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Maryland man gets bail on sex charges with Crown’s consent

Maryland man gets bail on sex charges with Crown’s consent

Paul Christopher Coburn, 46, is accused of paying to have sex with a 15-year-old girl at a Halifax hotel in February. He was released from custody Tuesday on a $75,000 recognizance that requires him to live in Ancaster, Ont., and prohibits him from travelling to the United States.
Clayton Park condo fire leaves 20 homeless

Clayton Park condo fire leaves 20 homeless

Some occupants were at home at the time of the fire, but they got out safely and there were no injuries. Firefighters rescued a cat from one of the units. Six trucks and about 24 firefighters were on scene.
RCMP seek tips after Middleton’s Rotary Park vandalized

RCMP seek tips after Middleton’s Rotary Park vandalized

Overnight on July 20, someone entered Rotary Park and hot-wired a stock car that had been left inside the fence from the previous weekend. The car was driven on the field, the grass was torn up and then the vehicle was smashed into the fence, damaging several poles.
POLICE REPORT: Passerby mugged in downtown Halifax; home invasion leads to drug find

POLICE REPORT: Passerby mugged in downtown Halifax; home invasion leads to drug find

The victim was thrown to the ground and was punched and kicked while the assailants repeatedly demanded his cellphone. They failed to wrest it from him and fled the area when a passersby approached to help, police said.
Windsor woman found safe, say RCMP

Windsor woman found safe, say RCMP

LeighAnne Leslie Wells, 30, had last been seen July 23 leaving her home.
Hiker rescued after fall from cliff in Lawrencetown

Hiker rescued after fall from cliff in Lawrencetown

Firefighters deployed a rope rescue team to lower the hiker, a 17-year-old girl, from the cliff at Terminal Beach for evacuation to hospital on Monday afternoon.
Barrington RCMP seek help in identifying mask used in robbery

Barrington RCMP seek help in identifying mask used in robbery

A tall man wearing a mask entered a service station on Highway 3 early Saturday morning and got away with money and cigarettes.
Polar expedition company announces plans to expand, make Sydney Harbour its home port

Polar expedition company announces plans to expand, make Sydney Harbour its home port

One Ocean Expeditions will take possession of a new polar research and cruise ship next fall, and will name it RCGS Resolute, in honour of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society, and the historic British Arctic exploration vessel and community in Nunavut that carry the same name.
15-year-old Dartmouth girl awaits bail decision on human trafficking charges

15-year-old Dartmouth girl awaits bail decision on human trafficking charges

The teenager, whose identity is protected under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, has been in custody since June 21. A judge reserved decision Monday at a bail hearing.
Video of Cape Breton man’s acrobatic dive off Seal Island Bridge goes viral

Video of Cape Breton man’s acrobatic dive off Seal Island Bridge goes viral

Truth is, Logan LaTulippe is afraid of heights. So why on earth would he do a backflip off Seal Island Bridge — one of Cape Breton’s most recognizable landmarks — and plunge 30 metres into the Great Bras d’Or Channel?