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Paula Simons: Police refusal to release names in Riverbend murder-suicide sets troubling precedent

Much of what we are as journalists, much of what we must do, can seem hurtful and intrusive and rude. One of the hardest things we ever do is to report on domestic homicides and the devastated families they leave behind — especially when those families ask for privacy. 737 more words

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Accused killer called himself 'bon garçon' hours after Brandon Volpi slaying

Nothing seemed out of the ordinary for Sarah Tahan the morning of June 7, 2014 when she texted her prom date, Devontay Hackett, asking for photos of their night together in downtown Ottawa. 684 more words

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Jury expected to begin deliberations next week in Noname case

A Regina jury is expected to begin its deliberations as early as Wednesday in the case of a man accused in the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Nolen Boyd Tanner. 496 more words

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Crown asks for 15 years for man who threw girlfriend off third-floor balcony

A hearing impaired man will likely be heading to a federal penitentiary in March after being convicted of attempted murder for having tossed his ex-girlfriend off a third-floor balcony. 643 more words

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Family of stabbing victim addresses court following suspect's guilty plea

The mother of a 22-year-old man who was fatally stabbed in 2014 stood in Edmonton court on Thursday to address the man who admitted to killing her son. 579 more words

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Fortney: Tampered deadbolt at Liknes home a locksmith-worthy job

It doesn’t take much to lock a door that employs keypad technology.

A wave of a hand over the code screen, a punching in of the # key, and, depending on the deadbolt type, even a verbal command using a smartphone can do the trick. 602 more words

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Accused says he couldn't avoid situation that led to fatal shooting

In testifying before a Regina jury, Elijah Noname admitted to shooting 18-year-old Nolen Boyd Tanner at a 2013 Halloween party.

But he claimed he had landed in a situation that left him with no option. 611 more words

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