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Judge's tears proof of bias, Rodica Radita claims in appeal of conviction for son's death

Tears apparently shed by a judge while convicting a Calgary woman of first-degree murder in the starvation-related death of her son, could come back to haunt her. 596 more words

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Former Woodstock nurse charged with eight first-degree murders of patients fired for medication errors

The former Woodstock nurse charged with eight counts of first-degree murder of long-term care patients suspected to have died of drug overdoses was fired from a Woodstock nursing home “for failing to follow insulin protocol.” 308 more words


"Sober friend" handed a dozen years for killing woman he was supposed to be helping

Killing a woman he was supposed to be a “sober friend” to while highly intoxicated has landed a Calgary man a 12-year prison sentence.

Provincial court Judge Harry Van Harten on Wednesday said that despite Leo Harry Pantherbone’s tragic upbringing, a stiff sentence was warranted to protect society. 471 more words

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Crown in manslaughter case alleges victim was knocked unconscious and hit ground

A 24-year-old man almost didn’t get in to the bar where he encountered the person alleged to have caused his death hours later, court heard Wednesday. 452 more words

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Suspicious package at Nisku business not dangerous: police

Police have launched a criminal investigation after they were called to a Nisku business Wednesday to investigate a suspicious package containing an unknown substance.

A corresponding note said the contents were toxic, police said. 126 more words


Regina jailhouse laundry cart dispute ends with broken jaw

A jailhouse dispute involving a laundry cart ended with one inmate nursing a broken jaw and another facing more time behind bars.

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Small-time drug dealer receives a lighter sentence due to RCMP's unreasonable strip search

EDMONTON — A small-time drug trafficker has been handed a lighter sentence after the judge ruled the man was forced to undergo a humiliating and degrading strip search by RCMP. 405 more words

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