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Fortney: Crown appeals verdict in child's death

It was a murder case almost too painful to even hear about, the victim at its centre an adorable six-year-old girl who was tortured to death for four days, a brutally beaten prisoner in the home of the man she should have been able to trust with her life. 730 more words

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Appeal court upholds manslaughter conviction for 'cruel' beating

The province’s top court has unanimously upheld the manslaughter conviction against a Calgary man in the vicious robbery and beating death of Daniel Levesque at his home nearly seven years ago. 426 more words

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Court dismisses appeal by man who killed cat during sex ritual

A 21-year-old city man must serve his 20-month jail sentence for the sadistic killing of a cat during a sexual ritual nearly three years ago. 347 more words


High court rules in child porn consent case

OTTAWA – The Supreme Court of Canada has ordered a new trial in the case of two Edmonton men who made child pornography after videotaping two 14-year-old girls performing sex acts. 479 more words


'A great day for justice:' Omar Khadr free on bail after 13 years in prison

WATCH ABOVE:  After nearly 13 years behind bars, Omar Khadr spoke to the media where he said ‘freedom is way better than I thought.’

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Alberta man to be retried on charges of sexually abusing three children, including his daughter

An Alberta man who was cleared of sexually abusing three children — his biological daughter and two stepdaughters — is to be retried on the same charges because the trial judge wrongly assumed the girls probably would have told someone immediately, rather than keep it secret for years. 749 more words


Drunk driver who killed motorcyclist appeals six-year sentence

The lawyer representing a Calgary man who killed a motorcyclist while driving drunk appeared in front of the Alberta Court of Appeal on Tuesday, arguing for a reduction of his client’s six-year prison sentence. 404 more words

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