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Edmonton man admits backing over and badly injuring his girlfriend

An Edmonton man admitted in court Monday to fleeing after hitting his longtime girlfriend with a van and driving over her — leaving her badly injured — following an argument outside a north-side casino. 472 more words

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Defence opens its case at the trial of Calgary mom Tamara Lovett

Often wiping away tears, Calgary mom Tamara Lovett conceded Monday she failed in caring for her dead son.

But Lovett said had she known how grave little Ryan’s condition was, she would have sought medical help sooner and perhaps saved him. 435 more words

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Toronto neurosurgeon charged with the first-degree murder of woman who died of strangulation

TORONTO – A court appearance by a Toronto neurosurgeon facing a first-degree murder charge Saturday morning provided no further answers for those wondering what happened and why. 769 more words


Man charged with first-degree murder in parking lot stabbing pleads guilty to manslaughter

A Grande Prairie man has pleaded guilty to manslaughter after a man was stabbed 17 times in a hotel parking lot.

Justin Kenneth Sandquist, 26, was in the midst of his first-degree murder trial for the 2013 death of Aaron Cote, but instead entered a guilty plea Friday to the lesser charge in Edmonton Court of Queen’s Bench. 321 more words

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Fraudster in longest Alberta jury trial sentenced to seven years in prison

An Edmonton businessman was sentenced to seven years in prison Friday after earlier being convicted of 33 counts of fraud following the longest jury trial in Alberta history. 491 more words

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Woman who beat her husband to death pleads guilty to manslaughter

An Edmonton woman who beat her husband to death with various items, including a broken curtain rod, pleaded guilty to manslaughter Friday.

Nyuk Len Hwang, 55, was charged with second-degree murder for the Aug. 536 more words

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Crown seeking dangerous offender status for Ottawa man who sexually abused young relatives

An assistant Crown attorney is asking a judge to declare an Ottawa man a dangerous offender after he pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting his son, nieces and nephew when they were children and to possessing hundreds of thousands of images and videos of child pornography on his personal laptop. 422 more words

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