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  • 23.05.2017 06:32

    Domestic violence in the City of Airdrie has reached “epidemic levels” according to some city councillors after recent statistics revealed Airdrie experiences almost four times the provincial average of domestic violence incidents. Mayor Peter Brown said it was “very disconcerting” hearing the results of a report on family violence presented to council at a meeting mid-May. ...

  • 22.05.2017 04:52

    McLean Creek, a prominent playground for off-highway vehicles (OHV), was once again brimming with a constant roar of revving engines over the May long weekend. But the long weekend festivities were cut short on Sunday for an unlucky couple after they were approached by a conservation officer performing a routine check. OHV users Alec Dempster and Melanie Trach were preparing to venture out onto the ...

  • 22.05.2017 04:48

    The female driver of a pickup truck is dead after a fatal crash with a semi-tractor trailer Sunday afternoon near Lethbridge. RCMP and emergency crews responded to a collision on Hwy. 23 near Township Rd. 104 around 12:45 p.m. Sunday between two vehicles. An RCMP traffic investigation revealed the driver of the pickup truck had crossed over the centre line and collided with the tractor trailer heading ...

  • 21.05.2017 02:24

    Two separate drug busts pulled fentanyl and Percocet off the streets of Alberta on Wednesday. Grande Prairie RCMP were called out to a break and enter complaint at 98 Street and 94 Avenue on Wednesday around 11:50 p.m., according to a news release from RCMP sent Friday. When police tracked down the vehicle and stopped it, they found 511 fentanyl pills and marijuana. Following a search warrant on the ...

  • 21.05.2017 00:50

    Griffen Annett was playing Pokemon Go with a group of friends on a Saturday night in August when they heard a terrifying scream. Annett, 20, along with Nicola Scott-Federow and Crystal Lambert jumped into action when they quickly realized a woman was being assaulted in some nearby woods. For their actions to help the victim, the group of friends were recognized at the Edmonton Police Commission Citizen ...

  • 19.05.2017 23:06

    Dam, Canada. We weren't expecting this. Turns out some of you don't hold the industrious, noble beaver in such high regard anymore. Nevermind that the beaver is an official national symbol. Or on our currency. Or, you know, one of the hardest working animals out there, just trying to do right by its family and ecosystem. Look into this stuffed beaver's face and say you don't have regrets. ...

  • 19.05.2017 22:08

    Search warrants after a Lethbridge drug arrest have resulted in a significant fentanyl seizure. On Wednesday, members of the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team's (ALERT) Lethbridge organized crime unit arrested two men suspected of being involved in trafficking fentanyl, prompting officers to obtain search warrants of the accused residences. Four hundred pills were seized inside of a west-end ...

  • 19.05.2017 21:00

    MEADOW LAKE, Sask. — A teen gunman who killed four people in northern Saskatchewan wanted a gift to mark the one-year anniversary of the shooting. Brothers Dayne and Drayden Fontaine were shot at their home in La Loche in January 2016, before the teen killed a teacher and a teacher's aide and wounded seven others at the high school. The teen, who can't be named, pleaded guilty and a sentencing ...

  • 18.05.2017 22:24

    When nine-year-old Sofia Smith decided to shave off her never-before-cut blond locks at a Calgary event last month, she hoped to raise $250 for charity. Her father Dallas told his daughter she should stretch her goal to $500. Tearfully, she climbed up on stage at Elboya School on April 21, while a hairdresser buzzed away the hair she'd been growing out her entire life. Sofia breaks down while having ...

  • 18.05.2017 22:20

    Alberta’s highest court has struck down a provincial law that allows licence suspensions of suspected impaired drivers. In a decision expected to be made publicly available Thursday, the Court of Appeal of Alberta ruled that suspending licences of people who have yet to be found guilty of impaired driving violates those individuals’ Charter rights. In the court’s written reasons for ...

  • 18.05.2017 19:36

    CALGARY — A Calgary judge has rejected a man's argument that he acted in self-defence when he strangled his wife and buried her body in their basement. But Justice Rosemary Nation has still found Allan Shyback guilty of the lesser offence of manslaughter rather than second-degree murder. The judge says she was left with reasonable doubt about Shyback's intentions when he killed Lisa Mitchell ...

  • 18.05.2017 19:18

    EDMONTON — Sources have told The Canadian Press that Alberta's two conservative parties have struck a tentative deal to merge. The two party leaders — Brian Jean of the Wildrose and Jason Kenney of the Progressive Conservatives — are expected to speak to the deal at a news conference later today. Any deal would still have to be approved by a majority of members in both parties. Alberta Progressive ...

  • 18.05.2017 00:36

    Just when we thought the Calgary Stampede couldn't top its $100 hot dog of 2015, it went and deep fried Jell-O. This year's Stampede, running from July 7 to 16, will feature a bunch of completely new, completely over-the-top food items. Check out some of additions for 2017: Like Us On Facebook Follow Us On Twitter Also on HuffPost:  

  • 18.05.2017 00:14

    Having her family narrowly escape injury in a drunk driving collision has led a Lethbridge teen's art to chaperone a million bottles of booze. A few years ago, an impaired driver rounded a corner and smacked into a vehicle occupied by members of Kimberlie Crowe's family at a Lethbridge intersection. "Luckily they weren't injured but it has had an impact on me," said Crowe, a Grade ...

  • 16.05.2017 02:42

    RED DEER, Alta. — Police are investigating the deaths of a 39-year-old man and his six-year-old daughter after finding their bodies in a central Alberta home. Red Deer RCMP say they entered the house on Sunday after someone who knew the two called police and asked that they check on them. Supt. Ken Foster would not say who the person was. Investigators say they don't believe anyone else is at risk ...

  • 15.05.2017 21:20

    RCMP in Red Deer say the body of a 39-year-old male and a six-year-old girl were found inside a home in the Lancaster neighbourhood Sunday afternoon. In a news release Monday, Mounties said the father and daughter were found about 3:30 p.m. during a welfare check. RCMP gained entry into a secure residence and found the bodies inside. RCMP say the names of the victims are not being released at this ...

  • 15.05.2017 18:50

    The mother accused of killing her 11-day-old daughter with a fatal methamphetamine dose is set to appear in court Monday morning for a bail hearing. Edmonton police charged Michelle Rice, 31, Thursday with second-degree murder. Police and paramedics attended a home near 72 Street and 83 Avenue in the Kenilworth neighbourhood on March 29 after a report of a baby in distress. The newborn was taken to ...

  • 15.05.2017 17:50

    A motorcyclist was seriously injured in a hit-and-run collision with a sports utility vehicle on Highway 1 east of Chestermere late Sunday night. Strathmore RCMP says both vehicles were travelling east on Highway 1 at Range Road 274 when the collision occurred. The driver of the motorcycle was transported to hospital by helicopter with serious injuries. The driver of the SUV fled on foot from the scene ...

  • 15.05.2017 15:44

    The head of Alberta’s police watchdog is watching with “growing concern” as similar agencies in British Columbia and Ontario face rising pushback from the officers they investigate. In B.C., two investigations into alleged police misconduct have been put on hold because officers refused to cooperate with the Independent Investigations Office (IIO), the civilian agency that probes ...

  • 14.05.2017 15:48

    EDMONTON - The father of a woman charged with murder in the death of her 11-day-old daughter from a methamphetamine overdose says he doesn't believe she could commit such an awful crime. Edmonton police charged Michelle Rice, 31, Thursday with second-degree murder. She is to appear in court Monday for a bail hearing. Michelle Rice also has a two-year-old son. Officers were called to a home on March ...

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