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Police justified in using deadly force in 2010 shooting in West Broadway, inquest finds

Langside St. in 2010

An inquest has found Winnipeg police were justified in using deadly force when an officer shot and killed a suspect on Langside Street. It happened on May 9, 2010 as officers responded to a break and enter. Lance Muir then drove a stolen vehicle at an officer, but as the car approached, the officer fired four shots at it. One of the bullets hit Muir in the chest, and ended up killing him. In her ruling, Judge Cynthia Devine said there was nothing police could have done to change theRead More

Leamington storage company offering free space to flood victims

Leamington flood damage

A company in Leamington is looking to help out those affected by the flooding this past weekend. Store-N-Save Self Storage is offering 30 days of free space for anyone who needs to park flood damaged items. The available space is on 50 Peter Ave. near Seacliff Drive. The Municipality of Leamington is in the process of gathering information to apply for disaster relief funding from the province. The storm damaged more than a dozen homes with the Essex Region Conservation Authority calling it the worst damage the shoreline has seenRead More

Phillip Levac arrested, charged with sex offences

Phillip Levac

A high risk sexual offender has been arrested in Regina. Phillip Levac was arrested on Wednesday afternoon. Police say he was seen in the company of an underage girl, according to police, this is a breach of his release conditions. Levac has been charged with two counts of sexual assault, two counts of sexual interference and four counts of breach of recognizance. On Nov. 10, 2017 Regina police issued an advisory to the public that Levac was moving into the North Central neighbourhood. The advisory was issued because Levac isRead More

Newmarket convenience store robbed at gunpoint

York Regional Police car

Police are searching for two suspects who allegedly robbed a Newmarket store at gunpoint. York Regional Police say two men wearing masks entered a convenience store on Yonge Street and Davis Drive on Friday, at around 7 a.m. Police say one of the men was armed with a handgun. The pair allegedly grabbed cash and fled the store in a black Honda Civic. No one was injured during the robbery. The suspects are described as black men, last seen wearing dark-coloured clothing. Anyone with information is asked to call policeRead More

Police investigate after body found in southeast Calgary

Calgary police

Police are investigating after a body was discovered in the southeast on Sunday afternoon. Officers were called to the scene at Heritage Meadows Road and Heritage Meadows Way S.E. at just before 2:00 p.m. Information is limited at this time and the circumstances behind the death have not yet been determined. More to come. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines

West Edmonton house destroyed in fire


A house in the Hamptons was wrecked by a fire Sunday morning. Firefighters responded to a residence in the area of 207 Street and 55 Avenue at approximately 6:30 a.m. They had the blaze under control an hour and a half later, Edmonton Fire Rescue Services said. The occupants of the house got out safely, EFRS said. The two houses next to the one that was destroyed were also damage by the fire and heat. EFRS estimated the damage at about $800,000. The cause of the fire is under investigation.Read More

Glace Bay gym holds workout for Humboldt

Glace Bay gym holds workout for Humboldt

As funeral services were held in Saskatchewan and Alberta for victims of the Humboldt bus crash, fundraising activities continue to grow for those left-behind here in Atlantic Canada. Saturday in Cape Breton, many people came together to take part in a workout benefitting Humboldt, including a former player of the Humboldt Broncos. The dream of playing hockey at a higher level is still alive for Connor O’Brien, the son of former Humboldt Broncos player Bill O’Brien. But today is about honouring the players whose dreams were cut short. “It wasRead More

Suspicious water bottle prompts call to bomb squad

bottled water

There was a heavy police presence in Stratford Thursday night after a specialized team was brought in to deal with a suspicious item. Stratford police say a citizen discovered a “plastic water bottle that looked suspicious” next to a tree at Queen Street and Lakeside Drive. The citizen pulled up the bottle, shook it, put it back down and called police. When officers arrived, they noticed that the bottle was wrapped in white tape and had something that looked like a wick attached to its cap. They called in aRead More

“We’re not good enough today” Flames GM accepts responsibility following disappointing season

Brad Trelviing - Calgary Flames

As members of the Calgary Flames returned to the Scotiabank Saddledome at the end of a season that failed to live up to the expectations of many of the players, fans and team brass, Flames GM Brad Treliving says he’s trying to determine what exactly went wrong. “In a season where I think we underachieved and not met the expectations, the responsibility with that lies with me.” said Treliving.“I’m ultimately responsible.” “It is my job now to first evaluate and do some self-reflection on the job that wasn’t done byRead More

Justin Trudeau to attend vigil for victims of Humboldt Broncos crash

Justin Trudeau to attend vigil for victims of Humboldt Broncos crash Staff Published Sunday, April 8, 2018 3:54PM EDT Last Updated Sunday, April 8, 2018 3:56PM EDT Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in attendance for a vigil in Humboldt, Sask. on Sunday evening to pay tribute to the victims of a devastating bus crash that took 15 lives. Trudeau confirmed his intention to attend the vigil in a Sunday afternoon press release. On Friday evening, a team bus for the Humboldt Broncos collided with a transport truck en route to a game in Nipawin, Sask., killing 15 members ofRead More