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Christie Blatchford: Accused gang leader who had case tossed knows all the court tricks

Nicholas Cypui (Nick) Chan, the alleged Calgary gang leader who this week beat organized crime and murder charges for the second time in two years, is a most curious fellow who is also keenly aware of his rights — every last one of them. 878 more words

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Explosive reaction to Pinacie-Littlechief murder acquittal

A Regina courtroom exploded into sobs and shouted obscenities Friday morning as the woman accused of murdering 27-year-old Justin Crowe was found not guilty.

As 23-year-old Tia Justice Pinacie-Littlechief broke down in tears in the prisoner’s box, a couple of members of Crowe’s family had to be physically pulled from the courtroom by sheriffs and deputy sheriffs. 618 more words

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Waterpark co-owner pleads not guilty in boy's decapitation

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A co-owner of Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the decapitation death of a 10-year-old boy on a massive waterslide. 108 more words


Jury hears closing arguments in Pinacie-Littlechief murder trial

In the words of defence lawyer Ian McKay, the story of what happened between his client and the man she killed is one of survival. 654 more words

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Murder trial jury hears from accused's deceased cousin

Aged just 16, Raina Joyea died in January 2016, approximately three months after her cousin was involved in an incident in which 27-year-old Justin Crowe was killed. 549 more words

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Accused says Crowe attacked her, cousin prior to fatal stabbing

The woman accused of killing 27-year-old Justin Crowe painted a picture for jurors of a man who had become angry and violent in the moments leading to his stabbing. 639 more words

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Witness tells jury he saw Pinacie-Littlechief stab Crowe

Henry Thorn told a Regina jury he saw Tia Justice Pinacie-Littlechief stab his friend, Justin Crowe, in the chest while the three were by the back door in the kitchen of a Piapot First Nation home. 649 more words

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