New trial ordered for accused killer

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Chelsey Acorn's mother can't believe one of the men accused of killing her daughter will receive a new trial. In 2006, the 14 year-old's body was found along the Coquihalla River, north of Hope. Last week, Jesse West was convicted of first degree murder. Three years ago West's son Dustin Moir was also convicted for the killing, but Wednesday the B.C. Supreme Court ruled the trial judge made a mistake. Lisa Acorn, Chelsey's mother, says she was hoping to be able to move forward and get some closure. A date for Moir's new trial has not been set.

Recordings from Queen of the North sinking heard in Court

The final moments of the Queen of the North were heard in BC Supreme Court Wednesday.  Radio commmunication on the night the BC Ferry sank was played at the trial of Karl Lilgert.
He is charged with criminal negligence after Shirley Rosette and Gerald Foisy of 100 Mile House died in the sinking. The trial continues on Thursday.

Dark clothing and Jaywalking don't mix

The RCMP say man was hit by a car in downtown Kamloops Wednesday night while jaywalking. The man was crossing West Victoria street in the 200 block around 11 o'clock. The driver of the car could not stop in time. Police say the man fortunately only suffered minor injuries. However they are reminding the public that jaywalking, while wearing dark clothing at night, is a bad choice.  

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