Jury to start hearing evidence in trial of suspect in Edmonton officer

first_imgEDMONTON — A jury is to start hearing evidence today in the trial of a man accused of stabbing an Edmonton police officer and striking four pedestrians with a van.Abdulahi Hasan Sharif, who is in his early 30s, faces 11 charges.They include five counts of attempted murder, aggravated assault against the police officer and dangerous driving.Const. Mike Chernyk was on duty outside a Canadian Football League game on Sept. 30, 2017, when a driver crashed through a barrier, got out of a vehicle, pulled out a large knife and began stabbing the officer.A few hours later, the driver of a speeding cube van hit and injured four pedestrians as it raced through the city’s downtown with police in pursuit.The trial in Court of Queen’s Bench is expected to last six weeks.This report by The Canadian Press was first published Oct. 2, 2019.The Canadian Presslast_img read more

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SANDRA OH MAKES HER TRIUMPHANT RETURN WHEN SEASON 2 OF KILLING EVE

first_imgKilling Eve TORONTO – Beginning March 28, Bravo delivers a nationwide freeview packed with highly anticipated new and returning series, including the second season of the critically acclaimed, award-winning drama, KILLING EVE, airing exclusively on Bravo in Canada, day and date with the U.S.. Additionally, the all-new irreverent drama IN THE DARK and the new movie series CHRONICLE MYSTERIES starring Alison Sweeney (DAYS OF OUR LIVES) debut, along with all-new episodes from Season 17 of fierce fashion competition series PROJECT RUNWAY.The Bravo freeview is available through participating television service providers across the country, including but not limited to Bell, Bell Aliant, BellMTS, Cogeco, Eastlink, Rogers, SaskTel, Shaw, Shaw Direct, Telus, Videotron, and participating members of the CCSA. In addition, subscribers and non-subscribers alike can sample select Bravo programming during the freeview period online at Bravo.ca, via the Bravo GO app, and on demand via set-top box with participating TV providers.See below for premiere dates and descriptions for new and returning series available during Bravo’s freeview. All dates are subject to change. Visit Bravo.ca to confirm local broadcast times. IN THE DARK * Series Premiere* (13 episodes x :60)Thursdays at 9 p.m. ET, beginning April 4IN THE DARK follows Murphy (Perry Mattfeld, SHAMELESS), a hard-living, hard-drinking, disaffected twenty-something with a penchant for cigarettes and casual sex – she’s also blind. Murphy lives with her supportive best friend, Jess (Brooke Markham, Dude), and – more reluctantly – her trusty guide dog, Pretzel, whose presence she resents. Her parents own a guide dog school, a venture they opened hoping it would give Murphy a job with some purpose, but so far it’s just another place where she sleeps off her hangovers.Murphy’s life comes crashing down when she stumbles upon what she’s sure is the lifeless body of her closest friend, Tyson (Thamela Mpumlwana, STAR TREK: DISCOVERY), the sweet teenager who she befriended after he saved her from a violent mugging. When the police arrive and there is no body to be found, and with Murphy not exactly sober, they aren’t especially inclined to investigate. Murphy is devastated, and is only held back from spiraling downward even further by her resolve to learn what happened to Tyson. Murphy is determined to find the truth, no matter the risk… even if it means she has to sober up a little.IN THE DARK also stars Rich Sommer (GLOW), Casey Deidrick (DRIVEN), Keston John (BOSCH), Morgan Krantz (YOU’RE THE WORST), Derek Webster (RAY DONOVAN), and Kathleen York (OUTCAST).IN THE DARK is from CBS Television Studios and Warner Bros. Television, in association with Red Hour Films, with executive producers Corinne Kingsbury, Jon Collier, Ben Stiller, Jackie Cohn, Nicky Weinstock, and Michael Showalter. The series is distributed internationally by CBS Studios International.KILLING EVE Season 2 (8 episodes x :60)Sundays at 8 p.m. ET, beginning April 7Starring Golden Globe® winner Sandra Oh, the first season of KILLING EVE was the most-watched television program in its timeslot for specialty networks among total viewers, making it Bravo’s #1 new series last broadcast year, and a Top 10 series on Canadian Entertainment Specialty channels. Season 1 was voted one of the best shows of 2018 by Rolling Stone, The New York Times, The Atlantic, and Vanity Fair.Sandra Oh and Jodie Comer (THE WHITE PRINCESS) return as MI6 operative Eve and psychopath assassin Villanelle in this story of two women, bound by a mutual obsession and one brutal act. In the second season, the action picks up just 30 seconds after the end of the final episode of Season 1. Villanelle has disappeared and Eve is left reeling, having no idea if the woman she stabbed is alive or dead. With both of them in deep trouble, Eve has to find Villanelle before someone else does… but unfortunately, she’s not the only person looking for her.Produced by Sid Gentle Films Ltd for BBC America, the series is based on the Codename Villanelle novellas by Luke Jennings and is executive produced by Sally Woodward Gentle, Lee Morris, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Gina Mingacci and lead writer Emerald Fennell. Sandra Oh and Francesca Gardiner are co-executive producers. Elinor Day serves as series producer. Damon Thomas returns to direct and is also executive producer, with Lisa Brühlmann and Francesca Gregorini also directing.Viewers can catch-up on Season 1 of KILLING EVE online at Bravo.ca, via the Bravo GO app, and on demand via set-top box.PROJECT RUNWAY Season 17New episodes continue to air Thursdays at 10 p.m. ETThe iconic fashion competition continues as new, supersized 90-minute episodes of PROJECT RUNWAY air Thursdays at 8 p.m. ET. This season, as the fashion industry evolves, so does the runway with a new design aesthetic and additions to the judging panel: supermodel and entrepreneur Karlie Kloss joins as host with former PROJECT RUNWAY champion and celebrated CFDA fashion designer Christian Siriano as the mentor. ELLE Editor-in-Chief Nina Garcia returns as a judge, along with famed fashion designer Brandon Maxwell, and journalist and former Teen Vogue Editor-in-Chief Elaine Welteroth.CHRONICLE MYSTERIES *Movie Series* (3 x 1:20)Movies Premiere Sundays at 9 p.m. ET beginning April 7The CHRONICLE MYSTERIES stars Alison Sweeney as Alex McPherson, a novelist and podcaster who loves the chase of solving any puzzle or mystery. Set to inherit the local paper, The Harrington Chronicle, from her uncle, Alex returns to the small town where she spent her summers growing up.CHRONICLE MYSTERIES: RECOVERED – Sunday, April 7 at 9 p.m. ETAlex returns to the small town where she spent her summers as a girl to record the next episode of her true crime podcast about the cold case of childhood friend, Gina DeSavio, who disappeared 20 years prior. Alex teams up with the Harrington Chronicle’s editor (Benjamin Ayres, SAVING HOPE), who reluctantly agrees to help her retrace Gina’s last steps. When Alex links her inquiries about Gina’s disappearance to a recent murder, she quickly realizes that she might just be the killer’s next target.CHRONICLE MYSTERIES: THE WRONG MAN – Sunday, April 14 at 9 p.m. ETIn a new edition of her true crime podcast, Alex finds herself investigating the three-year-old murder of a woman whose body was only recently discovered.CHRONICLE MYSTERIES: VINES THAT BIND – Sunday, April 21 at 9 p.m. ETThe latest edition of Alex’s true crime podcast leads her and most of the Harrington Chronicle staff to nearby Macklin, where they investigate the suspicious death of a vintner. Advertisement Login/Register With: Advertisementcenter_img Facebook Advertisement LEAVE A REPLY Cancel replyLog in to leave a comment Twitterlast_img read more

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