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Edmonton man who killed toddler in patio crash given longer sentence

A man who was abducted and had his thumb cut off after crashing his SUV onto a southwest Edmonton restaurant patio, killing a toddler, will have to return to jail after his appeal was dismissed. 564 more words

Crime

Supreme Court restores conviction of Alberta man in child porn case

The Supreme Court of Canada has restored the conviction of an Alberta man for possession of child pornography in a case about the burden of proof for circumstantial evidence. 225 more words

Crime

Supreme Court restores Calgary man's child pornography conviction in computer-repair case

The Supreme Court of Canada has restored the conviction of an Alberta man for possession of child pornography in a case about the burden of proof for circumstantial evidence. 201 more words

Crime

Convicted killer in Lukas Strasser-Hird swarming death seeks bail pending appeal

Six weeks after a jury found him guilty of second-degree murder, Assmar Shlah is asking to be released from custody.

Shlah is one of three people convicted in the swarming death of 18-year-oldĀ  552 more words

Crime

Alberta doctor gets jail for sex assault

An Edmonton-area doctor has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for sexually assaulting a co-worker.

Ismail Taher, who is 38, was also given two years probation. 107 more words

Health

Alleged Calgary gangster Byran Balla loses appeal on guns and drug convictions

The province’s top court has upheld the convictions of a purported gang member on more than a dozen narcotics and weapons charges.

In a unanimous decision released Wednesday, a three-member Alberta Court of Appeal panel ruled Justice Keith Yamauchi made no errors in law in convicting Byran Balla in October 2014. 364 more words

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Supreme Court of Canada rejects appeal in Alberta sex assault case

The Supreme Court of Canada has dismissed an appeal from an Alberta man who was convicted of sexual assault after police ordered him to swab his own genitals for evidence of the victim’s DNA. 261 more words

Canada