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Police Continue to Investigate Stabbing

A man pepper-sprayed and stabbed Friday night has been released from hospital. Police responded to the 500 block of Portage Avenue around 11 p.m. after receiving reports a man had been stabbed. The victim, in his mid-twenties, was taken to hospital where he was...

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Arrests Made in Fatal Shooting

Arrests Made in Fatal Shooting

Police have identified two men allegedly involved in the shooting of 29-year-old George Prieston on Thursday. Raymond Ducharme, 25, and Shawn Poitra, 25, of Winnipeg have been arrested and face charges of first degree murder, fail to comply with recognizance and...

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Cold Weather Slows Manitoba Wildfires

Cold Weather Slows Manitoba Wildfires

The colder weather is helping crews make good progress fighting the wildfires in Manitoba and Ontario. No new wildfires were reported Friday, but evacuation orders remain in effect. The improving conditions have allowed travel and burning permit restrictions in...

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Winnipeg Harvest Gets Hearty Donation

Winnipeg Harvest Gets Hearty Donation

Summer is usually the slowest time of year for food banks, but Winnipeg Harvest's shelves are stocked a little fuller thanks to Catelli Foods. Approximately 6,780 boxes of pasta were delivered to Winnipeg Harvest, equalling  27,120 servings of food for those in need....

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Arrests Made in Two Police Pursuits

Police have made arrests for two separate incidents of robbery leading in police pursuits Thursday evening. The first pursuit happened at 6:15 p.m. outside CF Polo Park Shopping Centre, where police responded to reports of a man with a gun. The suspect was confronted...

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Fatal Shooting in Winnipeg’s West End

A man was shot and killed early Thursday evening in the West End, police say. Officers responded to the 600 block of Wellington Avenue after receiving reports a man was shot in his home. George Prieston, 29, suffered multiple gunshot wounds to the upper body. He was...

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Garth Brooks Adds Show, Breaks Winnipeg Record

Garth Brooks Adds Show, Breaks Winnipeg Record

Garth Brooks has friends — in Winnipeg. After announcing the addition of a fourth show in Winnipeg, Brooks now holds the record for most tickets sold for a concert event at the MTS Centre. In one hour and nine minutes, Brooks sold over 46,500 tickets, beating Elton...

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New Domestic Violence Law in Effect May 15

New Domestic Violence Law in Effect May 15

Changes to the Domestic Violence and Stalking Act come into effect May 15, providing better access to protection orders to assist victims. The act will make it easier to access protection orders, which will now consider the seriousness and urgency of the...

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Bidder Chosen for Southwest Rapid Transitway

Bidder Chosen for Southwest Rapid Transitway

Plenary Roads Winnipeg has been named the preferred bidder to construct the Southwest Rapid Transitway (stage 2) and Pembina Highway Underpass project. Plenary Roads Winnipeg achieved the highest score for its combined technical and financial submission for the...

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Annual Blue Bomber Fan Fest May 14

Annual Blue Bomber Fan Fest May 14

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are once again inviting fans to Investor's Group Field for the annual Blue Bombers Fan Fest. Fans can partake in a variety of activities on Saturday, May 14 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m, including free hotdogs, inflatable games, a photo booth...

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Shaftesbury Boulevard Closure

Shaftesbury Boulevard Closure

The length of Shaftesbury Boulevard between Wilkes Avenue and West Taylor Boulevard will be closed temporarily for a CN Railway crossing reconstruction project. Northbound and southbound traffic will be blocked off starting at 6:00 a.m. on Sunday, May 15....

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