Law & Order

Ottawa prof arrested, suspect in 1980 Paris bombing

The RCMP has arrested a Canadian man in Quebec at the request of France, which accuses the man of being behind a bomb attack that killed four people at a Paris synagogue in 1980.

RCMP 'anxious' to participate in Dziekanski Taser inquiry: Commissioner

VANCOUVER - The RCMP is "anxious" to participate in an upcoming Taser inquiry and is working toward restoring public confidence in the wake of a series of high-profile investigations of officers, Commissioner William Elliott says.


Safe full of rare jewellery stolen from Bronfmans

Jason Miller Toronto Star 13.11.2008
Safe full of rare jewellery stolen from Bronfmans

Two Stanley Cup rings from the 1970s are among jewellery worth more than $1 million that has been stolen from the Forest Hill home of one of Canada's wealthiest families, Toronto police say.

Pilot dies in plane crash

Gwendolyn Richards, Sean Myers Calgary Herald 10.11.2008
Pilot dies in plane crash

An experienced pilot known for his strong community roots and passion for flight has died after his Cessna crashed in heavy fog late Saturday night. Herluf Nielsen, 67, was expected back in Innisfail around 10:30 p.m. after training with the Civil...


Toronto realtor shot to death, ex-cop husband to be charged

A recently retired Toronto police officer faces a second-degree murder charge today after his wife, a real estate broker, was shot to death in their central Mississauga home.

Child-killer's release sparks outrage from Prairies to Ottawa

Angela Hall, Anne Kyle, Sherri Zickefoose The Vancouver Sun 07.11.2008
Child-killer's release sparks outrage from Prairies to Ottawa

CALGARY - The release of a notorious Calgary child-killer and rapist has stirred anger at the Canadian justice system. From the detective who arrested him 28 years ago, to Saskatchewan's justice minister, the decision to grant day parole to Harold...


Death threats made against accused in bus beheading: Crown

An Edmonton man accused of beheading a fellow passenger on board a Greyhound bus last July will not have to appear in court until "necessary" because he has received a number of death threats, a Manitoba Crown attorney said Thursday.

Man pleads guilty in daughters' freezing deaths

GLORIA GALLOWAY The Globe and Mail 04.11.2008
Man pleads guilty in daughters' freezing deaths

ROSE VALLEY, Sask. — Christopher Pauchay swayed from side to side, staring at the wooden floor of the community centre in this tiny Saskatchewan village as he pleaded guilty to criminal negligence in the deaths of his two young daughters.


Second man comes forward in Edmonton movie murder case

Laura Drake Ottawa Citizen 04.11.2008
Second man comes forward in Edmonton movie murder case

EDMONTON - A man who may have narrowly escaped the same fate as Johnny Brian Altinger was interviewed by the Edmonton Police Service this afternoon.

Killing of B.C. man resembled horror film: police

Police in Edmonton are investigating the bizarre case of a man from B.C. who they say was lured to death in a way resembling the plot of a horror film written by the man they have charged with his murder.


Father of toddlers found frozen to death goes to trial

ROSE VALLEY, Sask. - The father of two toddlers found frozen to death on a reserve in northern Saskatchewan in January is scheduled to go on trial Monday.

Deathbed video shows woman saying Aziga never said he was HIV postive

HAMILTON — A young woman dabbed at her eyes as the deathbed video of her cancer-ravaged mother was played at the first-degree murder trial of the man accused of infecting her with the virus police allege caused her AIDS-related disease.


Kiddie porn sicko says he just needs some counselling

EDMONTON -- Avery Powder doesn't know what draws him to view child pornography and claims he doesn't have a problem and can just stay off the Internet and stop looking at it.

Canada must share intelligence with 'unpalatable regimes': Justice official

OTTAWA — Canada's deputy attorney general says the demands of national security mean Ottawa can't be "shutting our doors to regimes we don't like."


Third gas pipeline bombed in B.C.

Larissa Liepins Ottawa Citizen 01.11.2008
Third gas pipeline bombed in B.C.

OTTAWA - The third explosion in a month targeting sour-gas pipelines in northern British Columbia is scaring people in a nearby community who say they weren't warned toxic gas began leaking Friday afternoon.

Woman dies in Toronto car crash, but body not found for hours

TORONTO — Police say a woman who died in an overnight car crash in Toronto's east end spent hours in a wooded area before her vehicle and body were discovered.


Cameraman hit during live TV report in Toronto

A camera operator was hit this morning in a traffic accident during a live report on a Toronto television network. The CP24 cameraman was filming former provincial police officer Cam Woolley about flooding caused by a water-main break.

Man accused in Toronto bystander's death appears in court

A man accused of shooting several people outside a Toronto bar and killing an innocent bystander appeared in court Wednesday morning after surrendering to police the night before. Dressed in an orange prison uniform, Kyle Weese was quiet as he sto...


Fine or jail for not reporting child porn, N.S. government proposes

Halifax police are backing a provincial government plan to make it mandatory to report child pornography in Nova Scotia.

Courtroom shocked at Frost trial

Rosie Dimanno Toronto Star 30.10.2008
Courtroom shocked at Frost trial

NAPANEE — A key witness against David Frost, who says she was coerced into three-way sex with the former junior hockey coach over a period of six years, cannot recall anything resembling a third testicle.



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