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Report recommends raising parking rates, extending hours at River Landing Parkade

Saskatoon City Hall

You could soon have to pay more to park at River Landing Parkade. City administration is recommending a phased increase to parking rates at the parkade starting May 1st. The plan would see monthly and daily parking fees rise, while the cost of hourly parking would not change. A report to be tabled at next week’s Environment Committee meeting says the city originally priced rates conservatively to attract more people. It now wants to raise rates to more closely reflect market prices. The report says monthly parking would rise fromRead More

Secret Service says man shoots himself outside White House

Secret Service says man shoots himself outside White House

The Associated Press Published Saturday, March 3, 2018 12:33PM EST Last Updated Saturday, March 3, 2018 1:20PM EST WASHINGTON — The Secret Service says a man shot himself outside the White House, and medical personnel are on the scene. U.S. President Donald Trump is not at the White House — he’s in Florida, but is set to return later Saturday. The agency says in a Twitter post that there are no other reported injuries related to the incident. The Secret Service tweeted about noon Saturday that personnel are responding andRead More

WFPS vehicle involved in crash; 2 sent to hospital

WFPS crash

A Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service vehicle was involved in a crash Sunday afternoon, sending two people to hospital. A city spokesperson said the collision happened around 2 p.m. at the intersection at Lagimodiere Boulevard and Regent Avenue when the WFPS vehicle was responding to an alarm with lights and sirens. Four vehicles were involved in the crash, the spokesperson said. Two occupants of the WFPS vehicle were taken to hospital in stable condition. Traffic was impacted in the area and the city said motorists should find alternate routes. Source linkRead More

Mexico hit by 7.2-magnitude earthquake: USGS

Mexico hit by 7.2-magnitude earthquake: USGS

The Associated Press Published Friday, February 16, 2018 6:58PM EST Last Updated Friday, February 16, 2018 7:49PM EST MEXICO CITY — A powerful magnitude-7.2 earthquake shook south and central Mexico Friday, causing people to flee buildings and office towers in the country’s capital, where residents were still jittery after a deadly quake five months ago. Crowds of people gathered on Mexico City’s central Reforma Avenue in Mexico City as well as on streets in Oaxaca state’s capital, nearer the quake’s epicenter. “It was awful,” said Mercedes Rojas Huerta, 57, whoRead More

Chief justice to hear argument for media to film portions of Gerald Stanley trial

Gerald Stanley

Saskatchewan’s Court of Queen’s Bench chief justice is set to hear arguments Tuesday about whether to allow the media to film inside the courtroom during the Gerald Stanley murder trial. Stanley is charged with second-degree murder in the August 2016 death of 22-year-old Colten Boushie. Five media companies — CTV, CBC, Global News, Postmedia and Aboriginal Peoples Television Network — have applied to record certain portions of the trial with three security-style cameras operated remotely. The application requests the media be allowed to record and broadcast live the judge’s andRead More

Lambton OPP investigating pharmacy break and enter

Break and enter

Lambton OPP are searching for a pair of suspects following a pharmacy break and enter over the weekend. Police say the suspects forced their way into the pharmacy in the 3000 block of River Street in Alvinston around 4:30 a.m. Saturday. The first suspect is described as six feet tall, heavy build, wearing white brush camouflage coat and pants, dark blue ski mask and gloves and walked with a noticeable limp. Suspect number two has a smaller build wearing a camouflage toque, blue coat, black pants, and gloves and carriedRead More

No charges after dogs seen clinging to pickup truck bed cover

No charges after dogs seen clinging to pickup truck bed cover

CTV News Published Saturday, January 13, 2018 3:21PM CST Last Updated Saturday, January 13, 2018 3:27PM CST There will be no charges laid against a man who was seen driving his truck down an Edmonton-area highway with two dogs on the top of his truck-bed cover. A couple notified the Alberta SPCA after witnessing the man on the Yellowhead Highway last Sunday going more than 110 kilometres an hour. Dashboard camera footage of the two dogs was posted to Facebook on Sunday, where it had more than 50,000 shares beforeRead More

Two arrested after afternoon SWAT call


CTV Regina Published Friday, January 12, 2018 5:09PM CST Last Updated Friday, January 12, 2018 5:16PM CST Two people were taken into custody after a SWAT call in the Lakeridge area on Friday. Police say officers were called to a home on Nicurity Drive earlier in the afternoon. By 4:30 p.m., police were able to take two people safely into custody. Police officers remained at the scene to clear the house. The area should be cleared shortly. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA TodayRead More

Police investigating two suspicious house fires in Antigonish County

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Police are investigating a pair of suspicious house fires that happened in Antigonish County within five days of each other. Antigonish District RCMP say in the early hours of Monday and Friday, fire crews responded to two separate house fires. Police say the homes were abandoned and neither had power or a heat source. Both homes were fully engulfed when firefighters arrived on scene and were complete losses. There were no injuries in either fire. Police are asking property owners to regularly check abandoned properties to ensure they are secure, and to report suspiciousRead More

Motorhead guitarist Fast Eddie Clarke dies at 67


LONDON – British hard rock band Motorhead says former guitarist Edward “Fast Eddie” Clarke has died aged 67. Motorhead says on Facebook that Clarke died Wednesday in a hospital while being treated for pneumonia. Clarke joined Motorhead soon after it was founded in 1975 by former Hawkwind bassist Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister. He was the final survivor of the band’s classic lineup: Lemmy, Clarke and drummer Phil “Philthy Animal” Taylor. Kilmister and Taylor both died in 2015. Clarke’s time in Motorhead produced some of the band’s biggest hits, including the ferociousRead More