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December 11, 2017 11:21 PM Crown to appeal stay against man accused in 'Surrey Six' murder case

VICTORIA -- The Crown is appealing a judge's decision to stay a murder charge against a man at a trial stemming from the murders of six people in Surrey, B.C. Jamie Bacon was charged with one count of first-degree murder and one count of conspiracy to murder Corey Lal. The case involves the murders of six people in a Surrey highrise in October 2007. In 2014, Cody Haevischer 7

December 11, 2017 7:05 AM Melbourne to test terrorism alarm system

MELBOURNE, Australia - Melbourne will test a terrorism alarm system this month after police thwarted two alleged plots targeting Christmas-New Year crowds and a lone driver killed six pedestrians in the last year in Australia's second-largest city. Victoria state Acting Police Chief Commissioner Shane Patton said Monday loudspeakers were being installed 9

December 8, 2017 3:13 PM Ex-priest, 85 convicted of Texas teacher's rape, murder in 1960

John Bernard Feit was found guilty in the slaying of teacher Irene Garza in McAllen, Texas. Garza disappeared April 16, 1960. Her bludgeoned body was found days later. Feit, then a 28-year-old priest came under suspicion early on but wasn’t convicted until Thursday. EDINBURG, TEXAS—A former Texas priest convicted of murder in the rape and strangulation 5

December 8, 2017 12:42 PM Former priest awaits testimony in trial for 1960 slaying of female parishioner

EDINBURG, Texas - A former priest, convicted of murdering a female parishioner more than 57 years ago, now faces testimony on what punishment he should receive. A South Texas jury is hearing that testimony Friday, a day after finding 85-year-old John Bernard Feit guilty of murder in the April 1960 strangulation death of schoolteacher Irene Garza, a 25-year-old 8

December 6, 2017 3:33 PM LIVE UPDATES: Garnier tells officer 'I'm not a monster' during interrogation

HALIFAX -- Christopher Garnier sobbed as he told a police interrogator "I'm sorry for what happened" following his arrest in the death of an off-duty police officer. "I'm not a monster," Garnier told RCMP Cpl. Jody Allison on Sept. 16, 2015, hours after police found Catherine Campbell's body face down in thick brush near Halifax's Macdonald Bridge 9

December 5, 2017 5:41 PM Rohinie Bisesar unfit to stand trial in PATH stabbing, jury rules

Date for first-degree murder trial has been postponed until after the accused receives treatment. Rohinie Bisesar is unfit to stand trial for the first-degree murder of Rosemarie Junor, a Toronto jury has decided. Both the Crown and defence agreed with the opinion of a forensic psychiatrist that Bisesar suffers from schizophrenia and would be unable 7

December 5, 2017 1:45 PM Last man hanged in Halifax gets veteran's burial, 8 decades later

The last man executed in Nova Scotia will now get a gravestone recognizing his military service during the First World War, more than 80 years after he was hanged for committing murder. In 1935, the Supreme Court of Canada convicted Daniel Perry Sampson of murdering brothers Bramwell and Edwin Heffernan two years earlier. The brothers were found lying 8

December 5, 2017 9:22 AM Laura Babcock is not dead, her accused killer tells jury

TORONTO -- A man accused of killing a young Toronto woman who disappeared five years ago has told the jury in his closing arguments that he believes the woman is alive. Dellen Millard, who is representing himself, says several witnesses have seen or heard from Laura Babcock after July, 4 2012. The Crown alleges Millard and his co-accused, Mark Smich 7

December 1, 2017 8:24 PM Tampa McDonald’s manager gets $110,000 for tip on suspect in mysterious killings

Delonda Walker's tip to police on Tuesday led to the arrest of 24-year-old Howell Emanuel Donaldson III, who was accused of randomly killing four people in earlier in the fall. TAMPA, FLA.—A McDonald’s manager will get a $110,000 (U.S.) reward for tipping off police about a man accused of killing four people and terrorizing a Florida neighbourhood for 51 days. Tampa 11

November 29, 2017 2:26 PM LIVE UPDATES: Witness saw man rolling compost bin towards area cop's body was found

HALIFAX - A witness has told the trial of a Halifax man accused of killing an off-duty police officer that he saw him rolling a compost bin towards the wooded area where Const. Catherine Campbell's body was discovered. The Crown has alleged Christopher Garnier punched and strangled the 36-year-old Truro, N.S., police officer inside an apartment and used a green 11