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RCMP DRONE CAPTURES ESCAPEES

WINNIPEG - Six young offenders are back in custody after escaping from a detention facility. They escaped Friday night from Agassiz Youth Centre in Portage La Prairie. One young man was apprehended before getting outside the fence. The other five climbed under the fence but with the help of an aerial drone and RCMP K9…

NO NEW CASES MONDAY

WINNIPEG - No new cases of CoVid-19 in Manitoba today. The total stays at 295, while the number of active cases sit at 10. No one is in hospital and the death toll stands at seven. 808 tests have been done in the last 24 hours for a total now of 44,692. For more information…

NEW EQUIPMENT USED ON GRASS FIRE

WINNIPEG - Firefighters battled a grass fire last night near Fermor Avenue and Plessis Road. Grass littered with railway debris burned for a couple hours. New wildland fire apparatus was used to bring the flames under control and protect nearby businesses and structures. No one was hurt. It's believed the blaze was started by a…

DAY 1 OF PHASE 2

WINNIPEG - CoVid-19 restrictions ease again today, as phase two of the plan to re-open Manitoba begins. Starting today, you can dine indoors at a restaurant or have a drink at a bar. You can also go for a workout at your gym or get a tattoo. Below is a partial list of what's allowed…

WINNIPEG REACTS

WINNIPEG - Protests continue around the world after the police killing of a black man in Minneapolis. A cop held his knee to George Floyd's neck for almost nine minutes, even after he said he couldn't breathe and then stopped moving. There's also been some rioting and looting in cities across America, as anger over…

#CharleswoodBear

WINNIPEG - Police and conservation officers spent a long day yesterday monitoring and tracking a black bear in Charleswood. Posts on social media dubbed him #CharlieTheBear. This Twitter photo was taken and posted by @walsht when the bear, likely two or three years old, climbed up a tree in the 600 block of Pepperloaf Crescent…

LOTTO 6/49 WINNING NUMBERS

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto 6/49 winning numbers from Saturday, May 30th. Good luck! In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the official information of WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photo: WCLC

COVID-19 FINES FOR RESTAURANTS

WINNIPEG - As dining rooms prepare to re-open at half capacity on Monday, four restaurants have been fined for CoVid-19 violations. Three are in Winnipeg - Ramallah Cafe After Hours, Arabesque Hookah Cafe & Lounge and Pony Corral on Pembina Highway. Swan's River's Westwood Inn was also fined. All of them have been ordered to…

HYDRO UNPAID DAYS

WINNIPEG - The head of Manitoba Hydro has announced unpaid days to help with the CoVid-19 cost cutting. Hydro President Jay Grewal says she will take three unpaid days off over the next eight months. All managers, directors and vice-presidents will do the same. It averages out to only 1.2 hours per pay period.

LOTTO MAX WINNING NUMBERS

WINNIPEG - Here are the Lotto Max winning numbers from Friday, May 29th. Good luck! In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the official information of WCLC, the latter shall prevail. Photo: WCLC

NAKED MAN STEALS AMBULANCE

WINNIPEG - Police say an ambulance was stolen this morning not far from Health Sciences Centre. The crew of the ambulance was helping a naked man near Notre Dame Avenue and Furby Street when the guy jumped behind the wheel and took off. He crashed the ambulance into the Portuguese Cultural Centre a few blocks…

MANITOBANS TURNING TO BOOZE

WINNIPEG - When the CoVid-19 pandemic hit, people starting drinking more. Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries says retail alcohol sales jumped in March and April. Compared to the same two months last year, sales were two million dollars higher. The Crown corporation also announced a huge reduction in liquor mart thefts which totaled almost three million…

SCARY CLOSE CALL

WINNIPEG - A Thunder Bay man is under arrest after city police were called to Ellice Avenue this week. On Tuesday, officers entered the business in the 1300 block of Ellice to find a guy armed with a baseball bat but the really scary part was that he had doused himself with lighter fluid and…

POST-SECONDARY FUNDING RESTORED

WINNIPEG - Post-secondary funding that was cut recently by the province has now been restored. Manitoba colleges and universities are getting a one-time payment of $25 million to help pay for online learning in the wake of CoVid-19. Schools will need to show by this fall how they plan to spend the money provided by…

LIVING ARCADE CLAW GAME

WINNIPEG - A British dad has recreated an arcade claw game in the bathtub by hanging his daughter upside down to act as the grabber. He's holding his three year old girl by the ankles while his 11 year old daughter "controls" the human grabber with a joystick which is made from the family's kitchen…

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