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'Extremely excessive': Officer ground key into neck of handcuffed suspect, trial told

One of three Calgary officers charged with assaulting a fleeing traffic-stop suspect used “extremely excessive” force when he ground a key into the man’s neck, a constable testified Wednesday. 512 more words

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Windsor police find accused robber among group of late-night park loiterers

Complaints about people hanging around a park late at night resulted in Windsor police laying a breach-of-recognizance charge against a man already accused of armed robbery. 297 more words

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Jury selection in murder trial of Randy Tshilumba begins Monday

Jury selection is set to begin Monday in the first-degree murder trial of Randy Tshilumba, the man accused of killing Clémence Beaulieu-Patry, a young woman who was fatally stabbed in front of her co-workers at a Maxi supermarket last year. 147 more words

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A Toronto man tried to bring a semi-automatic on a plane in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG — A man whose brother was beaten and killed earlier this month has been charged with trying to bring a semi-automatic handgun onboard a flight from Winnipeg to Toronto. 183 more words


Poll finds Canadians believe Edmonton safer than Calgary

Despite Edmonton having a higher rate and severity of crime than Calgary, Alberta’s capital is still believed to be a safer city by Canadians who responded to a recent Mainstreet/Postmedia poll. 609 more words

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High-risk offender sentenced for third peace bond breach

Having committed his third breach of his high-risk offender peace bond, a 40-year-old man was handed both a jail term and a further warning from a judge about dealing with his risk factors. 480 more words

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Crown calls for year-long sentence in Ottawa 'swatting' case that went international

Calling the youth’s crime spree relentless, brazen and gleeful, a Crown attorney asked an Ottawa judge Tuesday to impose a one-year sentence on a Barrhaven teen who used his computer savvy to wreak havoc across North America. 490 more words

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