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Regina police investigate weapons offence

46 min 43 sec ago

By 980 CJME

A man has been taken into custody after Regina police investigated a weapons offence on Sunday.

According to a news release, police were called to a residence at the 1600 block of Alexandra Street around 4 p.m.

The investigation is ongoing and police say they will provide more information later on.

 

2 seriously hurt after dispute in Moose Jaw

8 hours 9 min ago

By 980 CJME

A fight led to two people suffering serious injuries in Moose Jaw.

Police said around 2:30 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to a stabbing on the 200 block of 5th Avenue NW.

The investigation revealed that two groups of mixed youth and young adults got into a dispute. The dispute ended with one person being stabbed and another person was beaten into unconsciousness.

Police are not sure what caused the fight.

EMS attended the scene and took those injured to the local... // Read Full Article

City hall set for $4 million worth of renovations in 2017

9 hours 47 min ago

By Kevin Martel

Regina city hall is undergoing millions of dollars worth of renovations in 2017, part of the city's spending plans some might not have seen.

Mayor Michael Fougere confirmed that work will cost the city around $4 million.

"We have some sewer lines and ventilation systems that don't meet code. The sewer lines are actually going to be collapsing so we need to fix that right away," he explained.

He said that work was needed and was the main driver of the construction. Since... // Read Full Article

Boy gets lucky Pats jersey stolen, replaced by team

Sat, 2017-04-29 19:44

By Jessika Guse

When you go to a sporting event, no matter what your watching, most people pay close attention to the game.
 
On Friday, at the game between the Regina Pats and Lethbridge Hurricanes, mother of two, Brandi Worrall, was doing just that.
 
"The people who were sitting in front of us has left... my boys were getting hot from cheering and whatnot and so they took their jerseys off and draped them over the seats," she said.
 
What happened after the game... // Read Full Article

Regina police investigate after man found dead

Sat, 2017-04-29 16:19

By 980 CJME

One man is dead in the Washington Park neighbourhood of Regina. 

On Saturday, police were called to a home in the 700 block of Garnet Street around 5:30 a.m. for a report of an injured man.

Upon arrival, officers located a body and pronounced him dead at the scene. 

Police have not said how the man had died, and are currently on scene investigating.

If you have any information you're asked to call Regina police at 306-777-6500.

'Absolute miracle:' Regina family gifted new roof

Sat, 2017-04-29 10:22

By Kevin Martel

A Regina family of five down on its luck is getting some uplifting news.

Michelle and John Deschamps only have one income between them. John was recently hurt in a crash when he avoided a drunk driver, totaling the family van in the process. Michelle was born with a rare disease that will potentially require both her legs to be amputated and therefore has left her unable to work.

The family ate through its savings making the home wheelchair accessible. However, shingles on the... // Read Full Article

Pats push Lethbridge to brink of elimination with 5-3 win

Fri, 2017-04-28 23:35

By Arielle Zerr

The Pats picked up a crucial game five win at home Friday night, and they aren’t taking it for granted.

Regina hasn’t had the leg up in a playoffs series since they swept the Calgary Hitmen in the first round, but with their 5-3 win tonight, the team is heading into Lethbridge on Sunday with a chance to close out the series.

“(It’s) very important. We haven’t had a lead in this series yet and we needed to get a lead, get a stranglehold on this series,” said Pats captain Adam... // Read Full Article

New Superstore opens in south Regina

Fri, 2017-04-28 13:49

By Britton Gray

Shoppers in Regina's south end have another option available to them.
 
The Real Canadian Superstore opened its new location at the Golden Mile Shopping Centre Friday.
 
Store Manager Keith Knoblauch said he was confident shoppers would be impressed with the selection on offer at the new store.
 
“We're a one-stop show for everything you need and we have the best fresh departments you're going to see in a grocery store, especially with our produce section... // Read Full Article

Famous Regina team gets World Curling Hall of Fame nod

Fri, 2017-04-28 09:37

By 980 CJME

The first full team to be inducted into the World Curling Hall of Fame is from Regina - Team Richardson.
 
The team won the 1959, 1960 and 1962 Scotch Cup, the original name of the Men's World Curling Championship.
 
The Richardson team was made up of brothers Ernie and Garnet Richardson, also known as Sam, and their cousins Arnold and Wes Richardson.
 
Along with their on-ice achievements, the team played a significant part in the growth of the tournament... // Read Full Article

Accused Regina bar gunman a former employee: court documents

Fri, 2017-04-28 06:37

By Lisa Schick

He's accused of opening fire in The Pump Roadhouse last summer and shooting two people, now details are coming out about how the man charged in the shooting may have been able to get into the bar — he used to work there.

The ownership group of the bar, Soundstage Entertainment Inc., is being... // Read Full Article

45 years after his father, Trudeau visits Regina school

Thu, 2017-04-27 17:16

By Britton Gray

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau returned to familiar surroundings on Thursday.

The former drama teacher was back in a classroom at Miller Comprehensive Catholic High School to speak to students and answer questions.

This wasn't the first time a Trudeau wandered the halls of Miller.

45 years ago, Justin's father Pierre Trudeau also visited the school and took a photo.

Before entering the classroom, Trudeau met with Student Representative Council President Taylor... // Read Full Article

Woman shot in face with pellet gun, 2 suspects at large

Thu, 2017-04-27 16:28

By 980 CJME

Two suspects are being looked for by Regina police after a woman was shot multiple times in the face with a pellet gun.

Police said the incident happened around 8:45 p.m. Tuesday on the 2200 block of Broad Street.

Police said the 25-year-old woman was approached by two young men, who pointed what appeared to be handguns at her face and demanded her belongings. The victim hesitated and both suspects shot her in the face two or three times.

The suspects fled while the... // Read Full Article

Prime Minister Trudeau visits rural Sask.

Thu, 2017-04-27 11:50

By 980 CJME

The prime minister paid a visit to small town Saskatchewan on Thursday.

Justin Trudeau was on a farm just outside of Gray, a town about 39 kilometres south of Regina. The farm is owned by Todd Lewis, belonging to his family since 1903. 

Trudeau toured the farm and took the opportunity to learn about the different pieces of farming equipment.

He spent the morning talking to farmers before taking questions from the media on topics ranging from NAFTA to U.S. President Trump... // Read Full Article

Darrell Davis: The deletion of ESPN

Thu, 2017-04-27 06:44

By Darrell Davis

ESPN might not have a huge presence in Saskatchewan. Now it's even smaller.

The premier cable sports network laid off 100 employees in an ongoing effort to trim the financial losses being felt across all media companies. On-air personalities Trent Dilfer and Dottie Pepper are among the casualties.

Several of their website's top writers, who covered Major League Baseball, college basketball and the NFL were also let go. And ESPN basically withdrew completely from covering the... // Read Full Article

Jamie Nye: Calling foul on Sharapova's critics

Thu, 2017-04-27 06:43

By Jamie Nye

Canadian tennis star Genie Bouchard had some strong words about tennis opening their arms to Maria Sharapova after her 15-month ban ended for doping.

Bouchard went as far to say as a cheater should not be allowed back into the sport ever.

So much for second chances. Bouchard isn't the only player calling out the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) for inviting Sharapova back just days after her ban ends.

Yes, I can understand that players who were losing to Sharapova in the... // Read Full Article

Construction begins on Ring Road over Victoria Avenue

Thu, 2017-04-27 06:32

By 980 CJME

It seems like the work on Regina’s Ring Road never ends.

A major construction project is taking place on the Ring Road bridge over Victoria Avenue.

If that sounds familiar, it’s because that’s the same spot the city spent four months doing construction last summer

Last year, the city worked on the northbound lanes.

Starting Thursday, the southbound... // Read Full Article

Pats bounce back with 6-2 win to tie series at 2

Wed, 2017-04-26 23:27

By Arielle Zerr

It was a score Pats fans had become accustomed to seeing in the regular season but hadn’t seen much of lately.

After a rough outing against the Lethbridge Hurricanes on Tuesday night, the Pats stormed back into the Enmax Centre Wednesday with a dominant 6-2 performance.

“I thought we came ready to play a lot better than last night,” said Sam Steel, who had two assists in the Pats win.  “We played more our style of play … tonight I think we just found another level.”

... // Read Full Article

Charges stayed against former Regina basketball coach

Wed, 2017-04-26 18:59

By 980 CJME

Charges against a former Regina high school basketball coach have been stayed.

Grant John Edworthy was accused of sexual exploitation when a woman reported she had a relationship with him in 2012 when she was 17 years old and he was 24.

Edworthy had been a high school basketball coach at the time but was not a teacher at the school.

The Crown decided to stay the charges on Tuesday.
 

Family of teen found dead in creek want a coroner's inquest

Wed, 2017-04-26 15:28

By Sarah Mills

A mother is calling for a coroner's inquest into the drowning death of her son.

Richelle Dubois was the person who found her son, 14-year-old Haven, unconscious in a east Regina creek in May 2015.

The coroner ruled his death "accidental drowning" and since then Dubois has wanted answers into what happened. 

"I have a lot of questions, unanswered questions, I want an answer into... // Read Full Article

Regina Police Service to continue street check practice

Wed, 2017-04-26 14:38

By Sarah Mills

Street checks will remain part of the work done by Regina Police Service (RPS) officers despite some criticism of the method.

There isn't one widespread approach to how street checks are conducted with the practice often put into the same category as carding.

But in a report to the Board of Police Commissioners, the RPS sees the two as entirely different.

"Carding means gathering personal information on a person or group of people for the purpose of building a police... // Read Full Article

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