Seniors Robbed in St. Clements Home Invasion

Seniors Robbed in St. Clements Home Invasion

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A senior couple was robbed Thursday morning when two men came knocking in the RM of St. Clements.

RCMP say the suspects tried to enter the home on Rebeck Road at around 12:40 a.m. A 71-year-old woman and 73-year-old man told the two to leave, but they kicked open the door.

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Former Winnipeg Cop Tells Court He Didn’t Point Gun at Female Colleague

Former Winnipeg Cop Tells Court He Didn’t Point Gun at Female Colleague

By The Canadian Press

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People enter the Law Courts in Winnipeg on Monday, February 5, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — A former Winnipeg police officer testified he never accidentally or intentionally pointed a shotgun at a female colleague.

Leroy Gold is on trial in provincial court on charges of pointing a firearm and uttering threats stemming from two alleged encounters with Const. Danielle Prefontaine in 2016.

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Plane Crashes While Trying to Make Emergency Landing in Northern Manitoba

Plane Crashes While Trying to Make Emergency Landing in Northern Manitoba

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A Super King Air 200 aircraft rests at the edge of the runway at the Gillam Airport after attempting an emergency landing on Wednesday, April 24, 2019. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Four people walked away from a plane crash Wednesday evening near the Gillam Airport when an aircraft crash-landed on the frozen lake.

The Super King Air 200 aircraft was a medevac flight en route from Winnipeg to Churchill when it attempted to make an emergency landing.

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Brandon Police Seize $250K in Drugs During Traffic Stop

Brandon Police Seize $250K in Drugs During Traffic Stop

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Drugs seized during a traffic stop in Brandon on Wednesday night. (BPS)

Brandon police made a large drug bust Wednesday night while conducting a traffic stop.

Officers stopped the vehicle at around 9:21 p.m. and found two large bags of drugs. One of them tested positive for crystal meth worth $100,000, while another was believed to be heroin mixed with fentanyl worth an estimated $150,000.

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Teen in Hospital After Car Hit by Train Near Oakbank

Teen in Hospital After Car Hit by Train Near Oakbank

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The wreckage of a vehicle involved in a train collision near Oakbank on Wednesday afternoon. (RCMP HANDOUT)

A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital Wednesday afternoon after his vehicle was hit by a train in the RM of Springfield.

The accident happened at around 4 p.m. at an uncontrolled crossing on Briercliff Road, less than half a kilometre south of PR 213 near Oakbank.

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Family Charged with Staging Hate Crime Has Faced Lawsuits, Financial Challenges

Family Charged with Staging Hate Crime Has Faced Lawsuits, Financial Challenges

By The Canadian Press

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BerMax Caffé + Bistro, 1800 Corydon Avenue (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

WINNIPEG — Family members who have denied police accusations that they staged an anti-Semitic attack at their Winnipeg cafe have faced financial troubles, including a six-figure lawsuit from a lender.

Court records show Oxana and Alexander Berent were ordered last August to pay $112,358 to the Business Development Bank of Canada for a design company the couple owned north of Winnipeg.

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Upgrades to Bell MTS Place Skywalk to Last Throughout Summer

Upgrades to Bell MTS Place Skywalk to Last Throughout Summer

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A rendering of what the future Bell MTS Place skywalk will look like connecting Portage Place and Cityplace along Hargrave Street. (TNSE)

Renovations will close the Hargrave Street skywalk connecting Bell MTS Place to Portage Place and Cityplace beginning May 6.

True North Sports + Entertainment says the renovation will last the summer months for a complete overhaul of the walkway, which also includes the Cityplace bridge.

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