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Lawyer for man accused of killing two Alberta seniors in 2010 says Crown is deliberately dragging out case

EDMONTON — The defence lawyer for a man accused of killing two Alberta seniors whose bodies have never been found argued Monday that the charges against Travis Vader should be stayed. 357 more words


Alberta town in shock as police hunt for murderer who killed a man, woman and teenaged daughter

EDSON, Alta. — A small community in west-central Alberta was in shock Monday after police announced that a man, a woman and a teenage girl had been killed in a triple homicide, and that the killer or killers remain at large. 795 more words


Man suspected of Karina Wolfe's murder has lengthy criminal record

When Jerry Franklin Constant walked into Saskatoon police headquarters and allegedly told investigators the whereabouts of Karina Wolfe’s body, it was not his first encounter with police. 382 more words

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Woman who lied during murder trial sentenced to 20-month prison term

A 32-year-old woman who admitted she lied while providing key evidence during a murder trial has been sentenced to a prison term.

Kim Lamoureux, a Châteauguay resident, teared up Monday afternoon at the Montreal courthouse after learning she will have to serve a 20-month prison term for having lied on the witness stand in the murder trial of Benjamin Hudon-Barbeau in 2010. 554 more words

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Gang member pleads guilty to killing bystander in triple homicide at Calgary restaurant

A Calgary man has admitted to killing a bystander who fled the Bolsa Restaurant on Macleod Trail South during a daytime gang-related triple homicide on New Year’s Day 2009. 667 more words

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Man facing second-degree murder charge following weekend death on Samson Cree Nation

A Maskwacis man has been charged in connection with the death of a 20-year-old woman on the Samson Cree Nation over the weekend.

Joshua Crier, 19, of Samson Cree Nation, faces second-degree murder charges after Kirsten Cutknife was found dead inside a home on the Samson Cree town site Saturday morning. 55 more words


Regina's homicide rate is only one of many indicators of community safety

It is gratifying that Regina’s per-capita homicide rate for 2014 fell off significantly. “So how’s that important?” one is tempted to ask.

Of all the crimes tracked by statisticians, the frequency of homicides per 100,000 residents is surely a mediocre indicator of how safe a community is. 402 more words

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