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Mother found guilty

CALGARY—An Alberta judge says a Calgary woman who treated her son with holistic remedies before he died of a strep infection “gambled away” his life and is guilty of criminal negligence causing death.

But Justice Kristine Eidsvik also issued a judicial stay on a second charge against Tamara Lovett of failing to provide the necessaries of life.

Lethbridge cops take ‘shot’ at recycling guns

LETHBRIDGE, Alta.—Three close calls that could have ended in tragedy spurred the Lethbridge Police Service to rethink how it was responding to troubled individuals causing a disturbance.

Officers were dispatched to deal with reports of armed persons who were suffering from a mental crisis.

In each instance, they were taken into custody safely.