Deadly west Edmonton ‘altercation’ leads to manslaughter charge

A 36-year-old man has been charged with manslaughter in connection with an altercation in west Edmonton last month that left a 26-year-old man dead. Police said Friday that Christopher William Chase had already been arrested and charged with aggravated assault…

Trial begins for man accused in violent Edmonton road rage attack

Jared Matthew Eliasson, who was charged with attempted murder and aggravated assault after what police called a “vicious road rage” incident in March 2017, is standing trial before a judge. On March 7, 2017, a 34-year-old woman suffered two broken…

Man seriously injured in ‘unprovoked’ attack in Jasper: RCMP

Jasper RCMP are searching for a suspect after a man was seriously injured in what Mounties said was an unprovoked attack early Saturday morning in the Alberta resort town. The reported attack happened around 12:30 a.m. outside the Royal Canadian…

More charges laid in death of man found east of Edmonton, police still seek 7th ‘armed and dangerous’ suspect

Two more people have now been charged with first-degree murder in the death of 33-year-old Aldane Mesquita, whose body was found east of Edmonton last summer. According to police, Mesquita’s body was found on a rural property in Strathcona County…

Man arrested for serious 2013 assault at north Edmonton McDonald’s drive-thru

A man was arrested in Chilliwack, B.C. this week and charged in connection with a “serious assault” that took place at a north Edmonton McDonald’s drive-thru six years ago, police said on Thursday. At about 2:40 a.m., on Jan. 1,…

First-degree murder, sexual assault charges laid after woman’s death on Samson Cree Nation

A 34-year-old man has been charged with a number of offences, including first-degree murder, after a woman’s death on the Samson Cree Nation late last week. Maskwacis RCMP were called to a residence on the nation south of Edmonton at…

Man sentenced to 29 months for attack on Edmonton cab driver

The man charged in an April 2018 attack on an Edmonton cab driver has been sentenced. Brady Alook was sentenced to 29 months in jail, less time served, for transportation by fraud, aggravated assault, threats to cause death or bodily…

Charges laid after Spruce Grove teen robbed, stabbed in school yard

Two men and a teenage boy are facing a lengthy list of charges after another teen was robbed and stabbed during an attack Saturday night in Spruce Grove. RCMP were called at around 10:45 p.m. to a report of an…

Police seek suspect after man randomly punched in face in Edmonton grocery store

Nearly two months after a man suffered serious facial injuries in what police believe was a “random” attack in an Edmonton grocery store, investigators have released a composite sketch of the suspect in an attempt to solicit tips from the…