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Apr 25 , 2015
House Extensively Damaged by Fire
Crews were called to a home on Thorburn Road that was engulfed in flames.
Serious Assault in the Goulds
Woman taken to hospital with serious injuries
Apr 24 , 2015
Man Accused of Bear Spray Armed Robbery in Custody
21-year-old Brandon Woolridge is facing several charges.
Government Cuts Teaching Positions
Acting Education Minister Derrick Dalley says 77.5 teaching units will be eliminated this year.
15-Year-old Boy Arrested after Suspicious Note in GF-W School
Police aren't saying what was in the note, however, a phone call home to parents indicated there was mention of weapons.
RNC Responds to Questions Surrounding Missing Man
Sheldon Quinton was last heard from early Monday morning as he left St. John's to drive to work at the Bull Arm site.
Jane Fitzpatrick Sworn in as Supreme Court Justice
Chief Justice Raymond Whalen presided over the ceremony, which was full of Justice Fitzpatrick's family, friends, judges, and lawyers.
Shearstown Woman Seeks Help for Injured Friend
Cheryl Holmes has established a gofundme account for her best friend Amanda who survived a crash that claimed her father's life.
Potter Headed for Trial on Drunk Driving Charge
52-year-old Alan Potter was recently acquitted of assault causing bodily harm after a lengthy and unusual trial at provincial court.
Fire Sensor Malfunction Prompts Emergency Landing
An Air Canada flight arriving in St. John's last evening reported trouble as it prepared to land around 7:00.
Up to RCMP to Decide if Outside Force Should Investigate Dunphy Shooting: Minister
Government says it is not opposed to an inquiry into the death of Don Dunphy but first the RCMP must conclude its investigation.
No Sign of Polar Bear on Fogo Island Today
According to Fogo Island Mayor Andrew Shea, the polar bear was spotted just before dark last evening.
Preliminary Inquiry for Accused Murderer Delayed
The defence recently received a substantial amount of new disclosure, which will delay the preliminary hearing.
Accused in Hoyles Avenue Incident Deemed Fit for Trial
Peter Campbell informed the court yesterday he will likely plead guilty to at least some of his charges at his next court appearance in May, but his mother says the judicial system has failed her son.
Loretta's Legacy Lives on through Scholarship Fund
The mother of Loretta Saunders says she believes her daughter may be alive today if she had access to a scholarship fund.
Eastern Health Doubled Ambulances Since 2006, Despite Increased Red Alerts: Kent
The province's Health Minister is reassuring the public after concerns were expressed by NAPE about the increasing number of red alerts in the region.
Cupids May Turn Legacy Centre into Council Chambers, Community Space
Current owners, Cupids Legacy Inc. are allegedly giving up the building because operating costs are too high.
Provincial Sports Page
St.John's Caps lose at Atlantic Junior hockey championship.
Thursday's Scores/Friday's Schedule
Red Wings blow third period lead
Apr 23 , 2015
Victim's Identity Confirmed in Fatal Accident
The RNC have confirmed the identity of a man who was killed in an accident that occurred on Monday, but was only discovered this morning.
Government Maintains it has No Authority Over RCMP Investigation of Dunphy Shooting
Despite claims by the Liberals, the Justice Minister says only the head of the RCMP can request another force to investigate. The circumstances that led to the death of the 59-year-old on Easter Sunday dominated Question Period for a second consecutive day.
Accused Deemed Fit for Trial
18-year-old Peter Campbell informed the court today he will likely plead guilty to at least some of his charges at his next court appearance in May.
Loretta Saunders' Family Speaks Publicly in Halifax
Saunders' parents, Miriam and Clint, went before the microphones in Halifax this morning along with her sisters Delilah and Audrey, brother Garrett, and aunts Barb and Isabella.
Lone Bedbug Detected at Provincial Court
Another bedbug has been detected at provincial court, but it seems the incident is an isolated one.
Whale Identified as True's Beaked Whale after Necropsy
A female whale, weighing over 2,200 pounds, and measuring about 16 feet, is the subject of a necropsy at DFO today.
Legacy Fund Announced in Lead-Up to Budget
A major pre-budget announcement from the provincial government at a ritzy dinner last night in St. John's where 600 people paid $500 a plate.
Students at District School Get First Library
The District School takes students from grades 7-12 who have behavioural and mental health challenges.
Salmon Stocks at Historic Lows: Advisory Committee
The Atlantic Salmon Advisory committee is hearing concerns and recommendations in St. John's today from locals involved with the salmon fishery.
IceCaps Foundation Donates $20K to Special Olympics
It's the fourth consecutive year the hockey franchise has donated to the cause.
Man Charged with Aggravated Assault in Natuashish
The man's 35-year-old common-law partner was injured in the assault and sent to the local clinic for treatment of non-life threatening injuries.
Cab Driver Pepper Sprayed
Another cab driver has been attacked in St. John's.
Teen Charged with Theft, Eleven Breaches of Court Orders
A teenage girl has been arrested and charged with theft under $5,000 after an incident at a business in the east end of St. John's at about 8:30 last night.
Carbonear Woman Located
18-year-old Cheyenne O'Grady-Turnbull is safe and sound.
Driver Clocked at 173 km/h on Pitts Memorial Drive
She was charged with imprudent driving.
RNC Looking for Man who Fled Provincial Court
31-year-old William Ruby is unlawfully at large.
Kilbride Motorhome Fire Considered Suspicious
The small motorhome was located in the back parking lot of an apartment building on Bay Bulls Road in the wee hours of Tuesday morning.
Bishop Hopes Community can Put Church Debate Behind Them
Members of the Church by the Sea Committee are seeing if an appeal can be launched in a final attempt to save the heritage structure.
Hale Acquitted of Child Luring
The reliability of evidence being heard at a child luring trial in central Newfoundland led to an acquittal for former teacher and registered sex offender Jody Hale.
Apr 22 , 2015
Two Accused in Loretta Saunders Murder Change Pleas to Guilty
Blake Leggette has changed his plea to guilty of first-degree murder and Victoria Henneberry to guilty of second-degree murder.
Man Unlawfully at Large after Sentencing
The RNC is asking for the public's help in locating 31-year-old William Ruby.
Mother Speaks out on Judicial System, Drug Addiction after Son Arrested
The 18-year-old Mount Pearl man has been sent for a psychiatric assessment.
Child Luring Charge Dropped against Jody Hale
A charge of child luring against a former teacher and registered sex offender in central Newfoundland was dropped in supreme court today.
Armed Men Invade Home on Empire Avenue
Two armed men barged into a home in St. John's last night, roughed up the occupant, and got away with some property from the house.
Lawyer Pleased with Plans to Reopen, Expand FVIC
The court, which helps offenders deal with anger and violence issues, was opened in 2009 as a pilot project. It was closed in 2013 for budgetary reasons.
Two Dead After Arnold's Cove Collision
The accident happened at about 7:00, all but shutting down both the eastbound and westbound lanes of the TCH for several hours as traffic was diverted around the accident scene.
Report Analyzes Socioeconomic Impacts of Shrimp Quota Reductions
The independent report commissioned by the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture not only presents options for future allocation models, but evaluates the impact of three options in comparison to LIFO.
Town Council Makes 'Heart-Wrenching Decision' to Demolish Heritage Church
The Portugal Cove-St. Philip's Town Council has voted to grant the Anglican Church a demolition permit for the building at the center of the controversy.
Activist Preparing for Walk for Hope Across the Island
Health Minister Steve Kent announced $35,000 for the charitable arm of the cause, the Pathways Foundation.
Resident Protests 'Undemocratic Proceedings' at Electoral Boundaries Hearing
Bell Island resident Kev Kavanagh displayed a sign that read "democratic reform, not boundary reform."
Questions Remain on Marine Atlantic Funding
There was no specific mention of Marine Atlantic in yesterday's federal budget.



 
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