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Elaborate courthouse suicide attempt doesn't reveal need for tighter security, says Alberta Justice

Calgary Courts Centre officials say a woman’s ability to stash razor blades throughout the building as part of a planned suicide attempt doesn’t mean security needs to be tightened. 542 more words

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Mom accused of killing daughter to face new trial

CALGARY- A mother accused of strangling her teenage daughter is to face a new trial.

The Alberta Court of Appeal has overturned an October 2013 ruling that found that Aset Magomadova was too ill from cancer to face another second-degree murder trial. 370 more words

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Trial ordered for Calgary mom accused of strangling daughter

A mother accused of strangling her teenage daughter is to face a new trial.

The Alberta Court of Appeal has overturned an October 2013 ruling that found that Aset Magomadova, was too ill from cancer to face another second-degree murder trial. 129 more words

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Judges deny appeal in case of sexual touching of young Calgary girls

CALGARY — A former Alberta Children’s Hospital worker who was convicted of sex-related offences against young girls has had his appeal denied.

In his appeal, Ronald Arthur Sayers claimed the nature of the touching involving the girls wasn’t major and his four-year sentence should be reduced. 74 more words

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Sex-assault conviction erased, new trial ordered because Alberta judge too sensitive to rape culture

A sexual-assault conviction in Alberta has been erased and a new trial ordered because the trial judge was too sensitive to rape culture in his courtroom. 1,032 more words

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Sex-assault conviction erased, new trial ordered because Alberta judge too sensitive to rape culture

A sexual-assault conviction in Alberta has been erased and a new trial ordered because the trial judge was too sensitive to rape culture in his courtroom. 1,032 more words

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Parole denied for man who shot, killed Calgary bar owner

DRUMHELLER — The man who shot and killed a Calgary pub owner must first demonstrate he can behave inside prison before the Parole Board of Canada will let him out. 642 more words

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