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Security tries to grab a fan on the field during the second half of the NFL Super Bowl 55 football game between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Kansas City Chiefs, Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

Judge nixes plea deal for 2 accused of Super Bowl field run

‘They exposed multiple individuals to injury’

  • Apr 28, 2021

 

President Joe Biden meets with members of congress to discuss his jobs plan in the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, Monday, April 19, 2021. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Feds weighing how to respond after verdict in Chauvin trial

The verdict, and the aftermath, will be a test for Biden

  • Apr 20, 2021

 

A Quebec Superior Court justice is set to issue a ruling Tuesday on the constitutionality of the province’s secularism law, known as Bill 21. People hold up signs during a demonstration against Bill 21 in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes

Quebec judge to rule today on challenge to Quebec’s secularism law, known as Bill 21

Four separate lawsuits challenging Bill 21 merged into one trial

A Quebec Superior Court justice is set to issue a ruling Tuesday on the constitutionality of the province’s secularism law, known as Bill 21. People hold up signs during a demonstration against Bill 21 in Montreal, Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes
The Calgary Courts Centre in Calgary on Monday, March 11, 2019. A man who admitted to slitting his girlfriend’s throat and, days later, stabbing to death his mother and stepfather is to be sentenced today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Calgary man who killed girlfriend, mother and stepfather to be sentenced

Dustin Duthie pleaded guilty last month to second-degree murder in 2018

The Calgary Courts Centre in Calgary on Monday, March 11, 2019. A man who admitted to slitting his girlfriend’s throat and, days later, stabbing to death his mother and stepfather is to be sentenced today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
Media wait outside the High Court in London, Thursday, March 18, 2021. Johnny Depp’s bid to overturn a damning ruling that he assaulted his ex-wife Amber Heard and put her in fear for her life will be considered by the Court of Appeal on Thursday.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Lawyers for Johnny Depp appeal ‘wife beater’ ruling in UK

Neither Depp nor Heard were present for the hearing

  • Mar 18, 2021
Media wait outside the High Court in London, Thursday, March 18, 2021. Johnny Depp’s bid to overturn a damning ruling that he assaulted his ex-wife Amber Heard and put her in fear for her life will be considered by the Court of Appeal on Thursday.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)
Banners in front of Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard’s headquarters in Winnipeg are shown on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods

Canadian fashion mogul facing U.S. sex trafficking charges appeals bail ruling

Nygard is also the subject of a class-action lawsuit in the U.S.

Banners in front of Canadian fashion mogul Peter Nygard’s headquarters in Winnipeg are shown on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods
A police robot is shown near a pickup truck inside the grounds of Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Thursday, July 2, 2020. A Manitoba man who rammed a gate at Rideau Hall before arming himself and heading on foot toward Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s home last summer is expected to be sentenced today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A police robot is shown near a pickup truck inside the grounds of Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Thursday, July 2, 2020. A Manitoba man who rammed a gate at Rideau Hall before arming himself and heading on foot toward Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s home last summer is expected to be sentenced today. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The sign at the Calgary Courts Centre is shown on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. A Calgary man has admitted to killing his girlfriend, mother and stepfather in 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Bill Graveland
The sign at the Calgary Courts Centre is shown on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018. A Calgary man has admitted to killing his girlfriend, mother and stepfather in 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Bill Graveland
Justice Anne Molloy, from top left, John Rinaldi, Dr. Scott Woodside and accused Alek Minassian are shown during a murder trial conducted via Zoom videoconference in this courtroom sketch on December 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alexandra Newbould

Verdict expected today in Toronto van attack trial

Alek Minassian admitted to planning and carrying out the attack on April 23, 2018

Justice Anne Molloy, from top left, John Rinaldi, Dr. Scott Woodside and accused Alek Minassian are shown during a murder trial conducted via Zoom videoconference in this courtroom sketch on December 11, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Alexandra Newbould
Ryan Jake Applegarth of Ponoka, 28, is scheduled to appear at Ponoka Provincial Court on March 12, 2021. (File photo)

Discussions about justice continue as Ponoka murder victim’s case proceeds

Reaction to comments Ponoka Staff Sgt. Chris Smiley made to town council last month

Ryan Jake Applegarth of Ponoka, 28, is scheduled to appear at Ponoka Provincial Court on March 12, 2021. (File photo)
A ” Justice for Jeff” T-shirt. (Photo submitted)

Rally to be held outside Red Deer courthouse for slain Ponoka man

Sentencing for accused charged with manslaughter with a firearm set for March 4

A ” Justice for Jeff” T-shirt. (Photo submitted)
Satnam Singh Sandhu, 42, was sentenced to six years in prison for manslaughter on Friday in Red Deer Court of Queens Bench. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Sylvan Lake man sentenced to six years for choking his wife

Satnam Singh Sandhu pleaded guilty to manslaughter

Satnam Singh Sandhu, 42, was sentenced to six years in prison for manslaughter on Friday in Red Deer Court of Queens Bench. (File photo by Advocate staff)
A courtroom at the Edmonton Law Courts building, in Edmonton on Friday, June 28, 2019. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A courtroom at the Edmonton Law Courts building, in Edmonton on Friday, June 28, 2019. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A police examine a pickup truck inside the grounds of Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Thursday, July 2, 2020. Corey Hurren is accused of ramming his truck through a gate at the Governor General’s official residence while heavily armed and threatening the prime minister. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
A police examine a pickup truck inside the grounds of Rideau Hall in Ottawa on Thursday, July 2, 2020. Corey Hurren is accused of ramming his truck through a gate at the Governor General’s official residence while heavily armed and threatening the prime minister. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
The Edmonton Law Courts Building is shown on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. A sentencing hearing continues today for a man who admitted to assaulting his girlfriend and killing her two young children. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Sentencing hearing continues for man who pleaded guilty to murdering two children

EDMONTON — The lawyer for a man who admitted to assaulting his…

The Edmonton Law Courts Building is shown on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. A sentencing hearing continues today for a man who admitted to assaulting his girlfriend and killing her two young children. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Health Minister Rona Ambrose escort new Conservative MP David Yurdiga in the House of Commons in Ottawa on September 15, 2014. RCMP in Fort McMurray, Alta., say they have arrested a man accused of threatening Conservative member of Parliament David Yurdiga. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Health Minister Rona Ambrose escort new Conservative MP David Yurdiga in the House of Commons in Ottawa on September 15, 2014. RCMP in Fort McMurray, Alta., say they have arrested a man accused of threatening Conservative member of Parliament David Yurdiga. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Dr. Bonnie Henry leaves the podium after a news conference at the legislature in Victoria on Friday, January 22, 2021. The chief justice of British Columbia’s Supreme Court is set to deliver his decision today over whether to grant the province an injunction against three Fraser Valley churches flouting COVID-19 rules that prohibit in-person services. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

Judge dismisses B.C. request for injunction against churches breaking COVID-19 rules

VANCOUVER — A judge has dismissed the B.C. government’s application for an…

Dr. Bonnie Henry leaves the podium after a news conference at the legislature in Victoria on Friday, January 22, 2021. The chief justice of British Columbia’s Supreme Court is set to deliver his decision today over whether to grant the province an injunction against three Fraser Valley churches flouting COVID-19 rules that prohibit in-person services. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito
Patrik Mathews is shown in an undated RCMP handout photo. The lawyer for Mathews is trying to contest some of the evidence against the former Canadian Forces reservist and alleged neo-Nazi. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-RCMP

‘A lot of talk’: warrants violated Patrik Mathews’ rights, lawyer argues

WASHINGTON — The lawyer for Patrik Mathews is trying to contest some…

Patrik Mathews is shown in an undated RCMP handout photo. The lawyer for Mathews is trying to contest some of the evidence against the former Canadian Forces reservist and alleged neo-Nazi. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-RCMP
The second-degree murder trial for Nicholas Climb Johnson continued in Red Deer provincial court on Thursday. (File photo by Advocate staff)

Accused murderer’s delusion of Satan dismissed by Crown

Defence argues Stettler man not criminally responsible because of a mental disorder

The second-degree murder trial for Nicholas Climb Johnson continued in Red Deer provincial court on Thursday. (File photo by Advocate staff)