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Sep 3 , 2015
House Arrest for Man who Caused Drug-Fuelled Disturbance at Hostel
Christopher Barry Bennett was charged with mischief, possession of a weapon, assault, and forcible confinement.
Peter Penashue Conservative Candidate for Labrador
Peter Penashue will represent the Conservative Party in Labrador in next month's federal election. He indicated he was considering another run at federal politics last month.
Man in Custody after Approaching Family Court with Revving Chainsaw
43-year-old Jason Collins was arrested around 9:30 a.m. yesterday, after police say he approached the front doors of the Unified Family Court building with a chainsaw revving.
Davis Campaign Removes RNC Officer Endorsement from Video
After the RNC announced they were conducting an internal investigation on the matter, Davis's team re-edited the video, removing Barron's testimonial. They then re-posted it to his campaign website.
Young Man Pleads Guilty to California Stabbing
19-year-old Talen Barton stabbed four people, including MUN Professor Theodore Norvell, in July. Barton is expected to be sentenced to 71 years to life in prison.
Sex Work Outreach Program in Dire Need of Street Nurse
A local group that works with sex workers says two women have died in recent months because of lack of access to health care.
NDP Policy Announcement Sidetracked by Location
NDP Leader Earle McCurdy chose Marine Drive Park in Pouch Cove to commit today to keeping parks public if he were to be named Premier.
'The System Failed My Son:' A Mother's Plea for Help
A woman says her 18-year-old son has been struggling with issues such as ADHD and depression for a number of years, all of which came to a head on Sunday when he attempted to end his life.
Car Stolen During Test Drive in Mount Pearl
The car is a wine coloured, four-door 2009 Chevy Cobalt, with the licence plate number HSB 447.
Gander 'Stolen' Flagpole Just Put Away for Safekeeping by Town
At a cost of almost $2,000, the new flag pole was scheduled to be installed this week at the Gander Masonic Hall.
Bankruptcy in NL Increases 18 Per Cent
Bankruptcy Trustee, Sean Stack, calls this a dramatic turn. Since peaking in 2009, personal bankruptcy had been steadily decreasing. Stack fears this sudden increase is a sign of what's to come.
PC-SP Gauging Interest in Metrobus Shuttle from Ferry Terminal to St. John's
Deputy Mayor Gavin Will says Portugal Cove Road actually carries greater traffic volumes than the Trans Canada at Port aux Basques.
Kenny Rogers Touring Province this Christmas
Kenny Rogers is returning to Newfoundland for a series of concerts.
Gas Down, All Other Fuel Prices Up
Diesel climbs by four cents, furnace oil and stove oil by just over three-and-a-half cents and residential propane by just over half a cent.
Fire Causes $150K in Damage to Port au Choix Home
The homeowners were not inside at the time of the fire, and there were no injuries.
People Not Saving for Emergencies: Credit Counsellor
Al Antle says individual households are no different than the provincial government, for instance, which predicts that things will go a certain way, when in fact, things can change.
Orders Pouring in for New NL Subscription Box Company
Ashley Porter started the company Loves It - NL Subscription Box just six days ago and has about 100 orders already.
CBS Changes Animal Control Regulations
A Humane Services Officer is now able to immediately remove an animal left tethered, outside during extreme heat, extreme cold, or severe weather conditions.
Ringing off the Hook...Literally
Phones in Noddy Bay on the Northern Peninsula won't stop ringing.
Provincial Sports Page
Going to soccer? Bring food.
Wednesday's Scores, Thursday's Schedule
Jays win again, so do Yanks
Sep 2 , 2015
Warrant Issued for Man Wanted for B&E
29-year-old Grant Croucher was involved in a break and enter that took place August 19th.
William's Harbour Residents Vote to Relocate
25 of the 26 permanent residents, or 96 percent, voted in favour of moving, meeting the provincial government's threshold of 90 per cent.
No Injuries in Port au Choix House Fire
Police responded to the house fire just before 1:00 p.m. yesterday.
RCMP Warning of NBome, Dangerous Drug Entering Province
Police say the drugs mimic the effects of LSD, a strong hallucinogen, but could be up to 20 times more powerful, but have a delayed reaction, leading to greater danger of overdose.
Seniors Resource Centre Offering Phone Referral Service
Premier Paul Davis was in Mount Pearl to make the $200,000 announcement this afternoon.
Teen Raises Over $11,000 for Ronald McDonald House
The teenage motocross enthusiast says he wanted to use his racing skills to support an organization that helps so many people.
Marystown Makes Request to Dissolve Council
The Mayor of Marystown is seeking to have municipal council dissolved because it's become so "dysfunctional."
Young Man Beaten Up While on Leave from Waterford Hospital
Lisa Fudge's son Mitchell was seriously beaten Friday evening after being released on a privilege from the Waterford Hospital.
Province Launches New Online Child Care Directory, Interactive Map
Three years in the making, the online portal provides a searchable database and interactive map listing all regulated centres in Newfoundland and Labrador.
Husky Energy Investigating Major Gas Leak at Southern Drill Centre
Husky spokesperson Colleen McConnell says the breach occurred in a component known as the "gas lift jumper," a piece of flexible pipe that reinjects gas from the Sea Rose FPSO back into the reservoir.
Estimated 35,000 Alberta Oil Patch Jobs Cut This Year
The impact on this province is clear. Last year there were six charter flights a week between Newfoundland and Alberta, this year there are none.
Country Slides into Recession, But Only Just
Local Economist Wade Locke says the economy is in decline, but right now he says it's not a dramatic one.
Salvation Army Fundraising to Replace Buildings on Springdale Street
The Harbour Light Centre on Springdale Street has been open since 1908, and the neighbouring building, the New Hope Community Centre, has been open since 1940.
Morning Accident on Prince Philip Parkway
There were no serious injuries.
Province Sees Record-Breaking Chill
Corner Brook and Twillingate established new minimum temperature marks of 4.3 and 6.4 respectively according to Provincial Airlines and Aerospace meteorologist Brian Walsh.
Two Popular Downtown Restaurants Close Doors
Aqua, on Water Street, and The Club, on Duckworth, have been shut down by owner Mark McCrowe, who cited financial hardship as the reason.
Women Still Falling Behind in Leadership Roles, Equal Pay
A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives suggests women in St. John's are not faring as well as men when it comes to employment, and a significant wage gap continues to exist.
Accessibility Features Available for Provincial and Federal Elections
The Independent Living Resource Centre is hosting an information session next week to let the public know what accessibility features will be available during the 2015 provincial and federal elections.
VIDEO: Funnel Cloud Spotted in CBS
Pictures and video show a very distinct funnel cloud descending to the ground and traveling toward the water where it eventually disappeared.
Intoxicated Man Assaults Police Officer After Disturbance
A man who had a few too many is now in custody facing several charges after he acted up on Empire Avenue in west-end St. John's.
Brazil Says No Danger to Students During Roncalli Wall Collapse
Transportation Minister David Brazil says there was no risk to students or staff when a wall collapsed during renovations at Roncalli Elementary last September because it hadn't been fully reinforced.
Two Drunk Drivers Picked up in Metro
A 55-year-old was stopped in the area of Old Placentia Road in Mount Pearl and a 24-year-old woman was stopped on Graves Street in St. John's just before midnight
Injured Torbay Girl May Have Been Car Surfing
The RNC still trying to piece together the circumstances surrounding an accident last Thursday night in Torbay that sent a 15 year old girl to hospital with serious injuries.
Clarke's Beach Search Just False Alarm
Bay Roberts RCMP say the call came in around 7:30 p.m. of something floating in the water, possibly an overturned boat or raft, but it turned out to be the top of a fish container.
Thief Caught Red-Handed on Topsail Road
RNC arrested a 38-year-old man for two break and entries and possession of break and entry tools.
Provincial Sports Page
soccer, softball
Tuesday's Scores/Wednesday's Schedule
Extra-inning dramatics from the Jays
Sep 1 , 2015
Two Dead in West Coast Motorcycle Crash
As a result of the crash, the Blue Puttees departing from Port aux Basques was delayed by almost two hours to allow motorists who were stuck in traffic to make it to the ferry.
Reported Sighting of Gunman in Gander Actually a Teen Boy with Airsoft Rifle
After a lengthy investigation yesterday, police now say the individual was a 15-year-old male. He was dressed in camouflage and returning home after playing Airsoft rifle with friends.

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