‘He wanted to talk:’ Hunt for fugitives stirs woman’s memories of finding Mountie killer in field

By | August 1, 2019

For a Saskatchewan woman who discovered a fugitive Mountie killer hiding in her family’s hayfield more than a decade ago, the intense search for two young murder suspects in northern Manitoba stirs old memories. Rosanne Smith and her husband Armand managed to convince Curtis Dagenais to surrender in July 2006, after he led police on a nearly two-week… Read More »

Search for B.C. fugitives shows lack of resources for missing Indigenous women: advocates

By | August 1, 2019

Helicopters and a specialized military aircraft scoured from the air while armed police took to the ground over northern Manitoba in a hunt for two suspects of homicides in British Columbia. Some advocates say it’s a stark contrast to resources applied to searches for missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls. “It is a little bit eyebrow raising… Read More »

Missing 18-year-old man found safe: RCMP

By | August 1, 2019

CTV News Winnipeg Published Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:10PM CST Last Updated Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:27PM CST UPDATE: RCMP officers said Shane Morris has been found safe. They thank the public for their help. EARLIER: RCMP officers are asking the public for help finding an 18-year-old man who was last seen over two weeks ago.  Shane Morris… Read More »

Missing 18-year-old man may be headed to Toronto: RCMP

By | August 1, 2019

CTV News Winnipeg Published Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:10PM CST Last Updated Thursday, August 1, 2019 4:27PM CST RCMP officers are asking the public for help finding an 18-year-old man who was last seen over two weeks ago.  Shane Morris was last seen in Thompson, Man., on July 17, but is believed to have been in Winnipeg on… Read More »

High-risk sex offender released from jail, expected to live in Winnipeg: Police

By | August 1, 2019

Winnipeg police officers are notifying the public that a convicted, untreated sex offender, who’s considered to have a high-risk of reoffending, was released from Stony Mountain Penitentiary on Monday and is expected to live in Winnipeg. Christopher Assiniboine, 36, was released from prison after serving a sentence for sexual assault and utter threats, involving an 18-year-old female stranger.… Read More »

Uncertainty lingers in Gillam as RCMP scales down search

By | August 1, 2019

The manhunt in Gillam, Man,. may be winding down but for people living in the area the uncertainty hasn’t gone away with the two B.C. homicide suspects still at large. Kam McLeod and Bryer Schmegelsky are wanted in connection with three deaths but haven’t been found following an extensive air and ground search by the RCMP. For the… Read More »

Southwest Manitoba under extended heat advisory; province warns people to take precautions

By | August 1, 2019

With high temperatures forecast to stick around throughout the weekend in southwest Manitoba, the province is warning people about the risks of heat. The province has issued a heat advisory for the area around Virden, Souris, Melita, Boissenvain and Turtle Mountain Provincial Park. It said while everyone is at risk for the effects of heat, older adults and… Read More »

Manitobans reminded to stay sober while boating over long weekend

By | August 1, 2019

With the long weekend ahead and boating season in full swing, Manitobans are being reminded of the importance of sobriety while boating. According to a news release from the Canadian Safe Boating Council and Lifesaving Society of Manitoba, impairment is the main contributor in recreational boating accidents. It also notes in Manitoba, alcohol plays a part in 58… Read More »