RCMP Make Arrest in Norway House Homicide

RCMP Make Arrest in Norway House Homicide

RCMP Logo VehicleA 31-year-old man has died in Norway House, Manitoba and another man is in police custody.

RCMP were called to a home in the northern community at around 5:15 a.m. on Friday, where they found the victim with life-threatening injuries. He later died at the local nursing station.

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Pickup Truck Rear-Ends School Bus in Southern Manitoba

Pickup Truck Rear-Ends School Bus in Southern Manitoba

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(School bus image via Shutterstock)

An impatient driver in a pickup truck rear-ended a school bus Friday morning just northwest of Kleefeld, Manitoba.

The bus was on Highway 52 at around 8:30 a.m. when it pulled over to the shoulder to pick up children. The bus had its flashing lights illuminated and stop sign extended when an eastbound vehicle stopped on the highway waiting for the bus to clear.

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Alberta Kidnapping Victim in South Carolina Jumps Through Glass Window

Alberta Kidnapping Victim in South Carolina Jumps Through Glass Window

By The Canadian Press

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Fred Russell Utey is shown in this undated handout image provided by the Pickens County Sheriff’s Office. Police in the United States say an Alberta woman being held against her will in a trailer in South Carolina jumped through a plate glass window to escape as officers surrounded the location. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Pickens County Sheriff’s Office)

Police in the United States say an Alberta woman being held against her will in a trailer in South Carolina jumped through a plate glass window to escape as officers surrounded the location.

They say the woman, described only as being between the age of 18 and 25, flew to Atlanta last week for what she believed was a modelling job.

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Driver Found Lying Unconscious on Highway 75

Driver Found Lying Unconscious on Highway 75

RCMP Logo VehicleA 26-year-old Ste. Agathe man who had lost controlled and rolled his vehicle on Highway 75 was found unconscious by an RCMP officer driving by.

The man was in his pickup truck Wednesday night when he attempted to turn eastbound onto Provincial Road 210. Police say as a result of excessive speed, he lost control and rolled into the ditch.

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Winnipeg Author Katherena Vermette Wins $40,000 Amazon.ca First Novel Award

Winnipeg Author Katherena Vermette Wins $40,000 Amazon.ca First Novel Award

By The Canadian Press

Katherena Vermette
Katherena Vermette (HANDOUT)

TORONTO — Winnipeg writer Katherena Vermette has added to her growing list of accolades with top honours from the Amazon.ca First Novel Award.

The award-winning Metis author received the $40,000 grand prize for “The Break” (House of Anansi) at a ceremony held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Toronto on Thursday night.

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