Former Calgary police homicide detective George Rocks dies at age 74

Former Calgary police officer George Rocks, who headed up the homicide unit from the late 1990s to the early 2000s, has died at the age of 74. (File photo) Former Calgary police officer George Rocks, who headed up the homicide unit from the late 1990s to the early 2000s, has died at the age of 74. (File photo)

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July 4 shooting suspect bought guns legally despite threats

The man charged with killing seven people when he unleashed a hail of bullets on an Independence Day parade from a rooftop in suburban Chicago legally bought the high-powered rifle used in the shooting and four other weapons, despite threatening violence, police said.