A convicted killer out on day parole is now officially facing new charges of first-degree murder. Eustachio Gallese, 51, appeared at the Quebec City courthouse on Monday to face the premeditated murder charges in the slaying of Marylène Lévesque on Jan. 22, in a hotel in Sainte-Foy.
Montreal police are seeking an important witness in a fatal collision between a car and a train.
According to witnesses at the scene, the driver had a black beard and wore a beige turban. He spoke French and appeared to be of Indian origin.
Exo rail service toward Mont-St-Hilaire has been halted due to a protest on the tracks. The protest also prevented a partial resumption of Via Rail service between Montreal and Quebec City that was scheduled for Thursday.
About 200 vehicles were involved in a massive road accident Wednesday on a windswept stretch of the Highway 15, on Montreal's South Shore, injuring dozens and prompting a major emergency vehicle intervention.
Some areas of southern and central Quebec that line the St. Lawrence Valley can expect between 10 and 20 centimetres of snow during the day on Tuesday. The precipitation is expected to stop by the end of the evening.