Fatal Winnipeg rooming house fire was ‘show of force’ in gang beef, court hears during murder trial

By | June 4, 2019

Edward Wade Beardy helped set a blaze at a Winnipeg rooming house that killed two people in July 2016 as part of a “show of force” for the gang he was associated with, Crown prosecutors told a jury during closing arguments in his trial Tuesday. But Beardy’s defence counsel argued her client was only loosely associated with the… Read More »

Manitoba NDP leader doesn’t want his kids to see themselves as genocide victims after release of MMIWG report

By | June 4, 2019

A First Nations politician in Manitoba says he does not want his children to see themselves as victims of genocide. Opposition NDP Leader Wab Kinew says the term genocide should not be the legacy of the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls. The use of the term instantly became a flashpoint after the inquiry’s… Read More »

Cyclist dead following collision on Higgins Avenue

By | June 4, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, June 4, 2019 1:48PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, June 4, 2019 2:13PM CST A cyclist is dead following a motor vehicle collision near the Higgins Avenue and King Street intersection Tuesday afternoon. Emergency personnel were called to the scene around 1:45 p.m., and when they arrived they found the cyclist dead. Winnipeg police have… Read More »

Serious crash prompts police to close part of Higgins Avenue

By | June 4, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, June 4, 2019 1:48PM CST Last Updated Tuesday, June 4, 2019 1:50PM CST Winnipeg police have closed Higgens Avenue between Princess Street and Main Street to traffic because of a “serious motor vehicle collision”. Police tweeted about the closure Tuesday afternoon around 2 p.m. Higgins Ave is closed between Princess St and Main Street… Read More »

Police say cyclist killed on Higgins was woman in her 50s

By | June 4, 2019

CTV Winnipeg Published Tuesday, June 4, 2019 1:48PM CST Last Updated Wednesday, June 5, 2019 11:24AM CST A cyclist is dead following a motor vehicle collision near the Higgins Avenue and King Street intersection Tuesday afternoon. Emergency personnel were called to the scene around 1:45 p.m., and when they arrived they found the cyclist dead. Police said the… Read More »

Cyclist dies after collision at Higgins and King: Winnipeg police

By | June 4, 2019

A cyclist has died after a collision on Higgins Avenue on Tuesday, Winnipeg police say. Police have blocked off a section of Higgins Avenue between Princess Street and Main Street. Police said emergency personnel responded to a report of a collision involving a cyclist at the Higgins Avenue and King Street intersection at 1:45 p.m. The cyclist was found… Read More »

Section of Higgins Avenue near Main blocked off after serious collision involving cyclist

By | June 4, 2019

Winnipeg police have blocked off a section of Higgins Avenue between Princess Street and Main Street after a serious collision Tuesday afternoon. A witness told CBC News it appears a cyclist may have been hit at the intersection of King Street and Higgins. Two bikes, one with a crumpled front wheel, lay on the ground within the police… Read More »

Section of Higgins Avenue near Main blocked off after serious collision

By | June 4, 2019

Manitoba·New Winnipeg police have blocked off a section of Higgins Avenue between Princess Street and Main Street after a serious motor vehicle collision. Social Sharing Winnipeg police ask drivers to avoid area of Higgins between Princess and Main Street CBC News · Posted: Jun 04, 2019 2:17 PM CT | Last Updated: June 4 Winnipeg police blocked off… Read More »

Woman charged with attempted murder after 11-year-old girl stabbed in Wasagamack

By | June 4, 2019

RCMP have charged a woman with attempted murder in connection with the stabbing of a girl in a remote northern Manitoba First Nation. Island Lake RCMP arrested a 29-year-old woman after an 11-year-old was stabbed early Saturday morning in Wasagamack First Nation, about 470 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg. The girl was taken to the nursing station with stab wounds and later… Read More »