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Preliminary hearing set for man accused of raping, killing woman

A five-day preliminary hearing has been set to begin Nov. 2 for a man accused of sexually assaulting and killing Dawns Echoes Baptiste, whose body was found dumped in the yard of a northeast Calgary home in February. 210 more words

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Calgary judge denies bail while convicted murderer appeals

A judge has ruled a woman convicted of murdering a man in his bathtub should not get bail while she appeals because she is a flight risk and a possible threat to the general public. 401 more words

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Jury finds Timothy Rapley guilty of second-degree murder in strangling death of wife

After deliberating since Tuesday afternoon, a jury in Montreal has found Timothy Rapley guilty of second-degree murder in the 2011 strangling death of his wife. 287 more words

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18-year-old charged with second-degree murder in fatal collision

An 18-year-old woman was charged with second-degree murder in St-Jérôme courthouse on Wednesday for what the authorities contend was a deliberately caused head-on car collision on Route 158 in Mirabel in October that cost a 51-year-old man in the other car his life. 138 more words

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Court hearing begins to set the table for Turcotte's second murder trial

Guy Turcotte will have at least one more court hearing before his second high-profile murder trial begins in less than four months.

The former cardiologist charged with murdering his two children six years ago was not required to be present at the St-Jérôme courthouse on Wednesday for a pretrial conference hearing before Superior Court Justice André Vincent. 402 more words

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Prosecutor says U.S. border agent was justified in fatal shooting of Calgary murder suspect

SUMAS, Wash. — A prosecutor in Washington state says a U.S. Border Patrol agent was justified in fatally shooting a 20-year-old British Columbia man who crossed the U.S.-Canada border illegally in March and sprayed the agent with bear spray. 473 more words

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Teen who killed man at house party given life sentence

Jazlyn Radke will spend the rest of her life under some form of supervision for murdering University of Calgary student Brett Wiese at a house party, but the victim’s family said her true reckoning will come only in the afterlife. 571 more words

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