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Man pleads guilty to 1st-degree murder in Hinton double homicide

Man pleads guilty to 1st-degree murder in Hinton double homicide

WARNING: The details in this story are graphic and may be disturbing to some readers. A convicted sex offender pleaded guilty to two counts of first-degree murder in the 2021 deaths of a 24-year-old woman and her 16-month-old child in Hinton, Alta. Robert Keith Major was originally charged with second-degree murder in the September 2021 …

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Father, son accused of killing Metis hunters in rural Alberta plead not guilty

Father, son accused of killing Metis hunters in rural Alberta plead not guilty

By Staff The Canadian Press Posted May 16, 2022 10:04 am Updated May 16, 2022 4:51 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –HAS Larger font Increase article font size HAS+ A man and his son accused of killing two Metis hunters have pleaded not guilty. A jury trial has started for Roger Bilodeau and …

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Brady Robertson sentenced to 17 years for crash that killed GTA mom, her three daughters

Brady Robertson sentenced to 17 years for crash that killed GTA mom, her three daughters

A judge has sentenced a Caledon driver who tested at eight times the legal limit for THC to 17 years for “gambling with other people’s lives” and causing a 2020 crash that killed a schoolteacher and her three young daughters. The deaths of Caledon mom Karolina Ciasullo, 37, and her three daughters, six-year-old Klara, three-year-old …

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New suspect images released in stabbing at Toronto subway station

New suspect images released in stabbing at Toronto subway station

Investigators have released new surveillance camera images of two suspects wanted after a man was stabbed multiple times in and around Main Street subway station last Friday night. Police said they were called to the station, north of Danforth Avenue, at 6:49 pm on May 13 where they found a 23-year-old man suffering from multiple …

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Ontario police service releases video of brazen daylight carjackings

Police in York Region have released new video footage of a series of brazen carjackings as they warn drivers about a spike in violent incidents targeting luxury vehicles. The compilation posted to social media on Monday shows four recent carjacking incidents, each using a slightly different approach. In the first incident, the suspects appear to …

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Ontario COVID-19 news: province reports 2 deaths, hospitalizations climb

Ontario reported two new COVID-19 deaths on Monday, as hospitalizations crept upward from Sunday’s five-month low. The Ministry of Health said both new deaths occurred in the past 30 days. The province has reported 13,072 deaths due to COVID-19 since March 2020. Meanwhile, there were 159 patients in hospital ICU due to COVID-19 on Monday, …

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Gloomy Goldman offers 20 ‘safety’ stocks with valuations below the previous 2 bear markets

It’s tight quarters in Wall Street’s bear sleuth these days. Goldman Sachs just downgraded their 2022 US growth forecast (to 2.4% from 2.6%) and 2023 (to 1.6% from 2.2%), as senior chairman Lloyd Blankfein warned of “very, very high” risks for a US recession. “If I were running a big company, I would be very …

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Up to 11 per cent of hospitalized COVID-19 patients die or require re-admission within 30 days

Cassandra Szklarski, The Canadian Press Published Monday, May 16, 2022 5:44AM EDT A new study offers a closer look at possible factors that may lead to some hospitalized COVID-19 patients being readmitted within a month of discharge. At roughly nine per cent, researchers say the readmission rate is similar to that seen for other ailments, …

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‘You’re not alone’: Convoy held for 15-year-old Surrey girl beaten by teens

WARNING: Some details in this story may be disturbing to readers. Discretion is advised. More than 100 people braved the rain on Sunday to hold a rally and vehicle convoy in support of a 15-year-old Cloverdale girl who was brutally beaten in an assault filmed by her bullies. The event was organized by an online …

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David Milgaard, who spent decades behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit, dies at 69

David Milgaard could see I was a tad uneasy when he dropped by the Toronto Star newsroom unexpectedly in July 1993, dripping wet and half naked. It was a year after he had been freed from prison — after spending nearly 23 years behind bars as the victim of one of Canada’s most notorious miscarriages …

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