James Schiller, charged alongside son in death of cab driver, granted bail

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James Schiller, a Yellowknife man charged with murder alongside his son in the death of an on-duty taxi driver, has been granted bail. NWT Supreme Court Justice Andrew Mahar ordered the pre-trial release of Schiller on Wednesday. A court-ordered ban prevents the publication of any evidence and information spoken to during the hearing, along with...
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Brendan Burke
As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at editorial@nnsl.com.