British Columbia

Sentence issued by B.C. judge who refused recusal after crying during statement

By Canadian Press
January 16, 2019 - 8:49am Updated: January 16, 2019 - 9:37am

KELOWNA, B.C. — A British Columbia provincial court judge who teared up over a victim impact statement in a sex crimes trial has sentenced the accused to 14 months in jail.

Jeremy Carlson, also known as Rhiley Carlson, pleaded guilty to sexual interference involving a minor.

Jury debates fate of man accused of killing 12-year-old B.C. girl 40 years ago

By Canadian Press
January 15, 2019 - 11:19am Updated: January 16, 2019 - 9:37am

VANCOUVER — Jurors have begun deliberations in the trial of a man accused of killing a 12-year-old girl in British Columbia over 40 years ago.

Nine men and three women will decide the fate of Garry Handlen, who pleaded not guilty to first-degree murder.