Man dies trying to pass vehicle in truck

A 66-year-old man from Rock Lake was killed in a two-vehicle collision on Wednesday after he tried to pass another vehicle. An investigation by Killarney RCMP found the man was driving a pickup truck behind a gravel truck northbound on Government Road, about 2 1/2 kilometres south of Baldur Read […]

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Charges laid in West Broadway street fight

Two people are facing charges following a street fight in the West Broadway area Wednesday. The incident occurred at 5 p.m. in the front of an apartment building at the corner of Broadway and Young Street, where a fight broke out between two men, a 40-year-old and a 21-year-old. During […]

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Nurse charged with fraud

RCMP have quietly made a second arrest linked to their fraud probe of a former Manitoba chiropractor who allegedly pretended to be a licensed medical doctor for years. Now Mounties believe a fake nurse was also involved. Johanna Gruenke, 74, was formally charged in provincial court Wednesday Read More

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Mountie’s answer to pain: suicide

The beheading that took place on a Greyhound bus near Portage la Prairie in 2008 has claimed another victim. Ken Barker, a retired RCMP corporal who was a dog handler for the force, took his own life last weekend after struggling with post-traumatic stress disorder for years. He was one […]

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Life sentences sought in killing of boy, 16

He was just a teenage boy, running for his life from gang rivals who brutally beat and killed him despite his posing no threat to them. And Manitoba justice officials say it’s this feature of Paris Bruce’s senseless death that’s among the central reasons the courts should hand down life […]

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Woman dies after van rolls

A 24-year-old woman from Sapotaweyak Cree Nation is dead after her van rolled and landed in the Bell River. Police responded to a call around 8:30 a.m. Wednesday on Provincial Road 482, about 12 kilometres west of Sapotaweyak. The minivan was upright in the river, and the woman was pronounced […]

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