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Two Brandon Men Charged with Attempted Murder

Two Brandon Men Charged with Attempted Murder

Brandon Police Service CrestTwo Brandon men are to appear in court today on attempted murder and aggravated assault charges.

Police say the 31-year-old and 27-year-old are responsible for the injury of a 28-year-old man on July 28.

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Winnipeg Police Make Second Arrest in Fatal Bar Italia Shooting

Winnipeg Police Make Second Arrest in Fatal Bar Italia Shooting

Bar Italia
Bar Italia, 737 Corydon Avenue (GOOGLE STREET VIEW)

Winnipeg police have made a second arrest and laid charges in relation to a fatal shooting at Bar Italia this past spring.

Joshua Lucien Peter Turner, 24, was taken into custody on Monday. Police have charged him with first-degree murder, attempting to commit murder using a firearm and two counts of failing to comply with a probation order.

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Winnipeg Police Warn of Fraudulent Text Message Scam

Winnipeg Police Warn of Fraudulent Text Message Scam

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A screenshot of a sample fraudulent text message police say can dupe unsuspecting recipients. (WPS / HANDOUT)

Winnipeg police are warning about a scam involving fraudulent security alert text messages.

The messages arrive unsolicited and warn a person’s bank account will be closed or access limited if certain prompts aren’t followed.

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More Downtown Winnipeg Businesses Becoming Bike-Friendly

More Downtown Winnipeg Businesses Becoming Bike-Friendly

Bike-Friendly Business
Bike-friendly businesses in Winnipeg’s downtown commit to a minimum one-year term to promote cycling and make it easier for customers to ride up to their storefronts. (DOWNTOWN WINNIPEG BIZ)

More downtown Winnipeg businesses are making it easier for cyclists to pop in and shop.

Through a partnership between the Downtown Winnipeg BIZ, Exchange District BIZ and the city, shopping by bike is becoming a convenience for many.

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