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Sep 23 , 2014
Boyle Street Shooting a Targeted Attack: RNC
The RNC have identified suspects in a shooting on Boyle Street over a week ago but there have been no arrests yet.
Public in Favour of Moose-Vehicle Lawsuit: Crosbie
The lawyer pressing the moose-vehicle class action suit against government says the public is in favour of the lawsuit, even if it means public money would pay for the settlement.
Same Man Described in Two Metro Break and Enters
Suspect descriptions match in break ins on Empire Avenue and Alderberry Lane. The man is described as 5'10'' tall, 200 lbs, with a stocky build and short light colored hair.
Innu Court Case Against IOC can Proceed
A Quebec judge has rejected the Iron Ore Company of Canada's efforts to dismiss a class-action lawsuit filed by two Innu communities who argue the company has violated its rights.
Ontario Police Reviewing Fatal Crash in St.John's
A 22-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene after the vehicle she was driving crashed into a utility pole near Purcell's Turn on Bay Bulls Road around 1:30 a.m. Sunday.
Close Call With Falling Rocks for Corner Brook Driver
A close call for a motorist in that area yesterday afternoon when a rock fell from an embankment striking a car.
Pynn-Butler Murder Trial Set to Begin Today
Four jurors were released at the last minute yesterday.
Hardwoods Fire won't Power Supply
Hydro officials say the fire, which broke out on July 25th, was extinguished quickly and the damage was limited to a single section of the control room.
Salt and Battery: Cleaning Up After Harvey's Shipment
Residents of the Battery and Signal Hill spent the weekend cleaning salt off of their houses, cars and gardens, says Ward 2 Councillor Jonathan Galgay.
Zulu the Serval Safely Located
The domestic cat was out for a walk with its owner at their cabin in the Sandy Point-Norris Arm area earlier this month, when it got spooked by an ATV and got out of its harness.
St. John's Greening Scores in OT
Islanders win both games at Mile One.
Monday's Scores/Tuesday's Schedule
Ryder scores twice for the Devils.
Sep 22 , 2014
OPP to Investigate Fatal Crash in Kilbride
The Ontario Provincial Police have been called in to determine what happened on a three kilometre stretch of Bay Bulls Road early Sunday morning that culminated with the death of a woman.
Missing Serval Cat Located
The cat, named Zulu, was out for a walk with its owner at a cabin in the Sandy Point/Norris Arm area when it was startled by an ATV and wriggled out of its harness.
Jury Selection for Pynn-Butler Murder Trial to Resume Tomorrow
Four jurors were released this morning for various reasons, just as the trial was set to begin.
First NHL Exhibition Game at Mile One Over
Game two goes tonight.
Despite Some Extreme Examples, Crime Down in Metro
Chief Bill Janes says break and entry is down 25 per cent in metro, car theft has dropped by 19 per cent and violent crime is down by 7 per cent.
Igor's Fourth Anniversary Marked With Wind and Rain
Fire and Emergency Services is warning residents to prepare for the possibility of localized flooding over the next day or so as the result of a weather system moving over the island.
Crosbie wants Compensation for Moose-Vehicle Accident Victims
While the moose class action suit was dismissed last week, lawyer Ches Crosbie is promising an appeal unless the province offers some suitable compensation to the victims.
Electronics Recycling Program Overcharging: NDP
Consumers are forced to pay a recycling tax on virtually all electronics including cell phones, TV's and stereos, payable at point of purchase.
Archaeological Collection of Twillingate Artifacts Now Online
The artifacts, representing the Maritime Archaic culture, were collected in and around Twillingate by James Anstey.
Mining Forum Underway in St. John's
About 200 delegates from across North American have gathered at the Sheraton Hotel in St. John's to discuss topics such as global trends in mining.
Kitchen Fire Damages Apartment at Tommy Sexton Centre
Two adults are living in temporary quarters after fire damaged an apartment in a residential unit at the Tommy Sexton Centre in the east end of St. John's.
Bell Island Woman Fundraising for Injured Goat
Claudette Street says she didn't know the owner prior to hearing about the story but felt she had to do something to help.
MP Wants Extension for Food Fishery
NDP MP Ryan Cleary says weather conditions need to be taken into consideration, as a matter of safety.
St. John's Eyeing $81-Million Capital Works Project
The money would be spent mainly on roads, water and sewer infrastructure.
Snowclearing Overhaul Beginning in Capital City: Galgay
The capital came under fire last winter for leaving snow piled up on streets and sidewalks, and not being fast enough off the mark after the snow began to fall.
St. John's Workers Ratify New Contract
The deal, ratified in a vote Friday, includes an 18 per cent wage increase over four years and a prorated signing bonus of up to $1,000.
Heritage Approves New Sign for Bowring Building
The illuminated 20' x 4' sign will be situated on the top stack of the parking area facing Harbour Drive.
New Exhibit Features Unsung Hero of Beaumont Hamel
Lt.-Col. Thomas Nangle negotiated the purchase of the battlefield that would become Beaumont Hamel Memorial Park, and was instrumental in creating the National War Memorial in St. John's.
Oxygen Given to Cat after House Fire
A cat was given oxygen, but is otherwise okay after a fire on Ladysmith Drive in St. John's. Neighbours spotted smoke coming from the rear of the bungalow around 4:00 p.m. yesterday and called 911.
Aging Population 'Bubble' Could Mean Trouble in Near Future
Memorial University's Harris Centre says more research needs to be done to address a demographic 'bubble' that has been created by the province's aging population.
Armed Robbery a Concern for Petty Hr. Council
RNC haven't said what type of weapon was used in the robbery at Petty Harbour Convenience just before 10:00 p.m. Saturday.
St. John's Native Signs On with Leafs
18-year-old Cody Donaghey of St. John's has been signed on a three-year entry-level contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
MUN Sea-Hawks Wrap
The two soccer teams come away with three victories and a tie.
Provincial Sports Page
Soccer, softball, hockey
Sunday's Scores/Monday's Schedule
Seattle wins Super Bowl rematch.
Suspect Description Released in St. John's Home Invasion
A 25-year-old man was home with a small child when someone broke into the house through the vacant basement apartment early Saturday morning.
Suspects Identified in Boyle Street Shooting
There have been no arrests yet.
Sep 21 , 2014
House Fire in Kenmount Terrace
A fire caused extensive damage to a home on Ladysmith Drive in St. John's. Neighbours spotted smoke coming from the rear of the bungalow around 4 p.m. and called 911.
Fatal Crash in St. John's
RNC are investigating a single-vehicle crash near the intersection of Bay Bulls Road and Old Bay Bulls Road.
Fire Strikes Tommy Sexton Centre
A man and a woman released from hospital.
Wind and Heavy Rain Warnings for Monday
Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for virtually all of the island and rain warnings for much of the south and west coasts.
Motorcyclist Pulled Over for No Helmet, Now Facing Charges
A 56-year-old motorcyclist in St. John's has had his bike impounded and now has a date with the courts on several charges.
Armed Robbery in Petty Harbour
It happened at a convenience store in Petty Harbour shortly before 10 last night.
Baseball Bat Assault in Corner Brook
A 25-year-old man suffered minor injuries when he was attacked by another man wielding a baseball bat.
Firearms Stolen after Break and Enter in St. John's
Someone broke into a residence on Tamarack Street and took off with two firearms among other items.
13th Annual Targa Newfoundland Concludes
The event wound up at the St. John's Waterfront Friday evening after five gruelling days on the roads of the Avalon, Burin, and Bonavista Peninsulas.
Local Man Signed by Maple Leafs
18-year-old Cody Donaghey of St. John's was signed by the Leafs yesterday to a three-year entry level contract after competing in their Prospect Camp in July.
Climate Change March in St. John's Today
Environmentalist Fred Winsor says the event is to raise awareness of the effects that greenhouse gas emissions have on climate, and to convince politicians to make changes.



 
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