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Dorval man on trial in Mile End bank robbery case acting as own lawyer

A career criminal charged with carrying out the brazen armed robbery of a bank that forced the closure of several streets in Mile End two summers ago will act as his own lawyer throughout his trial. 586 more words

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Getaway driver convicted of double murder in N.D.G.

A Nova Scotia resident who acted as the getaway driver in a cold-blooded double murder carried out in the parking lot of a fast-food restaurant in Notre-Dame-de-Grâce seven years ago has been found guilty of two counts of first-degree murder following his second trial in the same case. 559 more words

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Man who firebombed Jewish school a decade ago back behind bars

A man who firebombed a Jewish school in Outremont more than a decade ago is charged with planning to kill his father and a prostitute. 337 more words

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Woman stabbed by stranger in Montreal's east end

A 31-year-old woman was stabbed on the street overnight in the Mercier-Hochelaga-Maisonneuve borough.

She was walking on de Grosbois St. shortly after midnight when a man approached her from behind, held a knife under her throat and threatened her. 38 more words

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Terror Trial: Jury deciding fate of young couple to be sequestered next week

The jury hearing the trial of a young couple facing terrorism charges at the Montreal courthouse will be sequestered next week.

Closing arguments in the lengthy trial came to an end on Friday after defence lawyer Charles Benmouyal argued the Crown had failed to prove the couple, Sabrine Djermane, 21, and El Mahdi Jamali, 20, were doing anything more than planning to get married, against the wishes of their parents, and were preparing to travel to Greece together. 503 more words

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Man sentenced for hours-long sex assault on woman

Claiming he was seeking payment for a drug debt, a 29-year-old man spent several hours raping a woman — including in front of her boyfriend — in her Regina home. 500 more words

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Judge delays sentence for Canada Revenue Agency auditor

Quebec Court Judge Yves Paradis has delayed his decision on sentencing for a Canada Revenue Agency auditor convicted of soliciting and accepting a bribe from a Plateau Mont-Royal restaurant. 102 more words

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