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Jul 3 , 2015
Senator Denies Role in Rejecting Crosbie's Nomination Bid
Senator David Wells tells VOCM News he was not privy to the reasons for the decision.
Arrest Made in Corner Brook Armed Robbery
A 31-year-old man allegedly pulled a knife on the lone employee, and made off with cash.
Kevin O'Brien Responds to Previous Comments About Prime Minister
O'Brien was confirmed yesterday afternoon as the candidate for the Federal Conservatives in the district of Coast of Bays-Central-Notre Dame.
Attempted Abduction in Paradise
The RNC responded to a call just after midnight. A man was forced into a vehicle and assaulted.
Trial Date Set for Leo Crockwell's Breach of Probation
The 59-year-old's lawyer, Nick Westera, appeared briefly on Crockwell's behalf at provincial court, this morning.
Duo Accused of Holding up St. John's Pub Appear in Court
Police say 27-year-old Marcus Bradbury and 32-year-old Cynthia Shute used a knife to rob the Guv'nor Pub on Elizabeth Avenue in April.
Nunatsiavut Government Unveils Anniversary Logo
The Nunatsiavut Government has unveiled a new logo marking the 10th anniversary of the establishment and implementation of the Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement.
Man Faces Assault Charge After 'Traffic Complaint'
Police responded to the complaint in Mount Pearl around 11:00 a.m. Thursday.
RCMP Musical Ride Touring in August
People will get a chance to see the RCMP Musical Ride in NL this summer for the first time since 2011.
Deputy Premier Defends Ad Campaign
Deputy Premier Steve Kent is defending the Healthline ads. He says any kind of promotion a government does in an election year will be criticized, but he maintains there's been no increase in marketing spending.
Diocese Wants New Life for Old Cathedral
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Grand Falls wants to repurpose the Immaculate Conception cathedral. Completed in 1899, held its final mass in December and was subsequently shut down.
Duck Pond Mine Workers Get Government Support
The provincial government will offer career counselling and subsidy programs.
Water Street Overhaul Begins Next Spring
Crews will work overnight to minimize the impact on traffic.
Tombolo Multicultural Festival This Weekend
There will be an international food and craft fair, traditional dances and a fashion show.
Rally and March on Tar Sands Tomorrow
Members of Divest MUN, a group dedicated to finding ways to move away from fossil fuels, are gathering in St. John's tomorrow for a march through the downtown.
Thursday's Scores/Friday's Schedule
Blue Jays lose three out of four to Bosox.
Jul 2 , 2015
Police Still Searching for Missing Holyrood Man
Peter Mercer, 62, was last seen around Butterpot Road late Tuesday afternoon.
Gas Station Attendant Continues Working After Armed Robbery
Skylar Penney says the suspect held a knife and demanded $50 and $20 bills.
Drone Captures Fog Rolling in Through the Narrows
Philip Sullivan used a drone to capture this footage and give you a bird's eye view.
Impaired Driving Accident in CBS
The man was driving a vehicle that ran over a number of lawns, knocking over fences, and causing damage to property.
Duo Accused in Violent Robbery Appear in Court Via Video
26-year-old Samantha LeDrew, and 29-year-old Todd Barry were arrested after police responded to a home invasion on Monroe Street on May 26th.
Man Accused of Murder in Court for Lesser Charges
23-year-old Raymond Stacey is charged with the second-degree murder of 41-year-old Clifford Comerford.
'Pizza Skeets' Appear in Court
Brittany White, Denise Parsons and Kimberly Parkinson are all facing charges of theft and breaches.
John Crosbie 'Outraged' by CPC Decision
His son, Ches Crosbie, was told yesterday by the federal Conservatives that he was "not the type of candidate the party wanted."
Disruptions Due to Airport Construction Less than Anticipated in June
A total of 22 arriving flights and the subsequent departing flights were disrupted last month which accounts for approximately 1.6 per cent of all June flights.
RCMP Musical Ride Coming to NL in August
The RCMP Musical Ride is performed by 32 riders and horses.
Investigation Continues into Threat on Flight at St. John's Airport
Three women were questioned after a written bomb threat was found in the aircraft's bathroom, just before it was set to leave St. John's for Ottawa last Thursday evening.
Red Corvette Investigation Continues
Police say the difficulty is in establishing who was behind the wheel doing donuts on Kenmount Road.
Jewellery Store Robbery at the Village Mall
Thieves broke into the Village Mall and then the jewellery store around 2:30 a.m.
Police Locate Missing CBS Girl
Keisha Stansbury was last seen in the area of Topsail Road on Tuesday afternoon.
NLMA Researching Physician Health and Wellness
The Medical Association says when doctors get sick, they tend to self-diagnose and self-treat, or avoid medical care altogether.
New Ad Campaign for Healthline
The healthline is available by calling 811, and government wants more people to use it.
Speed Dial 911 Causing False Alarms
Police say people are adding 911 to speed dial - and it's taking up time and resources to answer the false alarms.
Provincial Vet Watching Black Legged Tick Population
The species, which has seen an expansion of its natural range thanks to climate change, is the same one that carries Lyme disease.
Thousands Gather to Commemorate 99th Anniversary of Battle of Beaumont Hamel
On July 1st, 1916, 801 members of the Newfoundland Regiment climbed out of the trenches and advanced across the barren No Man's Land.
Plans Underway for The Rooms to Recognize Fort Townshend's Military History
The CEO of the Rooms says 10 years after the building opened to the public, plans are still underway to recognize Fort Townshend and Newfoundland and Labrador's rich military history.
Columbus Zoo Bonobo, Named for Town of Gander, Now 12 Years Old
Gander's role in caring for a bonobo during the 9/11 attacks is living on through her offspring.
'A Stroke in Time' Chronicles Story of Outer Cove Rowing Crew
The new book by Gerard Doran is inspired by true events, and tells the tale of the record breaking fishermen's crew of 1901.
Government Expands Adult Dental Program
The program, for low-income earners, includes people enrolled in the Foundations Plan, the Access Plan or the 65Plus Plan.
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Jays run roughshod over Bosox
Jul 1 , 2015
Search Ends for Missing Corner Brook Woman
Few details are available at this time, but RNC confirm that the search is now over.
Teen Missing from CBS
14-year-old Keisha Stansbury was last seen in the area of Topsail Road around 4 p.m. yesterday.
Ches Crosbie Told He Cannot Run for Conservative Nomination in Avalon
VOCM News has learned that the Conservative party of Canada has rejected Ches Crosbie's bid to represent the party in the riding of Avalon in the upcoming federal election.
Oil Leak Forces Helicopter to Turn Back to St. John's
The C-NLOPB says the helicopter was about 20 kilometres from the capital city when a low oil pressure indicator in one of its two engines was activated yesterday.
Whales Sing 'O Canada' in NL Tourism Video
Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism has launched a special rendition of O Canada with a unique local twist.
Search Underway for Missing Holyrood Man
62-year-old Peter Mercer is reported missing from a personal care home in the area.
Wanted Man Discovered Lying on Ground Outside RNC Headquarters
RNC saw a man lying on the ground outside their headquarters in Corner Brook at about 4:00 this morning.
June Temperatures Below Normal on the Island
Data from Provincial Airlines and Aerospace Meteorologist Brian Walsh shows the average temperature last month was 9.6 degrees compared to 10.9 degrees.
RCMP Investigating Multiple Threats Against Airline Flights
A WestJet flight landed safely in Saskatoon Tuesday night; all 113 passengers and five crew left the plane by the stairs.
Electricity Bills Going Up Today
The eight per cent Provincial Residential Energy Rebate, which was applied to all types of heating sources, is being eliminated.



 
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