Kristy Nease


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Picture of family viciously attacked in south Ottawa begins to emerge

Three days after a woman and her two teenage daughters were stabbed at their house — killing two of them — a clearer picture of the family is beginning to surface.

3 dead, including suspect, after woman and 2 daughters stabbed in south Ottawa

Three people are dead, including the suspect, after a man stabbed a woman and her two daughters before being shot by police in a hail of gunfire that also struck one of the victims.

Lisa MacLeod, out of cabinet, taking time off to address mental, physical health

On the same day she lost her position in cabinet, recently re-elected Nepean MPP Lisa MacLeod announced she's taking some time off to address her mental and physical health.

Increasingly powerful storms threaten Ottawa's tree cover

After extensive damage to trees and forests wrought by the May derecho and 2018 tornadoes, it's unclear just how soon the City of Ottawa can reach its goal to boost tree coverage to 40 per cent.

Don't be afraid to help perpetrators, murder victim's daughter tells inquest

On the first day of an inquest into the murders of three women in and around Renfrew County, a daughter of one of those victims told jurors not to be afraid to make recommendations that help perpetrators of domestic violence.

Hoping for change this time, as Renfrew County triple femicide inquest looms

After decades of study on domestic homicides in Ontario, and after hundreds of recommendations to stop them, the people taking part in next week's inquest into the murders of three women around Renfrew County in 2015 remain optimistic that this time, the change they're looking for will come.

Inquest into murders of 3 women in Renfrew County coming up in early June

Nearly seven years after a man murdered three women in one of the worst instances of intimate partner violence in Canadian history, a coroner's inquest will be held to examine what happened, and will likely make recommendations to help prevent it from happening again.

Tamara Lich admits accepting award is related to Freedom Convoy in fiery day in court

Tamara Lich admitted in court Thursday that accepting an award for organizing the Freedom Convoy "is related" to the convoy, but testified she doesn't believe she violated a bail condition not to support anything related to the protest that occupied some downtown Ottawa streets for weeks.

Magee House saga persists in court years after partial collapse

When the sudden collapse of a wall in 2018 left a gaping three-storey hole in a heritage building on trendy Hintonburg's busy main street, the head of the area's BIA said the worst-case scenario would be years of lawsuit limbo. That's exactly what's unfolding.

Edmonton man gets no parole for 16 years for 'execution-style' murder

For his "execution-style killing" of a 25-year-old man outside a strip club in the ByWard Market three years ago, Anas Mujber won't be able to apply for parole for 16 years of his life sentence, a Superior Court justice has ruled.