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Expert rejects suggestion diabetic teen died from eating disorder

Anorexia nervosa, a condition which can lead to severe weight loss, is more commonplace in sufferers of Type 1 diabetes, such as alleged murder victim Alexandru Radita, his parents’ murder trial heard Thursday. 361 more words

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OC Transpo drivers on trial for murder called victim 'The Devil, Nazi woman,' court hears

The accused killers — secret lovers who worked the same shifts as OC Transpo drivers — sat quietly, a few feet apart in the prisoner’s box Thursday as their first-degree murder trial heard testimony from a clairvoyant they hired. 632 more words

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Former Roughrider Tearrius George appears in court

Former Saskatchewan Roughrider Tearrius Antwane George will be back in domestic violence court next month.

The 33-year-old appeared briefly on Thursday in the special court where he was represented by Legal Aid duty counsel — a resource initially offered to anyone appearing in that court regardless of income. 183 more words

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Senior accused in daughter's death seeking court-ordered legal coverage

An application for court-ordered legal coverage will be made by a Calgary woman charged with neglecting her now dead disabled adult daughter.

Defence lawyer Andre Ouellette appeared in provincial court on Thursday on behalf of Patricia Couture, who faces a charge of failure to provide the necessaries of life for her daughter, Melissa. 252 more words

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Elderly couple get prison terms for sexually abusing foster kids

A 59-year-old woman cried in a Quebec courtroom on Thursday as she recalled the sexual, psychological and physical abuse she suffered as a child at the hands of her foster parents and their friends. 428 more words

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Saskatoon police lay weapons, firearm charges following Avenue H standoff

A 19-year-old man is facing firearm charges following a standoff in the 900 block of Avenue H North.

Officers on Wednesday took the man into custody after police received a call around 3:30 p.m. 181 more words

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Probation for 'Agent 728' includes 60 hours of community service

Former Montreal police officer Stéfanie Trudeau thumbed her nose at the justice system after learning she would receive a sentence, for having assaulted a man she arrested four years ago, that will leave her with a criminal record. 653 more words

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