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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


Jury in first-degree murder trial asks to hear Pasieka testimony again

The jury in Jayme Pasieka’s murder trial was sequestered Thursday evening, but came back Friday morning with a request.

They asked to hear Pasieka’s full testimony again. 379 more words


Richard Suter granted bail while appealing to Supreme Court of Canada

The man charged after a little boy was killed by a vehicle on an Edmonton restaurant patio has been granted bail.

Richard Suter was driving the SUV that crashed into the patio and killed toddler Geo Mounsef. 353 more words


Man who stole truck and killed owner in Red Deer sentenced to 3.5 years

A 25-year-old man who ran down and killed the owner of a truck that he had stolen from a Red Deer home has been sentenced to three-and-a-half years in prison. 98 more words


Crown stays 15 criminal cases; cites lack of prosecutors

The Crown prosecutor’s office in Edmonton has stayed more than a dozen criminal cases, citing a “lack of prosecution services.”

The cases involve charges ranging from fraud, possession of stolen property and assault with a weapon to assault of a peace officer and impaired driving. 930 more words


Travis Vader trial date set for charges laid during murder trial

Travis Vader is scheduled to be back in court for another trial; this time for separate charges laid during his 2016 first-degree murder trial.

Vader is serving a life sentence after being found guilty of manslaughter in the deaths of St. 139 more words


Review of Manitoba justice system two months away

WINNIPEG – Possible solutions to congestion in the court system that has so far led to one criminal case being thrown out won’t be coming for at least a couple of months, according to the Minister of Justice. 344 more words