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Woman Stabbed, Robbed Walking in Winnipeg Back Lane

Woman Stabbed, Robbed Walking in Winnipeg Back Lane

Winnipeg Police CrestWINNIPEG — A 27-year-old woman was stabbed several times and pushed to the ground before being robbed of her belongings in a Winnipeg back lane.

Police were called Friday to the area of McGee Street and Maryland Street north of Wellington Avenue at around 11:45 p.m., where they found the victim suffering from upper body injuries.

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Youth Charged in West End Shooting Death of Teen

Youth Charged in West End Shooting Death of Teen

Winnipeg Police CrestWinnipeg police have a 15-year-old boy in custody, charged with manslaughter after the death of a 17-year-old boy on Saturday.

Police were called to the 1000 block of Sherburn Street at around 12:20 a.m. and found the victim with a gunshot wound to the upper body. He was taken to hospital and later succumbed to his injuries.

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RCMP Make Multiple Drug Seizures in Northern Manitoba

RCMP Make Multiple Drug Seizures in Northern Manitoba

Paint Lake Drug Seizure
Drugs seized from a home in Paint Lake Provincial Park on Friday, November 9, 2018. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Multiple people are in custody facing charges after RCMP raided three separate homes in northern Manitoba and seized a number of drugs.

Between November 8-10, officers from Thompson and Norway House RCMP executed search warrants in Thompson, Paint Lake Provincial Park and Norway House, Manitoba.

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Two Youths in Custody After Fire Destroys Iqaluit’s Largest Grocery Store

Two Youths in Custody After Fire Destroys Iqaluit’s Largest Grocery Store

By The Canadian Press

Iqaluit Fire - Northmart
A fire burns at a Northmart store in Iqaluit, Nunavut on Thursday, November 8, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Frank Reardon)

IQALUIT, Nunavut – Two Iqaluit youths are in custody after a series of fires earlier this week in the Nunavut capital, including one that damaged the city’s largest store and grocer.

RCMP said Friday charges of arson and disregard for human life are pending against the pair, who are not identified.

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Bear Clan Patrol Receives Nearly $200K from Province

Bear Clan Patrol Receives Nearly $200K from Province

Bear Clan Patrol
Bear Clan Patrol volunteers search industrial areas in Winnipeg’s North End, Saturday, November 5, 2016. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG — A community crime prevention group has received nearly $200,000 in funding from the Manitoba government.

The Bear Clan Patrol is receiving more than $126,000 from the province’s Proceeds of Crime Fund toward infrastructure and safety improvements including a 15-passenger van, first aid kits, safety gear and bikes for patrol.

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Meth, Drug Trade Fuelling Recent Spate of Violence: Winnipeg Police Chief

Meth, Drug Trade Fuelling Recent Spate of Violence: Winnipeg Police Chief

By Kelly Geraldine Malone, The Canadian Press

Danny Smyth
Winnipeg Police Superintendent Danny Smyth speaks at a press conference in Winnipeg, Wednesday, November 12, 2014. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/John Woods)

WINNIPEG – Police say a conflict this week in which officers were forced to look for cover as bullets struck their police cruisers in a Winnipeg neighbourhood was linked to a methamphetamine crisis.

Police Chief Danny Smyth said Wednesday’s confrontation was the latest in an unprecedented number of armed-and-barricaded situations connected to the highly addictive street drug.

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