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

Search results

1-10 results from 1000 for query «convicted»

August 9, 2018 4:46 PM Court upholds ex-Stanford swimmer Brock Turner’s sex assault conviction

Persky’s sentence sparked nationwide outrage by those who felt it too lenient. The sentence was not part of the appeal and the judges didn’t address it. Turner filed an appeal in December seeking a new trial, arguing that the evidence presented at his trial didn’t support his convictions. The jury convicted him of sexually assaulting an intoxicated victim 11

August 8, 2018 8:31 PM Saudi Arabia executes, ‘crucifies’ Burma man convicted of murder

It said Elias Abulkalaam Jamaleddeen entered a Burma woman’s home firing a gun, then stabbed her to death. He was convicted of robbing her home and another home, attempted rape, and stealing firearms and ammunition. The report said his conviction was upheld by the courts and his execution was endorsed by King Salman. Saudi Arabia is one of the world’s 16

July 25, 2018 6:26 PM U.S. pastor charged in Turkey put under house arrest

ISTANBUL—An American pastor who has been in custody for nearly two years on terror and espionage charges will be put under house arrest as his trial continues, Turkey’s official news agency said Wednesday. Anadolu news agency said that Pastor Andrew Craig Brunson, a 50-year-old evangelical pastor from Black Mountain, North Carolina would be released 17

July 18, 2018 7:02 PM A man gave a stranger a ride — then found out he was a convicted murderer who escaped prison

JACKSON, MISS.—The publisher of a weekly newspaper in south Mississippi says he unwittingly gave a car ride to a convicted murderer who had just escaped from a state prison near his home. Russell Turner of Greene County Herald said Tuesday that he went home around midday July 5 and a “winded and flustered” stranger was sitting on the steps outside his house 10

June 25, 2018 2:09 PM U.S. Supreme Court declines to hear case of Making a Murderer’s Brendan Dassey

The Supreme Court’s decision comes as there are plans for a second season of Making a Murderer, which premiered on Netflix in 2015. Viewers of the first season were introduced to Dassey’s uncle, Steven Avery, who spent 18 years in prison for a rape before DNA testing exonerated him. After his release, he filed a multimillion dollar civil suit over his conviction 12

June 24, 2018 8:57 PM Serial killer Robert Pickton transferred to Quebec maximum-security prison, says victim’s aunt

VANCOUVER—Notorious serial killer and pig farmer Robert Pickton has been transferred to a maximum-security prison in Quebec, the family of the one of his victims said Sunday. Joyce Lachance, whose niece Marnie Frey was one of six women whom Pickton was convicted of killing, said she received a phone call from Correctional Services Canada on Thursday 18

June 24, 2018 5:26 PM Feds to make it ‘fair’ for those with criminal records for marijuana possession

Goodale’s office says once Bill C-45 is enacted, the government will examine how to make things fairer for individuals who have been previously convicted for minor possession offences, adding that it’s committed to reforming the pardons system. The government’s legislation to legalize and regulate marijuana passed last week, but it won’t come into effect 18

June 20, 2018 11:13 PM Justin Trudeau’s February trip to India cost $1.5M, documents show

Conservative MP Alex Nuttall, however, says the trip cost a lot with nothing to show for it but an “international embarrassment.” “At this point, the evidence is that it was a complete and utter failure,” Nuttall said. Trudeau’s Indian excursion was supposed to improve ties between Canada and India, a country of more than 1.3 billion people with one of the fastest-growing 15

June 19, 2018 6:37 PM National sports organizations have to report allegations of abuse immediately or lose federal funding

The changes come as the sporting world reels from numerous cases of sexual abuse and harassment of athletes, including more than a dozen members of Canada’s national ski team who were abused by coach Bertrand Charest in the 1990s. Charest was convicted a year ago of 37 offences of sexual assault and exploitation — and athletes have since said Alpine 10

June 15, 2018 1:27 AM Bill Cosby dumps legal team ahead of sentencing

Seven weeks after being convicted of sexual assault, Bill Cosby, who is awaiting sentencing, fired his legal team led by Tom Mesereau, a high-profile lawyer who successfully defended Michael Jackson but could not help Cosby. Wyatt said Cosby’s new lawyer is Joseph P. Green, who is based in West Chester, Pa., and whose practice includes criminal defence 17