Crime (Canada)

Vancouver to look at CCTV cameras on Granville Street after fatal stabbing

Vancouver city council has passed a motion to explore safety upgrades in the Granville Entertainment District in the wake of a fatal …

Crime

N.S. man charged nine months after convenience store robbery

A Brookfield, N.S., man has been charged after a Debert convenience store was held up last year.<p>Nova Scotia RCMP say the robbery happened on May 23, …

Canada

'A case can be built on circumstantial evidence:' experts discuss Cormier trial

Legal experts say a lack of physical evidence in the death of 15-year-old Tina Fontaine makes it difficult, but not impossible, for a jury to convict …

Crime

Alleged firearms incident in Alberta leads to arrests in La Loche

A firearms complaint from northern Alberta lead to the arrest of three men in La Loche Tuesday afternoon.<p>RCMP say they received word from Alberta …

Aboriginal Canadians

Police combing Vancouver park for signs of missing mom

Su Yi Liang's BMW was seen in New Brighton Park within hours of the 37-year-old's disappearance.

Western Canada

Ottawa doctor facing new charges after allegedly filming exam

An Ottawa-based doctor is facing 10 new charges of sexual assault after police arrested him last month for allegedly filming a female patient during …

Crime

Police seek men who robbed, assaulted 71-year-old man in Spryfield

Police are looking for two men who robbed and assaulted a 71-year-old man in Spryfield Sunday night.<p>Halifax Regional Police say the men broke into …

Crime

Woman believes her missing brother could be one of Bruce McArthur's alleged victims

Investigators won’t comment on which missing persons cases they’re looking at<p>As much as Judi Riley doesn't want to believe it, she's sure her …

Toronto

Teen dies after being found unconscious at bottom of Rosemont pool

13-year-old boy was taking part in a swimming class at Centre Père-Marquette, a municipal community centre<p>A 13-year-old boy has died after he was …

Valérie Plante

Woman injured after assault in East Preston: RCMP

RCMP are investigating after a woman was assaulted in East Preston, N.S., on Monday evening.<p>Police were called to Brian Street shortly after 6 p.m., …

Canadian News

Childhood abuse led Inuk throat singer to crack addiction, death, MMIWG inquiry hears

Nikki Komaksiutiksak remembers her singing partner and cousin, Jessica Michaels<p>Jessica Michaels would be 34 years old on March 23.<p>She was Nikki …

Aboriginal Canadians

Not always illegal to yell FHRITP at female reporters, judge rules while dismissing case

Justin Penton yelled the slur last April<p>A provincial court judge in St. John's has ruled it could be illegal to shout a sexist slur at female …

Canadian News

SIU investigating Ottawa police over weekend incident

60-year-old man injured in altercation with police<p>The SIU is investigating Ottawa police officers over an incident that took place on Sunday.<p>The …

Crime

Fate of man accused of killing Winnipeg teen will soon be in hands of jury

The fate of a man accused of killing an Indigenous girl and dumping her body into Winnipeg’s Red River is expected to be in the hands of a jury today.<p>…

Crime

Trial begins for man accused of killing 62-year-old mother in Richmond home

'This case is about a relationship between a mother and a son that went horribly wrong': Crown<p>A 62-year-old Richmond woman who was found dead on the …

British Columbia

Six facing drug charges after RCMP link cocaine to Manitoba Warriors ring

Police believe a Manitoba Warriors drug trafficking network has been smashed after the RCMP raided two homes in Grand Rapids, arrested six people and …

Crime

RCMP arrest ex-boyfriend 16 years after Calgary woman was found slain near Nanton

The aunt of a Calgary woman slain nearly 20 years ago said she’d lost hope of an arrest ever being made in the case.<p>But that’s what’s happened, …

Edmonton

Red Deer RCMP arrest, charge suspected bank robber

Police in Red Deer have nabbed a suspected bank robber accused of holding up a Servus Credit Union in January.According to Red Deer RCMP, a man …

Edmonton

Regina police searching for missing 12-year-old

Regina police are looking for a missing twelve year-old boy who was last seen early Tuesday afternoon.<p>Police say Alan Willows was last seen on the 50 …

Aboriginal Canadians

Son pleads guilty to mother's murder on Sunshine Coast

Denise ‘Esme’ Lachance was found dead in 2014<p>A B.C. man has pleaded guilty to murdering his mother on the Sunshine Coast three years ago.<p>Denise …

British Columbia

RCMP arrest 14 wanted people in 4 days in Athabasca and Westlock areas

Fourteen people who were wanted by police were arrested by the RCMP’s Eastern Alberta Warrant Apprehension Team over the long weekend.<p>They made the …

Canada

Nova Scotia police looking for man who approached 12-year-old girl

The driver asked the girl twice if she wanted a ride in his car.<p>Nova Scotia RCMP are looking for a man who approached a 12-year-old girl in his car …

Canada

Man accused of killing Adrienne McColl in 2002 brought back to Calgary to face charges

A former Calgary man was escorted back to the city by police on Monday to answer to a second-degree murder charge in the death of a 21-year-old woman …

Crime

Man charged with imprisoning and beating woman begins court hearing

Vancouver Island man stands accused of holding woman captive for 4 days<p>A preliminary hearing is underway in Duncan, B.C., for a man accused of …

British Columbia

Defence in Kwasi Benjamin murder trial argues Nellie Angutiguluk's death was suicide

Criminal lawyer Paul Skolnik begins closing arguments in 2nd-degree murder trial<p>Kwasi Benjamin's defence lawyer has told the jury in his murder trial …

Crime

Case of man accused in murder of Montreal yoga instructor back in court

HALIFAX — The case of a Halifax man charged with the second-degree murder of a Montreal-born yoga instructor was back in court Tuesday.<p>Nicholas …

Canada

2 arrested, guns seized after lengthy police chase around central Alberta

Rural resident called RCMP about suspicious vehicle stuck in the ditch<p>Police are crediting an eagle-eyed rural resident in central Alberta for …

Canada

Montreal police arrest 6 after stabbing in Côte Saint-Luc

The victim, a 25-year-old man, is in hospital with serious injuries but is expected to survive<p>Montreal police say they have arrested six people in …

Crime

Province adds death of James ‘Sandy’ Lyle to unsolved crimes program

Nova Scotia has added the 2012 homicide of a Halifax man to its unsolved crimes program — which offers a reward of up to $150,000 for information …

Crime

Red Deer man avoids 2nd trial after guilty plea to lesser charges in crash that killed teen

Court of Appeal overturned earlier conviction for impaired driving based on error by trial judge<p>A Red Deer, Alta., man who successfully appealed his …

Edmonton