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UPDATED: Bluff City man arraigned in Sullivan County court

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Supreme Court dismisses two Site C lawsuits from BC First Nations

OTTAWA – Canada’s top court won’t hear an appeal from two B.C. First Nations worried that construction of an $8.8-billion hydro-electric dam would violate their constitutionally protected treaty rights.

Prophet River First Nation and West Moberly First Nation have been fighting the B.C. government in court for more than two years, hoping to halt construction of the Site C project.

After losses at both the provincial court and Federal Court level, the Supreme Court refused to grant the First Nations leave to appeal.

Site C will flood more than 5,500 hectares of land along the Peace River in northeast B.C., creating an 83-kilometre-long reservoir and providing enough power to light up 450,000 homes a year.

Project construction started in the summer of 2015 and is scheduled for completion in 2024.

A review of the project concluded that there would be significant adverse environmental effects, impacting indigenous treaty rights in the area, but the previous Conservative

Read more at: http://www.660news.com/2017/06/29/supreme-court-dismisses-two-site-c-lawsuits-from-b-c-first-nations/

Tampa man, accused of killing his mother, appears in court

Posted: Jun 01 2017 05:44PM EDT

Updated: Jun 01 2017 06:02PM EDT

– Put aside the alleged murder of his mother and the rest of March 20, 2017, was pretty mundane for Josh Carmona, according to new court documents.

Detectives say Josh Carmona used a baseball bat and a butcher knife to kill his own mother, Tara D’Angelo on her 39th birthday. He then went on with his chores – picking up his half sister at daycare and driving her to a friend’s house, according to the documents.

Hillsborough sheriff’s investigators say he called his girlfriend and a friend and told them he had killed someone and was going on the run,

Read more at: http://www.fox13news.com/news/local-news/258343753-story