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Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women Fight Courts for RCMP Files

OTTAWA — The national inquiry into missing and murdered Indigenous women is fighting in court for access to two RCMP files the national police force is refusing to hand over. The inquiry is set to issue its long−awaited report in June, but says it wants the contested Mountie files to complete its work on one…

UPDATE: Missing- 16 Year-Old Aminata Diallo

UPDATE - Aminata has been safely located. WINNIPEG - 16 year-old Aminata Diallo is missing. Aminata was last in downtown Winnipeg in early April. Diallo is described as a black female, 5'6, average build with short black hair. The Winnipeg Police Service is concerned about Diallo's well being and is asking anyone with information regarding…

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…

Lotto 649 Winning Numbers for April 13.

WINNIPEG - The $7 million jackpot from Saturday night's Lotto 649 draw was not won and is carried over to the Wednesday, April 17 draw where it will be an estimated $9 million. Here are the winning numbers from Saturday, April 13, 2019. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the official…

Lotto Max Winning Numbers For April 12

WINNIPEG - There was no winning ticket for the $16 million jackpot in last night's Lotto Max draw. The jackpot for the next draw on April 19 will grow to approximately $25 million. Here are the winning numbers for Friday April 12, 2019. In the event of any discrepancy between this information and the official…

RCMP Selkirk Nab Unsuspecting Texters

SELKIRK - Can you spare a few hundred dollars to pay for your texting while driving ticket? Selkirk RCMP went undercover this week looking for distracted drivers and those failing to wear their seatbelts. Police said they wrote 25 seatbelt fines & 4 distracted driving fines in total. The stop sign sting also nabbed a…

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…

Volunteer This Summer at the Assiniboine Park Zoo.

WINNIPEG - The Assiniboine Park and Zoo are looking for 150 volunteers to help during the busy summer season that is fast approaching. There are many ways that you can help out and have a meaningful experience as well. Volunteer positions are open to anyone aged 16 and older, with the exception of the Zoo…

Guns, Stolen ID Seized in Hotel Arrests.

WINNIPEG - 4 Suspects face over 100 combined charges after they were arrested in a hotel on Niakwa Road. Police were called to the hotel to check on the well-being of occupants in a room and began knocking on doors to check on the occupants. When they arrived at the suspects door, no one answered…

27 Year-Old Man Victim of Afternoon Armed Car-Jacking

WINNIPEG - A 27 year-old man was car-jacked at gunpoint in the middle of the afternoon at Cumberland and Furby Street. The victim was driving his car with a female acquaintance when he stopped to pick up a man that was unknown to him. When the man got inside he pulled out a gun and…

Air 1 Tracks Break-In Suspects and Leads to Three Arrests

WINNIPEG - Air 1 tracked a vehicle containing suspects in a break and enter until ground units were able to assist in apprehending them. Winnipeg police received a report of a break and enter in progress at a business on Portage Avenue at about 1:00 am on April 9. Air 1 was able to respond…

Winnipeg Flood Watch

WINNIPEG - The city of Winnipeg has revised its flood warnings and is now advising a reduction in the number of properties that will require sandbagging. Due to favourable weather conditions, the number of properties that could be at risk has been reduced to 18 properties from the 123 that were previously identified. The peak…

Celebrate Earth Day at the Zoo

WINNIPEG - Celebrate Earth Day on April 19-21 at Assiniboine Park and Zoo A variety of family-friendly activities have been planned to mark this important day of action and awareness. Earth Day at the Zoo | Friday, April 19 – Sunday, April 21 Visitors can become environmental superheroes and learn what they can do at…

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…

8 Charged for Drug Trafficking and Firearms Offences in Oakbank

OAKBANK - RCMP arrested 8 individuals and seized a variety of drugs, as well as numerous firearms from a home in Oakbank on April 3. Methamphetamine, cocaine and fentanyl were found in the home and a number of firearms, including two assault rifles along with readily accessible ammunition and high capacity magazines. The following four…

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…

Thief Stabs Two Employees Trying to Stop Him

WINNIPEG - A hotel security guard was stabbed after he tried to stop man fleeing with stolen goods. The suspect entered the hotel just after 3 pm and took two pairs of sunglasses and numerous lighters from the hotel store. The security guard was alerted and as he tried to grab the fleeing suspect he…

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