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Surrey Six cross-examination delayed until at least Thursday

Red Scorpion gang founder Michael Le was scheduled to begin his cross-examination at the Surrey Six trial today after a two-week break.

But a last-minute publication ban application led to an adjournment of the trial until 9:30 am Thursday. 295 more words

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Son of woman found dead near Ottawa in court to face murder charge

OTTAWA — A young man accused of killing his mother appeared briefly in court by video Wednesday to face a charge of first-degree murder.

During his appearance, Chris Gobin, 18, who has shaggy brown hair, wore a large white tank top, and looked around the room where he was being held. 821 more words


'People from good families sometimes do bad things'

A few weeks ago, I got a letter from a man who is related to a killer.

I’d just written a piece that was not unkind  about the parents of Brian Dickson — and when you’re talking about the family of a killer, merely not being actively unkind is revolution enough — who was that day convicted of first-degree murder in the April 15, 2011, slaying of Qian Hui Liu, a York University student from Beijing. 1,021 more words


Matthew de Grood's texts sent his father out into the night to find his son … too late to stop Calgary stabbings

Matthew de Grood sent texts to his parents on the night five Calgary university students were stabbed that so alarmed his parents, his father Doug left the house to search for him and his mother Susan called police, says a police officer who knows the de Grood family. 1,165 more words


Photos: Iranian woman forgives son's condemned killer as he stands at gallows

The execution of an Iranian convicted of murder was halted at the very last minute in a dramatic scene this week when the mother of his victim forgave him as he stood on the gallows with the noose around his neck, according to Iranian media. 976 more words


Suspect in Calgary mass murder acted 'strangely' in days before stabbing

Matthew de Grood, the suspect charged in Calgary’s worst mass murder, was behaving strangely in the weeks and days preceding the early Tuesday morning massacre that left five Calgary university students stabbed to death, says a police officer who knows the de Grood family. 780 more words


Mass stabbing suspect Matthew de Grood transferred to psychiatric facility for assessment

The suspect accused of fatally stabbing five people at a northwest Calgary house party has been moved to a secure psychiatric facility pending a court appearance next week. 906 more words