Man arrested following the shutdown of drug trafficking website: Calgary police

An illicit drug trafficking website has been shut down and $750,000 worth of drugs have been seized from a home in Forestburg, Alta., following a six-month investigation by the Calgary Police Service. In early January, cyber and drug investigators with…

ASIRT clears police of wrongdoing in deadly gunfight with Calgary murder suspect

WARNING: This story contains graphic content. Discretion is advised. Alberta’s police watchdog has cleared officers of any wrongdoing in the 2018 shooting death of a Calgary man accused of the violent death of his ex-girlfriend. Police had issued a Canada-wide…

Calgary triple murderer Douglas Garland appealing sentence as ‘excessive and harsh’

By The Canadian Press Posted June 16, 2020 7:58 am Updated June 16, 2020 8:00 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ WARNING: This story contains graphic content that some readers might…

Canada-wide warrant issued for 19-year-old man in connection to downtown Calgary shooting

A Canada-wide warrant has been issued for a 19-year-old man in connection to a shooting at a restaurant in downtown Calgary that left one man injured. On May 31, officers responded to reports of shots fired at a business in…

Calgary seniors’ centre resident injured in suspicious fire dies, homicide investigation launched

Calgary police say a elderly man who was critically injured in a fire at a seniors’ centre last month has died, prompting a homicide investigation. The fire at Wentworth Manor in the community of Christie Park started just before 1:30…

‘People really loved him’: Family grieves after teen killed in Calgary hit-and-run

Described as outgoing and goofy, the family of Ibaad Yar confirmed to Global News the 15-year-old was the victim of a fatal hit-and-run in northeast Calgary on Wednesday. The crash happened on 52 Street Northeast near 16 Avenue Northeast at…

Verdict expected Wednesday for Calgary man accused of killing four year old daughter

A judge is to deliver a verdict on Wednesday for a man charged with killing his young daughter five years ago. Oluwatosin Oluwafemi, 44, has pleaded not guilty to second-degree murder in the 2014 death of four-year-old Olive Rebekah Oluwafemi.…

Survivors of sex trafficking share their stories of resilience and bravery

WARNING: Some of the details in this story are graphic and could be disturbing to some readers. A black journal with the word “brave” scrolled on it sits at their feet, their arms rest gently on each others shoulders. They…

Crime Beat podcast: The Brentwood five massacre

Posted March 10, 2020 6:00 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ View link » On this episode of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt looks at the…

Airdrie teen charged with 2nd-degree murder in death of Kalix Langenau

Posted February 26, 2020 11:06 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A 19-year-old Airdrie man has been charged in the death of 19-year-old Kalix Langenau, Alberta RCMP said in a news…