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Kevin Martin follows legal issues for the Calgary Sun - responsible for the day-to-day coverage of trials at the Calgary Court Centre, focusing primarily on criminal matters, as well as writing a column once ever two weeks on justice issues. Born in Montreal and spending his formative years in Ottawa, he's called Alberta home since 1984 and has been with the Calgary Sun, almost exclusively on the court beat, for more than a quarter century after receiving his journalism training at Algonquin College in Ottawa. His many years haunting Calgary's courtrooms give him a unique perspective on the law.
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The Calgary woman charged in the death of her disabled adult daughter said demons in the wall were causing a horrible stench in her home, court heard Thursday.
It took jurors three hours Wednesday to convict Derek Saretzky of three counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of a little girl, her dad and an unrelated senior.
Calgarian Owen Gervais buried his head in his hands Friday as a judge ruled he would have to forfeit $100,000 because his son fled justice to avoid prosecution for first-degree murder.
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Confessed killer Joshua Matechuk was likely acting in self-defence when he fatally shot crime boss Rodney Conway, a judge ruled Thursday.
Toronto swimsuit model Krystal Mary Robertson was fined $700 Wednesday for inadvertently setting off a stink bomb in Banff National Park, clearing out a café.
Police conducted a frantic search of Douglas Garland's family farm in hopes of rescuing a Calgary couple and their grandson who had disappeared days earlier, court heard Friday.
Relatives of Douglas Garland, charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the disappearances of a five-year-old boy and his grandparents, are expected to take the stand on the second day of what is expected to be a lengthy trial.
Inflicting severe injuries on her toddler son — including a broke jaw and fractured rib — landed an Airdrie woman a two-year prison term Friday.Justice Jo'Anne Strekaf agreed with a joint submission from defence counsel Shamsher Kothari and Crown prosecutor Ron Simenik for the minimum federal penitentiary term.
Double-murder suspect Emanuel Kahsai is fit to stand trial, court was told Monday.
Police have issued an AMBER Alert for a five-year-old girl missing from a northwest Calgary neighbourhood.
Former provincial court Judge Robin Camp has admitted he made insensitive and inappropriate comments while acquitting a Calgary man of sexually assaulting a woman.
DNA belonging to fatal stabbing victim Lukas Strasser-Hird was found on the clothing of three of his alleged killers, court heard Monday.
(Today is the fourth day of Matthew de Grood's murder trial. We will be live blogging testimony. Mobile users can follow along here. )
Yelling at a speeding motorist to slow down almost got a Calgary-area man killed, court heard Wednesday.
MEDICINE HAT - She first came to court a child killer and on Friday left a grown woman.
In the worst mass killing in Calgary’s history, five young adults were stabbed to death during a Brentwood house party.
The Calgary man who faked cancer to swindled cash at a fundraiser pleaded guilty Thursday to fraud.
Amid complaints of physical and sexual abuse at the hands of court guards, convicted murderer Mohamed Karim unleashed an expletive-laced diatribe suggesting he might kill again to get the attention of authorities.