Spike in stolen dogs could point to underground fighting rings in Alberta: animal society

It’s a brutal blood sport. A fight to the death match. Dog fighting rings involve high-stakes gambling and spectators bet on which breed has the stamina to win. Animal welfare organizations and canine search-and-rescuers say it’s happening in parts of…

11 romance scams in Edmonton led to $1.1M lost to fraudsters in 2018

Most people want to find love and happiness, and in a digital world that can mean turning to online dating. However, that can also open the door to scammers hoping to prey on people’s emotions. Story continues below In 2018,…

Text messages lead to RCMP charging Alberta teacher with child luring

A teacher from High Prairie, Alta., has been charged with two counts of child luring and two counts of making sexually explicit material available to a child. Since his arrest, Douglas Ben Lang, 58, has been charged and released on…