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Hamilton’s Shaquille Collins found guilty of first-degree murder in retrial

Her 25-year-old client was also found guilty of attempted murder for badly wounding Beals, who required emergency surgery.

Collins' initial conviction in 2014 was overturned due to errors in the previous judge's instructions to the jury.

The retrial jury heard references to Collins' earlier court deliberations, but Justice Andrew Goodman told them to only...

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Woman riding e-bike left with life-threatening injuries after crash: police

A woman riding an e-bike suffered life-threatening injuries, police say, after being hit by a vehicle at the intersection of Evans Street and West Avenue North, Wednesday.

Const. Lorraine Edwards said the woman was heading east on Evans Street when she was struck by another vehicle heading north on West Avenue North, around 12:30 p.m. 

The intersection...

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What Hamilton needs from the winner of the provincial election

Ontario voters will elect a new provincial government Thursday. Polls show the Ontario PC party in the lead, with the NDP in close second.

Whoever wins, Hamilton will come to them with a proverbial wish list. Here's some of what's on it. 

A better transit system

The city needs as much as $300 million in investment in...
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City recommends ‘Waterfront Shores’ consortium to buy, redevelop Pier 8

Hamilton is poised to negotiate the sale and redevelopment of Pier 8 into a new 1,300-home harbourfront community with the Waterfront Shores consortium.

Councillors considered the results of the high-profile Request For Proposal process behind closed doors Wednesday before emerging to announce they had endorsed the staff-recommended developer out of four bidding consortiums.

City project lead Chris...

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