Teenage rapist gets two more years in jail

A city teen who broke into an east Winnipeg home and confined and raped an innocent girl has been handed the maximum possible youth sentence. “He has caused indescribable damage to the victim and her family,” provincial court Judge Tracey Lord said this afternoon, calling the case… Read More

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Polar bears make a big splash at zoo

The long-awaited, highly anticipated Journey to Churchill exhibit opened today at the Assiniboine Park Zoo with a rush of families and fanfare. But the biggest stars of the $90 million, four-hectare exhibit were the polar bears — especially the female bears, Aurora and Kaska, who splashed Read More

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Man sought after Transcona stabbing

Winnipeg police have issued an arrest warrant following a Canada Day stabbing in Transcona. Michael John Ernest Wereta, 27, is being sought by police for his alleged involvement in an incident in the 1500 block of Regent Avenue. A 34-year-old man was taken to hospital in critical condition after Read […]

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Series of stabbings hit Winnipeg

A disturbing trend in local crime has emerged in the last four days. Five separate stabbing incidents–one of them a double stabbing–are currently being investigated by Winnipeg police. “You can never predict when these type of incidents will occur, but certainly in the last few days we have… Read More

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Cop saves woman from Red River

A Winnipeg police officer rescued a woman from the Red River early Monday morning. Police said today that the woman was spotted standing about 12 feet from shore around 8:30 a.m. Monday, in the Red River near Bishop Grandin Boulevard and River Road. “While in normal conditions the river Read […]

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Flip, flop… fly?

In The Producers, a pair of theatrical ne’er-do-wells plot to make a fortune by staging a surefire flop guaranteed to offend people of all races, creeds and religions. Desperate Broadway showman Max Bialystock and nerdy accountant Leo Bloom settle on Springtime for Hitler, a Nazi romp with a Read More

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