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Winnipeg police investigating downtown assault

CTV Winnipeg Published Thursday, December 14, 2017 5:31AM CST Last Updated Thursday, December 14, 2017 6:52AM CST Winnipeg police were on scene of an incident downtown early Thursday morning. Police said a call came in just after 2 a.m. to St. Mary Avenue and Hargrave Street. Police are investigating an assault that occurred in the area. Police said at least one person was taken to hospital. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Stratford man obtains naked photos of women for extortion purposes: police

Following an 18 month investigation, Stratford police have arrested a 22-year-old resident of the city for allegedly extorting over a dozen women for sexual purposes. The suspect would use fake Instagram and Snapchat accounts to lure women and convince them to send naked photographs of themselves promising large amounts of cash. After receiving the pictures, the suspect would not pay the women. He would then threaten to send the pictures to friends and family members. Police say victims are scattered across the province The suspect faces 35 criminal charges, includingRead More

Pedestrian struck by truck pronounced dead, police investigating

Edmonton police are investigating, after a female pedestrian who was hit by a truck early Tuesday morning succumbed to her injuries. At about 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, officers were called to the intersection of James Mowatt Trail SW and Desrochers Gate SW/Allard Boulevard SW, after a pickup truck hit a 29-year-old woman in an unmarked crosswalk. EPS said the woman was crossing James Mowatt Trail eastbound, when she was hit by the truck. The truck was allegedly being driven by a 43-year-old man. The pedestrian was treated at the scene andRead More

Two facing 198 charges after dozens of weapons seized

Red Deer RCMP said a male and a female suspect are facing nearly 200 charges, after police searched a storage locker and a home, and uncovered dozens of weapons and stolen property. RCMP said on the evening of Sunday, November 5, officers searched a storage locker in Red Deer. Officers seized 25 rifles, three shotguns, four crossbows, and two pellet guns. The firearms were reportedly stored in a large hockey bag, a sleeping bag, a ski bag and gun gases. Police also seized tools, bicycles, dirt bikes, chainsaws, a generatorRead More

Wheelchair basketball resumes in Saskatoon

Just months after their equipment was stolen, a group of young wheelchair athletes in the NRG Mini Wheelchair Basketball Program are back in action on the court. Thirty-four wheelchairs and other equipment were stolen from a trailer belonging to the Saskatchewan Wheelchair Sports Association in July. After months on the sidelines, the athletes returned for a scrimmage. “My hands really hurt, and my shoulders do too, but of course it’s just really fun to be getting back to the game I love,” said Chelsea Seib, who is an able-bodied playerRead More

Bozak scores twice as Maple Leafs win 4-3 over Penguins

Dan Scifo, The Associated Press Published Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:26PM EST Last Updated Saturday, December 9, 2017 10:27PM EST PITTSBURGH — Tyler Bozak scored two goals, and the Toronto Maple Leafs got off to a fast start in a 4-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins on Saturday night. Conner Brown and James van Riemsdyk scored in the first 1:42 of the game, and Bozak also scored in the first period. Mitch Marner had three assists for the Maple Leafs, who’ve won five of their last seven. Frederik Andersen stoppedRead More

Bakery pumps out hundreds of cinnamon buns

CTV’s Jessica Lepp took a trip to Ladysmith’s Old Town Bakery to find out the commitment that goes into creating those glorious cinnamon bun Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Mt. Washington fully open for business

If last weekend was a taste, today was the four-course meal at Mount Washington. Source link #USA #News #USnews #worldnews #headlinenews #Breakingnews #weathernews #UnitedStates news #CanadianNews #weatherforecast top news #stories,Us news today #hourlyweather #Cbcnews #CBC

Housing starts surging in the Barrie area

New figures show a surge in new homes being built in Barrie. There were 44 new single-detached builds in November of last year. Looking at November of this year, that number skyrocketed to 83 new builds – an increase of 89 per cent “It’s very busy in the planning and building services department. We are having a tough time keeping up,” says Andrea Bourrie, director of planning and building services for Barrie. That trend is expected to continue. In fact, the City of Barrie is anticipating a significant increase inRead More

NHL scores: Andersen stars as Leafs beat Flames 2-1 in shootout

TORONTO – Frederik Andersen made 47 saves in regulation and overtime and stopped three more shots in a shootout in Toronto’s 2-1 victory over Calgary. William Nylander scored the winner in the fourth round of the shootout, deking to the backhand to beat Mike Smith. Morgan Rielly scored in regulation for the Maple Leafs. Toronto improved to 18-10-1 and moved into second place in the Eastern Conference, three points behind Tampa Bay. Mark Giordano scored for Calgary, and Smith stopped 28 shots. The Flames have dropped three in a row.Read More