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Oct 21 , 2014
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.
Murder Trial Continues With Key Witnesses
After almost a week-long hiatus, Philip Pynn and Lyndon Butler's murder trial has resumed at Supreme Court in St. John's.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Girl Struck by Alleged Impaired Driver Takes Stand
49-year-old Fred Lawlor is charged with operating a vehicle while impaired, failure to stop at the scene of an accident, and refusing the breathalyzer.
Murder Trial Resumes
Today, the jury heard from Sergeant Stephanie Lagace who interviewed several of the key players involved in Nick Winsor's murder case.
Troubled Youth Appears in Court
The boy has been accused of stealing a side-by-side from Bowring Park and a mini-excavator from Lester's Farm. In both instances, the boy spat at the arresting officers.
Ballet School Provides Dance Workshop to People with Parkinson's
Instructors from Toronto's National Ballet School held a class for people who have been diagnosed with Parkinson's Disease.
Graduation for New Mounted Unit Officers, Retirement for Police Horse
In addition to celebrating the new graduates , today the RNC said farewell to an old friend - police horse Vince, an 18-year-old Percheron who has served since 2003.
Some Weekend Inmates Not Serving Time
Sources say this past weekend alone, 12 of the 22 people who were supposed to serve time over the weekend were instructed not to show up.
Woman Missing from St. John's
37-year-old Nicole Savoury was last seen on October 16th in Pleasantville.
Efforts Underway to Help Stranded Crewmembers in Argentia
The three Russian and eight Ukrainian crewmembers on board the German owned cargo ship the Jana have been stranded in Argentia for months.
Eastern Health to Begin Seasonal Flu Clinics
This year's vaccine will protect people from the most common strains of flu, including H1N1.
Startling Statistics from Elder Abuse Conference
By 2026, NL will have the highest number of seniors in the country.
Province Narrowly Dodges Gonzalo
Gonzalo passed through Newfoundland waters as a category one hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 130 kmh.
Mount Pearl Workers Back To Work Today
The workers represented by CUPE voted to accept an offer by the city late last night. The 150 workers were locked out nearly three weeks ago.
Record-Breaking Temps On Weekend
It was a very warm weekend in Newfoundland and Labrador with records set all over the place.
Remembrance, Resolve Marks Grim Anniversary
One year ago, Hibbs and her fiancÚ, Vince Dillon, were gunned down at Villa Nova Plaza by Hibbs' ex-boyfriend Brian Dawe.
Weather Makes Cape to Cabot Even Tougher
The 20 kilometre race between Cape Spear and Cabot Tower went ahead yesterday in torrential rains and strong winds. Runners dodged washouts, and pools of water to make it to the finish line.
Witness to Robbery Points RNC to Suspect
Police say the 46-year-old suspect had fled the scene by the time officers arrived, but was found a short time later.
Woman Hospitalized after Fall from Cliff
Rescued from Middle Cove Beach yesterday.
Province's Top Musicians Turn Out in Tribute to O'Brien's
Gord O'Brien was forced to close O'Brien's Music Store on Water Street two weeks ago and now the top names to come out of this province will share one stage in his name.
Suspicious Fire Destroys Two Vehicles in Goose Bay
Firefighters were able to extinguish the blaze at Hillcrest Automotive late Friday night before further damage was caused.
Canadian Public Health Association Joins Call for Inquiry
It also urges the federal government to heed a call from the World Health Organization to come up with a plan for violence prevention that addresses its root causes.
Over 100 NL Volunteers Rebuilding New Orleans
Since 2007 more than 100 volunteers from Newfoundland and Labrador have contributed over $250,000 in labour helping residents of New Orleans rebuild their neighbourhoods.
IceCaps Regrouping after Weekend Losses
Playing at Mile One Tuesday and Wednesday.
Provincial Sports Page
Soccer, hockey, rugby
Sunday's Scores/Monday's Schedule
Super Bowl champs upset, go to 3-3.



 
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