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John Brittain is escorted from the RCMP detachment in Penticton, B.C., Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in a still image made from video footage. Brittain, accused in a shooting that left four people dead in Penticton, B.C., is expected to plead guilty today in court. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amy Smart

B.C. man pleads guilty, says he killed four people who picked on his ex-wife

B.C. man pleads guilty, says he killed four people who picked on his ex-wife

John Brittain is escorted from the RCMP detachment in Penticton, B.C., Tuesday, April 16, 2019, in a still image made from video footage. Brittain, accused in a shooting that left four people dead in Penticton, B.C., is expected to plead guilty today in court. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Amy Smart
FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2020, file photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam answers a reporter's question during a news briefing in Richmond, Va. Members of anti-government paramilitary groups discussed kidnapping Virginia's governor during a June meeting in Ohio, an FBI agent testified Tuesday, Oct. 13 during a court hearing in Michigan. Special Agent Richard Trask was part of the investigation that led to six men being arrested and charged last week with plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP, File)

Agent: Michigan, Virginia governors mentioned in kidnap plot

Agent: Michigan, Virginia governors mentioned in kidnap plot

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2020, file photo, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam answers a reporter's question during a news briefing in Richmond, Va. Members of anti-government paramilitary groups discussed kidnapping Virginia's governor during a June meeting in Ohio, an FBI agent testified Tuesday, Oct. 13 during a court hearing in Michigan. Special Agent Richard Trask was part of the investigation that led to six men being arrested and charged last week with plotting to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. (Bob Brown/Richmond Times-Dispatch via AP, File)
‘You are Queen of Cons’: Alberta woman faces angry victims during fraud sentencing

‘You are Queen of Cons’: Alberta woman faces angry victims during fraud sentencing

‘You are Queen of Cons’: Alberta woman faces angry victims during fraud sentencing

‘You are Queen of Cons’: Alberta woman faces angry victims during fraud sentencing
13 charged in plots against Michigan governor, police

13 charged in plots against Michigan governor, police

13 charged in plots against Michigan governor, police

13 charged in plots against Michigan governor, police
Man charged in 2018 Fredericton murders listed people he believed to be demons

Man charged in 2018 Fredericton murders listed people he believed to be demons

Man charged in 2018 Fredericton murders listed people he believed to be demons

Man charged in 2018 Fredericton murders listed people he believed to be demons
Mentally ill man who stabbed five people at Calgary party appeals denial of freedoms

Mentally ill man who stabbed five people at Calgary party appeals denial of freedoms

Mentally ill man who stabbed five people at Calgary party appeals denial of freedoms

Mentally ill man who stabbed five people at Calgary party appeals denial of freedoms
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Leduc RCMP respond to road rage incident where vehicle pointed firearm at other motorist

Vehicle involved in road rage incident located and three charged.

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26 Albertans charged in child pornography probe

26 Albertans charged in child pornography probe

Suspects range in age from 16 to 61 years old

26 Albertans charged in child pornography probe
This photo provided by the Hidalgo County (Texas) Sheriff’s Office, showing the booking photo of Pascale Ferrier. Ferrier, accused of mailing a package containing ricin to the White House, included a threatening letter in which she told President Donald Trump to “give up and remove your application for this election.” That’s according to court papers filed Sept. 22. Pascale Ferrier was arrested on Sept. 20 at the New York-Canada border (Hidalgo County (Texas) Sheriff’s Office, via AP)

U.S. judge orders Canadian woman accused of threatening Trump to remain in custody

Suspect had one semi-automatic handgun and 294 rounds of ammunition

This photo provided by the Hidalgo County (Texas) Sheriff’s Office, showing the booking photo of Pascale Ferrier. Ferrier, accused of mailing a package containing ricin to the White House, included a threatening letter in which she told President Donald Trump to “give up and remove your application for this election.” That’s according to court papers filed Sept. 22. Pascale Ferrier was arrested on Sept. 20 at the New York-Canada border (Hidalgo County (Texas) Sheriff’s Office, via AP)
Thief is blind to the needs of those who can’t see

Thief is blind to the needs of those who can’t see

Donation dog stolen in Red Deer

  • Sep 28, 2020
Thief is blind to the needs of those who can’t see
A photo illustration made December 14, 2012 in Montreal shows a computer in chains. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
A photo illustration made December 14, 2012 in Montreal shows a computer in chains. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
8 charged, $260K in drugs and cash seized in massive Alberta drug bust

8 charged, $260K in drugs and cash seized in massive Alberta drug bust

Eight people are facing 33 charges in what police have dubbed Project Incumbent

8 charged, $260K in drugs and cash seized in massive Alberta drug bust
RCMP officers prepare to enter an apartment complex in connection with the mailing of ricin to President Trump, Monday, September 21, 2020 in St-Hubert, Que.,.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
RCMP officers prepare to enter an apartment complex in connection with the mailing of ricin to President Trump, Monday, September 21, 2020 in St-Hubert, Que.,.THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
RCMP raid Montreal-area home tied to ricin-laced envelopes sent to White House, Texas

RCMP raid Montreal-area home tied to ricin-laced envelopes sent to White House, Texas

RCMP raid Montreal-area home tied to ricin-laced envelopes sent to White House, Texas

RCMP raid Montreal-area home tied to ricin-laced envelopes sent to White House, Texas
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Wetaskiwin RCMP make arrests for Hit and Run to residence

Damage estimates are expected to be in excess of $20,000.

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Former Alberta bishop sentenced to prison for historic sex assaults

Former Alberta bishop sentenced to prison for historic sex assaults

No new freedoms for man who killed five at Calgary house party while delusional

No new freedoms for man who killed five at Calgary house party while delusional

No new freedoms for man who killed five at Calgary house party while delusional

No new freedoms for man who killed five at Calgary house party while delusional
Appeal Court reserves decision on conviction of Alberta couple in son’s death

Appeal Court reserves decision on conviction of Alberta couple in son’s death

Appeal Court reserves decision on conviction of Alberta couple in son’s death

Appeal Court reserves decision on conviction of Alberta couple in son’s death
Red Deerians were making more use of city trails this year. (File photo by Advocate staff)
Red Deerians were making more use of city trails this year. (File photo by Advocate staff)
‘I’m very sorry:’ Man who killed five while delusional making progress

‘I’m very sorry:’ Man who killed five while delusional making progress

‘I’m very sorry:’ Man who killed five while delusional making progress

‘I’m very sorry:’ Man who killed five while delusional making progress