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Woman Charged After False Gun Call Ties Up Police Resources

Woman Charged After False Gun Call Ties Up Police Resources

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An 18-year-old woman has been charged after Winnipeg police spent four and a half hours responding to a fabricated gun call.

Police say they received a call on February 7 about an armed man in a suite in the 300 block of Blake Street. The caller told police the man had banged on her apartment door and asked her to help hide his gun and some drugs in her suite.

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Disability Rights Advocates Making Special Valentine’s Delivery to Manitoba Legislature

Disability Rights Advocates Making Special Valentine’s Delivery to Manitoba Legislature

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WINNIPEG — Premier Brian Pallister and other Manitoba politicians are receiving special Valentine’s Day gifts from disability rights advocates today.

Jars filled with more than 770 cinnamon candy hearts are being distributed at the Manitoba legislature with a strong message attached: people with disabilities receive the most intimate, personal supports from more than 770 support workers over the course of their lifetimes.

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Trio Charged After Theft in RM of Rosser

Trio Charged After Theft in RM of Rosser

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Manitoba RCMP arrested three people last week after a significant robbery at a home in the RM of Rosser.

Police say they responded to a break and enter on February 8 just after 1:30 p.m. A black pickup truck was seen leaving the area and officers from Stonewall, Selkirk and Headingley all attended.

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City Partners Up to Launch Mattress Recycling Program

City Partners Up to Launch Mattress Recycling Program

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WINNIPEG — A new mattress recycling program is hoping to divert up to 8,000 mattresses and box springs from the landfill.

The city has partnered with Mother Earth Recycling on the pilot program, where residents can drop off up to six mattresses and box springs at the Brady 4R Winnipeg Depot for free.

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Man Tasered After Holding Female at Knifepoint in Thompson: RCMP

Man Tasered After Holding Female at Knifepoint in Thompson: RCMP

RCMP Crest LogoRCMP in Thompson, Manitoba Tasered a man last weekend when they say he was holding a person at knifepoint.

Police were responding to a domestic call at around 2:30 a.m. on February 11 when they encountered the armed man who was holding a female victim. Officers gave verbal commands to the man to drop the knife, but he ignored them and asked police to shoot him.

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