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Friends setting up legal fund for Alberta man charged with vigilante justice

BASHAW — Friends of an Alberta man charged with taking the law into his own hands have started a legal defence fund for him.

Calgary medical marijuana activist agrees to stop selling to sick

CALGARY — A longtime advocate for the use of medical marijuana has agreed to give up a fight that has seen him battle the justice system as far as the Supreme Court.

Great balls of fire over Virginia

A U.S. official says space junk from a Russian rocket most likely caused residents across the Southeast to report “great balls of fire” in the night sky.

Crooks getting security clearances for airport work

Suspicious characters, some with links to organized crime, are working in secure areas at airports because of poor co-operation between Transport Canada and the RCMP, says the auditor general.

Svekla convicted of assault

Convicted prostitute killer Thomas Svekla has been found guilty of sexually assaulting a five-year-old girl.

Toddler left in car at casino

A man is facing child abandonment charges after police rescued a toddler who was left in a car in a Calgary casino parking lot for six hours in frigid temperatures.
Editorial cartoon - March 31

Editorial cartoon - March 31


Man who wounded toddler changes plea

A Hobbema teenager will be sentenced in about two months for wounding a toddler in a drive-by shooting last year.

Teen boy shot while hunting, dies

A teenage boy has died after being shot in the head in a hunting mishap in northern Alberta.
Truck fire north of Rimbey

Truck fire north of Rimbey

Fire engulfs a heavy truck that had been travelling on Hwy 20, north of Rimbey, on Friday afternoon.