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TRACY MCLAUGHLIN/SPECIAL TO POSTMEDIA NETWORK Andrew Fallows is shown in this file photo.

Nine years for drunk driver

A drunk driver who moved the dying body of his friend to make it look like she was behind the wheel was sentenced Friday to nine years in prison -- Canada's stiffest penalty for drunk driving causing the death of a single person.

Friends Jayme-Lynn Mauchner, Carly Reiter and Shannon Nicol arrive at Boots and Hearts at Burl's Creek in this file photo. MARK WANZEL PHOTO

Initial line-up announced

We still may have to trudge through several feet of snow before the summer returns, but country music fans can start dreaming of August.

A portrait of Hugh Clapperton, who spent much of his time during the War of 1812 tromping through the bush of Simcoe County, especially between Barrie and Wasaga Beach.

Frigid on the frontier

Hugh Clapperton spent his first night in what would become Barrie camped either on or not far from a street that would one day bear his name.

In this Jan. 16, 1996 file photo, Mafia ''boss of bosses'' Salvatore ''Toto'' Riina, center, enters handcuffed into Bologna's bunker-courtroom, escorted by Carabinieri, Italian paramiliary police, in Bologna, Italy. (AP Photo/Gianni Schicchi, File)

Mafia boss Salvatore 'Toto' Riina dies at 87

Mafia 'boss of bosses' Salvatore 'Toto' Riina, who was serving 26 life sentences as the mastermind of a bloody strategy to assassinate both rivals and Italian prosecutors and law enforcement trying to bring down Cosa Nostra, died early Friday.

Tamara Lovett leaves the Calgary Court Centre Wednesday, November 30, 2016 during her trial for criminal negligence causing death and failing to provide the necessaries of life for her son Ryan.

AB mom sentenced to 3 years in death of son

She dabbed away tears as Justice Kristine Eidsvik spoke of the loss of her child, but Tamara Lovett showed no outward emotion Friday as she was sentenced to three years in prison for his death.

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