Bid to air abduction sentencing

THE sentencing hearing for a Winnipeg man who abducted his two children and hid them in Mexico for four years may have a much larger audience when it concludes next month. Kevin Maryk will return to court on Aug. 22 to learn his fate after pleading guilty in one of […]

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West Nile still cause for concern

It’s been a quiet summer so far on the West Nile front, but provincial health officials are warning Manitobans not to let their guard down. The virus has not yet been detected in the province — or across Canada — so far this season, although it has shown up in […]

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Beautiful day, and week, ahead

Those who have booked time off work this week are probably feeling pretty good about their decision. Another gorgeous day outside is in store for Winnipeg and the surrounding area today, with a mix of sun and cloud and a high of 26 C expected. Tonight’s low is 11 C. […]

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New weather stations in works

Following a second major Assiniboine River flood in just over three years, the province has announced it will purchase dozens of new automated weather stations to boost its flood-predicting capabilities. The new weather stations were recommended more than a year ago by a panel reviewing the Read More

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Man jailed for cop threats

BRANDON — A 32-year-old man is going to jail for threatening to beat up a police officer and defile his daughter after he was arrested for being impaired. Virgil Glen Shingoose pleaded guilty to several charges in Brandon provincial court Monday, netting a 60-day jail sentence and a two-year… Read […]

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Accused’s allegations similar to brother’s

A Winnipeg man is facing charges for his alleged role in a massive cross-border drug-trafficking ring — just a few years after his younger brother got out of jail for participating in an international weapons-smuggling scam. It’s a strange tale involving one family and two entirely separate Read More

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Man pleads guilty in 2012 death of male model

A man has taken the fall in connection with the fatal shooting of a well-liked, up-and-coming Winnipeg male model. But exactly who pulled the trigger of the .22-calibre handgun used to tragically end Johnathen Felix’s life may never be known. Derek Merrick, 21, has pleaded guilty to… Read More

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