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60 cops involved in Hells Angels-linked raids north of Montreal

A third wave of raids aimed at breaking what police contend is a drug trafficking network linked to the Hells Angels was carried out Thursday morning, with 60 police officers executing warrants in five municipalities north of Montreal. 82 more words

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Two cars torched overnight in St-Laurent

Two cars were destroyed by fire early Thursday in what police are treating as a case of arson.

No one was injured in the incident, which occurred at 1:20 a.m. 78 more words

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Regina man to be sentenced for hatchet attack that caused permanent head injury

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With two serious assaults already to his name, a 26-year-old man added a third in 2014 while heavily intoxicated.

This time, the victim was a friend and the result was six blows with a hatchet that left the man permanently injured. 487 more words

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Prosecution presents final arguments in Contrecoeur fraud trial

There was a conspiracy from the beginning of the $300-million Contrecoeur land deal to rig the call for bids in favour of Construction Frank Catania et Associés Inc., the prosecution said on Tuesday in its final arguments at the fraud and conspiracy trial of former Montreal city hall No. 991 more words

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’Making a Murderer's' Brendan Dassey asks Supreme Court to review confession

MILWAUKEE — Lawyers for a Wisconsin inmate featured in the “Making a Murderer” series on Netflix asked the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to review a federal appeals court decision that held his confession was voluntary. 255 more words


Rizzuto to keep low profile after release, crime expert suggests

After more than two years behind bars, Leonardo Rizzuto was released from jail on Monday and an organized crime expert says he expects the former alleged Mafia leader to keep a low profile. 360 more words

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Case of Halifax man accused in death of Montrealer back in court

HALIFAX — The case of a Halifax man charged with the second-degree murder of a Montreal-born yoga instructor was back in court Tuesday.

Nicholas Jordan Butcher appeared in Nova Scotia Supreme Court as pre-trial motions were being heard ahead of his jury trial in the death of 32-year-old Kristin Johnston, slated to start April 3. 84 more words

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