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Lawyer weighs psychiatric tests for consultant charged with attempted murder of 101-year-old vet (with video)

The lawyer representing an Orléans human resources consultant charged with attempted murder in an attack on a 101-year-old veteran says she will consider asking the court for a referral to a psychiatrist. 738 more words

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Luka Magnotta jury fails to reach a verdict on Day 5; will return to work on Sunday

MONTREAL — Jurors deciding the fate of Luka Rocco Magnotta ended Day 5 of their deliberations on Saturday without reaching a verdict.

They will return on Sunday. 472 more words


Australian woman arrested in killings of 8 children (with video)

SYDNEY, Australia — An Australian woman was arrested in the killings of eight children, seven of whom are believed to be her own, police said Saturday. 487 more words


'I know that I didn't do anything': Acquitted in wife's death, Ottawa's Angelis celebrates freedom

Two months before police arrested him on charges of killing his wife in 2008, Demetrios Angelis says he was in such fear of his unpredictable and controlling spouse that he tried to get a restraining order, but it was denied. 822 more words

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Suspect in Scotiabank robberies arrested

Montreal police have arrested Mario Marcotte, a man on the run from federal authorities and suspected of robbing several banks this month.

Police said he was apprehended on Friday at the intersection of Ste-Catherine and St-Urbain Sts. 93 more words

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'A living horror': The tales of two abused women — and how one survived

Derek Jones almost ran back outside when he saw the state of his sister’s house.

The warm home he had once helped brighten with a fresh coat of paint felt dim and cold. 2,075 more words

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'I'm fine and in good shape,' 101-year-old veteran says after Ottawa home invasion

An 101-year-old Second World War veteran wants well-wishers to know he’s doing just fine, despite being tied up and robbed during the home invasion at his New Edinburgh apartment this week. 703 more words

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