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Golden Oldies 2

Another impressive, gold rush era building in Bendigo – the law courts, built 1892-6. That’s the post office tower (see yesterday’s blog entry) in the background.


Former AMA executive sentenced to 5 years for defrauding company of $8M

A fraud that lasted more than three years has sent Jim Gladden to prison for the next five years.

In January, Gladden pleaded guilty to fraud. 399 more words


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

UPDATE: On Monday, Feb. 26, 2018, the women in this case were denied bail. 

Two women accused of the horrific abuse of children in their home were seeking bail at the Edmonton Law Courts on Thursday. 368 more words


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


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


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


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