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  • 04.04.2017 15:08

    A double homicide shattered the sleepy serenity of a small rural Alberta town just outside of Edmonton late Sunday, leaving residents shaken and confused. Two men were shot at a small brown bungalow at 49 Street and 45 Avenue in the Village of Chipman, a farming community about 60 km east of the city. RCMP were called to the property shortly before midnight and arrived to find the bodies of the two ...

  • 04.04.2017 00:12

    Police in Lethbridge are looking for a man and woman who they say stole five puppies from a home and then dragged the dogs' owner with their get-away car. On Sunday afternoon, a woman was showing her three-week-old French bulldog puppies to a man and woman who had expressed interest in a Kijiji ad listing the dogs for sale. She told police she left the pair in the room with the dogs for a short ...

  • 03.04.2017 23:14

    Five French bulldog puppies were stolen from a Lethbridge home, and their owner, in a frantic pursuit, was struck by the fleeing vehicle, say police in the southern Alberta city. Investigators said on Sunday just before 1:30 p.m., a couple responding to a Kijiji ad advertising the three-week-old puppies for sale visited the woman’s home on Trent Rd. The owner left the room where the couple were ...

  • 02.04.2017 06:50

    One man is dead after being thrown from a motorcycle west of the city near Morley. Just before 5 p.m. on Saturday, members of the Cochrane RCMP were called to the area of Highway 1a and Branch Road for reports of a serious motorcycle collision. When crews arrived they were unable to resuscitate the 68-year-old male driver of the motorcycle. Police said it appears the man was ejected from the vehicle ...

  • 01.04.2017 03:14

    Police in Red Deer are investigating a homicide after a man beaten earlier this week has died in hospital. Just after 6 a.m. on Wednesday, RCMP in Red Deer were called to an apartment for reports of an assault and to assist with a man in medical distress. When officers arrived they found a 26-year-old man suffering from serious injuries and the man was flown by helicopter to hospital in Calgary. Police ...

  • 31.03.2017 23:28

    A sentencing hearing for the man convicted of murdering two men and injuring four others in a 2014 workplace stabbing spree is expected to get underway Friday. Jayme Pasieka, 33, was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder and four counts each of attempted murder and aggravated assault March 3 in connection to the attack at the west Edmonton Loblaw warehouse where Pasieka worked. Thierno Bah, ...

  • 31.03.2017 22:40

    A 10-year-old girl has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries following an ATV crash southeast of Calgary. EMS were called around 10:30 a.m. for reports of a girl injured while riding an ATV in the Carseland area. "They had to drive to a location to get reception, so we don't know exactly where this occurred," said EMS spokesperson Naomi Nania. Strathmore EMS was the first unit ...

  • 31.03.2017 15:38

    A routine traffic stop on a stolen car led Edmonton police to locate a stolen puppy. On March 15, police said a woman was heading into a grocery store near 115 Street and Kingsway Avenue with her dog Bella, a six-month-old Stafford Bull Terrier puppy. Before heading into the store, the owner tied Bella up to a nearby picnic table, police said, while she quickly grabbed a few groceries. But when the ...

  • 30.03.2017 18:36

    Mounties in Red Deer have seized a drone after reports that the device was near the flight path of a STARS air ambulance. The incident happened on Wednesday morning at about 9:30 a.m. as the helicopter made an approach to the Red Deer hospital, RCMP say. Officers found the owner of the foldable Mavic Pro drone and seized it. Mounties are investigating whether the drone was used in violation ...

  • 29.03.2017 19:10

    Mounties from the Golden-Field RCMP detachment are investigating a fatal collision between a car and a semi-truck on the Trans-Canada Highway Tuesday. RCMP say the head-on collision took place just before 7:30 a.m. about 4 km west of Field, B.C. The male driver of the car was pronounced dead at the scene of the collision. The driver of the semi-truck was not injured. "At this time we believe that ...

  • 29.03.2017 03:54

    REGINA — A doctor says the injuries of a woman found dead after falling 10 storeys through a Regina hotel's laundry chute suggest she probably went down feet first. But Dr. Shaun Ladham told an inquest into the death of Nadine Machiskinic that there is a possibility she went backwards and head first. Noah Evanchuk, lawyer for the woman's family, says that implies someone put her in the laundry ...

  • 29.03.2017 00:48

    Edmonton city police say over 100 people may have been targeted by an identity theft and counterfeit operation that investigators have now shut down. “It’s quite a significant seizure, it’s not common to recover this amount of stolen identity documents and counterfeit materials in one place,” said city police Const. Benjamin Davis in a Tuesday news release. Four people were ...

  • 27.03.2017 00:04

    Military spouses across Canada will be able to get help in finding a new career as the METSpouse program expands nationwide this April. Canada Company – a federal charity that helps military members transition into civilian life with a focus on finding new employment – in partnership with Military Family Services, plans to expand their METSpouse program coast to coast on April 19. METSpouse ...

  • 27.03.2017 00:04

    Maskwacis RCMP are investigating the death of a man found inside of a residence on the Pigeon Lake First Nation on Saturday afternoon as a homicide. Police were called by Emergency Medical Services to a home on the Pigeon Lake First Nation on Saturday at 2:35 p.m. where a man was found unresponsive. The man, a resident of the Pigeon Lake First Nation, was dead. “K” Division Major Crimes ...

  • 25.03.2017 17:48

    One man is dead injured after a single vehicle collision on the Stoney First Nation. At approximately 8:15 p.m. on March 24, 2017, Cochrane RCMP responded to a single vehicle collision involving a van at Eagle Hill Rd. and Hwy. 1A. According to RCMP, the van lost control on gravel and rolled several times down an embankment before coming to a rest on its wheels. The driver, a 34-year-old man from Stoney ...

  • 24.03.2017 21:54

    A man is facing three attempted murder charges after a driver rammed into a car containing a mother and child before trying run over the mother’s boyfriend on a north Edmonton street Wednesday night. Police responded to the crash scene near 87 Street and 121 Avenue around 8 p.m. but the ordeal began around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, when officers were first called to area after reports that the 31-year-old ...

  • 22.03.2017 19:00

    CALGARY — A Greyhound bus packed with passengers was forced to make an emergency stop on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway just east of Chestermere, Alta., after a passenger started behaving erratically. Passengers on the bus told CTV Calgary they became concerned Tuesday afternoon when the man put a mask on his face, started pacing up and down the aisle, jotted down notes in a notebook, and pulled ...

  • 22.03.2017 18:04

    A Greyhound bus packed with passengers was forced to make an emergency stop on the side of the Trans-Canada Highway just east of Chestermere after a passenger started behaving erratically. Passengers on the bus said they became concerned Tuesday afternoon when the man put a mask on his face, started pacing up and down the aisle, jotted down notes in a notebook, and pulled out his cellphone and started ...

  • 21.03.2017 21:28

    A series of raids by cops across southern Alberta has seized a major haul of drugs and guns, while disrupting a pair of narcotics rings. Separate investigations by Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) in Lethbridge, Coaldale and Fort MacLeod were launched last week into community concerns linked to drug dealing. ALERT's Lethbridge organized crime and gang team worked in conjunction with ...

  • 18.03.2017 04:20

    A woman who admitted to killing her mother by beating her with a hammer and cutting her neck told a judge Friday that she believes she "acted reasonably under the circumstances." "I feel I acted in the best interest of my family to stand up to her," Kirsten Michelle Lamb said as she began reading a five-page speech she'd prepared for the sentencing hearing. Lamb, 33, was charged ...

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