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3 hrs ago | CBC News
Police say they're still looking for suspects in relation to a shooting that happened near Anspach and Boyle Streets in the west end of St. John's on Saturday night. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said their search continues for a person who shot a man in the west end of St. John's last weekend.
4 hrs ago | Telegram
The 47-year-old Wentzell is charged with impaired driving and failing the breathalyzer, which stem from an incident on Aug. 8. Wentzell had faced the same charges in November 2012, but in February 2013 those charges were dismissed due to lack of evidence. Wentzell has worked on some high-profile cases.
4 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
Between 1983 and 2012 Tefs published 13 books, mostly fiction, including Figures on a Wharf , Red Rock , 4x4 , Bandit and On the Fly . Bandit earned five nominations at the 2012 Manitoba Book Awards, while his 2007 novel Be Wolf was awarded the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award at the 2008 event.
4 hrs ago | Telegram
The RNC is giving the victim of a weekend shooting in St. John's time to recover before officers question him about the incident. Const.
6 hrs ago | Big East Coast Bias
According to SNY's Adam Zagoria, the Baton Rouge, Louisiana native is talking with head coach Steve Lavin about scheduling a visit to the campus.
8 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press
Public libraries have always served their communities by providing learning opportunities, gathering spaces and a venue for the sharing of ideas. Max Freedman, brother of Judge Samuel Freedman, spent a lot of time reading at the St. John's Library on Salter Street prior to his journalism career with the Manchester Guardian and the Chicago Daily.
Mosley Common Children's Centre has been closed since June after the building was badly damaged by a fire that is believed to have been started when someone tried to gain entry to the boiler room. The location of the fire meant that electricity to the entire building was knocked out, leaving the centre unable to open and forcing the nursery which operates from the building to move to nearby St John's Primary School on Commonside while the damage was fixed.
More than 140 Illinois middle school students and adults were sent to hospitals Monday after becoming ill because of a carbon monoxide leak caused by a faulty furnace flue, school district and fire officials said. Several students at North Mac Intermediate School in Girard complained about feeling nauseated, but all were conscious and talking as they were taken away in ambulances, Superintendent Marica Cullen said.
St. John's City Manager Neil Martin said the city has approved a $700,000 subsidy for the St. John's IceCaps. St. John's city councillors have agreed to a $700,000 subsidy that will be given to the St. John's IceCaps over their next two seasons.
A father is calling for a public inquiry following the death of his son in the St. John's lockup after he was detained overnight for impaired driving. "As far as I know when you are detained you are not supposed to have any belongings on you, they [d]etain you and they hand cuff you," Baker Sr. told CBC News.
Representatives from urban municipalities in Newfoundland and Labrador met over the weekend to hash out how they will continue to push for a collaborative approach to economic development in their communities. Municipalities Newfoundland and Labrador president Churence Rogers chats with Mount Pearl Mayor Randy Simms at Hampton Inn & Suites in St. John's Saturday.
Firefighters called to a house on Mayor Avenue in St. John's dealt with not one, but two fires on Sunday afternoon. A St. John's woman was treated for smoke inhalation Sunday afternoon, after crews tackling one fire in her home discovered there was also a second.
St. John's Regional Fire Department firefighters work to extinguish a fire in the upstairs at 78 Quidi-Vidi Village Road Sunday. Upon arrival, the first crews from the Kent's Pond fire station were met with smoke and fire issuing from the home which is attached to two others on the narrow roadway.
Percy Hynes White gives an emotional acceptance speech after winning the best actor award for his part in the film, Cast No Shadow at the Atlantic Film Festival Awards in Halifax on Sunday. Percy Hynes White gives an emotional acceptance speech after winning the best actor award for his part in the film, Cast No Shadow at the Atlantic Film Festival Awards in Halifax on Sunday.
Around Wayne and Westland Outdoor movie, used book sale, cheer program are among happenings in Wayne and Westland. Check out this story on HometownLife.com: http://www.hometownlife.com/story/news/local/westland/2014/09/14/wayne-westland-outdoor-movie-cheer-craft-show/15501447/ Come and see "God's Not Dead!" on an eight-foot outdoor screen.
Sir Elton, now 67, was in fine vocal form, belting out the words with a thunderous tone matching the way he hammered the keys on his Yamaha grand piano. Annabel Gale had to wait 20 years and come "halfway around the world," but she finally met her prince - now an earl - and his wife.
Crews from the central and west fire stations were called to the home shortly before 12:30 a.m. Amateur video taken at the scene shows smoke billowing into the night sky, with firefighters using a ladder to access the roof of the two-storey brick home. The detached house is located next to Wesley United Church.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 12:51 pm
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