Receive up-to-the-minute news updates on the hottest topics with NewsHub. Install now.

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «accused»

April 21, 2018 5:25 PM Chemical weapons inspectors head to Syria to probe gas attack

The U.S. and Britain have accused the Syrian government and Russia of delaying the investigation in Douma to stage a cover up. Images that emerged from Douma in the hours after the attack showed lifeless bodies collapsed in crowded rooms, some with foam around their noses and mouths. Medical workers and activists in Douma at the time said at least 40 people 10

April 18, 2018 3:37 PM Corruption trial jury faces choice of believing accused cop or drug dealer witness

Craig Ruthowsky's lawyer argued in closing arguments the Crown's key witness is a self-serving liar And it will depend largely on whether the drug dealer who was the Crown's key witness is seen by jurors as truthful or a self-serving liar. After five weeks of testimony and dozens of witnesses, defence lawyer Greg Lafontaine and assistant Crown attorney 10

April 17, 2018 6:26 PM Whitby elementary school teacher faces sexual-assault charges

Thomas Grieve, a teacher at Robert Munsch Public School, is accused of 15 counts of criminal sexual conduct with children under the age of 16. Fourteen new charges have been laid against a Durham Region teacher already facing multiple allegations of sexually assaulting students. Thomas Grieve is now accused of 15 counts of criminal sexual conduct with children 12

April 17, 2018 5:43 PM Sandy Hook families sue InfoWars’ Alex Jones

Parents file defamation suit after host alleges Sandy Hook massacre didn’t happen The parents of two children killed at Sandy Hook elementary school in 2012 sued Alex Jones, the host of InfoWars, who had derided the shooting as fake and possibly staged by the government. Leonard Pozner and Veronique De La Rosa, parents of Noah Pozner, filed a lawsuit 11

April 9, 2018 8:27 PM L.A. district attorney rejects 5 cases against filmmaker James Toback

Close to 400 women have accused filmmaker of sexual misconduct The Los Angeles County district attorney's office has declined to prosecute five allegations of sexual misconduct brought against writer-director James Toback. Last fall, police in Beverly Hills and Los Angeles submitted multiple cases against Toback to the district attorney's office. The cases 7

April 9, 2018 1:26 AM Parry Sound chief surgeon under investigation by medical watchdog

The College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario confirmed it is investigating Dr. Bill Smyth, an orthopedic surgeon at West Parry Sound Health Centre, who has been accused of sexual harassment and “threatening” behaviour by nurses. He is also alleged to have made crude gestures using patients’ amputated toes. The Parry Sound surgeon accused of sexual 11

April 6, 2018 7:31 PM Paul Bliss sues CTV, woman who accused him of sexual misconduct

Bliss, whose departure from CTV was announced last month after he was suspended in January, alleges Bridget Brown defamed him and CTV then published and broadcast defamatory statements in its coverage of the woman’s allegations and Bliss’ suspension. A former CTV News reporter facing sexual misconduct allegations is suing the broadcaster, its parent 17

April 6, 2018 7:12 PM Jury in Bill Cosby sex assault retrial won’t hear why case was dropped in 2005

Judge Steven O’Neill sided with prosecutors Friday in ruling that ex-District Attorney Bruce Castor’s opinions are irrelevant. Opening statements in Cosby’s retrial start Monday. Castor wrote in a 2005 press release that the case was too flawed and that both Cosby and accuser Andrea Constand could be portrayed “in a less than flattering light.” His successors 15

April 5, 2018 5:46 PM Catalan ex-leader Carles Puigdemont granted bail

Spain has accused the Catalan separatist of rebellion, corruption A German court ruled Thursday that Catalan's former leader, Carles Puigdemont, can be released on bail pending a decision on his extradition to Spain, saying the most serious charge he faces isn't punishable under German law. Puigdemont was detained in Germany on a Spanish arrest warrant 8

April 2, 2018 7:26 PM Halifax man accused of killing well-known yoga instructor Kirstin Johnston to face jury trial

Police have said Nicholas Jordan Butcher, who is charged with second-degree murder, was in a “domestic relationship” with Johnston. She was found dead on March 26, 2016, at her Oceanview Drive home in Halifax’s Purcells Cove district. “She lived life to the fullest,” according to Johnston’s obituary in Montreal’s The Gazette newspaper. “From hiking in the Himalayas 16