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Sep 18 , 2014
Suspect Description Released after Jewellery Store Smash and Grab
The suspect is described at 6 feet tall with a slim build and is estimated to be in his early 20s.
Man Accused of Assaulting Cab Driver Back in Custody
33-year-old Lucas O'Keefe is now back in custody after being released on the assault charge in February.
City Workers in Mount Pearl Have Strike Mandate, Talks to Resume Friday
At a meeting tonight, some 100 workers voted overwhelmingly in support of job action.
Guilty Plea Expected for Woman Accused of Attempted Armed Robbery
The 21-year-old appeared in court this morning via video from the women's detention centre in Clarenville.
Cancer Survivors Gather for Retreat
The program gathers people from their teens to thirties who have come through cancer treatment for connection, community, and physical challenge.
RNC Association Conducting Telephone Fundraising
The funds collected will help publish the RNCA annual community guide which will be focusing on Family Violence Awareness.
13-Year-Old Missing in Metro
13-year-old Jessica Jack was last seen around 4:00 p.m. on Topsail Road in the area of the Village Shopping Centre. Police are concerned for her health and safety.
RCMP Arrest Man Less than 12 Hours after Release
38-year-old Edward Michelin of North West River is now facing multiple charges.
St. John's Scores High on Attracting Newcomers
St. John's has made the "A-list" of Canadian cities.
TD Bank Supports Kids Eat Smart
The TD Bank Group will give $100,000 over the next four years to the Kids Eat Smart Foundation in Newfoundland and Labrador.
New Advocacy Group Hosting Student Mental Health Panel
Memorial Minds is holding a panel 7:00 p.m. tonight at the University Centre.
Jennings Assaults the Result of 'Very Downward Spiral'
Michael Jennings admitted to 6 charges of assault, sexual assault and breaches.
Williams Still Set on Bringing in Professional Team after IceCaps Finish
Danny Williams says having negative publicity will not make it any easier.
No Charges Laid Yet in Horrific Toronto Accident
A 29-year-old man from NL is being laid to rest today after he was killed when he was struck by a garbage truck in downtown Toronto.
Scotland Votes on Independence Today
It's Referendum Day in Scotland where Scots will decide whether or not end their 300 year union with England.
Air Canada Expands Fees for Checked Bags
As of November 2, Air Canada charge $25 for the first checked bag for economy class travellers on domestic flights within Canada and to and from the Caribbean and Mexico.
Take Back the Night Rally Tomorrow
Women across the province will unite tomorrow evening to publicly express their anger at the sexual violence that occurs in Newfoundland and Labrador, and the victim blaming that accompanies it.
Reward for Info on Goat Shooting
A Bell Island man is offering a reward for information leading to the identification of the person who shot one of his young goats this week.
Gas Down 3 Cents a Litre
Diesel is also down by 1.5 cents. Furnace oil and stove oil both drop by just under a cent and a half but residential propane is up by almost a cent-a-litre.
Province Wonders what to do With Muskrat Wood
Two separate expressions of interest have been issued by the government in hopes of finding someone to take the wood away, while local residents are also being offered the wood for personal use.
Votes Being Cast in St. John's - CUPE Deal
St. John's inside city workers cast their votes on their tentative agreement last night.
Churchill Falls Community Pride Not Just in Power Plant
The Principal of the Eric Lambert School says newcomers to town have grown to love Churchill because of the great facilities and the real sense of community.
Need for ADHD Resources Growing in the Province
One of the owners of Spectrum Consultants Group, Brett Thornhill, who is also a professional ADHD coach, says the need for support resources is on the increase.
Premier Designate Davis Makes First Public Appearance
Premier Designate Paul Davis will speak at the two year anniversary of Ronald McDonald House.
Anthem Auditions Search for a Few Good Singers
The IceCaps will be holding auditions at Mile One Centre this Saturday, and successful auditioners will have the opportunity to sing the national anthem at a home game during the 2014-15 season.
Targa Continues Towards Clarenville Today
The Targa Newfoundland Rally continues on the Bonavista Peninsula today with stops in Catalina, among other areas.
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Sep 17 , 2014
CBS Man Pleads Guilty to Offences Against Three Women
In June, Michael Jennings admitted to beating his ex wife in her home while their children were also in the house.
Williams Surprised by IceCaps Subsidy Controversy
St. John's IceCaps CEO Danny Williams says sometimes we can be our own worst enemies.
Young Goat Shot and Injured on Bell Island
A caller to VOCM News says the young animal, which was part of a small herd on the island, was injured by what appears to be a shot gun blast.
Nunatsiavut Politician Disciplined after Complaint
A complaint against Sean Lyall from June of this year indicated he made inappropriate remarks toward a constituent while intoxicated.
Toronto Police Investigating Death of NL Man
The 29-year-old was killed when he was run over by a garbage truck in an alleyway in downtown Toronto last Wednesday morning.
RNC Urges Caution After Home Invasion
Police are asking residents in the area of Alderberry Lane of St. John's to stay vigilant, keep their doors and windows locked at night, and if you have a home alarm system, use it.
No Major Takers Yet on Muskrat Falls Wood
Minister Derrick Dalley says they're exploring a number of possibilities to have the wood removed from the site.
Shirtless Man Leads Police on Chase in Happy Valley-Goose Bay
A 38-year-old man is in trouble with the law following a bizarre series of events in Happy Valley-Goose Bay last night.
Court Appearance for Man Accused of Attempted Murder
20-year-old Brandon Tobin is accused of beating two men with a baseball bat in April.
Autopsy Inconclusive in Lockup Death
The young man was picked up by police early last Wednesday morning for possible impaired driving and held in the lockup for court the next morning. He was found unresponsive around 7:30 a.m.
Telecommunications Problems Resolved in Lab West
A Bell Aliant spokesman says the problem was the result of a fibre break in Quebec.
St. Lunaire-Griquet Residents Shocked By Grisly Trophy
A caller to VOCM News says someone has impaled the head of a moose on a post on the guard rail near the community.
RNC Unsure if Boyle Street Shooting Targeted
The victim, who remains in hospital, suffered more than one gunshot wound, but police will not say how many times he was shot.
NLTA says Members Pleased with Tentative Agreement
Details of the deal reached early this summer were released this week to members and meetings have started around the province to brief them on the package.
Ford's 'Third Age Suit' Helps Design Accessibility
Engineers at Ford were able to redesign their vehicles with seniors in mind thanks to the third age suit which restricts movement and simulates the changing levels of mobility that can come with age.
Two Arrested in Possession of Stolen Car
Last night at about 8:00 p.m. RNC Patrol officers found and stopped a vehicle that was stolen on Saturday.
Work Ongoing on Muskrat Powerhouse and Spillway
Crews are working 24/7 and this winter some will work in the comfort of an enclosure now that construction on a 'dome' or integrated cover system is underway.
Gas Likely Going Down Tomorrow
Observer George Murphy predicts that heating and stove oil will go down by 1.5 cents as will diesel while gasoline will go down by just over 2 cents.
Doctors Warn to Be on Watch for Signs of Enterovirus
The respiratory illness has been causing severe illness in children in the US, and appears to have spread to Alberta and Ontario.
Burned Dock will be Replaced before Fishing Season: DFO
The floating dock at Southern Harbour and nine vessels were heavily damaged or destroyed by fire early Monday morning.
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Workers Voting on Agreement with St. John's Tonight
The capital city's inside workers will vote this evening on their tentative agreement.
Liberals Vote Next Week in Bonavista North
Two people have come forward for the nomination, Derrick Bragg and Bobby Hancott.



 
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