Sunday, May 15, 2011

Man can't prove he paid for rail ticket, ends up dead.

Slain man was in jail over $110 fine - Edmonton - CBC News: "Barry Raymond Stewart, 59, was found dead in a cell around 5 a.m. Thursday morning.

Another inmate, Justin Caldwell Somers, 25, is charged with second-degree murder in his death.

According to court documents, Stewart opted to go to jail instead of paying the $110 fine for the LRT infraction. He was also picked up on outstanding warrants and was sentenced to two days in jail."

Friday, May 6, 2011

Costs for oil companies pile up after spill - The Globe and Mail

Costs for oil companies pile up after spill - The Globe and Mail: "Oil companies are shutting down wells and facing major increases in transportation costs as they load crude on trucks to work around a major spill that has stirred health concerns in a small Alberta community and closed the northern stretches of an important pipeline."