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Oct 22 , 2014
Nation Mourns Soldier, Parliament Hill Shooter Identified
The man who shot and killed 24-year old Corporal Nathan Cirillo of Hamilton, Ontario, has been identified.
Two Sent to Hospital after Fire, Cat Rescued
Two people have been sent to hospital following a house fire on Watson Crescent, in the east end of St. John's.
Man Pleads Guilty to Stabbing in St. John's
A 21-year-old man has pleaded guilty to charges stemming from a George Street stabbing incident in April.
Focus Shifts to Lyndon Butler at Trial
Billy Power says he didn't know Nick Winsor or Lyndon Butler at the time. He says after Winsor's murder, his stepdaughter showed him photos of Butler from Facebook.
RNCA Defends Controversial Recruitment Video
The video, meant to attract young recruits to the force, shows officers in riot gear with semi-automatic weapons, hunting down criminals.
Ignoring Pension Problems Has Cost Province Billions: Coffin
Instead of being billions of dollars in the hole as the greatest debt problem facing the provincial government, the Public Sector Pension Plan would be $13 billion in the black today had the unfunded liabilities been addressed in 1984.
Accused Home Invader to Remain in Custody
The 25-year-old man accused in a series of frightening home invasions will remain in custody while lawyers sort through new disclosure related to his case.
Christmas Toys Stolen from Salvation Army in CBS
Sometime early Monday morning, a storage shed on the Salvation Army property in CBS was broken into and toys stored there were taken.
Family of Injured RCMP Officer Thanks Public for Support
Keith Bennett is in intensive care in Regina with broken bones and internal injuries. His family originally from North West River, says they are hoping to have him home soon.
No Change to New 911 System: Government
Liberal Critic Eddie Joyce claims the system has been downgraded, accusing government of creating the illusion that callers would reach a dispatcher when in reality calls will be relayed.
Heavenly Creatures President Contemplates Libel Suit
President Jessica Rendell says she's being attacked online with claims that are hurting the reputation of the organization.
Nurses Approve of Upgraded Ebola Plan
Health Department officials have outlined stricter protocols and procedures in the event a patient presents with Ebola-like symptoms.
Customer Critical of Canada Post Survey
Canada Post says according to the survey, people seem to prefer smaller community mailboxes close to home over larger facilities farther away.
Doctors not Surprised by St. John's Obesity Stats
Dr. Catherine Donovan says a number of issues are responsible for the ranking, including diet and a more sedentary lifestyle.
Not Much Change at the Pumps this Week
The Consumer Group for Fair Gas Prices is predicting gas to drop by less than a cent a litre.
Fire Damages Melrose Community Centre
RCMP say there was nothing suspicious about the blaze and it appears to have been electrical in nature.
A (Washed) Hands-On Approach For Infection Control Week
Health Minister Steve Kent says infection prevention and control programs are an important part of the health care system.
IceCaps Win First Home Game
Playing Binghamton again tonight.
Provincial Sports Page
Royals senior hockey passes available.
Tuesday's Scores/Wednesday's Schedule
Giants take game one of World Series.
Oct 21 , 2014
Billy Power Testifies at Murder Trial
Billy Power owns the garage where Nick Winsor was killed on July 9, 2011, and he is the man Pynn and Butler are accused of attempting to rob and kill that night.
Men Accused in HMP Riot Appear in Court
The violent incident took place June 3rd in one of the penitentiary's living units. Police say it caused significant damage to the area.
Emergency Landing at St. John's Airport
The C-130 made the landing at 3 p.m., after identifying a problem with one of its four engines.
Trial Continues in Drunk Driving Accident
Frank Lawlor is charged with operating a vehicle while impaired, failure to stop at the scene of an accident, and refusing the breathalyzer.
Province Provides Update on Ebola Preparedness
Health Minister Steve Kent says a full simulation will take place next week.
Accident At Airport Under Investigation
St. John's Regional and Eastern Health responded to a report that a man had fallen from a ladder on a service vehicle at the airport.
Workplace Program Celebrates Contributions to Inclusion
The Partners for Workplace Inclusion Program handed out its 10th annual business awards today.
Canada Post Conducting Survey on Distance to Mailboxes
Canada Post says the majority of people in metro responding to a survey on community mailboxes prefer to have the boxes close to their homes.
Stephenville RCMP Officer Injured In Saskatchewan
42-year-old Keith Bennett from Stephenville is being treated for serious injuries after a suspect drove an SUV into several officers and a suspect in Regina.
Suspect Used Bicycle for a Weapon
RNC say just before 9:30 last night, a 33-year-old man was assaulted by four people. Police say the weapon used was a bicycle.
17 Kittens Rescued from Colony in St. John's
Efforts are underway to raise money to pay for vet care for 17 kittens rescued from a cat colony in St. John's.
New 911 System Will 'Downgrade' Service: Joyce
Liberal Critic Eddie Joyce says the system, to be rolled out by the end of the year, is different than what was originally announced.
St. John's Third Fattest City in Canada
A new report by Statistics Canada shows one third of residents of the capital city, 18 years and older, are overweight.
New Book Spotlights 'Most Dangerous Person' In Government
'Party of One' outlines many of the changes Stephen Harper has brought about since coming to power.
Police Dog Gunner Recovering After Injury
Gunner underwent surgery for a fracture. Now with a metal plate and some screws in his leg, Gunner the 'bionic' police puppy is walking again and is easing back into training.
Who Says Lightning Doesn't Strike Twice?
As voted on by the public, the name of the new Marble ski lift makes light of the fluke lightning strike in August that caused damage to the original unit that needed replacing.
St. John's Farmer's Market Getting New Home
The St. John's Farmers' Market has voted unanimously to move into the old Metrobus depot.
Long-Serving Police Horse Vince Retires
The 18-year-old Percheron is now heading to South River to live with his new owners Steven and Nancy Rowe.
St. John's Won't Pay for Damaged Monument
St. John's city council won't be paying for repairs to a Royal Canadian Legion monument that was vandalized on Blackmarsh Road a year ago.
St. John's Votes No on Daffodil Place Donation
At this week's council meeting, the issue of a $5,000 grant to Daffodil Place left councillors divided.
Artistic Fraud Celebrates 20 Years with 'Unrequited Dreams'
Wayne Johnson's classic novel 'The Colony of Unrequited Dreams' will be Artistic Fraud's theatrical offering in this, its 20th anniversary year.
New App Helps St. John's Residents Report City Problems
With the 311 St. John's app, residents can more easily report problems like broken parking meters, missing street signs, or overflowing garbage cans to the city.
Deer Lake Man Struck By Car Released from Hospital
The 19-year-old driver has not been charged, but the investigation is ongoing.
Man Acquitted of Stabbing Greg Parsons
Justice Raymond Halley said yesterday that given both parties were intoxicated at the time, their recollections were unreliable.
German Crewmen Stranded in Argentia Since June
The cargo ship Jana has 11 crewmen on board; three Russians and eight Ukranians who have gone unpaid since June.
First Mayor of Wabush Dead at 86
At age 86, Alphonse Rudkowski was well known in the region. He owned the Airport Restaurant in Wabush for almost 25 years.
IceCaps Resume Homestand
Senators in town.
Provincial Sports Page
Soccer, volleyball
Monday's Scores/Tuesday's Schedule
Oilers win first game of year.
Oct 20 , 2014
Man Convicted of Child Abuse to be Sentenced in December
The man was convicted of several charges over the summer and had a sentencing hearing today in Harbour Grace.

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