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  • 25.04.2017 20:32

    A 29-year-old man is facing a string of charges after a man was caught attempting to break in to police vehicles behind the Grande Prairie RCMP detachment while carrying an axe. Just before 6 p.m. April 21, an off-duty police officer in the northwest Alberta city noticed a man in the detachment’s back parking lot “trying to gain access to police vehicles with an axe in hand,” an RCMP ...

  • 24.04.2017 20:08

    One person suffered critical injuries and others were sent to hospital after a multiple vehicle collision in Jasper National Park Sunday. Jasper RCMP, Jasper Volunteer Fire Brigade and Emergency Medical Services responded to the collision on Highway 16 at Snaring River around 6 p.m. Multiple people were transported to hospitals in Jasper and Hinton, including one male in critical condition, RCMP said ...

  • 24.04.2017 19:14

    RCMP say the driver of a truck was killed Sunday night in a rollover west of Okotoks. Investigators believe the pickup truck rolled into a ditch after failing to negotiate a curve in the eastbound lane of Big Rock Trail around 10:30 p.m. The 43-year-old driver was pronounced deceased at the scene, mounties said in a release Monday. Police say the roads were wet at the time of the crash. The driver's ...

  • 23.04.2017 00:32

    Three yellow tulips laid at the entrance of a church in north Edmonton on Saturday appeared to be a lonely tribute to a toddler found dead a day earlier in the area near 155 Avenue and Castle Downs Road. A passerby made the grisly discovery at around 2:30 p.m Friday near the Good Shepherd Anglican Church and police spent the rest of the afternoon and evening collecting evidence from the scene. Police ...

  • 23.04.2017 00:14

    Far more visitors are expected in national parks this year with there being free admission, so users should be aware of some restrictions in Banff areas. Even though fees have been waived for 2017, anyone stopping in a national park still needs to exhibit a pass on their vehicle. Go to the Parks Canada website to order a Discovery Pass or pick one up at the entrance to any national park. To keep a ...

  • 21.04.2017 03:36

    Warning: This article contains graphic testimony CALGARY — A man suspected of strangling his wife and burying her body in the house they shared told an undercover officer he found his hands around her neck during a heated argument and "then she was gone." Allan Shyback, 40, is charged with second-degree murder and causing an indignity to a body in the death of Lisa Mitchell, 31, who was last ...

  • 21.04.2017 02:56

    Two people are dead and another is seriously hurt after a late Thursday afternoon fatal crash north of Calgary. Just before 4 p.m., emergency crews were called to Hwy. 2A near Twp. Rd. 293 between Carstairs and Crossfield for a collision between a car and a pick-up truck. The car's two occupants, a male and female of unknown age, were both pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the pick-up ...

  • 20.04.2017 21:06

    REGINA — Authorities in the United States say two Canadian citizens and one person from Nigeria have been apprehended as part of an investigation into human smuggling. The United States Border Patrol says agents picked up the three people last Friday between the North Portal and Northgate crossings, the legal entry points into Saskatchewan from North Dakota. It was not immediately clear whether the ...

  • 19.04.2017 03:54

    CALGARY — The Crown says a man accused of killing his wife confessed to undercover officers that he strangled her and buried her body in the basement of the home they shared with their two children. The trial of Allan Shyback, who is charged with second-degree murder and causing an indignity to a body, began Tuesday. He is accused of killing Lisa Mitchell, 31, who was last seen walking from her house ...

  • 18.04.2017 21:08

    Homicide detectives have charged a 30-year-old man with second-degree murder and possession of a dangerous weapon after his mother was found slain Easter Monday in the northeast Edmonton home they shared. Officers responding to a call for assistance at 13019 32 St. in the Belmont neighbourhood around 12:30 a.m. Monday found the 53-year-old woman’s body and homicide detectives were called in. ...

  • 18.04.2017 02:38

    Alberta needs to embrace rehabilitating black bears, say those involved in rescuing a trio of black bear cubs found in a Banff National Park washroom. The province’s policy against rehabilitating the animals is wrong-headed and cruel, says the operator of an Ontario wildlife sanctuary that’s now caring for the bears that were found April 1 in a bathroom in the roadside turnout overlooking ...

  • 16.04.2017 20:06

    Thor officiated and Batman served as best man as a six-year-old Alberta boy fulfilled his dream of marrying Wonder Woman on Friday. Jaxon Garnier is one of less than 100 children in the world diagnosed with ROHHAD: rapid-onset obesity with hypothalamic dysregulation, hypoventilation, and autonomic dysregulation. He's a palliative care patient, who requires a ventilator and a wheel chair. The cause ...

  • 14.04.2017 23:06

    CALGARY — An Alberta agency that investigates police says Calgary officers made a series of mistakes as they investigated the disappearance of a young indigenous man who was later found dead. But the Alberta Serious Incident Response Team says it does not believe those errors in Colton Crowshoe's case were the result of racism or that they amounted to a crime. Colton Crowshoe's death was ruled ...

  • 13.04.2017 23:42

    Calgary police are searching for a suspect who was caught on CCTV footage setting a restaurant on fire earlier this month. In the video, posted online by police Thursday, the suspect breaks the front window of Lê La Vietnamese Restaurant and then sets the place on fire — and accidentally burns his or her own clothes in the process. Police believe the suspect started the fire in the early morning hours ...

  • 10.04.2017 21:26

    Ecologists are teaming up with Alberta hunters to better track moose by using a smartphone app. Mark Boyce, an Alberta Conservation Association endowed chair and professor at the University of Alberta, and a team of ecologists with the university’s department of biological sciences have developed a smartphone app that they say will improve moose population modelling. While population modelling ...

  • 10.04.2017 17:42

    Editorial contains graphic details. Previously published at Indian Country Today Joey English's body was hidden for a day under Joshua Jordan Weise's bed before he dismembered her and threw the body parts in several locations. The man was released on bail twice after pleading guilty to the crime. The death and dismemberment of Joey English is a true horror story, and the lack of justice has ...

  • 07.04.2017 23:42

    A Calgary family's vandalized SUV is the latest example of the city's growing hate-crime graffiti trend. According to Calgary police, graffiti targeting certain ethnicities and religions is becoming more common. In 2017 alone, police have investigated six cases, including one high-profile incident where Islamophobic and anti-Semitic phrases were written at a public park. This latest instance ...

  • 07.04.2017 19:26

    LETHBRIDGE, Alta. — A man accused of randomly attacking and sexually assaulting a woman in Lethbridge has fired his lawyer. Denzel Dre Colton Bird told a judge on Thursday during a closed-circuit TV court appearance that he no longer wants defence lawyer Greg White to represent him. White, who asked last month for more time to talk to the Crown about the case, has not revealed why the 20-year-old ...

  • 05.04.2017 00:42

    Canadians saw a lot of freaky stuff happen in the sky last year. The 2016 Canadian UFO Survey, produced by Winnipeg-based Ufology Research, says Canadians reported a total of 1,131 sightings of unidentified flying objects in 2016. In the end, however, only four per cent of those sightings went unexplained. Turns out, there are pretty simple explanations for most UFO sightings. But not all of them. ...

  • 04.04.2017 23:38

    Mounties have laid charges in connection with the armed robbery of a Strathmore bar one year ago. Strathmore RCMP say that on April 28, 2016, two men entered the Strathmore Station Restaurant and Bar and threatened staff with a handgun, demanding cash. The men fled with some cash in a Dodge Ram truck that RCMP say was stolen from Calgary. The truck was later found burned at a rural location outside ...

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