Jul 27 , 2015

Teen Girl Dies after Corner Brook Apartment Fire

NC say they received a call at 9:00 p.m. on Friday about a fire at an apartment complex on Beothuk Crescent.

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Trial Begins for Correctional Officer Accused of Assaulting Inmate

35-year-old Anthony Crocker was in charge of the lockup on the night in question last August.

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Historic Structure in Renews Destroyed by Fire

A historic structure in the town of Renews continues to burn. The blaze at the former priest's home broke out around 11:15 a.m.

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Woman Missing from Deer Lake

Loretta Hann was last seen in the Deer Lake area.

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Teen Girl in Critical Condition after ATV Accident

Bay St. George RCMP say two quads were driving along back roads in McKays on Saturday around 5:00 p.m.

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Festival 500 Launches Choral Workshop in Port Rexton

"Come All Ye," invites singles, couples, and groups to Fishers' Loft in Port Rexton for a five-day choral workshop led by well-known local conductor, Douglas Dunsmore.

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Don't Expect Bad Behaviour from Bikers, Says Expert

Detective Staff Sergeant and biker expert Len Isnor says most likely the 100 plus bikers meeting up in central Newfoundland this week will be on their best behaviour, as they know they're being watched.

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Horticulturist Warns of Hogweed, Dangerous to Humans and Animals

Todd Boland, a research horticulturist at MUN's Botanical Garden, describes what to look for.

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Black Bears Roaming around Natuashish

Simeon Tshakapesh sent a letter to Minister Vaughn Granter asking for help resolving the situation. He says the bears are coming into the town.

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Pynn Expected to Plead Guilty in HMP Chapel Riot

Philip Pynn and several other inmates are said to have conspired together to attack convicted killer Kenny Green during a Sunday church service at the penitentiary

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Record-Breaking Lows Throughout Province

This weekend broke some records, but probably not like we would prefer.

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Another Downtown Assault as St. John's Looks at Earlier Bar Hours

Police have yet to make an arrest in connection with a violent assault in downtown St. John's over the weekend.

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Rex Hillier Seeking Liberal Nomination in Topsail-Paradise

Hillier has served as an MHA for the past ten months, having won a byelection for his current district.

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Shoplifter Attacks Security Guard in St. John's

There have been no arrests so far in the incident but police are reviewing the video surveillance and conducting interviews to try and determine the suspect's identity.

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Federation of School Councils Shocked by Literacy NL Closure

The non-profit organization cites loss of federal funding as the main reason for the closure.

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Tely 10 Sees Biggest Year Yet with Over 4,700 Runners

Matt Loiselle and Anne Johnston took the win in a crowd of 4,100 finishers on a chilly, 9 degree day.

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Massive Turnout Concludes Pride Week in St. John's

Pride Week wrapped up with the largest Pride parade in the city's history. St. John's Pride Board Member Perin Squires says it's been a big year for LGBTQ rights both globally and on the local scale.

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Burglar Attempts Midday Break In, Immediately Caught

A would-be burglar didn't wait till darkness closed in to cover his crime.

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Three High-Speed Chases Involve Same Person

A busy night for RNC officers who were involved in three high speed pursuits three times with the same person.

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Passenger Defends Service After Night on Stephenville Tarmac

A passenger contacted VOCM news Saturday morning and painted a bleak picture of the experience, but another took to facebook to paint a different story, saying they we treated very well under trying circumstances.

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Council Moves Forward on Goulds Townhouses, Despite Objections

The parcel in question sits on the main road across from St. Kevin's Church. Some 30 townhouses are going to be built if the city rezones the land from low density to medium density.

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Expo Celebrates Games, from Boards to Smartphones

Gamers from across the province are gearing up for the second annual Newfoundland Gaming Expo being held by Sandbox Gaming.

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Car Crash Outside Metro Hospitalizes One

It happened Saturday afternoon at the Torbay Bypass/Indian Meal Line intersection.

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