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Virden Man Charged with Second-Degree Murder in Fatal Stabbing

Virden Man Charged with Second-Degree Murder in Fatal Stabbing

RCMP Crest Logo VehicleA Virden man is facing murder charges after a stabbing in the southwestern Manitoba town on Tuesday.

RCMP were called to a home on Queen Street West shortly after midnight for an altercation between two men.

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Police Charge Suspect After Man Dies in Shooting with Homemade Gun

Police Charge Suspect After Man Dies in Shooting with Homemade Gun

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Winnipeg police have upgraded charges against a Winnipeg man after a homemade gun was fired at a Burrows Avenue home on January 7.

Police say the victim suffered a serious gunshot wound to the upper body and was taken to hospital in critical condition. He succumbed to his injuries on Tuesday and has been identified as Dexter Cortavista Dejarisco, 31.

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Crown Hasn’t Proved Manslaughter in Death of Winnipeg Woman: Defence Lawyers

Crown Hasn’t Proved Manslaughter in Death of Winnipeg Woman: Defence Lawyers

By Steve Lambert, The Canadian Press

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People enter the Law Courts in Winnipeg on Monday, February 5, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — Defence lawyers for two men charged in the killing of a Winnipeg woman whose family has suffered repeated tragedies have told a jury the Crown has failed to prove its case.

Closing arguments ended Wednesday in the manslaughter trial of Christopher Brass and Jason Meilleur, who are accused in the March 2017 death of Jeanenne Fontaine.

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No Easy Answers to Questions Swirling Around Fatal Ottawa Bus Crash: Police chief

No Easy Answers to Questions Swirling Around Fatal Ottawa Bus Crash: Police chief

By Teresa Wright, The Canadian Press

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Officials from Transport Canada look at the scene where a double-decker city bus struck a transit shelter at the start of the afternoon rush hour on Friday, at Westboro Station in Ottawa, on Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Justin Tang)

OTTAWA — The investigation into a deadly bus crash on a busy Ottawa route will not yield answers quickly, the city’s police chief said Saturday as he cautioned the public not to jump to conclusions about the events leading up to the collision.

Charles Bordeleau said officers have plenty of work ahead of them as they probe the Friday afternoon collision that killed three and injured 23 others.

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Man Fatally Shot During Altercation with Winnipeg Police

Man Fatally Shot During Altercation with Winnipeg Police

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police shot and killed an armed man Friday night after responding to a call in the area of Sargent Avenue and Maryland Street.

Officers arrived on scene shortly before 8 p.m. for a report of a suspicious man. When they approached the suspect, police say he ran and led officers to a nearby vacant parking lot.

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Woman Dies Following Domestic Incident in Westwood

Woman Dies Following Domestic Incident in Westwood

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police have arrested and charged a man with manslaughter following a domestic incident early Wednesday in Westwood.

Officers responded to the 500 block of Daer Boulevard at around 2:25 a.m. and found a 41-year-old woman unconscious. She was taken to hospital and later pronounced deceased.

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