Judge expected to deliver Oscar Arfmann verdict Thursday

A verdict is expected Thursday in the trial of Oscar Arfmann, the man accused of killing Abbotsford police Const. John Davidson in a 2017 shooting. The Alberta native was accused of fatally shooting Davidson in the back and the neck…

Sylvan Lake man charged with murder of wife

Alberta RCMP announced Tuesday that a Sylvan Lake man had been charged with second-degree murder in connection with the death of his wife. The victim, 36-year-old Kulvinder Sandhu, was found suffering from serious injuries in a residential area on Sept.…

Young mother killed in Rocky Mountain House domestic homicide

July 29 2019 2:04pm Rocky Mountain House RCMP are investigating after 28-year-old Ashley Smith-Ames was killed and her sister injured during what investigators said was a domestic homicide. Kendra Slugoski has more on the young mother’s death. ‘ }); }…

Supreme Court of Canada rejects Joshua Petrin’s appeal in Saskatoon shooting death

The Supreme Court of Canada said Thursday it will not hear an appeal from convicted killer Joshua Petrin. The Supreme Court gave no reasons why it will not hear the appeal. READ MORE: Saskatchewan’s top court dismisses Joshua Petrin’s appeal…

Court hears 911 call in trial of man accused of killing B.C. police officer

The trial of an Alberta man accused of murdering an Abbotsford police constable resumed Monday, with the court hearing dramatic new audio from a witness 911 call. Oscar Arfmann is accused of shooting Const. John Davidson twice from behind on…

Tori Stafford’s killer drops request to review prison transfer in Alberta

Lawyers for a woman convicted of killing eight-year-old Tori Stafford say they have withdrawn an application for a review of their client’s move from a healing lodge back to prison. Calgary lawyers Kelsey Sitar and Sarah Rankin say in an…

Crown prosecutor rejects plea attempt as trial begins for accused Mac’s murderer

At the beginning of Colton Steinhauer’s first-degree murder trial, it quickly became clear this would be no “who dunnit.” Steinhauer is one of three people accused of robbing and murdering two Mac’s clerks on Dec. 18, 2015. Story continues below…

‘Extremely violent’ B.C. fugitive Brandon Teixeira may be hiding in Alberta

One of western Canada’s most wanted criminals may be hiding out in Alberta, RCMP said Tuesday afternoon. Brandon Teixeira is charged with first-degree murder in the October 2017 death of 28-year-old Nicholas Khabra in the Vancouver suburb of Surrey, British…

Four men charged with murder, another wanted in the case of a man’s body found in Strathcona County in September

The RCMP Major Crimes Unit is putting out a public request for help in finding a man wanted for first-degree murder, kidnapping, and aggravated assault in connection to the murder of 33-year-old Aldane Mesquita. They’ve also charged four other men…