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Homolka 'Got Away With It': Killer's Dad

In a rare interview, the father of one of Canada's most notorious serial killers claims freed killer Karla Homolka got away with murder. “As far as I am concerned, Karla has got away with it and is fr...
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Bernardo Wants Comfier Digs: Report

One of Canada's most notorious serial killers is reportedly looking for a somewhat more mellow place to do his time. Paul Bernardo hopes to downgrade to a medium-security institution in Bath. Ont., Su...
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Top 4 Questions On Kingston Prison Closure

Public Safety Minister Vic Toews announced Thursday the government is closing three penal institutions — the Leclerc Institution in Laval, Que., Kingston Penitentiary in Ontario, and the Regional Trea...
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Ottawa Closing Canada's Most Notorious Jail

Ottawa will be closing Kingston Penitentiary, Canada's most notorious maximum-security prison in the next two years, the government announced on Thursday morning. "Kingston Penitentiary opened its do...

Clifford Olson Was King of Kingston Pen

I used to visit Kingston pen -- which is now shutting down -- throughout one summer about 20 years ago to visit the late Clifford Olson, Canada's most notorious serial killer of 11 young people. Olson fit in well at Kingston. He had a bounce in his step, eyes probing every direction, cheerfully greeting people, gesturing and not the slightest subdued. The contrast with other inmates was startling.