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Art Gallery of Nova Scotia says exhibit of Annie Leibovitz portraits now up to her

Art Gallery of Nova Scotia says exhibit of Annie Leibovitz portraits now up to her

It's all up to Annie Leibovitz now. Unless the famed American photographer personally signs off on an exhibit to display her iconic portraits, they will remain in storage at the Art Gallery of Nova Scotia.
Lower Sackville man gets bail on second charge of driving while impaired by drugs

Lower Sackville man gets bail on second charge of driving while impaired by drugs

Nicholas Forrest, 26, was released Thursday in Halifax provincial court on a recognizance with conditions prohibiting him from possessing or consuming alcohol or drugs and from occupying the driver’s seat of any motor vehicle.
No more delays, judge tells Dartmouth man awaiting murder trial

No more delays, judge tells Dartmouth man awaiting murder trial

Randy Desmond Riley, 26, is charged with first-degree murder in the October 2010 shooting death of pizza delivery driver Donald Chad Smith in Dartmouth.
Maryland man accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl in Halifax

Maryland man accused of sexually assaulting 15-year-old girl in Halifax

Paul Christopher Coburn, 46, was arrested this week in Toronto on a Canada-wide warrant. He is expected to appear in Halifax provincial court Friday on a half-dozen charges involving the teen, who allegedly had been lured into the sex trade by an Upper Hammonds Plains man.
Whale weather vane once owned by famed Bluenose captain stolen in break-in

Whale weather vane once owned by famed Bluenose captain stolen in break-in

Lunenburg District RCMP are asking for the public's help in finding the stolen brass weather vane that they say has 'sentimental as well as historical value.'
Halifax rapper’s second-degree murder trial scheduled for early 2019

Halifax rapper’s second-degree murder trial scheduled for early 2019

Carvel Antonio Clayton, 21, is charged in the shooting death of Shakur Jefferies at a parking lot on Washmill Lake Drive in Halifax last November. Clayton remains free on $100,000 bail with two sureties, electronic monitoring and house arrest conditions.
Dartmouth boy to seek bail Aug. 8 on charge of murdering Chelsie Probert

Dartmouth boy to seek bail Aug. 8 on charge of murdering Chelsie Probert

The 18-year-old Halifax woman died in hospital after she was found injured on a path in north-end Dartmouth on the night of June 6. The 16-year-old boy made a brief appearance in Halifax youth court Thursday.
Bridgewater police chief elects trial by judge alone on sex charges involving girl, 17

Bridgewater police chief elects trial by judge alone on sex charges involving girl, 17

John Collyer will appear in provincial court next April for a preliminary hearing and — if he's committed to stand trial — he will enter a plea once the matter lands in Supreme Court.
Careless smoking blamed in Halifax apartment house fire

Careless smoking blamed in Halifax apartment house fire

Halifax fire officials say careless smoking was the cause of a fire that damaged two buildings at the intersection of Connaught Avenue and Quinpool Road on Wednesday night.
Nova Scotia surplus rises to $149.6 million but tax revenue lower than expected

Nova Scotia surplus rises to $149.6 million but tax revenue lower than expected

The province's net debt also decreased by $121 million to $14.95 billion in the 2016-17 fiscal year, the Finance Department said Thursday.