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Man who pleaded guilty to six charges to be sentenced on Friday

A man who crashed a stolen car, stole the car of a Good Samaritan who had pulled over to help, and then hit and killed a dog will be sentenced later this week.

Cass Devon Gibson, 26, pleaded guilty on Tuesday to six charges from two incidents Tuesday. READ

Malley case headed to the jury

A microscopic fragment of DNA found at the scene and gunpowder and lightbulbs that could be used to create the pipe bomb that killed Victoria Shachtay point to Brian Malley as her murderer, a Crown prosecutor told a jury on Monday. READ

Malley under scrutiny after arrest

Close to 16 months after a financial advisor’s arrest in the bombing death of a former client, defence offered to provide investigators with a pipe that police believed to be the murder weapon. READ

Edmonton man jailed more than four years for drug trafficking

A man at the centre of a drug trafficking operation in Red Deer’s north end has been sentenced to four years in custody, four months after his conviction. READ

Malley asked friend to buy gunpowder, court hears

After his arrest for murder, an Innisfail financial advisor and home-builder asked his hunting buddy and business partner to buy a specific brand of gunpowder, court heard on Tuesday. READ

Money issues at centre of Malley murder trial

Bombing victim Victoria Shachtay sounded surprised to learn her accounts were empty months after they were closed by her financial advisor, the man on trial for her murder, court heard on Monday. READ

Malley’s financial assistant breaks down in court

A judge warned a jury not to accept opinion as evidence after the former assistant of a financial advisor charged in a bomb-murder plot tearfully accused him of the crime in court on Friday. READ

Malley trial opens in Red Deer

An Innisfail financial advisor is on trial for the bombing death of an Innisfail woman. READ

Suspect denied right to obtain and instruct counsel: lawyer

Suspected drug trafficker Ahmed Nur was denied his right to speak to a lawyer for 10 hours as police conducted an investigation, his lawyer told court on Thursday. READ

Arson sentencing delayed

Sentencing has been delayed until mid-October for a Red Deer man who has admitted to burning a vehicle alleged to have been involved in a fatal collision. READ

Local pharmacist accused of tampering with prescriptions

Formal charges have been laid against a former Innisfail pharmacist accused of stealing a massive quantity of painkillers from her employer. READ

One of two ATM thefts turned into dismal failure

After his accomplice pleaded guilty on Monday, a Sylvan Lake man decided he’d rather also plead guilty to a string of property crimes than face a two-week jury trial. READ

Central Alberta couple charged with starving their baby

A west Central Alberta couple has been ordered to stand trial, accused of starving their baby. READ

Charges dropped against Innisfail car dealer

Charges have been withdrawn against an Innisfail car dealer accused of theft. READ

Sylvan Lake duo face drug trial next year

Sylvan Lake residents arrested in a drug raid on June 15 will go to trial next summer. READ

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