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Dustin Lombardi contesting first-degree murder charge in Lachine slaying

Dustin Lombardi, charged with first-degree murder in the death of a 24-year-old man in Lachine last December, will contest the charge and seek to have it reduced to second-degree murder. 320 more words

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Woman convicted of aggravated assault for biting off victim's nose

A judge issued a warrant for the arrest of a 25-year-old woman after he convicted her Friday in absentia of aggravated assault for biting off the nose of another woman and threatening to kill her while holding a rock or chunk of cement over her head at a northwest Calgary park last year. 380 more words


Police seek suspects in armed robbery

Three people robbed a Panorama Hills bank on Thursday evening.

Police say the men, one of whom was armed with a long barrel firearm, walked into the TD Canada Trust at 1110 Panatella Blvd. 145 more words

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Opinion: The top five challenges for Montreal's new police chief

Montreal has a new chief of police, Philippe Pichet. Little is known publicly, however, about the man who now heads the second-largest municipal police agency in Canada. 603 more words

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Man jailed for attack on woman that judge described as 'savagery'

A 34-year-old man is headed to prison for the severe beating, punching and kicking of a woman he believed stole money from his jacket during an alcohol and drug-fuelled weekend party at the victim’s home nearly three years ago. 481 more words

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Opinion: Mediation can be a less expensive route to justice

Reflecting upon his 40 years at the bar (“Priced out of reach” Opinion, Aug. 22), Julius H. Grey lamented that achieving justice before the courts is farther out of reach now than it was when he began practising law. 589 more words


Police release name of man charged in taxi carjackings

A man arrested last week is facing charges in two carjacking attempts involving Calgary taxi drivers.

Evan Thomas Trotchie, 20, of Calgary, was arrested Aug. 21 after a cab driver was threatened around 2:30 a.m. 194 more words