Hasson Wilson, Ivan Willis, Abraham Latife and Jamar Sterling are accused in a string of armed grocery store robberies, including one where a manager was kidnapped.
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A frame grab from a video, recorded in November 2013, the man berates cabbie in an expletive-laced diatribe, hurling racist insults and comparing him to a bomb-packing terrorist. Courtesy of Global Calgary article.
Calgary cab passenger who hurled insults at driver and allegedly assaulted him no longer with last-known employer
The Calgary criminal lawyer for a man who verbally and physically attacked a city cabbie two years ago said his client offered an apology and paid compensation. And he claims that charges were laid by police for the videotaped assault but later dropped due to lack of evidence.
A man who was reportedly responsible for unleashing a racist tirade against a cab driver after leaving a company party in Calgary is out of a job and at the centre of public shaming online.
[The Accused], 29, was charged with uttering death threats in connection with an e-mail sent to the Calgary Fire Department in late May. The message indicated there was going to be a “machine gun attack” that would result in more than 1,000 people dead.
A young woman has been sentenced to one year behind bars in connection with a fatal crash in Oakridge last fall.
About two dozen people gathered Monday afternoon at the intersection where Kimberly Ellingson died on September 14th, 2013.
A man who threatened to use a machine gun to kill more than 1,000 people at last year’s Calgary Stampede has been sentenced to two years in jail.
A man who threatened to use a machine gun to kill more than 1,000 people at last year’s Calgary Stampede has been sentenced to two years in jail. [The Accused] sent an e-mail to the Calgary fire department threatening to use semi-automatic weapons at the Stampede.
[The Accused] sentenced to two years for sending threatening email to the Calgary Fire Department about carnage at Stampede
Threatening massive carnage at last summer’s Calgary Stampede has landed a Calgary man with an obsession with guns a two-year jail term.
Sentencing arguments wrapped up today in the case of a man who threatened to kill hundreds of people at last year's Calgary Stampede. [The accused], 29, pleaded guilty in January to uttering death threats, possession of unauthorized firearms and two counts of breaching conditions in relation to an email he sent to the Calgary Fire Department on May 26, 2013.
“The facts of [The accused]s case didn’t meet the required standard of proof for the purpose of proving a charge of failing to provide the necessities,” defence counsel Greg Dunn explained. Dunn agreed with the man’s mom that his client’s case fell through cracks in the system which would have led to provincial charges if the victim was a child.
[The Accused] took $7,500 from people he duped into thinking he had cancer. On Thursday, a judge ordered him to pay every cent of it back to cancer patients who really need it.
Fatally stabbing a would-be mail thief who was trying to jimmy his postal box with a knife has landed a Calgary man a five-year prison term.
A city man was fatally stabbed during a dispute in which he tried to break into the mail box of his assailant at a southwest apartment complex two years ago, court heard during sentencing arguments on Thursday.
Facing a potential life sentence on second-degree murder in the stabbing death of a man at a southwest Calgary apartment more than two years ago, [The accused] pleaded guilty through his lawyer Greg Dunn on Tuesday to manslaughter.
He was assaulted at the Calgary Remand Centre last week. [The accused]'s lawyer, Joel Chevrefils said his client received a concussion, a broken nose, black eyes and a bruised spleen.
The lawyer for a man accused of holding a fraudulent cancer fundraiser is unsure whether his client will be able to make his next court appearance on Friday as he remains in hospital following a severe jailhouse beating.
Jailhouse justice it may appear — but ex-friends of accused cancer-fake [The Accused] are still showing him charity following a savage beating by cellmates.
The Calgary man who faked cancer to swindled cash at a fundraising event needs further psychiatric testing. [The Accused] pleaded guilty in September to fraud at the first court appearance he was able to make after being hospitalized following a Calgary Remand Centre beating.
The New Year’s Day 2009 massacre in which three people were gunned down at a southeast Calgary restaurant was the culmination of an elaborate plan to target one of the victims, a jury was told on Monday.
Lawyers for one of three men convicted in Calgary’s New Year’s Day massacre will seek a mistrial because of evidence which surfaced before his sentencing.
Sentencing in the trial of [The accused], one of the men convicted in a gang-related triple murder at the Bolsa restaurant, has been delayed because of new evidence. Court has heard the crown’s star witness in the shooting, known as “MM”, confessed to RCMP a year ago to being the sole killer.
Defence lawyers for a city man convicted in the gang-related triple homicide at Bolsa restaurant on New Year’s Day 2009 have sent a formal letter to the Crown requesting a taped confession of a key witness only recently disclosed by the RCMP.
The jury continues to deliberate for the second day on the fate of a 28-year-old Calgary man facing three counts of first-degree murder in the New Year’s Day 2009 shooting deaths of two rival gang members and a bystander at the Bolsa Restaurant.