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Calgary man responsible for fatal hit and run in 2013 handed harsher sentence

A man who pleaded guilty in a deadly hit-and-run crash more than three years ago will serve more time in jail, News Talk 770 has learned. 181 more words


Feds appoint five new Court of Queen's Bench judges

Alberta is getting five new federally appointed judges to Court of Queen’s Bench — but losing two to the province’s top court.

Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould announced Thursday two new judicial appointments in Calgary and three in Edmonton. 352 more words

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Dangerous offender who tortured, starved Calgary roommate appealing conviction

Lawyers for an Alberta man who was declared a dangerous offender for torturing his roommate appealed his conviction before the province’s top court Wednesday.

Dustin Paxton, now 36, was convicted in 2012 of aggravated and sexual assault. 356 more words


Alleged drunk drivers shouldn't have licences seized immediately: Alberta court challenge

Alberta’s Court of Appeal is expected to come back with a decision in a few months after hearing arguments Thursday about the province’s impaired driving… 236 more words


Alberta court upholds cruelty convictions over the use of cattle prods on dogs

EDMONTON – The Alberta Court of Appeal has upheld the conviction of an Edmonton man on animal cruelty charges for using an electric cattle prod to train dogs. 151 more words


Alberta Justice seeks increased sentence for Calgary man responsible for 2013 hit and run

Alberta Justice is seeking to have a sentence increased for a Calgary man involved in the death of a pedestrian in 2013.

On Tuesday, the prosecution asked the Alberta Court of Appeal to increase the sentence for Steven Vanasse. 205 more words