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‘You need not run: you are done for': A Case of Attempted Wife Murder and Victorian Broadmoor

In the spring of 1879, A.T, a boilermaker from Hull, was convicted of the attempted murder of his wife, R. According to press reports, R. had lived a ‘miserable’ life since she married her husband the previous year: he ‘ill-used’ her and was intemperate. 1,963 more words

Calgary basketball coach jailed for illicit affair with teenage girl on team

A former Calgary basketball coach has been sent to prison for an illicit sexual relationship with a teenage girl who played on his team.

Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Suzanne Bensler on Thursday imposed a 3 1/2 year sentence on Dean Matthew Vigon, 40, who had pleaded guilty last June to sexual exploitation, luring and making child pornography. 339 more words

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Woman accused of killing Richmond chip truck operator told police she blacked out

Minutes after Rachelle Denis allegedly ran down her ex-lover in the parking lot of the Richmond Plaza on July 2, 2010, Ottawa police found her lying in the laneway at home next to her Jeep, its hood crumpled and headlights smashed. 502 more words

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Gazette Midday: City starts hearings on home mail delivery

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Canada Post could soon become Canada Ghost in communities across Montreal, where door-to-door mail delivery is to be replaced by community mailboxes during the next four years.  608 more words

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Luka Magnotta appeals guilty verdict

Luka Magnotta’s defence lawyer is asking the Quebec Court of Appeal to annul the killer’s guilty verdict and order a new trial for his client.


The Story So Far: Magnotta to appeal murder conviction

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New documents point to challenge of Dean Del Mastro verdict

Newly filed court documents suggest former Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro is preparing to challenge the guilty verdict against him in the Elections Act case that triggered his resignation from the House of Commons last year. 655 more words