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  • 16.02.2017 22:08

    A Calgary man is accused of orchestrating a fraud that misled investors and directed some of their money into his own pockets. Jason Michael Currey and three of his companies raised $4 million from 12 investors from December 2013 to October 2015, according to the Alberta Securities Commission. Investors were led to believe their money would be directed to specific investments that weren't high ...

  • 16.02.2017 16:56

    After a spike in roadside drug seizures, Athabasca RCMP are reminding people marijuana is still illegal. The past month has seen a spike in drug seizures through traffic stops, with approximately 10 grams of cocaine and methamphetamine and 300 grams of marijuana and marijuana products – such as hash and hash oil – in 15 separate incidents, said Cpl. Curtis Harsulla, spokesman for the Athabasca ...

  • 16.02.2017 05:20

    A man who admitted to the murder of his estranged wife on the day they were to sign their divorce papers has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole eligibility for 13 years. Brian Beglau, 60, pleaded guilty to the second-degree murder of Melanie Hunter, 55, who was found dead in her home with multiple knife wounds on her body, including a lethal cut to her neck. According to an agreed ...

  • 16.02.2017 05:06

    CALGARY — An Alberta man waiting for a jury's verdict lived under an assumed name and did time for drug trafficking years before facing first-degree murder charges in the deaths of a couple and their grandson. Douglas Garland, 57, was the oldest of three children born to Archie and Doreen Garland and grew up on a small farm near Airdrie, Alta., north of Calgary. Doreen Garland told her son's ...

  • 15.02.2017 23:28

    Investigators with Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams in Lethbridge seized drugs with an estimated street value of $1.2 million over the weekend, as part of what is being described as the largest seizure of its kind in the city. Four homes were searched and three people were arrested in the seizure on Feb. 11, following an investigation that began in December 2016. The drugs seized include 8,054 ...

  • 15.02.2017 01:36

    WHITECOURT, Alta. — An Alberta man is being accused of trying to set a house on fire with some of his relatives inside. Police in Whitecourt, Alta., say they got a call Monday from a man saying he was locked in his basement and was concerned about the safety of his wife and grandkids who were also in the house but weren't responding to his shouting. RCMP allege the man's grandson had strewn ...

  • 14.02.2017 19:30

    COCHRANE, Alta. — Calgary's Mount Royal University confirms that two of its flight instructors have been killed in the crash of one of the school's aviation diploma program aircraft. RCMP said the crash happened Monday afternoon east of Highway 40, northwest of Cochrane. They also said the accident was witnessed by another aircraft and reported to authorities at about 5 p.m. Alberta EMS later ...

  • 13.02.2017 04:26

    RCMP in Strathmore are asking the public for information after the body of a woman was discovered over the weekend. Police said the body of a woman was located on Saturday near the town of Lyalta, approximately 50 kilometres east of Calgary. The deceased has been identified as Victoria Lynn Isabelle Levesque, 25, of Calgary. The RCMP Major Crimes, Forensic Identification Section and members from Strathmore ...

  • 11.02.2017 00:32

    Brian Ralph Beglau didn’t show up at the lawyer’s office where he was supposed to sign divorce papers on Sept. 22, 2015. Instead, that night, Beglau, 60, drove to the Sherwood Park home of Melanie Hunter, the woman from whom he had been separated for three years after a 29-year marriage, according to an agreed statement of facts read out in an Edmonton courtroom Thursday. Court heard that ...

  • 10.02.2017 22:32

    Mounties say a shooting on Siksika First Nation that left one man in hospital in serious condition was likely targeted. Shortly before 3 p.m. on Thursday, Gleichen RCMP and paramedics were called to the first nation south east of Calgary for reports of a shooting. Officers arrived to find a man in a vehicle suffering from a gun shot wound to the neck. The man was rushed to hospital where he remain ...

  • 10.02.2017 19:54

    CLAIRMONT, Alta. — An Alberta family has their cat to thank for helping get out of their burning home. The family was sleeping when flames broke out in their trailer in Clairmont, north of Grande Prairie, early Thursday morning. Grande Prairie fire chief Trevor Grant says the cat bit one of the family members on the arm. The person woke up and discovered the fire. No one was hurt and the fire was contained ...

  • 10.02.2017 17:08

    CLAIRMONT, Alta. — An Alberta family has their cat to thank for helping get out of their burning home. The family was sleeping when flames broke out in their trailer in Clairmont, north of Grande Prairie, early this morning. Grande Prairie fire chief Trevor Grant says the cat bit one of the family members on the arm. The person woke up and discovered the fire. No one was hurt and the fire was ...

  • 09.02.2017 18:02

     Two teens charged with attempted murder and other offences related to a serious assault on a staff member at an Edmonton-area youth facility appeared in Fort Saskatchewan court Wednesday morning. The pair of teenage boys were charged after an attack on a 60-year-old woman at Elk Island Child and Youth Ranch, east of Lamont, around 11 p.m. Saturday. It's alleged the two youths then stole a ...

  • 09.02.2017 03:48

    Warning: This article contains graphic testimony CALGARY — A woman and her grandson were attacked in a spare bedroom where she was hit with a blunt instrument that caused a significant impact and loss of blood, a murder trial was told Wednesday. "There was at least one impact with a liquid blood source of Kathryn Liknes. It's my opinion that Kathryn was on the floor at the time of impact when ...

  • 08.02.2017 21:00

    A longtime worker in Alberta's child welfare system says it's common for caretakers to be left alone at night, putting both children and staff in residential facilities at risk. "What often happens in programs is that you are well staffed during the day, or into the evenings, but at night they often are single-staffed," said Catherine Hedlin, president of the Child and Youth Care ...

  • 08.02.2017 19:00

    REGINA — At the peak of the last oil boom, there were so many people living in the southeastern Saskatchewan city of Estevan that there was nowhere to stay. "We had people sleeping in trailers — sleeping in vehicles, if you can believe that,'' recalled Estevan Mayor Roy Ludwig. Then oil prices fell, drilling activity slowed to a crawl and Ludwig figures the community lost about 2,000 people, ...

  • 08.02.2017 01:44

    RCMP have arrested a Red Deer man in connection with the death of a woman on Feb. 1 that Mounties say was a homicide. After a report of shots fired in the area of 42 St. and 54 Ave., RCMP found an injured woman in a vehicle near the hospital. She was taken to hospital, where she later died of her injuries. An autopsy done by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Calgary on Feb. 2 determined that ...

  • 07.02.2017 01:24

    BANFF, Alta. — Bison are once again grazing along the remote eastern slopes of Banff National Park after a more than century-long absence. Parks Canada announced Monday it has moved 16 of the animals to the mountainous landscape that vast herds of the species once roamed for thousands of years. Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said the historic moment is the perfect way to mark the 150th anniversary ...

  • 06.02.2017 04:26

    Banff council is exploring the possibility of initiating a car-share program within the town. Car-share programs have become increasingly popular in larger urban centres in recent years. Typically run by private companies or non-profit organizations, car-share programs are a membership-based service in which people are able to use shared vehicles for a short period of time and then leave them parked ...

  • 05.02.2017 23:50

    Warning: Graphic Content Jurors in the Douglas Garland triple-murder trial are expected to be shown aerial photos Monday the Crown will argue show the bodies of the three victims on his farm. In her opening address on Jan. 16, prosecutor Vicki Faulkner detailed the evidence which is expected to emerge this week. “What you will see and hear about is the multiple pieces of evidence that were located, ...

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