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Ottawa jail beating trial: Tearful guard says investigator blackmailed him

One of the biggest guards at the Innes Road jail teared up and admitted in court Friday that he was ashamed for wrongly implicating a fellow guard in the alleged 2010 beating of a handcuffed and shackled inmate. 439 more words

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Psychiatrist questioned Magnotta about promoting Lin video before slaying

By Sidhartha Banerjee

A psychiatrist who assessed Luka Rocco Magnotta for criminal responsibility says he questioned him about alleged online postings promoting the video of Jun Lin’s death ahead of the slaying. 487 more words

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Christopher Husbands shot seven people at the Toronto Eaton Centre. Next week, he will try to explain why

Twenty-nine months ago, Christopher Husbands carried a handgun into the Eaton Centre mall. He bought a pair of inline skates and a hamburger, and then, while waiting for his girlfriend to pay for sushi, he shot seven people. 460 more words


Three Ottawa officers plead guilty to discreditable conduct

An Ottawa police officer pleaded guilty Monday to discreditable conduct and insubordination after assaulting a woman with whom he was in a relationship.

Const. Scott Fenton had pleaded guilty in September to a criminal charge of assault and received a conditional discharge after a December 2013 altercation with a former girlfriend. 391 more words

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Mac Harb to go to trial Aug. 10 on fraud, breach of trust charges

Retired senator Mac Harb, 60, is scheduled to go on trial for fraud and breach of trust in August.

Harb is charged with one count of fraud over $5,000 and one count of breach of trust related to housing expense claims he filed to the Senate over 10 years. 90 more words

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Gordon Stuckless guilty of 2 counts of gross indecency; acquitted on 2 counts of buggery

By Paola Loriggio

TORONTO — Months after pleading guilty to 100 charges related to the sexual abuse of 18 boys, the man at the centre of the Maple Leaf Gardens sex abuse scandal was convicted Wednesday in two more charges linked to two of those victims. 596 more words


Magnotta's father testifies in his son's defence

Luka Magnotta grew up with an over-spending mother obsessed with fighting germs with Lysol and a father who drowned out the incessant voices in his head with alcohol. 890 more words

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