Man tries to grab teen in Westwood

Winnipeg police are looking for a man following a scary situation in the Westwood area last night. At around midnight, a 15-year-old girl was walking in the area of Rouge Road and Browning Boulevard when she noticed she was being followed by an unknown male. Concerned for her safety, she […]

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Hearing into assault delayed

A well-known member of the Manitoba Hells Angels has dumped his lawyer — just days before a hearing into allegations he broke the arm of a 14-year-old leukemia patient. Rod Sweeney, 45, is now representing himself following Tuesday’s development. He cited “a breakdown in solicitor/client Read More

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Clouds, but no rain in the forecast

Those concerned about the state of their lawns aren’t going to be thrilled with the forecast. According to Environment Canada, Winnipeg won’t see any precipitation for the next little while. The capital region should see a mostly cloudy sky today and a high of 27 C this afternoon. Read More

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Disturbing scene inside home

Water damage on the main floor. Possible bullet holes in the walls and ceiling. Empty liquor bottles scattered on a dirty stove. And a profane message scratched into the paint reading “F You.” The Free Press got an exclusive peek Tuesday at the home in which a Winnipeg man died […]

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The world in your backyard

1. Africa/Caribbean Grant Park High School, 450 Nathaniel St. FOOD: Your taste buds will be exploding with delight with any of the dinner plates. Jerk chicken, curried chicken and calypso ribs are all $10. For dessert, try the coconut drops or gizzada ($2.50 each). DRINK: Rum is the Read More

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