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Tag: courts
10 days ago
sltrib.com

Bid to reinstate Utah’s abortion ban takes lawmakers into uncharted waters, Robert Gehrke reports

Lawyers for the Utah Legislature say that the body is entering uncharted waters in trying to reverse a judge's ruling...

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24 days ago
nypost.com

Bryan Kohberger could be extradited to Idaho as soon as Tuesday night

Suspected University of Idaho killer Bryan Kohberger is due in court in Pennsylvania Tuesday, where he is expected to...

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about 1 month ago
thestar.com

How Iggy and fellow courthouse dogs lend a paw to make trials less scary for young witnesses

Five years after the courthouse dogs program began in Toronto, similar programs are gaining popularity across Canada.

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about 1 month ago
thestar.com

SIU clears officers in killing of gunman who ‘ambushed’ Toronto cop amid three-city rampage

Gunman Sean Petrie was killed by Hamilton police officers hours at the end of a rampage in which he killed Const. And...

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about 1 month ago
thestar.com

What’s behind Toronto’s ‘staggering’ rise in youth carjackings and pharmacy robberies

Carjackings are up more than 100 per cent in Toronto this year in a string of cases often involving armed youth. Behi...

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about 1 month ago
nypost.com

‘Predatory’ guardianship battle killing elderly NYC woman, pals allege

A Manhattan building’s management company’s accusation that this rent-controlled tenant is indisposed has forced an o...

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about 2 months ago
thestar.com

Toronto man guilty in shocking gunfight at infant son’s Baby Shark-themed birthday party

Kevin George was found guilty Thursday of discharging a firearm with intent to endanger the life of Demar Cadogan and...

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about 2 months ago
thestar.com

Crown calls for maximum sentence in murder of TSN producer Jonathan Gayle-West

In a position defence lawyers called “unbelievable,” prosecutors are seeking a sentence equivalent to first-degree mu...

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about 2 months ago
thestar.com

TSN staffer remembered as ‘beacon of happiness’ in outpouring of emotion at killer’s sentencing

Jonathan Gayle-West “was left to die like his life meant nothing. But it meant something. It meant something to every...

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about 2 months ago
thestar.com

‘We have the killer’s DNA, we just need a name’: Genetic ‘game changer’ offers hope for near-unso...

Already successful in tracking down the alleged killers of Christine Jessop, Erin Gilmour and Susan Tice, a new DNA t...

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about 2 months ago
nypost.com

Top judge who quit during ethics probe still has NY-paid driver, guard

New York’s former chief judge — who resigned in July while facing an ethics probe — still has court officers assigned...

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about 2 months ago
thestar.com

Trial opens in killing of Toronto trans activist; prosecutor urges jury to reject defence of suic...

Julie Berman, 51, was found dead in Colin Harnack’s apartment. Harnack is on trial for second-degree murder.

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2 months ago
thestar.com

Toronto police make arrest in 1983 murders of Erin Gilmour and Susan Tice: Sources

Earlier this year, Toronto police confirmed they had turned to genetic genealogy in an attempt to find the person lin...

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2 months ago
thestar.com

Double murderer or know-nothing who accidentally shot his partner? Toronto trial hinges on accuse...

Is Jatorri Williams telling the truth?

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2 months ago
thestar.com

Sammy Yatim inquest derailed by Forcillo’s 11th-hour ‘suicide by cop’ motion

One day before a high-profile coroner’s inquest was set to begin, the convicted officer’s lawyer filed a motion askin...

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2 months ago
sltrib.com

A new app is helping some 450 Utahns get a second chance. Robert Gehrke explains how.

An estimated 800,000 Utahns have a criminal record that can keep them from getting housing, jobs or even chaperoning ...

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2 months ago
nypost.com

Grand jury to weigh charges against Sophia Rosing, Kentucky student in racist ‘attack’

A grand jury will weigh indictment charges against Sophia Rosing, the former University of Kentucky student accused o...

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2 months ago
nypost.com

College student sentenced to 10 years for selling 73 guns to undercover cop

The former Austin Peay State University student will do 10 years behind bars.

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2 months ago
nypost.com

Pickpocket dubbed one of the NYPD’s ‘Nifty 50’ repeat offenders arrested again

‘Nifty 50’ serial pickpocket David Mickens has been nabbed again and charged with two more Manhattan thefts, police s...

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3 months ago
nypost.com

Feds stop loan forgiveness bids after judge strikes down Biden handout

The Biden administration stopped taking applications for student loan forgiveness Friday after a federal judge in Tex...

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3 months ago
thestar.com

Video shows accused on trial for multiple murders re-enacting key scene in courtroom

Jatorri Williams is on trial for the second-degree murder of Jago Anderson and the first-degree murder of Elijah Azia...

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3 months ago
thestar.com

Accused multiple murderer denies role in one killing, says second was accidental: ‘(He) was a goo...

Jatorri Williams, 22, on trial for murders of Elijah Aziavor, 16, and Jago Anderson. He faces two more murder charges...

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3 months ago
nypost.com

Man confesses to two murders on podcast: ‘I sleep with dead bodies’

Jeremy Scott, already serving a life sentence for a botched robbery, confessed to killing Michelle Schofield in 1987 ...

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3 months ago
thestar.com

Supreme Court upholds Harper-era limits on conditional sentences in narrow split decision

The minority justices issued a searing dissent condemning the laws as contributing to systemic discrimination against...

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3 months ago
thestar.com

Woman kidnapped at gunpoint outside Vaughan restaurant, found in Barrie, York police say

Two suspects, a 36-year-old Toronto man, and a 17-year-old Brampton boy, are charged with several offences linked to ...

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3 months ago
nypost.com

Australian ax murderer Googled ‘what part of body to go for’ before killing boyfriend

An Australian ax murderer Googled “killing someone with axe what part of body to go for,” before repeatedly hacking h...

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3 months ago
thestar.com

Toronto cop allegedly stole luxury watch from missing person’s home, took dead woman’s Mastercard

Newly released police disciplinary documents offer new details on the charges against veteran officer Const. Boris Bo...

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3 months ago
nationalworld.com

‘Savage’ attacker jailed for at least 34 years after murdering pensioner in burglary

Vasile Culea hog-tied Freda and Kenneth Walker during an attack inside their home, Mrs Walker was found dead by the e...

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3 months ago
nationalworld.com

‘Savage’ burglar who hog-tied pensioners guilty of woman’s murder

Vasile Culea hog-tied Freda and Kenneth Walker during an attack inside their home, Mrs Walker was found dead by the e...

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3 months ago
nypost.com

NYC subway ‘ninja’ suspect held on $35,000 bail for smacking victim with sword sheath

Bernardez was charged with second-degree assault at his arraignment in Manhattan Criminal court Saturday afternoon, t...

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3 months ago
nationalworld.com

Lucy Letby trial told ‘line of gas’ in baby’s post-mortem X-ray was ‘unusual’

Lucy Letby is accused of murdering seven babies and attempting to murder 10 others

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3 months ago
nationalworld.com

Anne Sacoolas admits causing teen’s death in crash after ‘long fight’ for justice

Anne Sacoolas left the UK with her husband 19 days after the death of motorcyclist Harry Dunn

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3 months ago
thestar.com

Judge will decide Hedley frontman Jacob Hoggard’s prison term Thursday

The defence has asked for a sentence of three to four years, the Crown six to seven years; regardless of how the judg...

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3 months ago
thestar.com

Will Jacob Hoggard go to prison? Pending appeal means ex-pop star may walk out of court despite m...

Within hours of being sentenced on Thursday morning, Hoggard is set for a second hearing at the Ontario Court of Appeal.

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4 months ago
thestar.com

Ex-City of Toronto court clerk sentenced to two years in jail for ticket-fixing scheme

Francesco Rizzello pleaded guilty to fraud over $5,000 earlier this year, admitting that he fixed more than 100 ticke...

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4 months ago
thestar.com

South Simcoe officers were killed before drawing their weapons; shooter was killed after ‘exchang...

A third police officer who was also at the house exchanged gunfire with the 23-year-old gunman, who was wielding a SK...

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4 months ago
thestar.com

Accused serial killer stands trial in first two of four Toronto shooting murders

The killing of 16-year-old Elijah Azavior is just one of four murders Jattori Williams, 22, is alleged to have commit...

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4 months ago
londonworld.com

Katie Piper: Acid attacker may have fled UK in August, Met Police say

The public have been warned he should not be approached.

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4 months ago
nationalworld.com

Criminal barristers end strike action after ‘improved’ government pay offer

The indefinite strike action was described by the Criminal Bar Association as a ‘last resort’

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