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4/24/2015

POLICE MAKE 33 ARRESTS IN ALLEGED NATION-WIDE FRAUD SCHEME

(CP) - Police have made 33 arrests in what they call a nation-wide scheme that allegedly defrauded hundreds of people and financial institutions. Police say an organized crime group based in the Toronto and Hamilton area used malware, phishing and other means to access private information allowing it to take ... Read More
4/24/2015

ANIMAL CRUELTY CHARGES LAID AGAINST TWO PEOPLE FROM INDIAN BROOK

Two people from Indian Brook are facing animal cruelty charges. The Nova Scotia SPCA Animal Cruelty Investigation Team says a 34 year old woman and a 27 year old man each face charges of failing to provide adequate food and water, failing to provide adequate medical attention when wounded and ... Read More
4/24/2015

RCMP END RECOVERY EFFORT FOR MAN OFF PEGGY'S COVE BECAUSE OF ROUGH SEAS

(CP) - The RCMP in Nova Scotia have decided to end a recovery operation because of rough seas Friday for a man who was swept off the rocks at Peggy's Cove earlier this week. The Mounties say they plan to assess conditions again over the weekend and could send their underwater ... Read More
4/24/2015

MAN, TEEN FACE PROSTITUTION & HUMAN TRAFFICKING CHARGES IN HALIFAX

(CP) - A man and a teen boy face prostitution and human trafficking charges in Halifax. In early March, Halifax police launched an investigation into the alleged procuring of a 17-year-old girl, a 16-year-old boy and 19-year-old woman for prostitution.  Police say they conducted searches of two homes on Thursday -- ... Read More
4/24/2015

NS GOVERNMENT INTRODUCES PROVINCEWIDE SCHOOL CODE OF CONDUCT

(CP) - Nova Scotia is proposing to bring in a new provincewide school code of conduct that would allow principals to suspend students for a longer period without school board consent. Amendments to the Education Act would increase the time a principal may suspend a student without the board's approval from ... Read More