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Preliminary hearing begins for Leamington man accused of killing his wife

A preliminary hearing has begun for a Leamington man accused of murdering his wife.

Cheng Sun, 52, is charged with first-degree murder in the death of Weiqiong Du-Sun. 186 more words

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Court tosses offender's appeal in ATM technician murder case

A man found guilty in the fatal shooting of an ATM technician in 2010 has failed in his bid to have his murder conviction overturned. 642 more words


'I didn’t mean to kill him,' Brandon Ethier testifies in second-degree murder trial

Brandon Ethier claimed he only meant to threaten Joshua Briere, to “scare him off” during an argument, telling the jury in his second-degree murder trial he then fatally stabbed his roommate by accident. 862 more words

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Crown, police looking for key witness in shooting case

The trial for a man accused of taking shots in the direction of police officers during an October standoff has been put on temporary hold after a key witness failed to show up to testify. 271 more words

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Man accused in shooting incident nearly shot by sniper, court hears

Const. Chad Hesse and a fellow SWAT team member were positioned at the corner of a detached garage, on Oct. 23, in charge of loading and deploying rounds of tear gas into a house where a man was allegedly holed up with at least one firearm. 583 more words

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Trial hears from police involved in standoff where shots were fired

Standing on the front steps of an Elphinstone Street house on Oct. 23, Cpl. Nathan Strueby heard glass break, followed by a loud bang, court heard. 487 more words

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Texas man, on death row for decapitating lover's 3 kids, loses appeal

HOUSTON — The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals rejected an appeal Wednesday from a 37-year-old Rio Grande Valley man on death row for stabbing and beheading his common-law wife’s three children 15 years ago. 356 more words