The territory’s chief justice imposed the lengthiest sentence requested by the Crown on a man who “very forcefully” raped his former girlfriend as she slept.
A woman who was sexually assaulted and forcibly held by her former partner remains afraid to go outside and fearful of her home, where the attack occurred.
A man’s ear was partially bitten off as he tried to break up a fight but the Good Samaritan doesn’t hold a grudge against his former friend, an NWT court heard.
Steve Norn appeared in court for the first time regarding allegations that he broke the NWT's Public Health Act. He asked for a three-week adjournment.
A rapist guilty of crimes described in one instance as “torture” was justly convicted and sentenced to nine and a half years, the NWT Court of Appeal has ruled.
After assaulting his stepdaughter in 2014, a man fled Yellowknife and managed to avoid capture for seven years. He was arrested in May and sentenced last week.
Citing “omissions and inconsistencies” in a teenager's testimony, an NWT judge found Michael St John not guilty of sexual assault and sexual interference.
A Fort McPherson 21-year-old was sentenced after breaking into the homes of two women in one night. One woman described the resulting impact on her life.
A man has been sentenced to four and a half years in prison for sexually assaulting two girls. An NWT judge said the victims suffered significant harm.
A Crown prosecutor says a repeat sexual offender should be designated a long-term offender as “consequences for a future victim could be severe.”
A judge must decide on the sentence for an NWT child molester who repeatedly raped two girls in one of the territory's communities.
A 24-year-old was sentenced for the assault of two RCMP officers who were "simply responding to a call" from a family in October 2019, a judge said.