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Bullet Fired Into Portage La Prairie Home

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - On April 16 at about 4:00 am, a bullet was fired into a house on 18th NW. There were two people inside the house at the time, however no one was injured. At this time police believe that the bullet was fire randomly at the house from a distance, but they…

Dead Woman's Life Worth $45 to Killer

WINNIPEG — The best friend of a Manitoba Indigenous woman killed during a botched robbery looked at a man convicted in her death and asked how a life could be worth that little to him. "Forty−five dollars was what my friend’s life was valued in (Jason) Meilleur’s eyes," Melissa Stevenson said during a sentencing hearing…

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Bullet Fired Into Portage La Prairie Home

PORTAGE LA PRAIRIE - On April 16 at about 4:00 am, a bullet was fired into a house on 18th NW. There were two people inside the house at the time, however no one was injured. At this time police believe that the bullet was fire randomly at the house from a distance, but they…

Dead Woman's Life Worth $45 to Killer

WINNIPEG — The best friend of a Manitoba Indigenous woman killed during a botched robbery looked at a man convicted in her death and asked how a life could be worth that little to him. "Forty−five dollars was what my friend’s life was valued in (Jason) Meilleur’s eyes," Melissa Stevenson said during a sentencing hearing…

82 Year-Old Manitou Woman Killed in Highway Accident

MANITOU - An 82 year-old woman from Manitou, Manitoba was killed after her vehicle turned into the path of oncoming traffic on highway 3. The victim and her 87 year-old male passenger collided with a semi-trailer at about 5:00 pm. on April 15. The driver was pronounced deceased at he scene and her passenger was…

Three Charged in Stony Mountain Murder

STONY MOUNTAIN - Stonewall RCMP have laid charges in the death of a 27 year-old inmate at Stony Mountain Institution. The inmate was stabbed and killed on April 13 after an altercation with three other inmates. RCMP have arrested and charged three men in relation to this homicide. 31 year-old Stephen Wilfred Wood has been…

Stony Mountain Inmate Dies in Prison

STONY MOUNTAIN - A man serving a life sentence at the Stony Mountain Institution died on April 13 while in custody at the prison. 27 year-old Michael Monney was serving a life sentence for second-degree murder, aggravated assault, use imitation firearm and robbery since April 14, 2016. The inmate’s next of kin have been notified…

Treherne Man Victim of Single Vehicle Accident

MANITOU - A 41 year-old man from Treherne, Manitoba was the victim of a single vehicle accident on highway 245 in the RM of Lorne on April 13. The man was travelling eastbound on highway 245 with his 26 year-old passenger at about 4 am, when his vehicle went off the road and rolled several…

Red River Flood Warnings

WINNIPEG - The Red River Floodway is now open. As of noon Sunday, it was activated and a further gate gate operation at 7 pm Sunday was expected to raise the water levels south of the floodway closer to the natural level. River water is already spilling naturally into the floodway channel. The forecast peak…

Brent Elie Monias Wanted by Manitoba RCMP

WINNIPEG - RCMP in Island Lake Manitoba are asking for the public's help locating a man wanted for several infractions. Police said 35-year-old Brent Elie Monias is wanted for Assault Causing Bodily Harm, Assault With a Weapon, Assault x 2, Pointing a Firearm x2 and other charges. RCMP believe Brent Elie Monias may be in…

Highway Accident Claims the Life of 64 Year-Old Man from La Broquerie

RICHER - Another highway accident has claimed the life of a 64 year-old man from La Broquerie. RCMP believe that the vehicle veered off the road, drove through the ditch and crashed against several trees. The driver of the vehicle was pronounced deceased at the scene. Alcohol and speed are not considered factors in the…

15 Year-Old Youth Charged with Attempted Murder

EASTERVILLE - A 15 year-old youth has been charged with attempted murder after another 15 year-old youth was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound. Chimewawin RCMP responded to the report at about 5:20 am on April 8 and arrested and charged the youth with attempted murder with a firearm, unathourized possession of a…

Star Trek Fan Fighting for Licence Plate

WINNIPEG — A lawyer representing Manitoba says a "Star Trek" fan wasn’t allowed to keep his personalized ASIMIL8 licence plate because the word cannot be removed from the history of forced assimilation of Indigenous people in the province. Manitoba Justice lawyer Charles Murray told a Winnipeg court Monday that licence plates are owned and issued…

Police Looking for Distracted Drivers

WINNIPEG - Manitoba Public Insurance will once again be providing funding to support the police enforcement programs for those who still use their cell phones while driving. The police enforcement programs will run in April, July and October. One in three road deaths are attributed to distracted driving as well as thousands of collisions annually.…

Manitoba to Challenge Carbon Tax in Court

WINNIPEG — Manitoba’s Progressive Conservative government is challenging the federal government’s carbon tax in court. Saskatchewan and Ontario have already launched court action. Manitoba Premier Brian Pallister says Ottawa has no authority to impose a carbon tax on any province that has a credible carbon−reduction plan. Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Ontario and New Brunswick refused federal instructions…

Ashern Burglars Break-In to 23 Local Businesses

ASHERN - A series of break and enters in the town of Ashern have left RCMP baffled and they are asking for help from the public in catching these burglars. Between January 2, 2019 and April 2, 2019, there have been 23 break and enters to a variety of businesses in the area including a…

Kenny Omega Upended by Mentor Don Callis at PCW Anniversary card

Winnipeg’s longest running professional wrestling promotion made worldwide headlines after the 17th Anniversary Spectacular on Saturday night. Premier Championship Wrestling wowed a vociferous sellout crowd on the heels of a nationwide Kenny Omega publicity blitz, as the TSN documentary about his unique stardom in Japan rings aired to rave reviews. The annual Hall of Fame…

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