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A judge's bench is pictured at the Edmonton Law Courts building, in Edmonton, Friday, June 28, 2019. A judge has found an Edmonton woman guilty of manslaughter in the death of her five-year-old daughter. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Edmonton mother found guilty of manslaughter in death of five-year-old girl

Edmonton mother found guilty of manslaughter in death of five-year-old girl

 

Gabriel Natale-Hjorth, right, talks to his co-defendant Finnegan Lee Elder, before a jury began deliberating their fate as they are on trial for the slaying of an Italian plainclothes police officer on a street near the hotel where they were staying while on vacation in Rome in summer 2019, in Rome, Wednesday, May 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia)

Rome jury convicts 2 US friends in slaying of police officer

Rome jury convicts 2 US friends in slaying of police officer

 

Wreckage and debris from a capsized boat washes ashore at Cabrillo National Monument near where a boat capsized just off the San Diego coast Sunday, May 2, 2021, in San Diego. Authorities say two people were killed and nearly two dozen others were hospitalized after the boat capsized. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy)

San Diego boat wreck kills 3, shows risks of ocean smuggling

San Diego boat wreck kills 3, shows risks of ocean smuggling

 

Gregory Parsons poses for a photograph outside the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in St. John’s on Thursday, April 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Daly

Crime victims need help through gruelling, traumatic parole process: advocates

1,500 ask that a parliamentary committee review the federal Victims Bill of Rights

Gregory Parsons poses for a photograph outside the Supreme Court of Newfoundland in St. John’s on Thursday, April 22, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Daly
FILE - In this April 25, 2019 file photo, Nouman Raja listens to Chief Assistant State Attorney Adrienne Ellis during his sentencing hearing in West Palm Beach, Fla. The Florida police officer who gunned down a Black motorist whose car had broken down six years ago could legally be convicted of both manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday, April 28, 2021 saying that unusual combination did not constitute double jeopardy. (Lannis Waters/Palm Beach Post via AP, Pool, File)

Court upholds conviction of officer in slaying of Black man

Court upholds conviction of officer in slaying of Black man

FILE - In this April 25, 2019 file photo, Nouman Raja listens to Chief Assistant State Attorney Adrienne Ellis during his sentencing hearing in West Palm Beach, Fla. The Florida police officer who gunned down a Black motorist whose car had broken down six years ago could legally be convicted of both manslaughter and attempted first-degree murder, a state appeals court ruled Wednesday, April 28, 2021 saying that unusual combination did not constitute double jeopardy. (Lannis Waters/Palm Beach Post via AP, Pool, File)

Court upholds conviction of officer in slaying of Black man

Court upholds conviction of officer in slaying of Black man

Ex-White House adviser charged in $200K theft from schools

Ex-White House adviser charged in $200K theft from schools

In this image taken from a New Jersey Courts virtual hearing, Richard Cottingham, center, known as the "Torso Killer," pleads guilty Tuesday, April 27, 2021, to two 1974 murders, finally closing the cold case deaths of teenage friends who had left home for a trip to the mall and never returned. Cottingham, 74, is currently in state prison on a life sentence for other murders. (New Jersey Courts via AP)

‘Torso Killer’ pleads guilty in 1974 cold-case murders

‘Torso Killer’ pleads guilty in 1974 cold-case murders

In this image taken from a New Jersey Courts virtual hearing, Richard Cottingham, center, known as the "Torso Killer," pleads guilty Tuesday, April 27, 2021, to two 1974 murders, finally closing the cold case deaths of teenage friends who had left home for a trip to the mall and never returned. Cottingham, 74, is currently in state prison on a life sentence for other murders. (New Jersey Courts via AP)
David and Collet Stephan leave for a break during an appeal hearing in Calgary on Thursday, March 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol

Parents in toddler death hope to appeal Alberta ruling on third trial to top court

Parents in toddler death hope to appeal Alberta ruling on third trial to top court

David and Collet Stephan leave for a break during an appeal hearing in Calgary on Thursday, March 9, 2017. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Todd Korol
A gavel sits on a desk before the a meeting of the House Justice and Human Rights Committee in Ottawa, Wednesday February 13, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

‘Egregious’: Alberta judge sentences teen to time served for part in revenge killing

‘Egregious’: Alberta judge sentences teen to time served for part in revenge killing

A gavel sits on a desk before the a meeting of the House Justice and Human Rights Committee in Ottawa, Wednesday February 13, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Letisha Reimer is shown in a photo, part of a memorial to her outside Abbotsford Senior Secondary School in Abbotsford, B.C., Monday, Nov.7, 2016. A B.C. Supreme Court judge is expected to deliver her decision today over whether a man who stabbed two high school students is not criminally responsible because he had a mental disorder. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Geordon Omand

Man who stabbed two students in Abbotsford, B.C., found criminally responsible

Man who stabbed two students in Abbotsford, B.C., found criminally responsible

Letisha Reimer is shown in a photo, part of a memorial to her outside Abbotsford Senior Secondary School in Abbotsford, B.C., Monday, Nov.7, 2016. A B.C. Supreme Court judge is expected to deliver her decision today over whether a man who stabbed two high school students is not criminally responsible because he had a mental disorder. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Geordon Omand
People cheer after a guilty verdict was announced at the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin for the 2020 death of George Floyd, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Minneapolis, Minn. Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of Floyd. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

Tears and relief sweep intersection where George Floyd died

Tears and relief sweep intersection where George Floyd died

People cheer after a guilty verdict was announced at the trial of former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin for the 2020 death of George Floyd, Tuesday, April 20, 2021, in Minneapolis, Minn. Former Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of Floyd. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
In this image from video, defense attorney Eric Nelson, left, and defendant, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin listen to Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill read instructions to the jury before closing arguments, Monday, April 19, 2021, in the trial of Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. (Court TV via AP, Pool)

Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death

Chauvin guilty of murder and manslaughter in Floyd’s death

In this image from video, defense attorney Eric Nelson, left, and defendant, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin listen to Hennepin County Judge Peter Cahill read instructions to the jury before closing arguments, Monday, April 19, 2021, in the trial of Chauvin at the Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis. Chauvin is charged in the May 25, 2020 death of George Floyd. (Court TV via AP, Pool)
Lit candles and photographs are seen on display at a vigil for Calgary homicide victims Sara Baillie and her five-year-old daughter, Taliyah Marsman, in Calgary, on July 17, 2016. Alberta's top court has rejected an appeal from the man convicted of killing Baillie and Taliyah, who was asking for a new trial. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

Alberta Court of Appeal denies new trial for man in murders of woman, her daughter

Alberta Court of Appeal denies new trial for man in murders of woman, her daughter

Lit candles and photographs are seen on display at a vigil for Calgary homicide victims Sara Baillie and her five-year-old daughter, Taliyah Marsman, in Calgary, on July 17, 2016. Alberta's top court has rejected an appeal from the man convicted of killing Baillie and Taliyah, who was asking for a new trial. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
A Surete du Quebec police car is seen in Montreal on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson

Quebec man charged in partner’s death as domestic violence advocate sounds alarm

Quebec man charged in partner’s death as domestic violence advocate sounds alarm

A Surete du Quebec police car is seen in Montreal on Wednesday, July 22, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
This undated photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff's Office shows Bryan Riser. A judge on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, ordered the release of Riser, a former Dallas police officer who was arrested on capital murder charges for allegedly ordering two killings in 2017 after prosecutors agreed that they don't have enough evidence to move forward with the case. (Dallas County Sheriff's Office via AP)

Judge orders release of ex-Dallas cop arrested in killings

Judge orders release of ex-Dallas cop arrested in killings

This undated photo provided by the Dallas County Sheriff's Office shows Bryan Riser. A judge on Wednesday, April 7, 2021, ordered the release of Riser, a former Dallas police officer who was arrested on capital murder charges for allegedly ordering two killings in 2017 after prosecutors agreed that they don't have enough evidence to move forward with the case. (Dallas County Sheriff's Office via AP)
Police stand at the scene on Pine Bluff, Monday, April 5, 2021, in Allen, Texas, where six people were found fatally shot in the suburban Dallas home after police said two brothers made a plan to kill four family members and themselves. (Jason Janik/The Dallas Morning News via AP)

6 relatives dead in apparent murder-suicide at Texas home

6 relatives dead in apparent murder-suicide at Texas home

Police stand at the scene on Pine Bluff, Monday, April 5, 2021, in Allen, Texas, where six people were found fatally shot in the suburban Dallas home after police said two brothers made a plan to kill four family members and themselves. (Jason Janik/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
FILE - In this March 20, 2021, file photo the U.S. Capitol dome stands past partially-removed razor wire hanging from a security fence on Capitol Hill in Washington. Authorities suggested for weeks in court hearings and papers that members of the Oath Keepers militia group planned their attack on the Capitol in advance in an effort to block the peaceful transition of power. But prosecutors have since said it’s not clear whether the group was targeting the Capitol before Jan. 6, giving defense attorneys an opening to try to sow doubt in the government’s case. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)

Man rams car into 2 Capitol police; 1 officer, driver killed

Man rams car into 2 Capitol police; 1 officer, driver killed

FILE - In this March 20, 2021, file photo the U.S. Capitol dome stands past partially-removed razor wire hanging from a security fence on Capitol Hill in Washington. Authorities suggested for weeks in court hearings and papers that members of the Oath Keepers militia group planned their attack on the Capitol in advance in an effort to block the peaceful transition of power. But prosecutors have since said it’s not clear whether the group was targeting the Capitol before Jan. 6, giving defense attorneys an opening to try to sow doubt in the government’s case. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
Some Red Deer city councillors have suggested the homeless shelter be relocated to an industrial area in the city and clients be bused to services. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Some Red Deer city councillors have suggested the homeless shelter be relocated to an industrial area in the city and clients be bused to services. (Photo by SUSAN ZIELINSKI/Advocate staff)
Judges bench at the Edmonton Law Courts building on Friday, June 28, 2019. An Edmonton judge has released a written decision for why he ordered a murder suspect to remove his COVID-19 mask during his recent trial. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson

Alberta judge explains why murder suspect was told to remove his mask during trial

Alberta judge explains why murder suspect was told to remove his mask during trial

Judges bench at the Edmonton Law Courts building on Friday, June 28, 2019. An Edmonton judge has released a written decision for why he ordered a murder suspect to remove his COVID-19 mask during his recent trial. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson