Crime & Courts

The former Pulse Nightclub will become Lethbridge's first safe consumption site

Lethbridge and Edmonton first cities in Alberta approved for safe consumption sites

By Lara Fominoff @fomsy1 on Twitter
October 18, 2017 - 4:12pm Updated: October 19, 2017 - 11:51am

LETHBRIDGE - It came much sooner than expected and according to local, provincial and federal health experts, it will help save lives in southern Alberta.
 

Victim/Witness Services volunteer, Wilma Neufeld
Victim/Witness Services volunteer, Wilma Neufeld Lethbridge News Now

Picking up the pieces: the work of a Victim/Witness Services volunteer

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter
October 18, 2017 - 12:06pm

LETHBRIDGE – Job description: Be prepared to answer the phone at 3 a.m., then rush to a crime scene to help comfort someone – most likely a complete stranger – who may be in the middle of the worst experience of their life. Oh, and you don’t get paid for it.

The scene where Gifford George Good Dagger was found in August of 2015
The scene where Gifford George Good Dagger was found in August of 2015 Lethbridge News Now

Lethbridge man handed 4-year sentence for 2015 beating death

By Patrick Burles - @PatrickBurles on Twitter
October 13, 2017 - 2:14pm Updated: October 13, 2017 - 3:45pm

LETHBRIDGE – A 40-year-old Lethbridge man was handed a four-year sentence Friday morning (Oct. 13), for the 2015 beating death of 47-year-old Gifford George Good Dagger.

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