Lethbridge man sentenced after pleading guilty to sexual interference with underage boys

A Lethbridge man who plead guilty in July, 2018, to two counts of sexual interference involving two 15-year-old boys was sentenced to one year behind bars on Friday. Cody Tyler Black Forehead was first charged in April, 2017, after police…

Mother of Alberta boy who died of meningitis cross-examined by husband in retrial

The mother of 18-month-old toddler Ezekiel Stephan who died of bacterial meningitis in 2012 was back on the stand Wednesday following an emotional testimony Tuesday. This time with both the crown, and her own husband, David Stephan cross-examining her. Collet…

Mother of Alberta boy who died of meningitis breaks down testifying at trial

The mother of a toddler who died of bacterial meningitis broke down several times while she testified at her trial Tuesday that she is still haunted by her boy’s death. Collet Stephan told court that she still counts Ezekiel, who…

Preliminary inquiry set for Lethbridge man charged with impaired driving causing death

A preliminary inquiry has been set for a Lethbridge man accused of impaired driving in a crash that a killed former Piikani band councillor. Douglas Bagnall appeared by closed circuit television (CCTV) in a Lethbrige courtroom Wednesday. READ MORE: Alberta…

Pediatric doctor cross-examined in retrial of David and Collet Stephan

After taking the stand Thursday in the retiral of David and Collet Stephan, Dr. Shauna Burkholder, the first doctor to assess 18 month old Ezekiel Stephan upon arriving at the Alberta Children’s Hospital in Calgary faced cross examination Friday. David and…

Pediatric doctor takes stand in retrial of David and Collet Stephan

Another medical professional is taking the stand Thursday in the retrial of David and Collet Stephan. Their toddler, Ezekiel, died in March 2012 of bacterial meningitis. READ MORE: Supreme Court orders new trial for David and Collet Stephan Thursday’s testimony…

Closing arguments heard in Lethbridge man’s attempted murder case

Robert John Sheppard, a 32-year-old Lethbridge resident who faces several charges including attempted murder, was back in court on Tuesday for closing arguments. The charges stem from an incident that took place on April 15, 2018, when Sheppard allegedly shot…

Medical examiner tells David and Collet Stephan’s trial that child died of bacterial meningitis

A medical examiner who did an autopsy on a 18-month-old toddler whose parents are on trial in Lethbridge, Alta., says there’s no question the boy died of bacterial meningitis. David and Collet Stephan are charged with failing to provide the…

David and Collet Stephan’s retrial set to begin Monday in Lethbridge court

The retrial for David and Collet Stephan is set to begin Monday in Lethbridge Provincial Court. The couple is facing one count each of failing to provide the necessaries of life to their 18-month-old son Ezekiel, who died of bacterial…