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Recalling a tabloid sensation in I, Tonya and Psycho’s shower horror in 78/52

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Musical "Heathers" at The York: teen angst with a body count

High school heart throb turns suicidal in rock musical "Heathers"

Young man who died after B.C. attack was overwhelmed, couldn't pay rent: chief

Bridge River Indian Band Chief Susan James said band staff were trying to help young man with stable housing and resolving his rent issues.

Attack at B.C. First Nation office leaves community reeling: chief

Man on rampage went from office to office beating employees with a weapon before he could be stopped.

B.C. First Nation anxious to "find centre" after attacker injures 11

Appeal comes just hours after an unidentified member of the band burst into the community's southern interior office and injured 11 people.

B.C. First Nation struggles with attack that injured 10, left suspect dead

Small crowd gathered moved not by anger but a deeper spiritual purpose, Chief Susan James told reporters.

One dead, as many as 10 hurt, in attack at B.C. First Nation Office

Two survivors in critical condition, another two in serious condition, and six more with non-life threatening injuries.

B.C. man who killed parents and two others as teen granted day parole

VANCOUVER — A British Columbia man who murdered four people as a teenager has been granted day parole. James Ruscitti is serving a life sentence for the June 22, 1996 shooting deaths of his parents...

Reviews of Monkey Kingdom, True Story, Unfriended and two social realist films from France

Cyberbullying, street hustlers, youth gangs, home invasion, wife and child killing, and warring wildlife. We’ve got them all at the movies this week. Also ethics, or not, in journalism.

Charles Manson & marriage: an ungodly duo

The internet erupted after learning Charles Manson, 80, was granted a license to marry 26-year-old Afton Elaine Burton, who prefers the name “Star,” because Manson says she's a "Star in the...