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N. B. man serving life in prison for murder now convicted of assault

N. B. man serving life in prison for murder now convicted of assault

Court documents show that the assault occurred in May 2023 and the inmate was charged in November 2023.
Behind the Headlines: N. B'ford RCMP tackling Indigenous gangs

Behind the Headlines: N. B'ford RCMP tackling Indigenous gangs

'Indigenous street gangs would be the number one [gang in North Battleford,]' said RCMP Inspector Jesse Gilbert.
Behind the Headlines: Experts unpack Indigenous street gangs

Behind the Headlines: Experts unpack Indigenous street gangs

Indigenous people need more than reconciliation to solve the issue of gang violence that stems from historical and ongoing colonialism, says USask academic.
First Nation Chief slams 'lenient sentence' for impaired driver

First Nation Chief slams 'lenient sentence' for impaired driver

The 'sentence does not support or represent justice when compared to the significant impact on Darnell and his family’s life,' says Chief of Mosquito, Grizzly Bear’s Head and Lean Man First Nations.
Estevan man charged with attempted murder after shooting in the city

Estevan man charged with attempted murder after shooting in the city

William Joshua (Josh) Curtis is facing 10 charges, including attempted murder, in connection with the incident.
Man accused of threatening police with bladed weapon seeks bail

Man accused of threatening police with bladed weapon seeks bail

The Radisson resident drove his vehicle straight towards the Warman RCMP detachment, stopping just before hitting the building, say police.
Habetler flees Bermuda ahead of sentencing hearing, returns to Sask

Habetler flees Bermuda ahead of sentencing hearing, returns to Sask

Brent Habetler flew back to Canada and didn't return to Bermuda for his April 8 sentencing hearing. The Bermuda Crown had sought jail time for Habetler.
Weyburn city police respond to two-vehicle collision

Weyburn city police respond to two-vehicle collision

Weyburn officers responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of 16th Street and First Avenue during the lunch hour on April 2.
Suspect accused of sexually assaulting pre-teen boys back in court

Suspect accused of sexually assaulting pre-teen boys back in court

The man was arrested Nov. 28, 2023, after Coronach RCMP got a report of a historic sexual assault.
Man arrested in interprovincial drug bust handed 9-year prison sentence

Man arrested in interprovincial drug bust handed 9-year prison sentence

The police operation involved 17 police services executing six search warrants. Ten people were arrested in Weyburn, Moose Jaw, Vancouver, and Burnaby.