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Man faces child pornography charge after search of Bedford business

A 50-year-old man has been charged with possessing child pornography after a search of a Bedford business last week. Police say they began investigating on Dec. 7 after receiving a tip regarding child pornography. Officers searched a business on the 1500 block of the Bedford Highway the next day, where electronic devices were seized. Geoffrey Puxon Barnes was arrested at the scene without incident, according to police. Officers also searched a home in the 2500 block of Beech Street in Halifax, but no items were seized. Barnes is scheduled toRead More

Highway 401 to see overnight closures in Woodstock

Major delays are expected on Highway 401 through Woodstock this week due to a pair of 10-hour closures. The highway is scheduled to close at Highway 59 in both directions at 8 p.m. Wednesday, reopening at 6 a.m. Thursday, with the closure repeating from 8 p.m. Thursday to 6 a.m. Friday. The Highway 59 ramps will be used to take traffic off and back onto the highway. According to Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation, the closure allows for new concrete girders to be installed. The construction work will also see HighwayRead More

New Brunswickers won’t pay a direct carbon tax: government

The New Brunswick government says the goal to combat climate change can be achieved without a direct tax to the consumer. “We’re going to take a part of gas and fuel taxes and we’re going to invest that money into programs and initiatives toward combating climate change,” says New Brunswick Environment Minister Serge Rouselle. The official opposition, which is against a carbon tax of any kind, is calling the Liberal plan a deflection that will eventually impact the taxpayer “Going into an election year they don’t want to face aRead More

Son restores father’s 1960 Plymouth Fury, nearly 50 years after collision

It was a reveal nearly five decades in the making: An Edmonton man surprised his father with a restored beloved car which was seriously damaged in a highway crash in 1970. For Leona Calhoun, the vehicle her future husband Tom was driving when they courted in the 1960s holds a special place in her heart. “Lots of good memories, yeah,” Leona Calhoun said. “I was 18 and he was 20.” Back in the day, Tom would take Leona on dates in his 1960 Plymouth Fury – which he had purchasedRead More

Child care costs rising faster than inflation

A new study shows child care in Vancouver is the second most expensive in the country, at about $1,300 per toddler on average. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Woman who sexually abused young girl apologizes during sentencing hearing

Ryan Flanagan, CTV Kitchener Published Monday, December 11, 2017 6:16PM EST Last Updated Monday, December 11, 2017 6:27PM EST A Kitchener woman cried in court Monday as she read out a letter to the seven-year-old girl she committed sexual offences against. Monday was the sentencing hearing for Sonya Lucas, one of three people convicted in connection with attacks on the girl – whose availability for sexual purposes had been advertised online. Court has heard that Lucas accompanied the men at the girl’s home in Hamilton on one occasion, while workingRead More

U.K. banker back in Hong Kong court to appeal murder conviction

Kelvin Chan, The Associated Press Published Tuesday, December 12, 2017 1:47AM EST HONG KONG – A British banker sentenced to life in prison for the gruesome slayings of two Indonesian women appeared in a Hong Kong court on Tuesday in a bid to appeal his conviction. Lawyers for Rurik Jutting presented their arguments in the semiautonomous Chinese city’s Court of Appeal. They were requesting the court’s permission for an appeal, on the basis that the trial judge gave incorrect instructions to the jury on deciding their verdict. The nine-person juryRead More

Republican Moore embraces Trump message on eve of Alabama election – World

Reuters Dogged by accusations of sexual misconduct toward teenagers, Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore cast himself as a staunch ally of President Donald Trump at a rally on the eve of Tuesday’s election in Alabama. Despite Trump’s endorsement for Moore, some polls suggest Democrat Doug Jones, 63, a former U.S. attorney, could pull off an upset victory by becoming the first non-Republican to be sent to the Senate by deeply conservative Alabama in two decades. People put together a “swamp” display with toy alligators, snakes and other creatures beforeRead More

Relatives of murdered seniors set to ask to take part in public inquiry

TORONTO — Relatives of murdered seniors, along with advocacy and health-care groups, are among four dozen applicants seeking to participate in a public inquiry sparked by a nurse who killed eight elderly long-term-care residents in Ontario. Commissioner Eileen Gillese will hear their requests for standing — a status that gives them the right to call and question witnesses — in St. Thomas, Ont., on Tuesday and Wednesday. The Ontario government set up the Long-Term Care Homes Public Inquiry in August after Elizabeth Wettlaufer was convicted of eight counts of firstRead More

Weapon complaint leads to three arrested in Saskatoon

Two men and a woman are in police custody, following a complaint involving a gun in Saskatoon. Police say officers made the arrests at approximately 3:30 p.m., on December 20, 2017, at an apartment in the 1300 block of Temperance Street. The investigation is continuing with regard to gun crimes as well as offences under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act. Travel in the area was temporarily restricted, but restrictions have since been lifted. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,UsRead More