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Accused arsonist blames alleged victim for fire that threatened the lives of her children

“Look at the mother.”

With those words, accused arsonist Kenneth Kormendy tried to divert attention away from himself as the prime suspect in a Balfour Boulevard house fire last year. 404 more words

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One 130-pound woman + seven drinks + two hours = about triple the legal driving limit

By the time someone is triple the legal limit, every mental, physical and sensory function is “severely” impaired by alcohol to the point they are likely in danger of choking on vomit and being seriously hurt in a fall. 218 more words

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Family calls for stiffer youth penalties for serious crimes

Two men standing on the steps of the Saskatchewan legislative building pounded out a sombre song on their hand drums late Friday afternoon.

“Let’s stand together in honour of his life” and “Come on everyone lets get justice for Nikosis” were just some of the lyrics that could be heard. 292 more words

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Concordia student, tutor face criminal charges in exam cheating case

Concordia University says it doesn’t take cheating lightly, and is serious in the way it handles allegations of it.

This follows a report in La Presse that a student and his tutor are facing criminal charges for allegedly cheating on an exam last spring. 295 more words

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Sugar's sobriety at heart of defence testimony in murder trial

The question of how intoxicated Frances Sugar was on the night her daughter was stabbed to death appears central to her defence case.

As her second-degree murder trial continued Friday in Saskatoon’s Court of Queen’s Bench, Sugar’s lawyer went to great lengths to get the jury to understand that her client was drunk or high when she was arrested for her 34-year-old daughter Lindey’s murder. 279 more words

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Convicted killer files lawsuit over treatment during Calgary Remand riot

A lawsuit has been filed by one of nine Calgary Remand Centre prisoners charged in connection with a riot over his treatment during the disturbance. 382 more words

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Mother going to prison for assaulting her two-year-old son

An Airdrie woman will serve two years in prison for assaulting her son on different occasions, causing him a fractured jaw and broken rib, among his other wounds, a judge ordered Friday. 397 more words

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