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Edmontonians win 50/50 at Oilers game in Las Vegas

Edmontonians win 50/50 at Oilers game in Las Vegas

Most people lose money in Las Vegas, and most visiting NHL teams are beaten at the T-Mobile Arena, but two Edmontonians, and the Oilers, are going home a success. At the Oilers’ 3-2 overtime win against the Golden Knights, the team’s second loss on home ice, Oilers fans broke the franchise’s 50/50 record, and three of them are splitting the winnings. Cassie Leggio bought US$100 worth of 50/50 tickets along with her husband and her uncle, who is from Calgary, and they won the US$138,590 jackpot. They will each getRead More


Halifax seeing record low snow levels

Halifax seeing record low snow levels

Halifax and other areas of Nova Scotia are in the midst of a record setting snow drought, as the city has seen less than 20 centimetres of snow this winter. At Martock Ski Hill outside of Windsor, N.S., the snow machines are running full blast, covering the mountain in artificial snow. “We get to pick exactly the kind of snow we want to make,” says Rosie Browning, a Ranger at Martock Ski Hill The hill needs a base of about three to five feet of snow to be ski-able, butRead More


Suspect attempts to light gas pump on fire in Ionview: police

Gas Pump

Chris Herhalt, CTV News Toronto Published Sunday, January 14, 2018 5:27PM EST Last Updated Sunday, January 14, 2018 5:28PM EST Police have released surveillance camera footage of a suspect who allegedly tried to set a gas pump on fire at a gas station in the Ionview area of Scarborough on Saturday afternoon. Toronto police say that at 12:25 p.m. on Saturday, they were called to a gas station in the area of Eglinton Avenue East and Ionview Road for a report of “disorderly” individuals nearby. Footage released Sunday shows aRead More


House fire causes $35,000 in damage

fire

A house fire early Thursday morning caused around $35,000 in damages. The Saskatoon Fire Department responded just before 1:30 a.m. to a home in the 200 block of Avenue I South. When firefighters arrived, they found flames and heavy smoke coming from the basement suite kitchen. Everyone inside of the home had been evacuated and no one was injured. The fire was extinguished in less than 15 minutes. A fire investigator determined the cause to be accidental. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA TodayRead More


ABC News reporter suspended for ‘serious error’ on Flynn report

Jocelyn Noveck, The Associated Press Published Saturday, December 2, 2017 8:30PM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 2, 2017 9:50PM EST NEW YORK — ABC News on Saturday suspended investigative reporter Brian Ross for four weeks without pay for his erroneous report on Michael Flynn, which it called a “serious error.” Ross, citing an unnamed confidant of Flynn, the former national security adviser, had reported Friday that during the presidential campaign, then-candidate Donald Trump had directed Flynn to make contact with the Russians. That would have been an explosive development inRead More


‘He saw two coyotes running away’: Family issues warning after pet dog killed

A Winnipeg family is warning pet owners about coyotes. Kathy Mathae says two coyotes attacked and killed her Spanish mix dog Spencer. It happened Tuesday morning in Transcona near Peguis Street and Almey Avenue. Mathae said she let Spencer outside in the yard to do his business as usual. But this time, she didn’t hook him up to his rope. The backyard is not fenced. When Mathae called out for Spencer, he didn’t come back, so she had her husband take a look. “He saw two coyotes running away soRead More


Holiday ideas from the LCBO

From CTV’s Rebecca Nobrega: LCBO has some ideas for your next holiday gathering. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Early morning fire causing traffic delays

An early morning fire on Flora Avenue is causing traffic delays. An official said a blaze in the 600 block of Flora Avenue has backed up traffic in the area, including Selkirk Avenue near McKenzie. The fire started shortly before 3 a.m. It is now under control but traffic is still congested in the area. No word yet on the cause. Crews remain on scene. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Australian police arrest suspect in New Year’s Eve terror plot

MELBOURNE, Australia — Australian detectives arrested a man on allegations that he was planning a New Year’s Eve terrorist attack in the city of Melbourne, police said on Tuesday. A team of state and federal police and intelligence agents arrested the 20-year-old man in Australia’s second largest city Monday afternoon, a state police statement said. “It will be alleged the man arrested was involved in undertaking preparations for planning a terrorist act in Melbourne on New Year’s Eve this year,” the statement said. It gave no details about what sortRead More


Boy charged after students threatened at Peterborough, Ont., school

PETERBOROUGH, Ont. — A 13-year-old boy has been charged following an incident involving a plastic toy gun at a Peterborough, Ont., elementary school. Police say they were called to the school on Wednesday to investigate a report that a student was threatening other students in the school yard during morning recess. They say the officers located the youth and a weapon, which was determined to be a plastic toy gun capable of discharging plastic beads. Investigators say the boy was arrested and charged with possession of a weapon for aRead More