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Confessed killer sentence to prison for robbery committed with crime boss he fatally shot

Committing a violent robbery with a crime boss he later shot to death has landed a Calgary man a four-year, three-month sentence.

Court of Queen’s Bench Justice Bruce Millar on Wednesday accepted a joint sentencing submission from Crown prosecutor Scott Watson and defence lawyer Alain Hepner for that term for Joshua Matechuk. 278 more words

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Wife testifies of husband's deadly attack on her acupuncturist

The last words a city woman heard her acupuncturist utter before he was slain was a denial to her husband that they were having an affair, court heard Wednesday. 397 more words

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Acquittal for Regina man accused of offences in B.C.

A Regina youth leader accused of sex-related charges in British Columbia has been acquitted.

Jason Michael Hubelit went on trial earlier this month in the Supreme Court in Port Alberni, B.C. 130 more words


Police say alleged sexual assault was 'incredibly random'

An alleged sexual assault of a five-year-old boy in an Elbow Park alley Saturday was an “incredibly random” event, police said Tuesday.

“It is not something that we encounter on a regular basis,” said Staff Sgt. 373 more words

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Joseph 'David' Caissie, man accused of killing Carol King, committed to stand trial for first-degree murder

Joseph ‘David’ Caissie, the man accused of killing his ex-girlfriend Carol King near Herschel, Sask. in 2011, has been committed to stand trial for first-degree murder and offering an indignity to a human body. 178 more words

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Fortney: 1995 sex assault victim's daughters celebrate her life after conviction

“She didn’t drink and she never swore.”

“But she still knew how to have fun and make everyone laugh.”

“She said her greatest achievement was raising all of us.” 627 more words

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Manywounds takes stand in manslaughter trial

Testimony from the Crown’s key witness in the case of a deadly swarming at a downtown Calgary park should be ignored because it is unreliable, the accused’s lawyer argued Wednesday. 409 more words

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