Hearing on Brandon death

A standing hearing will take place next month to determine who can participate in the upcoming inquest into the death of Craig Kucher, 24, of Brandon. Kucher had a history of medical, emotional and behavioural issues. He went to the Brandon Regional Health Centre’s emergency department on June Read More

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Pair guilty in brutal assault

More people are taking responsibility for their roles in a horrific assault on a man in a park — one captured so clearly on video police were able to tally up the various blows the terrified victim endured. William Genaille, 51, and Corrine Sinclair, 29, each pleaded guilty to aggravated […]

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In Brief

Global-violence vigil After all the protests, rallies and picking sides, a quiet noon-hour gathering is planned this Tuesday in response to the violence in Gaza and Israel, in Ukraine, Syria, Libya and many other places around the world. Winnipeg faith groups and human rights organizations are Read More

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Mr. Big stings solved two Manitoba slayings

Two Manitoba killers would be walking the streets today if not for a fictional crime boss named Mr. Big. And families of their two victims would still be holding out hope their missing loved ones might return one day. The unrelated cases against Michael Bridges and Christopher Shewchuk are Read […]

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Police mum on standoff death

Winnipeg police likely know who — and what — killed Andrew Baryluk. But they’re not about to share that information yet with the man’s family or with the public. An autopsy has been completed following the death of the 53-year-old man during a 17-hour standoff. The biggest question that Read […]

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Oldest Manitoban dies at 111

Lorna Best never missed a Blue Jays game on TV. Or the Brier, for that matter. She loved curling. She sent out Christmas cards every year, paid her bills, and “kept in touch with a million people,” said her son, Warren. But on Friday, the oldest living person born in […]

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