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Defence attorney cross-examines forensic psychiatrist in Niagara winemaker’s murder trial

November 1, 2023

‘I am not this type of person’: Court hears from accused at murder trial of renowned Niagara winemaker

October 26, 2023

‘I failed my friend,’ says witness for accused in the murder of Niagara winemaker

October 26, 2023

Video: Accused pleads not guilty for the killing of renowned Niagra winemaker

October 24, 2023

‘You’re saying I killed a guy?’: Man accused of stabbing Niagara winemaker says he ‘blacked out’

October 24, 2023

Accused who stabbed and chased renowned Niagara winemaker pleads not guilty to second-degree murder

October 24, 2023

 Murder charge dropped against Hamilton man after admitting he lied to police

October 20, 2023

Accused in Waterdown cemetery vandalism agrees to peace bond

June 17, 2022

Waterdown cemetery vandal case adjourned until June 16

May 4, 2022

Hamilton man charged with murder of Niagara winemaker Paul Pender appears in court

March 22, 2022

Son was in the midst of psychosis when he fatally stabbed mother: doctor

May 1, 2021

Mom of poisoned four-year-old pleads guilty to criminal negligence causing death

January 14, 2021

Did opioid prescribing practices factor into Hamilton boy’s death?

January 20, 2021

TRIPLE JEOPARDY: Drugs, jail, the street

November 5, 2018

Man who raped, murdered teacher gets life term with no parole for more than 15 years

October 18, 2018

Man sentenced to life in prison for brutal murder of Hamilton teacher

October 19, 2018

Hamilton con man given three years for $2.5M scam

December 14, 2015

Teen sentenced to six years in Jesse Clarke slaying

October 2, 2015

‘I’m truly sorry from my heart’: Jesse Clarke’s killer apologizes

October 1, 2015

Man guilty of manslaughter in stabbing of teen Jesse Clarke

June 26, 2015

Community & Advocacy

Nearly 20% of inmates homeless upon release from Ontario jails, data show

November 27, 2023

April 24: Barton jail hunger strike must stop, Hamilton sidewalk safety and other letters

April 24, 2023

Prisoners refuse meals amid COVID-19 outbreak at Hamilton jail, 72 people infected

March 10, 2021

Need for books tips hunger strikes at Hamilton’s Barton jail

July 27, 2020

Courts drop most pot possession charges laid by Hamilton police

November 18, 2015

Clairmont: Drug Treatment Court is proof people care

February 17, 2015

Forensic psychiatry: New unit, old questions

December 6, 2014

A new kind of courtroom experience

May 9, 2014

Clairmont: The court where everybody knows your name

May 8, 2014

Clairmont: Court offers chance for drug offenders to get help, avoid jail

January 9, 2014

Drug court helps bring order to life of an addict

January 9, 2014

Access to justice’ an issue: lawyer

August 18, 2012

Crystal meth lacing other street drugs

April 15, 2011

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Clairmont: Niece pleads guilty to burying aunt’s body in field

October 3, 2013

Man who faked Oprah ticket robbery facing fraud charges

August 22, 2013

Victim’s mom forgives man guilty of 2006 manslaughter

December 1, 2012

A daughter exploited first as child, then as adult

November 3, 2012

Car thief escapes jail

October 5, 2012

Nine years for wife’s attempted murder

September 14, 2012

She lives in fear of her younger brother

September 1, 2012

Conditions in Hamilton jail may be getting more dangerous

August 31, 2012

Burglar had his hand in proverbial cookie jar

August 23, 2012

Motorcyclist escapes death twice, but not justice

August 22, 2012

Teen jailed for role in mugging at ATM

August 2, 2012

Auto thief guilty in parking lot mayhem

March 26, 2012

Connie tells court she’s truly sorry for killing Frank

June 2, 2009

Man sentenced in exotic dancer’s drug death

August 19, 2008

Brantford man charged in woman’s murder

August 17, 2007

Conditional sentence for school threat

May 5,  2007

Horse breeder acquitted of animal cruelty

April 8, 2005

Preparing the defence – Chapter 21

December 14, 2004

No ordinary prelim – Chapter 22

December 15, 2004