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Police Looking for Witnesses to Pedestrian-Vehicle Collision

WINNIPEG - Police are looking for witnesses to a pedestrian-vehicle collision yesterday morning at 7:45 am. that took the life of a 71 year-old woman. It is believed that she was struck by a southbound vehicle as she crossed Henderson Highway near Slater Avenue. She was taken to hospital in critical condition and later died…

Young Children Terrorized and Sprayed with Bear Spray in Home Invasion

WINNIPEG - Two suspects were arrested after terrorizing a home that included young children and spraying them with bear spray. When police arrived they were told that a number of people had forced their way into the home on Powers Street at about 10:25pm. They confronted a 20 year-old man and pointed a firearm at…

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Police Looking for Witnesses to Pedestrian-Vehicle Collision

WINNIPEG - Police are looking for witnesses to a pedestrian-vehicle collision yesterday morning at 7:45 am. that took the life of a 71 year-old woman. It is believed that she was struck by a southbound vehicle as she crossed Henderson Highway near Slater Avenue. She was taken to hospital in critical condition and later died…

Young Children Terrorized and Sprayed with Bear Spray in Home Invasion

WINNIPEG - Two suspects were arrested after terrorizing a home that included young children and spraying them with bear spray. When police arrived they were told that a number of people had forced their way into the home on Powers Street at about 10:25pm. They confronted a 20 year-old man and pointed a firearm at…

Food Delivery Man Robbed at Gunpoint

WINNIPEG - A 39 year-old man delivering food was robbed at gunpoint by three people early in the morning on January 14th. When the delivery person arrived at a home on Yale Avenue, the three suspects were sitting on the front steps. After receiving the food, one of the suspects took out a handgun, refused…

14 Year-Old Youth Charged with Making Threats Involving Arthur Day Middle School

WINNIPEG - The Arthur Day Middle School was placed on a Hold and Secure footing for the entire day on January 14 while police evaluated social media threats that had been made to people associated with the school. Police remained at the school for the entire day as a security presence and to answer questions…

Two 22 Year-Old Thieves Caught After Break-In on Roslyn Road

WINNIPEG - Two- 22 year-old thieves were caught after breaking into a residential complex on Roslyn Road and making off with personal items. On January 13 at about 10:15 police were alerted to a break-in in progress. The caller provided a description of the two thieves as well as their last known location. They were…

WSO Performs Grammy's Ultimate Playlist

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra (WSO) is teaming up with the Jeans n' Classics band for a night of top-40 hits. The setlist includes songs by Maroon 5, Sia, Lorde, Coldplay, and Katy Perry, all with orchestral accompaniment. This is a show which both seasoned symphony goers and new patrons alike will find something to love. Now…

Canada Goose Makes Winnipeg Car Wash its Winter Home

WINNIPEG — A wildlife group isn’t giving up on a real−life wild goose chase. Staff and volunteers with the Wildlife Haven Rehabilitation Centre in Winnipeg have been trying for weeks to catch a Canada goose that has made a car wash its home for the winter. Animal care co−ordinator Tiffany Lui suspects the bird has…

$25,000 Grant to MITT for Women in Trades

A $25,000 grant to Manitoba Institute of Trades and Technologies will help provide a new initiative to advance women in the trades that will increase the number of women enrolled in the school's program. Minister of Sustainable Development, Rochelle Squires announced the grant to launch Women's Equality Week 2019. “Women in Manitoba continue to be…

Woman Killed in Pedestrian-Vehicle Collision On Henderson Highway

WINNIPEG - A pedestrian-vehicle collision this morning on Henderson Highway sent one woman to the hospital where she later died as a result of her injuries. Southbound Henderson Highway is closed at Springfield Road and traffic is expected to be disrupted for several hours as police investigate. Police advise that they will update on social…

RCMP Seize Drugs and 11 Guns in Split Lake

SPLIT LAKE - A search warrant for Thompson RCMP resulted in the arrest of two men from Split Lake Manitoba for Drug trafficking and firearms charges. On January 11, RCMP seized 32 grams of cocaine, nine unsecured firearms, two pellet guns, ammunition and drug paraphernalia including a hollowed out soda can that is believed to…

1 Person Critically Injured in Ashburn Street House Fire

WINNIPEG - One person was critically injured in a house fire on Ashburn Street early this morning. Fire and Paramedics arrived on the scene of the fire at 2:15 am and launched an interior attack. They had the fire extinguished by 2:38 am. There were two people in the home. One was able to get…

22 Year-Old Arrested After Brutally Beating 56-Year-Old Man with Hammer

WINNIPEG - A 22 year-old Winnipeg man has been arrested after brutally beating a 56 year-old man with a hammer causing life-altering injuries. The incident occurred on October 22, 2018, however the suspect could not be located at that time and a warrant was issued for his arrest. The suspect was located on January 11…

Security Guard Stabbed at Downtown Welfare Office

WINNIPEG - A 50 year-old security guard was stabbed while he was working at a Welfare Office yesterday afternoon and was taken to hospital in unstable condition. Witnesses say that the suspect jumped a counter and crossed a protective glass barrier between the staff and the public. The security guard asked the suspect to leave…

Armed Passenger Fires Shot Through Taxi Windshield

WINNIPEG - An armed passenger in a taxi cab terrorized the driver before firing a shot out of the window and then firing a shot through the front window of the cab as he was exiting the vehicle. The incident occurred on January 13 at about 2:30 am. near King Street. Police responded to the…

Three Youths Vandalize and Rob Henderson Liquor Mart

WINNIPEG - Three youths caused extensive damage in a Liquor Mart on Henderson Highway before they took about $740 in liquor and fled. Police along with the K-9 Unit responded and located the first suspect on Brazier Street. He refused to cooperate and after a brief struggle was taken into custody. He continued to be…

15 Dogs Rescued From Deplorable Conditions

WINNIPEG - 15 Dogs were rescued from what police described as "the worst conditions they have ever seen dogs subjected to." On January 4, police were following up on an unrelated matter on home street when they noticed a strong smell coming from a nearby home. The smell was so strong that they decided to…

Manitoba Ombudsman Makes Recommendations to Improve Handi-Transit

The Manitoba Ombudsman has made 19 recommendations to improve service to the city's Handi-Transit system after an investigation in response to a complaint from the Independent Living Resource Centre. The service provides transportation for approximately 7,500 clients who have a physical disability that impairs mobility. Overall, the ombudsman found that in many instances, Handi-Transit provides…

Burrows Avenue Gunshot Victim in Hospital - Suspect in Custody

WINNIPEG - Winnipeg Police have charged Benny Bruce Hanson, 34, with multiple charges following the report of a man being shot. January 7 at approximately 10:30 AM, a man who had sustained a serious gunshot wound was found in a residence in the 500 block of Burrows Avenue. The victim, a man in his 30’s…

The Winning Lotto 649 Numbers

WINNIPEG - No winning ticket was sold for the $9.3 million jackpot in Saturday night's Lotto 649 jackpot. However, the guaranteed $1 million prize was claimed by a ticket holder in British Columbia. The jackpot for the next Lotto 649 draw on Jan. 16 will be approximately $12 million. Here's the winning numbers from Saturday…

41 Year-Old Woman Killed in Domestic Dispute

WINNIPEG - A 41 year-old woman has died as a result of a domestic incident that took place on January 9. Police responded to a call of a domestic incident in progress on Daer Boulevard at 2:25 am, and found an unconscious woman. She was taken to hospital but pronounced deceased on arrival. 44 year-old…

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