March 28th, 2017

Provincial News

Man involved in police pursuit sentenced in central Alberta

By The Canadian Press on March 15th, 2017

RED DEER, Alta. – A central Alberta man has been sentenced for his role in a police chase in which an RCMP cruiser was rammed several times. Daniel Jordan Buehler, who is 21 and from Sylvan Lake, pleaded guilty this week to charges that included possession of stolen property and failing to stop for police. ... Read More »

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RCMP say two American snowshoers presumed dead in Banff National Park avalanche

By The Canadian Press on March 15th, 2017

LAKE LOUISE, Alta. – RCMP say two American snowshoers are presumed to have died in an avalanche near Lake Louise in Banff National Park. Police say the two people from Boston did not check out of their hotel Tuesday and their vehicle was found at a trail head on the Icefields Parkway. Parks Canada says ... Read More »

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Adult, child found dead in northern Alberta house fire; 4 treated for smoke

By The Canadian Press on March 15th, 2017

FOX LAKE, Alta. – An adult and a child have died in a house fire in the remote northern Alberta community of Fox Lake. RCMP say the fire on Tuesday also sent four residents to hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation. Police are not releasing the identities of the victims. Investigators are still on ... Read More »

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Case of Edmonton man charged in road rage attack on woman put over for one week

By The Canadian Press on March 15th, 2017

EDMONTON – A man accused of breaking a woman’s arms in what Edmonton police have called a road rage attack has had his case put over until next Wednesday. Jared Matthew Eliasson, who is 28, has been charged with attempted murder, possession of a dangerous weapon and aggravated assault. Eliasson, wearing an orange prison jumpsuit, ... Read More »

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Alberta should better prepare young people in care for life as adults: report

By The Canadian Press on March 14th, 2017

EDMONTON – Alberta’s child and youth advocate says the death of an aboriginal teen shows the province must do a better job of preparing young people in government care for life as adults. The recommendation is contained in Del Graff’s report on an indigenous man who was the victim of a homicide only months after ... Read More »

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Alberta should better help young people in care for life as adults: report

By The Canadian Press on March 14th, 2017

EDMONTON – Alberta’s child and youth advocate says the province must do a better job of preparing young people who are in government care for life as adults. The recommendation is contained in Del Graff’s report on an indigenous man who was killed nine months after he turned 18. Graff says the man, known as ... Read More »

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Alberta lawyer charged after police seize alleged counterfeit currency

By The Canadian Press on March 14th, 2017

RED DEER, Alta. – A lawyer in central Alberta will stand later this year on charges of possessing counterfeit currency and possession of a restricted weapon. Bradley James Mulder, a 44-year-old Red Deer resident, was charged after the RCMP searched a home in Sylvan Lake on Feb. 7. Police say they seized alleged counterfeit Canadian ... Read More »

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Police probe alleged drug dealing in Alberta by gangs with West Coast ties

By The Canadian Press on March 14th, 2017

RED DEER, Alta. – A lengthy police investigation has led to the arrest of four people in central Alberta who are allegedly linked to gangs with strong ties to British Columbia. The investigation in Red Deer involving the RCMP and the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team began in January and focused on alleged drug trafficking ... Read More »

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Women charged, in custody after children left in vehicle for an hour in freezing cold in Lethbridge

By J.W. Schnarr on December 16th, 2016

jwschnarr@lethbridgeherald.com Two women have been charged with failing to provide the necessities of life after two small children were found unattended in a locked vehicle last night. Lethbridge Police Service rescued a three-year-old girl and four-year-old boy who were left unattended for over an hour in -18 C weather. At approximately 11:30 p.m., police responded ... Read More »

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WestJet Christmas Miracle

By Medicine Hat News on December 2nd, 2014

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