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2 Edmonton women accused of attempted murder of young children seek bail

Two women accused of the horrific abuse of children in their home were seeking bail at the Edmonton Law Courts on Thursday.

One of the accused, a 24-year-old woman, wept through most of the proceeding and hid her face behind her hair. 348 more words

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Crown says Edmonton woman severely beaten with 2x4: 'This was not an accident. This was murder'

WARNING: This article contains graphic details that some readers might find disturbing. 

After weeks of testimony, the Crown prosecutor closed its case Wednesday against Gilbert Robinson in his second-degree murder trial. 658 more words

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New communications role to increase public access to Alberta's courts

Alberta’s new Chief Justice has spearheaded a pilot project aimed at increasing access to the courts.

A longtime former court reporter now holds a newly-formed communications job — tasked with helping the media cover the legal system. 375 more words

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Witnesses in Edmonton murder trial describe Gina Robinson's injuries: 'They were catastrophic'

Several witnesses at the second-degree murder trial for a man accused of killing his ex-wife questioned Gilbert Robinson’s claims that his ex, Aileen ‘Gina’ Robinson, “must have fallen down the stairs.” 554 more words

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Edmonton woman's friend testifies accused murderer said his wife 'fell down the stairs'

GRAPHIC WARNING: Some of the details in this article may be disturbing to some readers. 

An Edmonton court heard Gina Robinson was afraid of her ex-husband Gilbert — so afraid her friend Denise Snowden testified she and Gina had developed a “safety plan.” 370 more words

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Murder trial for Edmonton man accused of killing his estranged wife begins

Forty-four months after the sudden death of Aileen Robinson, 54, her former husband Gilbert Paul Robinson is on trial for her murder.

Aileen was known to her family and friends as Gina. 426 more words

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Judge finds Calgary mother Patricia Couture not criminally responsible for death of disabled daughter

A Calgary mother, accused in the death of her developmentally disabled daughter, has been found not criminally responsible for the death on account of a mental disorder. 634 more words

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