The 30-year-old man was detained after a high-speed chase through streets filled with Saturday night revellers and local football fans.
Edmonton in #Canada was the scene of a terror attack in which an Islamic State group flag was found inside a vehicle believed to have been involved in the incident.
The attack began Saturday shortly after 8 p.m. (10 p.m. ET), when the a Chevy Malibu drove into a police officer stationed outside a Canadian Football League game, sending him flying 15 feet into the air, Edmontonpolice said.
Hours later, a man driving a rental van was pulled over at a checkpoint after his name on documents seemed "very similar" to the one police were looking for.
Knecht says the driver of the vehicle then got out and "viciously" stabbed the officer several times with a knife before fleeing.
"The U-Haul truck then immediately fled the scene, and was pursued by police officers toward downtown Edmonton", the police chief said. The van struck four pedestrians before hitting a wall and flipping on its side. The suspect then jumped out of the vehicle, stabbed him and fled the scene, police said.
Chief Knecht says police believe the man taken into custody "acted alone, although investigation is in its early stages".
Investigators believe the incident near Commonwealth Stadium and subsequent attempts to injure pedestrians in downtown Edmonton may be related.
Although police have described the incident as a suspected terrorist act, terrorism charges have not been laid. The Islamic State, which has lost most of its territory in Syria and Iraq in recent months, asserted responsibility for the European assaults.
Its terror threat level remained at medium, where it has been since late 2014.
The van "peeled" into an alley where people were smoking, he said.
The RCMP's "K" Division Integrated National Security Enforcement Team (K-INSET) is leading the investigation with the assistance of the Edmonton Police Service.
"We can not - and will not - let violent extremism take root in our communities". "It just came around the corner, ripping".
"We didn't have sufficient evidence to warrant continued investigation of that individual following the 2015 (check)", he said.
Alberta premier Rachel Notley last night tweeted to wish the injured officer a "speedy recovery". "I thought at first he was pulling over for the cops coming by, but he was clearly the one they were chasing".
Announced Friday by the German automaker, the added cost could push Volkswagen's total damages from the scandal past $30 billion . He was in charge of Audi's engine development from 2001 to 2007 before taking over the role for the entire Volkswagen Group.
Court documents show Evans took at least $22,000 in bribe money to direct basketball players to agents or financial advisers. Underwood and Evans also spent five seasons together on Frank Martin's staffs at Kansas State and SC .
Under cover of darkness, the militants cut a fence to enter the camp in the early hours of Tuesday, he added. The attack took place on the BSF 182 battalion camp which is near the Srinagar worldwide airport.
General Assembly elevated the Palestinian Authority's observer status from "entity" to "non-member state", similar to the Vatican. The approval vote requires the Palestinians to pay membership dues worth 0.03 percent of the Interpol budget.
The island territory of more than 3 million USA citizens is reeling in the devastating wake of Hurricane Maria . Additionally, several telethons have been held to benefit Puerto Rico including on Univision and Telemundo.
Apple will launch the iPhone 8 and 8Plus in India on Friday at 6 pm - a week after the global launch - starting at Rs 64,000. Another Japanese iPhone 8 user narrated a similar experience where his phone came in a deformed shape from the company.
On his personal website, Bolton says he will "resume Nigel Farage's legacy by restoring UKIP's relevance and authority". Bolton reportedly said he was "fine" with the new design. "I abhor the rhetoric that we are at war with Islam".
That one interception ended Miami's best scoring chance because it came on a misplaced fade pass intended for Julius Thomas . Lattimore, who has good size at 6-foot, 193 pounds, will be tested by a player who has good chemistry with QB Jay Cutler .
Two people were injured and one died in a series of rockfalls Wednesday that displaced an estimated 1,300 tons . Park officials say rock falls overall have killed 16 people since 1857 and injured more than 100.
The letter also accused Price of using insider information to trade healthcare stocks when he was a member of Congress. Price has taken as many as 24 private flights in the past few months, costing the government an estimated $300,000.
India cricket captain Virat Kohli made sure to wish the host team's young stars as they gear up for an unlikely shot at glory. Ceppi has also worked with the LOCs of the previous two editions of the U-17 World Cup, in UAE (2013) and Chile (2015).
That's due to tensions over an independence referendum held this week in Iraq's Kurdish region and disputed territories. On Saturday, Erdogan said Iraqi Kurdistan "will pay a price" for the "unacceptable" referendum , without elaborating.
And it's all thanks to those detachable Joy-cons, which means you can play it on the go and against friends in local multiplayer. It's not running on Frostbite and the PS4 version runs in native 4K (in comparison to 1080p when docked on Nintendo Switch ).
A new listing on a reseller's website seemingly confirms the three storage capacity variants that we have already heard about. Of the pair of phones, the Google Pixel 2 XL is speculated to receive a significant upgrade compared to the smaller one.
This is obviously a major get for Sony, which views Venom as the kickoff to a major web of interconnected movies. This marks another fantastical big-budget film for Williams as she has starred in Oz the Great and Powerful .
The hurricane claimed the lives of 30 people in the Caribbean, including at least 15 people in the small island Dominica. Panovich says by the time it reaches the Outer Banks, Maria should either be a weak hurricane or a strong tropical storm.
Wednesday Showers likely and possibly a thunderstorm before 1pm, then a chance of showers and thunderstorms after 1pm. Otherwise, there will be increasing cloudiness, with a low around 59 and a south wind at around five miles per hour .
The recent event is regarding Apple's all-new iPhone 8 , and the company might get a headache over the issue . It also points out that more people are willing to opt for iPhone X compared to iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.
"That's what the selectors have told me, that I need to score some runs so I'll have to do that if I want to get picked". He was the third highest run-getter in the series for the home side and was the second-highest six-hitter overall.
With rumors swirling about Westbrook potentially being swayed to leave in free agency next summer, people were rightfully nervous. Westbrook now joins two-time MVP Stephen Curry as the only players to have agreed to new contracts valued at $200-plus million.
The company said it found 22 accounts which were directly linked to the 450 Facebook accounts , found earlier this month. Twitter allows users to register anonymously and has more public accounts than Facebook .
Both were dressed in jeans, with the prince pairing it with a black polo shirt while his girlfriend wore a pale button-down shirt. After the game, Meghan accomplished another royal duty: shaking hands and chatting with the Australians and New Zealanders.
But on fourth down, McSorley stood strong in the pocket and drilled the ball through a crowded end zone and into Johnson's chest. Against another blitz, Wadley broke loose around the left side for a 35-yard TD to give Iowa the lead with 1:42 left.
The Conoco field is named for the American company that discovered the gas reserves and built a processing plant there. The next main target will be al-Omar oil field - Syria's largest - that is on the east bank of the Euphrates.