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Attempted Murder Charges for Portage La Prairie Man

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - A domestic situation in an apartment complex resulted in attempted murder charges after a man started a fire in an attempt to kill a 41 year-old woman. RCMP arrived to a possible domestic dispute on February 15 at 1:25 am. and found an apartment filled with black smoke. He heard screaming…

How Much Oil Actually Leaked From Train Derailment

ST−LAZARE, Man. — Canadian National Railway says it doesn’t yet know how much oil leaked from a derailment in western Manitoba, but it says trains are now running on the line again. The railway said Saturday there was "a partial leak" of crude south of St. Lazare, Man., but it was contained and none had…

Sweet Kale Salad Bag Recall

MANITOBA - The Eat Smart Sweet Kale Vegetable Salad Bag Kit is being recalled due to possible Listeria monocytogenes contamination. The salad was mainly sold in New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario although other provinces could be affected. If you think you became sick from consuming a recalled product, call your doctor. Recalled product should…

Winning Lotto 649 Numbers For Saturday, February 16

WINNIPEG - There was no winner in Saturday night's Lotto 649 jackpot draw. The Guaranteed Prize of $1,000,000 went to a ticket holder in Ontario and 25 other prizes of $100,000 were also handed out. Here are the winning numbers from Saturday, February 16: In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the…

Train Derails in Manitoba

ST. LAZARE - Saturday morning approximately thirty-seven train cars left the tracks in rural Manitoba. Reports suggest that CN crews are responding to the derailment near St. Lazare, which is located near the Manitoba-Saskatchewan border. Train derailment in St Lazaro, MB. 40 cars left the tracks. Cars contain oil. pic.twitter.com/FFqkwgBptj — Calidon (@CalidonLeasing) February 16,…

Cat Lake Leaders Warn Mould May Force Evacuation

TORONTO — Angry and frustrated leaders of a remote northern Ontario reserve warned on Friday they will be forced to evacuate their community unless they receive immediate help dealing with mould−infested housing and their ailing children. A month after Cat Lake First Nation declared an emergency over the squalid conditions that have left more than…

Donald Trump Now Considered "Obese"

REUTERS - President Donald Trump has put on a few pounds over the past year and is now in the obese range, although he remains in "very good health overall," according to the results of a physical examination conducted last week. Gavino Garay reports in this Reuters News Report.

Connection Behind Youth Incarceration and Child Welfare

WINNIPEG — Manitoba is taking a hard look at youth justice and its connection to child welfare in the province. Justice Minister Cliff Cullen says the province has the highest rate of youth in custody in the country — four times the national average — and up to 90 per cent of them are Indigenous.…

Watch For Fraud Increase During Tax Season

The Winnipeg Police Service reminds the public to be conscious of potential scams and frauds as tax time approaches. Some common scams and frauds include: Telemarketing Scams Online Scams Email and Text Message Scams Identity Theft Business Scams Mail Scams Door-to-door Scams These methods are utilized to attempt to obtain money, identity information, credit card…

Winning Lotto Max Numbers for Friday February 15

WINNIPEG - There was no winning ticket for the Friday, February 15 Lotto Max draw. One lucky winner in British Columbia won over $300,000. The jackpot for the next draw that takes place on Friday, February 22 will be approximately $22 Million. Here are the winning numbers from last night. In the event of any…

Gilbert Plains Man Stabbed During Break-In

GILBERT PLAINS - a 36 year-old man was taken to hospital after being stabbed during a break-in. The victim answered his door at 11:15 pm. on February 12 and was immediately assaulted by two men. They stabbed him in the upper body and them grabbed a small amount of cannabis before fleeing. Police found the…

Bison Volleyball Battles For the Post-Season at Trinity Western

WINNIPEG – Four points back of UBC with two matches to go, the Bison men (7-13) will need some help if they're going to get into the post-season. Facing No. 2 ranked Trinity Western (16-4), they'll need to start with a pair of upsets and for Calgary to sweep the Thunderbirds (9-11). From there, tiebreaker…

RIP Signage to Honour Fallen Colleague Not Allowed on Buses

Winnipeg Transit drivers were told Thursday not to display messages on their buses in memory of a colleague murdered on the job exactly two years ago. Transit officials issued a memo to drivers to not display "RIP #521" or similar messages on large electronic signs on the front of buses that can alternate between the…

Antique Store Searches for Family of WWI Veteran

STEINBACH, Man. — The owner of an antique store in Manitoba is looking for the family of a First World War veteran after finding a letter in a box of papers. Amanda Kehler, owner of Prairie Pickers Café in Steinbach, bought a box of old papers for $1 while searching for antiques a few days…

WPS Half-Marathon Biggest and Best Yet

WINNIPEG - The Winnipeg Police Service is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its half marathon and hopes to make it the biggest and best yet. This year's race is set to break the $2 million fundraising mark; the message from all leaders was simple: by working together, life can be BIGGER than cancer. Registration for…

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