The Crown is seeking to secure a dangerous offender designation against an Ottawa woman found guilty of kidnapping and torturing an intellectually disabled man who was lured into danger on Facebook.
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An Ottawa civil servant who says he used marijuana and child pornography to build “a morbid detachment” from reality has been sentenced to two years in jail.Mahlon Inksetter, 51, an information technology specialist at the Canada Revenue Agency, had more than 133,000 images and 3,000 videos on his computer that qualified as child pornography.
An Emmy award-winning American actress has launched a $5 million lawsuit for the trauma that she says she suffered after a dog bit her in the face during a love scene on an Ottawa movie set.
An appeal court has thrown out a wrongful dismissal suit filed by a former spy agency employee who says it ignored the fact he suffered PTSD from his involvement in the Paul Bernardo murder case.
A high school teacher training for the Ottawa Marathon risked his life early Sunday afternoon to pluck two capsized canoeists from the ice-cold flood waters of the Ottawa River.
In June 2015, Somali national Ali Omar Ader was arrested in Ottawa at the end of a remarkable five-year undercover operation designed to lure him to Canada. He will stand trial in October for his alleged role in the kidnapping of Canadian Amanda Lindhout.
At the end of a two hour meeting in an Ottawa hotel, after completing what he thought was a rich book deal that would lift his family from the poverty and strife of his native Somalia, Ali Omar Ader was thankful for his remarkable good fortune.The $234,000 deal that he had just inked included a $10,000 signing bonus, the promise of future books,
The man accused of kidnapping Canadian journalist Amanda Lindhout told an RCMP undercover officer that he wanted to write a book on Somalia’s history with his former hostage.The undercover officer, who cannot be named by court order, testified Monday in a pretrial motion in the case of Ali Omar Ader.
An Ottawa immigration lawyer says that U.S. President Donald Trump's travel bans will make it harder for refugees in Canada to reunite their families.
A former Ottawa priest has been charged in connection with what police allege is a historical sexual assault. William Barry McGrory, 82, of Toronto is charged with two counts of indecent assault on a male and two counts of gross indecency, as per Criminal Code charges existing at the time of the offences.