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Jury deliberates on verdicts for Goforths in case of malnourished children

The jury at the murder trial for Tammy and Kevin Goforth was sequestered for the night Friday, having failed to return with verdicts after several hours of deliberations. 916 more words

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Quebec judge grants bail to five of 14 men accused in child porn case

Five of 14 men accused in an alleged juvenile pornography ring in Quebec were set to be released from jail Thursday after being given strict bail conditions pending their trial. 217 more words

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Jury hears friend's frantic pleas for stabbing victim, as 911 tape played at murder trial

Jurors in the murder trial of a Calgary man on Wednesday heard the chilling last moments of fatal stabbing victim Wyatt Lewis’s life, captured on a 911 call made by the deceased. 283 more words

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Son of Habs legend Guy Lafleur facing more criminal charges

Mark Lafleur — the troubled son of Canadiens legend Guy Lafleur — faces a new series of criminal charges at the Montreal courthouse while he is currently serving a prison term he received in December. 348 more words

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Joke led to deadly confrontation at Calgary bar, court hears

An innocent barb triggered a series of events which ended in a deadly confrontation, a Calgary court was told Tuesday.

Giovanni Escobar, who himself was repeatedly stabbed, said he got into a dispute with an acquaintance after making a comment to him at a bar. 270 more words

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Defence says woman not criminally responsible for killing son

Kellie Dawn Johnson admits killing her five-year-old son, but claims she was suffering from a mental disorder and is not criminally responsible.

The 37-year-old mother pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder on Tuesday, when her trial began in Saskatoon Court of Queen’s Bench. 541 more words

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Accused in Regina murder trial told police girl was bound

For a second day on the witness stand, accused killer Kevin Eric Goforth remained steadfast in denying he or his wife harmed two sisters in their care — except he did once tell the police a strap was used to bind one girl’s feet. 759 more words