden earned millions after leaving White House

WASHINGTON — Joe Biden is releasing his presidential financial disclosure, which shows that the former vice-president earned millions of dollars, including more than $2.7 million for book deals and speaking engagements over the past year and a half.During a four-decade political career, Biden brought home little more than his government salary. But since leaving the White House in January 2017, Biden has become a millionaire. His newfound wealth stems from a lucrative publishing deal, publicity tours and other speaking engagements.Biden’s first book, an account of his son Beau’s death from cancer, briefly topped bestseller lists in 2017.Biden also earned $540,000 as a professor and namesake of the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Biden Center for Diplomacy and Global Engagement.He is now seeking the 2020 Democratic nomination for president.Stephen Braun, The Associated Press