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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Havixbeck took Shindico cash

A Winnipeg mayoral candidate who pledged to turn away 2014 campaign donations from companies named in a trio of city audits accepted $1,901 from executives at one of those firms in 2010. On Tuesday, Charleswood-Tuxedo Coun. Paula Havixbeck promised not to accept mayoral-campaign donations from Read More

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City airport incident probed by TSB

THE Transportation Safety Board is investigating an incident involving two WestJet planes on a recently renovated runway at Richardson International Airport. A notice from the TSB said an aircraft had to “go around” to avoid another aircraft in a landing area. A team will travel to Winnipeg to… Read More

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