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Two Charged with Drunk Driving in Brandon Overnight

Two Charged with Drunk Driving in Brandon Overnight

Brandon Police Service CrestBrandon police arrested two men this weekend in separate impaired driving incidents.

At around 9:30 p.m. on Saturday, police spotted a vehicle travelling the wrong way on Princess Avenue at 8th Street. The 27-year-old driver showed signs of impairment and was taken into custody.

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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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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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‘Bittersweet’ Day for Ex-RCMP Women as Sex-Harassment Lawsuit Nears End

‘Bittersweet’ Day for Ex-RCMP Women as Sex-Harassment Lawsuit Nears End

By Colin Perkel, The Canadian Press

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Retired RCMP officers Linda Davidson (left) and Janet Merlo share a laugh outside Federal Court in Toronto on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Davidson and Merlo were representative plaintiffs in a class-action suit against the RCMP on behalf of sexually harassed female employees. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Colin Perkel)

TORONTO – Two women who endured years of sexual harassment as RCMP employees expressed mixed emotions as a landmark class-action suit against the force edged Wednesday toward final court approval.

Speaking after a settlement hearing, the women expressed hope their long battle would pave the way for a more hospitable RCMP workplace.

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Winnipeg Man Charged After Woman Stabbed, Suspect Flees in Stolen Vehicle

Winnipeg Man Charged After Woman Stabbed, Suspect Flees in Stolen Vehicle

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG — A 20-year-old woman is in stable condition in hospital after being stabbed on Tuesday morning.

Winnipeg police were called to the 900 block of Dominion Street at around 2:35 a.m., where a passerby attempted to help the female victim, but was chased off. Police say the suspect, who was armed with a knife, then stolen the passerby’s vehicle and took off.

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RCMP Charge Alberta Woman with Threatening Sophie Gregoire Trudeau

RCMP Charge Alberta Woman with Threatening Sophie Gregoire Trudeau

By The Canadian Press

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Sophie Gregoire Trudeau smiles during the Harry Jerome Awards held in Mississauga, Ont., on Saturday, April 22, 2017. Police have charged a woman in southern Alberta with making online threats against the prime minister’s wife and the Canadian government. RCMP Cpl. Hal Turnbull said investigators were able to trace the social media account and link it to an address in Lethbridge. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Christopher Katsarov)

LETHBRIDGE, Alta. – Police have charged a woman in southern Alberta with making online threats against the prime minister’s wife and the Canadian government.

RCMP Cpl. Hal Turnbull said investigators were able to trace the social media account and link it to an address in Lethbridge.

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Police Disarm Man with Gun in Parking Lot of Winnipeg Bar

Police Disarm Man with Gun in Parking Lot of Winnipeg Bar

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police diffused a potentially deadly situation on Monday night when a man loaded a handgun in the parking lot of a bar in the 1100 block of Arlington Street.

Police say the suspect had been in a dispute with a patron who he physically assaulted at around 11:55 p.m. He left the bar and went to a vehicle, where he grabbed a handgun and loaded it with ammunition.

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