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Nightmares revealed magician's alleged molestation of boy

The nightmares that tortured a local man as he reached adulthood revealed a magician’s alleged sexual assault against him as a child years earlier, a Superior Court trial heard Wednesday. 499 more words

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Man convicted of dangerous driving after using tow truck to pursue phone thief in Regina

A tow truck driver went too far in trying to retrieve his stolen cellphone when he pursued another vehicle through Regina streets, a judge determined Tuesday. 601 more words

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Cosby’s criminal case can resume after appeals court rules against claim of a decade-old deal not to prosecute

PHILADELPHIA — A Pennsylvania appeals court has rejected Bill Cosby’s attempt to throw out his criminal case because of what he called a decade-old deal not to prosecute him. 557 more words


Staley: Stephen Harper acted honourably in Mike Duffy investigation; now it's time for other authorities to step up

Commencing in mid-2013, I represented Prime Minister Stephen Harper in connection with the RCMP’s investigation of Sen. Mike Duffy. So long as Mr. Duffy was facing criminal charges, my client, and anyone acting on his behalf, was prevented by the sub judice rule from making statements that could prejudice court proceedings, including statements speaking to the merits of the allegations. 686 more words


“I gave Mary a bit of cake, and then I killed her, wretch that I am”

I. Crime and Trial

On the morning of April 21 1864, M. D. saw her husband to the front door as he left for work, as she did every morning. 1,517 more words

Judge to decide whether to halt trial in attempted murder of girl

A Quebec Court judge is expected to rule Monday on whether the trial of a St-Laurent resident accused of sexually assaulting and attempting to murder an 11-year-old girl should be halted because Montreal police mistakenly destroyed key evidence. 785 more words

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Man sentenced for chase that prompted police to fire guns

The man at the centre of a bizarre police chase that came to a slowly rolling stop in downtown Saskatoon has pleaded guilty.

Bradley Derek Vestby, 36, was sentenced on Friday in Saskatoon provincial court to 6.5 years in prison for a series of crimes, starting with break-ins he committed in the months before the police chase and carrying on after his arrest as he continued to get in trouble behind bars. 557 more words

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