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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


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


Former staff member accuses Edmonton veterinarian of hitting his own dogs

*WARNING: Some readers may find the details in the below article disturbing.

A former veterinarian assistant testified in an Edmonton courtroom Wednesday that she saw her boss, Dr.  631 more words


Man sentenced for killing 3 in Beaumont crash has hearing for parole

*EDITOR’S NOTE: On Friday evening, Sherri Arsenault said Jonathan Pratt had been denied parole.

Jonathan Pratt, man who killed three young men near Beaumont in 2011, is applying for parole. 321 more words


Man charged in Edmonton road rage crowbar attack was stabbed in 2014

EDMONTON – A man accused of breaking a woman’s arms with a crowbar in what police have called a “vicious” road rage attack was himself the victim of a violent crime in 2014. 470 more words