NBA legend Kobe Bryant, 41, killed in helicopter crash: reports

By | January 26, 2020

Los Angeles Lakers legend Kobe Bryant, who retired in 2016 as a five-time NBA champion and the fourth-leading scorer in league history with 33,643 points, was among five people killed Sunday in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, Calif. He was 41. Bryant was said to have been travelling with at least three other people in his private helicopter when… Read More »

Kobe Bryant and daughter among those killed in chopper crash

By | January 26, 2020

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41. Bryant died near Calabasas, California, about 30 miles northwest of downtown Los Angeles, a person familiar… Read More »

NBA legend Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash

By | January 26, 2020

LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant, the 18-time NBA All-Star who won five championships and became one of the greatest basketball players of his generation during a 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, died in a helicopter crash Sunday. He was 41. Bryant died in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, California, a person familiar with the situation told… Read More »

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash

By | January 26, 2020

Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash the Associated Press has confirmed. He was 41. This is a breaking news update. More details to come. — Emergency crews responded after a helicopter crashed and sparked a small brush fire Sunday in Southern California, authorities said. The crash occurred in Calabasas, said Art Marrujo,… Read More »

Basketball legend Kobe Bryant killed in helicopter crash: reports

By | January 26, 2020

Los Angeles Lakers great Kobe Bryant has died in a helicopter crash the Associated Press has confirmed. He was 41. This is a breaking news update. More details to come. — Emergency crews responded after a helicopter crashed and sparked a small brush fire Sunday in Southern California, authorities said. The crash occurred in Calabasas, said Art Marrujo,… Read More »

‘Not going to give up, ever’: 11 years after disappearance, Claudette Osborne-Tyo’s family looking for answers

By | January 26, 2020

Claudette Osborne-Tyo made her last known phone call 11 years ago at a payphone on Selkirk Avenue in Winnipeg’s North End. For the past nine years, her family has gathered at the corner of Selkirk and King Street to honour the missing 21-year-old and mark the last time she was heard from. A round of drumming, prayers and… Read More »

Province and Doctors Manitoba reach agreement over physician billing disputes

By | January 26, 2020

The provincial government and an organization representing Manitoba’s doctors have brokered a deal that should put to bed a simmering argument over proposed changes to the dispute-resolution process for physician billing. Health Minister Cameron Friesen dropped the news in a press release Saturday morning, saying the provincial government will bring changes to the Regional Health Authorities Act that will ensure proper… Read More »

Health officials expect more coronavirus cases, but say risk of outbreak in Canada remains low

By | January 26, 2020

Federal health officials expect more cases of the coronavirus, but say the risk of an outbreak in Canada remains low. Health Minister Patty Hajdu said officials at all levels of government are working with hospitals and international partners to prevent and respond to potential infections.  “We’re working actively to limit the spread of the virus,” Hajdu said at a news… Read More »

Health minister, chief public health officer to update Canadians on coronavirus

By | January 26, 2020

Federal Health Minister Patty Hajdu and Canada’s Chief Public Health Officer Pauline Tam will hold a news conference in Ottawa this morning to update Canadians on the coronavirus outbreak. Canada confirmed its first “presumptive” case of coronavirus in Toronto on Saturday after receiving lab results. The patient, a man in his 50s who had recently travelled to Wuhan, China,… Read More »