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Hate-crime attack on River Heights restaurant was staged, Winnipeg police say; 3 charged with mischief

By | April 24, 2019

An anti-Semitic attack called “the most brazen” the city had seen was staged by the owners of the restaurant that reported it, Winnipeg police allege. All three owners of the restaurant have now been arrested and charged with public mischief, after the incident was initially reported last week. On Thursday evening, police responded to a report of an assault… Read More »

Striking suspect in custody with pylon leads to charges against Mountie: IIU

By | April 24, 2019

A Selkirk RCMP traffic officer accused of hitting a man with a pylon while he was in custody has been charged with assault with a weapon, Manitoba’s police watchdog says. The Independent Investigation Unit, which looks into serious incidents involving the police, began a probe into the incident in October 2018.  At the time, the IIU  said the incident… Read More »

Salju, Kadali or Perdana? Take online poll to help pick this baby gibbon’s name

By | April 24, 2019

The Winnipeg zoo’s cutest new resident needs a name, and you can help pick it. The white-handed gibbon born at Assiniboine Park Zoo on Feb. 4 still doesn’t have a name, but you can vote for your favourite among the following choices: Salju, the Indonesian word for snow. Kadali, a Southeast Asian name that means banana tree. Perdana, a… Read More »

Family tragedy: Boy becomes 2nd fatality in incident at apartment complex pool

By | April 24, 2019

A boy who was pulled from the bottom of a St. James apartment complex pool on Sunday is the second family member to die in the incident.  On Wednesday, Winnipeg police and the Hindu Society of Manitoba confirmed Aaram Misra had died. His father, Ram Nivash Misra, 38, was confirmed deceased on Tuesday. Misra’s elder son, Shreyaan, continues to fight for… Read More »

Boy becomes 2nd fatality in family tragedy at apartment complex pool

By | April 24, 2019

A boy who was pulled from the bottom of a St. James apartment complex pool on Sunday is the second family member to die in the incident.  On Wednesday, Winnipeg police and the Hindu Society of Manitoba confirmed Aaram Misra had died. His father, Ram Nivash Misra, 38, was confirmed deceased on Tuesday. Misra’s elder son, Shreyaan, continues to fight for… Read More »

4 arrested, multiple injured after robberies linked to online personal sales in Winnipeg

By | April 24, 2019

Four people have been arrested as suspects in a series of robberies linked to online personal sales, Winnipeg police say. Police will release more information Wednesday morning, after issuing a warning Tuesday about face-to-face meetings for items sold online. “A number of victims have been injured and linked by using online personal sales,” police wrote in a tweet Tuesday evening. “Please… Read More »