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Aug 28 , 2014
Rainfall Warnings Extended to Several Regions
Rainfall warnings have been extended to other parts of the island and Environment Canada says a slow moving system will persist through the night before tapering to light rain tomorrow afternoon.
Four Canoers on Trek Across Labrador Rescued
Four Labrador West men involved in a 26 day trek across Labrador by canoe ran into some trouble yesterday, prompting an emergency response.
Additional Jail Time for Inmate Involved in HMP Incident
23-year-old Justin Harvey was involved in the February 20th incident at HMP.
Pre-Trial Conference Scheduled in Loretta Saunders Case
The case of Blake Leggette and Victoria Henneberry was adjourned in Halifax court this morning to determine how much time will be needed for a trial.
RNC Looking for Vehicle that Struck Boy on Scooter in St. John's
Police say two boys were travelling on their scooters between Jensen Camp Road and Columbus Drive when one of the boys was struck by a vehicle pulling out onto Empire Avenue.
Driver Picked up in Corner Brook Owing Almost $30,000
The 39-year-old Corner Brook man, who now lives in Cambridge, Ontario, was stopped on Beothuk Crescent around 11 this morning.
Nine Months in Jail for Man Convicted of Violent Break-in
27-year-old Christopher Mulcahy broke into an apartment, and attacked the 58-year-old man who lived there.
60 km of TLH Paving to be Completed September: Government
The paving contract had to be retendered after Humber Valley Paving was allowed to pull out of the contract earlier this year.
Just Over Two Months in Jail for Infamous Court 'Rapper'
Matthew Paul David King, who was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant, led police on a chase in CBS Saturday morning after being pulled over at a traffic safety stop on Topsail Road.
Dream Fund Warns of Possible Scam
Representatives of the Dream Fund say someone may be using their name, address and charitable number to solicit donations.
Teen Girl Located
15-year-old Cassandra Green was reported missing earlier this week.
TSB Report Shows Overloading Cause of Water Bomber Crash
The aircraft was involved in fire fighting efforts in Labrador West last July, when fires were burning close to Wabush.
Province-Wide 911 Service by December: Minister
The provincial government continues with its plan to implement 911 emergency services province-wide.
Seven More Impaired Drivers Stopped in the Last 24 Hours
Two of the drivers detained blew more than four times the legal limit.
Wake Up Call Breakfast Raises Awareness of Prostate Cancer
General Rick Hillier and Newfoundland and Labrador Liquor Corporation President Steve Winter are among this year's guests.
Union Questions Huge Canada Post Profits
Canada Post announced huge changes late last year to deal with the loss of revenue, including the closure of post offices and a hike in the cost of stamps.
RCMP Investigating Fatal Pedestrian Accident
A 44-year-old man was killed on the Bonavista Highway yesterday morning.
Two Men Arrested after Altercation in Churchill Falls
A 26-year-old Grand Falls-Windsor man and a 24-year-old man from Lab City were arrested after a third man was assaulted in the lounge of a local hotel.
Second Annual Tickle Swim Attracts a Crowd
10 swimmers tackled the 5 kilometre swim from Bell Island to Portugal Cove St. Phillips in support of the Canadian Mental Health Association.
Quebec Man Missing on Burin Peninsula Located
23-year-old Frederic Theriault of Saguenay, Quebec, was reported missing after he left the house where he was staying in Point May on Tuesday.
All Clear Given After Replica Grenade Removed
The RNC called in a military dive team from Nova Scotia, who retrieved the device after only a short time.
Minor Delay in Roncalli Opening
Roncalli Elementary in Airport Heights will open on September 8th, not September 4th as originally planned, due to construction.
RNC Release Video of Healy's Robbery
Police have released a video of an armed man entered the pharmacy around 6:00 pm on the evening of Monday, August 18th, demanding narcotics.
Gas Jumps By More Than 2.5 Cents
The official fuel price numbers are out for the week and gas is up by more than two and a half cents a litre.
Boys in Hospital After Being Thrown from ATV
The ATV pulled out of a side road and struck the passenger side of the pickup on Birch Island Road around 2:30 pm yesterday.
All-Day Kindergarten Great, But Build Better Schools: Kirby
Liberal critic Dale Kirby for education says his party is committed to full-day kindergarten, but he's concerned about the state of some schools, especially on the northeast Avalon.
Intoxicated Pair Arrested After Flight
Two men are in trouble with the law following an incident aboard a Provincial Airlines flight early yesterday afternoon.
Mail Stuck at Closed Pearson Street UPS To Be Returned to Senders
Canada Post spokesperson John Caines says the boxes are owned by UPS, and since all the mail was sent to one address, the store, Canada Post will have to return all the mail to the senders.
Province Has to Lead Conversation on Green Energy: Tomblin
Political scientist Steve Tomblin says the definition of what constitutes green energy is left to the political forces at play, and Newfoundland and Labrador has to be part of the conversation.
Swimming Area Where Man Drowned a Dangerous Spot: Mayor
Cape St. George Mayor Peter Fenwick says the area where the tragedy unfolded is a popular area, but is not a safe place to swim.
Port Union Fossil Shows Earliest Muscle Development
The plant-like animal known as Haootia quadriformis, dates back 560 million years and is believed to be the earliest known evidence of muscle development in animals.
Society Delighted Herd of Ponies Coming Home
Cle Newhook says bringing the 20 ponies back home has been an extraordinary effort involving a lot of people.
Loyola Hearn Receives Award in Ireland
Loyola Hearn is just back in Renews on the Southern Shore and spending the past four years as Canada's Ambassador in Ireland.
Parker Retires from Music NL at Rockhouse Send-Off
Parker lead the province's music association for nearly two decades before announcing earlier this year that he would be retiring to resurrect his blues career.
NL Fastpitch Teams in the Thick of Things
Kelly's Pub and Three Cheers Pub each play twice this afternoon and tonight.
IceCaps Begin Season Oct. 10
Home opener Oct. 17
Provincial Sports Page
Fastpitch, rugby, soccer.
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Jays finally break the losing skid.
Aug 27 , 2014
Teen Boys Thrown from ATV after Collision
Two teenage boys have been taken to hospital following an accident involving an ATV in Happy Valley-Goose Bay this afternoon.
Community Reeling after Drowning Death
A 36-year-old father is dead after attempting to save his teenage daughter who had run into trouble while swimming off Cape St. George.
Intoxicated Airline Passengers Arrested Upon Landing in Nain
Nain RCMP say they received a complaint from the airline that two men were intoxicated on a flight to Nain and were disrupting the other passengers.
Video Released of Armed Robbery at Healy's Pharmacy
An armed man entered the pharmacy around 6:00 on the evening of Monday, August 18th, demanding narcotics.
RNC Continue to Investigate Downtown Stabbing
A 36-year-old man was stabbed in the back in broad daylight last Friday morning.
'Writing is On the Wall' for PC Party: Childs
Wally Childs says the party will form the official opposition in the next election if a strong new leader is unable to turn the party's fortunes around.
Full-Day Kindergarten Implementation on Schedule: Minister
The program is set to be implemented across the province by September 2016.
Psychiatric Assessment for Woman Charged with Arson
33-year-old Jenelle Coughlan was charged on August 20th with two counts of arson with disregard for human life.
Man Accused of Attempted Murder Pleads Guilty to Breaches
20-year-old Brandon Tobin was charged in April after he viciously beat two men with a baseball bat near Keegan Court in St. John's.
RNC Search for Missing Man: Merkuratsuk
The RNC Major Crime Unit is asking for the public's assistance in locating 29-year-old Jacko Merkuratsuk.
Activist and Co-Founder of Slut Walk Speaking in St. John's
Heather Jarvis, who is the St. John's Status of Women's Council's inaugural Feminist in Residence, says she will address the notion of blaming the victim for violent crimes.
RCMP Investigating Armed Robbery in Clarenville
RCMP have released a description of the suspects after an early morning armed robbery at the Restland Motel in Clarenville.



 
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