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Alberta man convicted in brutal sexual assault loses bid for mistrial

An Alberta man convicted of the brutal sex attack of an indigenous woman whom the Crown had jailed to ensure her testimony has lost a bid for a mistrial. 452 more words

Canada

Civilian member of Edmonton Police Service charged with child porn offences sentenced

An administrative employee with the Edmonton Police Service pleaded guilty Friday to arranging to commit a sexual offence against a child.

In April, police searched a home in southeast Edmonton, seizing a number of computers and electronic devices and arresting the suspect. 190 more words

News

Houston Council votes to oppose "sanctuary cities" bill

The small group of incoming high-school freshmen probably didn’t know exactly what they were in for when they attended Wednesday’s Houston City Council meeting. What they got was an excellent example of the debate of competing ideas and democracy in action. 1,597 more words

Law & Courts

Magistrate Bentley sentences Walter to three months jail for challenging the authority of the Corporation

This morning at 9.30am heroic freedom fighter David Walter was sentenced to jail for three months, eligible for parole after one month, allegedly for contempt of court. 104 more words

Law Courts

Australia already a republic says a reader

Letter to the Editor

On Monday May 22nd at Cairns Magistrates Court, the most important event since Federation will take place. Retired police officer Mr. David Walter will present his defense against an attempt to jail him from matters following on from a Court bankrupting him for refusal to pay moneys not owed by him to shires for rates in which he owns no land and costs awarded against him in a matter he was a non party to. 400 more words

Corruption

Joshua Mitchell guilty of manslaughter in fatal Calgary gas-and-dash hit and run

The jury has found Joshua Mitchell not guilty of the second-degree murder of Calgary mother Maryam Rashidi, instead convicting him of the lesser offence of manslaughter. 505 more words

Crime