E.C. Harris

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Navan couple devastated after hunters kill pet pigs

A Navan couple is devastated after hunters shot and killed their two beloved pet pigs within metres of their home in Ottawa's east end.<p>Pickles and …

High-risk sex offender living in Vancouver poses significant risk to children, police warn

A convicted federal sex offender with a history of abusing children has moved into a Vancouver halfway house, and police are asking the public to …

Cheers and tears after Supreme Court upholds murder convictions of Calgary couple who beat girl to death

In a decision delivered after just a few minutes of deliberations, the Supreme Court of Canada has upheld the first-degree murder convictions of …

Calgary shooting victim was an innocent bystander, police say

A Toronto woman gunned down in Calgary early Saturday was an innocent bystander in the wrong place at the wrong time, police say.<p>Natasha Mohamed Farah, 26, was killed in a shooting near 11th Ave. and 1st St. Southwest at about 3 a.m. Ms. Farah, who had just recently moved to Calgary, was pronounced …

Crown seeks 4 to 5 years in decades-old sex crime

The Crown is asking for a prison term of four to five years for a man who sexually assaulted a teenage girl in the 1990s.<p>Philip Alexander Whittaker, …

Criminal Sentencing

Online crime spikes in Winnipeg and Manitoba: Statistics Canada

Reports of online crime are up in Winnipeg and Manitoba according to the latest numbers from Statistics Canada.<p>Data released Tuesday show a 160 per …

B.C. investigating claims fish processing plants released contaminated effluent

B.C. Environment Minister George Heyman says the province is investigating claims fish processing plants are releasing contaminated effluent into the …

RCMP investigating fatal hit-and-run east of Calgary

One woman is dead following a hit-and-run in Siksika Nation.<p>Just before 4 a.m. on Tuesday, emergency crews were called to Highway 901 west of …

Hidden crimes

This operation started at Toronto police headquarters an hour earlier, with officers scouring hundreds of online sex ads looking for evidence of …

Off-duty Winnipeg cop arrested after car hits and kills pedestrian

Relatives of a man who died in a crash that led to the arrest of an off-duty Winnipeg police officer say he was a fun-loving young man who had a baby …

ALERT shuts down Calgary-based drug operation, over $4 million in drugs seized

Cocaine, fentanyl and methamphetamine worth more than $4 million have been taken off the streets after the shuttering of a Calgary-based drug …

New report alleges big sugar tried to hide possible link to cancer 50 years ago

The sugar industry abruptly terminated funding for a study that suggested a possible link between sugar and bladder cancer nearly 50 years ago, …

Diabetes

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The Alberta government is funding more than 400 new post-secondary seats, including a new master's program in software engineering at the University …

Harrowing story of survival: Woman shot in face by ex-husband, manages to escape

Moments after shooting his ex-wife in the face as she attempted to flee him, a Calgary man dragged her through the bullet-shattered window of her car …

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A teenage boy was taken to hospital after falling down Cameron Falls in Waterton Lakes National Park on Sunday.<p>When Ryan Bourquin sat down with his …

National Parks

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The Calgary Police Service homicide unit is acting as an impartial third party, as the was a sudden, in-custody death.<p>As its driver grabbed a cup of …

Crime

Injured bear too comfortable with humans, Calgary wildlife biologist worries

A Calgary wildlife biologist is concerned that an injured black bear is becoming conditioned to human contact the longer it's allowed to remain in …

Nathan O'Brien case timeline: From the family's mysterious disappearance to the triple-murder trial

Calgary residents Kathy and Alvin Liknes and the couple's young grandson, Nathan O'Brien, disappeared mysteriously from a home in southwest Calgary …

Douglas Garland triple-murder trial hears of bloody handprint on closet door

At knee-level on a closet door, a small bloody handprint was left behind in what appears to have been a violent struggle to get a five-year-old boy …

Police search for man connected to fatal stabbing at Euclid Avenue rooming house

Homicide investigators are looking for a man in connection with a stabbing that killed one man and injured a woman at a Point Douglas rooming house …

Dwight Ball's apartment, cars watched as daughter tracked during Phillips murder investigation

Brandon Phillips and then-girlfriend Jade Ball were watched by members of the Royal Newfoundland Constabulary's surveillance unit for days after a …

Crown to appeal case of man found not guilty of sexual assault because he thought he could have sex with wife anytime

The Crown has appealed a judge’s decision to acquit an Ottawa man of sexual assault because of his honest belief that his wife could not refuse him …

Criminal Law

Joshua Frank testifies Jason Klaus murdered his family

<b>Warning: This story contains graphic content.</b><p>On a frigid December night, Joshua Frank sat in the passenger seat of a black Chevrolet Suburban.<p>Jason …

Laura Babcock murder trial: A timeline of the Crown's case

Where Laura Babcock was, who she was spending time with, and the series of events that unfolded after her disappearance in July of 2012, are all …

RCMP end search of B.C. property where missing woman found dead

After three weeks of searching, Mounties have packed up and left the north Okanagan property where the remains of a missing woman were recently …

Preliminary hearing set for Lethbridge man accused of sexually assaulting 4 youths

A 27-year-old former Palliser Regional Schools employee in Lethbridge, Alta., will face a preliminary hearing next year on multiple charges of sexual …

Basil Borutski guilty of murdering 3 women in shocking killing rampage

Basil Borutski has been found guilty of murdering three of his former partners in a shocking one-day killing rampage in Renfrew County, Ont., that …