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May 4 , 2015
Trial Begins for Man Accused of Kidnapping Foster Daughter
The woman was 18 years old at the time, and had recently left the home of her foster parents.
Consolidating Some Health Administration Will Save Millions: Province
The Liberals say the last time health boards were consolidated costs increased.
RNC Warns of Phone and E-mail Scam where Fraudsters Pose as CRA
The RNC says to be aware of scams asking for information such as credit card, bank account, and passport numbers. They say the CRA would not ask for this information via e-mail.
Driver Owing $18k in Fines Stopped in Tors Cove
The man is facing an additional charge of driving without a valid license.
Health Minister Disappointed New Waterford Hospital on Hold
Minister Steve Kent says the project is still on track for the future.
Confederation Building Re-opens
The building has reopened for the afternoon, except for the third floor which includes Advanced Education and Skills.
Public Legal Association Discusses Issue of Revenge Porn
A recent case of so called "revenge porn" has landed a California man in prison for 18 years.
Miller Shipping Pleads Guilty in Fatal Accident
Miller Shipping and the boat's Captain had been accused of several Labour Code breaches.
RNC Deem Blackmarsh Road House Fire Suspicious
Police say someone forced their way into the vacant home and intentionally set the fire.
Tuition Increase Would be Huge Step Back: CFS-NL
Chair Travis Perry says with the province's declining and aging population, studies show we should be focusing on attracting and retaining immigrants.
Farmer's Almanac Predicting Good Summer, Fall Hurricane Threat
Editor Peter Geiger says we have to get through May and it will be July before we see the really warm dry conditions.
Newfoundland Pony Foal Born on the Weekend
The little colt was born to one of a number of mares that was brought over from British Columbia last fall.
CBS Man Frustrated after Repeated Animal Complaints Against Him
Ken Bickford wrote a letter to the editor in the local Shoreline paper, expressing his frustration over repeated calls to the town's Humane Services department against him.
MUN Staring Down $20 Million in Cuts
MUN President Dr. Gary Kachanoski says while government has presented them with some revenue generating options, like an increase in tuition, there's a lot of work that has to be done to make up for the shortfall.
Rum, Panties Stolen from Burin Cabin
RCMP say there was no damage, but they have little to go on as the thieves also took the security camera.
RCMP Discussing Mental Health with Members
Staff Sgt. Merrill says members here and across the country now have access to programs and services to deal with mental health.
Police Look for Witnesses in George Street Shooting
The incident happened Friday evening on George Street when a 43-year-old man suffered a gunshot wound to his hand.
RNC Catch Up to CBS Car Thief
A 31-year-old woman is facing charges for stealing a car yesterday afternoon in CBS.
ATV Rider Slapped with Gamut of Fines After Speeding
What started out as a speeding ticket for a 20-year-old man who was riding his ATV in Torbay lead to a number of other fines.
Police, Firefighters Break up the Party at Topsail Beach
Police say about 50 teenagers had gathered in the area and started two fires in the woods near Topsail Beach.
Broken Earth, MUN Med Raise $25,000 for Nepal
Team Broken Earth and MUN Med have teamed up with a goal of raising $50,000. They made half that in a fundraising concert Friday night at the Sundance in St. John's that featured live music and a silent auction.
Over Sixty Bags of Garbage Collected at Community Cleanup
Over sixty bags of garbage were gathered this weekend in a community cleanup of Ward 3 in St. John's.
Kindness Connection Distributes Supplies to HV-GB Homeless
It's being described as a humbling and empowering experience, the first in what will be a monthly program to provide the homeless population in Happy Valley-Goose Bay with supplies.
LGBT Advocates Disappointed in Lack of Movement on Inclusion
Noah Davis Power says they were hoping for inclusion-training for teachers and have been advocating for an LBGT inclusion office, but they were left out of this year's provincial budget.
Bell Island Woman Picked as Province's Rose of Tralee
Nicole Neary was selected the Newfoundland and Labrador Rose this weekend. The event encourages young girls to learn more about and promote their Irish heritage.
Commemoration of the Battle of the Atlantic
The battle, which was the longest single campaign of the second world war, and lasted from 1939-1945, is commemorated on the first Sunday in May of each year.
RNC Warns of Dangerous Meds Stolen from Pharmacy
Police say the drugs taken during an early morning break and enter on Sunday at a Topsail Road pharmacy are not for recreational use and therefore could be extremely hazardous.
May 3 , 2015
Police Charge Two Impaired Drivers in Corner Brook
Two Corner Brook residents were arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol, yesterday.
Youth Arrested for Intoxicated Disturbance at Corner Brook Mall
The youth was apparently threatening another young man.
Man Arrested for Threats in St. John's
A 42-year-old man is being held for court.
Discovery Health Care Foundation Eastlink Telethon Today
The event is live from the Eastlink Events Centre in Clarenville between 1 and 7:00 p.m. hosted by VOCM's Michael Toy.
No Injuries or Damage after Torbay Brush Fire
With brush clearing taking place across the Province, the dangers of brush fires is increasing.
Advocate Disappointed by Lack of LGBT Government Office in Budget
Noah Davis Power is a former president of St. John's Pride Inc.
HST Increase Regressive: Federation of Labour
Mary Shortall says while government has introduced two new tax brackets for high income earners, they're still well below the tax rates of 2007.
Different Approach to Education Needed: Federation of School Councils
Issues facing the province's education system were addressed at the AGM.
MUN Student Behind International Shoe Recycling Organization
A student at Memorial University is doing her part to make sure people have access to footwear.
Outrage Over Indefinite Cancellation of New Labrador Ferry Service
Liberal MHA Lisa Dempster says she's appalled that the provincial government has reneged on yet another promise to Labradorians.
Beverly Hills 90210 Star in the A1C
The Beverly Hills 90210 star has been tweeting about his time in St. John's.
Local Entrepreneur Addressing International Health and Beauty Conference
Lisa Walsh of Indigena Skincare says she'll be heading to the Health and Beauty Association Global Conference in New York City.
Annual Steps for Life Walk in Paradise Today
The Association for Workplace Tragedy invites family members and friends affected by workplace tragedies to walk, today.
Newfoundland Pony Population Increasing
Two mares, who were brought over from British Columbia last fall are with foal and due any time.
CNIB Report Shows Many in NL Overdue for Eye Exam
Eye diseases often have no symptoms.
Mother's Day Radiothons Set for this Week
650 VOCM in Gander will team up with the Central Northeast Healthcare Foundation Thursday for the radiothon.
May 2 , 2015
Brush Fire in Torbay
The Department of Natural Resources is reminding people to get a permit before burning brush.
Municipalities NL Symposium Wraps Up
President Churence Rogers says people are pleased with what has been accomplished this year.
RNC Investigate George Street Shooting
The RNC was called to the George Street area at about 7:00 p.m. Friday evening, following a shooting that sent a 43-year-old man to hospital.
Family of Deceased Man Calls for Inquiry
The man died while on a St.John Ambulance Advanced Marine First Aid course in Port Hawksbury, Nova Scotia.
CBS Party Crashers
The RNC says a group of uninvited people crashed party in CBS and caused trouble.
Sentencing Next Week for Man Convicted of Assaulting Pynn
Devon Dominix kicked a restrained Philip Pynn immediately following last year's chapel riot.
Premier Defends Commitment to Mental Health
Plans for the new Waterford Hospital in St. John's are on hold for an indefinite period.



 
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