Former Calgarian who murdered girlfriend in 2002 receives life sentence with no parole for 17 years

Stephane Parent is escorted from a plane by RCMP after landing in Calgary to face a second-degree murder charge in the death of Adrienne McColl Stephane Parent is escorted from a plane by RCMP after landing in Calgary to face a second-degree murder charge in the death of Adrienne McColl

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Gunman kills at least 19 children at Texas elementary school

An 18-year-old gunman opened fire Tuesday at a Texas elementary school, killing at least 19 children as he went from classroom to classroom, officials said, in the latest gruesome moment for a country scarred by a string of massacres. The attacker was killed by law enforcement.

A woman cries as she leaves the Uvalde Civic Center, Tuesday May 24, 2022, after a mass shooting at a Texas school. (William Luther/The San Antonio Express-News via AP)

U.S. senator begs for gun compromise after Texas shooting

Connecticut U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy, who came to Congress representing Sandy Hook, begged his colleagues to finally pass legislation addressing the nation's gun violence problem as the latest school shooting unfolded Tuesday in Uvalde, Texas.