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Hit and Run in Thompson Kills Victim

THOMPSON - Thompson RCMP are looking for help solving a vehicle-pedestrian collision that left a man dead on March 22. The accident occurred at 1:05 am on highway 391 near the city of Thompson. When police responded, they found a man who appeared to be in his forties, lying on the road. He was pronounced…

One Winning Ticket Takes $5 Million Jackpot

WINNIPEG - A single ticket sold in Ontario claimed the $5 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw. The draw's guaranteed $1 million prize also went to an Ontario ticket holder. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Mar. 27 will again be approximately $5 million. Here are the winning numbers for…

17 Year-Old Shoplifter Seriously Injures Store Employee

WINNIPEG - A shoplifter seriously assaulted a store employee as he was trying to flee a business on Portage Avenue on March 21. Police arrived at the store at about 8:30 to find the shoplifter being held by store security. They learned that the suspect had tried to run out of the store with several…

3 Big Lotto Max Extra Winners on Prairies

WINNIPEG - There were 3 EXTRA prize winners on the prairies for last night's Lotto Max draw but no jackpot winner and it will carry over to approximately $50 million for next Fridays draw. Here are the winning numbers for Friday, March 22, 2019. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the…

MISSING - 38 Year-Old Cynthia Parisian

WINNIPEG - 38 year-old Cynthia Parisian is missing. She was last seen on March 7 in the North End of Winnipeg. Cynthia is described as Indigenous, 5'1" in height, 180lbs, long brown hair and brown eyes. She was last seen wearing a black sweater, blue vest, black pants and brown Timberland dress shoes with high…

Newborn Seized from Hospital Returned to Family

WINNIPEG — A newborn who was seen in a social media video being taken away from her mother by authorities in a Winnipeg hospital is to be returned to her family. A court has given custody to a member of the mother’s family. The video of the infant’s apprehension by social workers and police was…

19 Year-Old Man Arrested for Langside Street Murder

WINNIPEG - The victim that was killed on March 17 on Langside Street has now been identified. 42 year-old William Lewis Paul was seriously assaulted at about 7:00 that evening. He was taken to hospital in unstable condition and has since died as a result of his injuries. Police have also arrested 19 year-old Ahmed…

Is Manitoba Housing Ground Zero of Winnipeg Meth Epidemic?

Months after insisting they had no further answers to give me, Manitoba Housing was cajoled into coughing up a significant chart detailing where the agency has provided sharp containers for meth (and other) Intravenous drug users. As well, sometime after they first stonewalled my inquiries last October, mobile security units were issued portable receptacles to…

Man High on Meth Sets Fire to Vehicle While Inside

WINNIPEG - A man high on Methamphetamine removed his clothes and set a vehicle on fire while he was inside. The 26 year-old man set fire to the car on College Avenue and refused to exit as several residents in the area urged him to get out. By the time police arrived, the front seat…

Winnipeg Man Charged With Extorting Money From His Own Parents

WINNIPEG - Two Winnipeg men have been charged with extortion and public mischief after faking a kidnapping to extort money from one of their parents. On February 27, 2018 police received a report that a man had been kidnapped and a video had been sent to his parents in China, demanding a large amount of…

Rescue Pup Steals Hearts and Heals Wounds

Cst. Lesley Steinke arrived at her new posting in Poplar River First Nation in January of 2018. She had come from a specialized unit in Manitoba RCMP Headquarters and was excited to embark on this new adventure. Little did she know that her life was about to be impacted in a big way by a…

Smoking Suspect Robs Same Convenience Store Four Times

WINNIPEG -Police finally caught a man who apparently had no money to buy cigarettes, and robbed the same store four times over the last six months by identifying himself as a police officer and using various disguises. On October 20, 2018 the suspect entered a convenience store on William Avenue, indicated that he was a…

Seven Oaks School Division Pulls Venue From Panel Event Showcasing Linda Sarour

Within 3 hours of my column detailing how outraged Winnipeggers were assailing a North End school division plan to rent out a theatre for an event starring anti-Israel "progressive" idol Linda Sarsour, officials assured me via Twitter they were heeding "significant expressions of concern" from and telling organizers to take a hike. "The division was…

Riley Family Duck Pond Closed For the Season

WINNIPEG - The Riley Family Duck Pond at Assiniboine Park is officially closed for the skating season. With the recent change in temperatures, the warmer weather is causing the ice to melt and the duck pond is no longer safe for skating. This year’s skating season kicked off with the opening of the Riley Family…

Osborne Street Pedestrian in Critical Condition After Being Struck by Car

WINNIPEG - Another vehicle-pedestrian collision has resulted in a male victim in critical condition in hospital. The accident occurred at the intersection of Osborne Street and Morley Avenue at 3:00 pm. yesterday. Members of the Traffic Division continue to investigate. Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or can provide further information is asked to…

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