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New sex charge filed against ex-Alpine Canada ski coach Bertrand Charest


A new charge has been laid against a former national ski coach who is already facing a host of sex-related accusations.

The Crown introduced the single charge, involving a new alleged victim, during Bertrand Charest’s brief court hearing on Friday. 130 more words

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Court hearing begins to set the table for Turcotte's second murder trial

Guy Turcotte will have at least one more court hearing before his second high-profile murder trial begins in less than four months.

The former cardiologist charged with murdering his two children six years ago was not required to be present at the St-Jérôme courthouse on Wednesday for a pretrial conference hearing before Superior Court Justice André Vincent. 402 more words


Tawdry Google executive overdose death trial ends with prostitute pleading guilty to involuntary manslaughter

SANTA CRUZ, Calif. — A California sex worker charged with killing a Google executive with an overdose of heroin aboard his yacht pleaded guilty Tuesday to involuntary manslaughter and administering drugs. 522 more words


Robert Edgar sentenced to life in prison for January death of wife, 83

L’ORIGNAL, Ont. The daughter of an 83-year-old woman who was smothered by her husband of 32 years in their Eastern Ontario home says she wished she could have warned her mother. 691 more words

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Crown tells jury that argument led to fatal stabbing at victim's home

Walker Risling and his girlfriend Aleesha McGuire left a house party and went over to new friend Matthew Brown’s home early on the morning of Jan. 288 more words

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Montreal cop pleads guilty to theft, importing large amounts of Viagra and Cialis

A Montreal police officer suspended without pay from the force pleaded guilty to stealing a protester’s iPhone and importing drugs on Monday.

Amir El Alfy, 35, sat impassively in the courtroom following the guilty plea and listened as wiretap recordings of himself speaking to various friends and a former girlfriend were played for the judge. 482 more words

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Egan: Cleared of murder six years later, a free man faces ruin

In 2008, they said Jim Angelis killed his wife, mother of their two children, by suffocating her as the kids watched a cartoon.

Then, two trials and almost seven years later, a jury said he didn’t. 702 more words

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