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Aug 20 , 2014
Two Teen Girls Missing from Metro
13-year-old Jessica Jack and 14-year-old Kelsey Pomeroy are believed to be together.
Reports of Gunshots in Paradise
RNC responded to reports of gunshots in Paradise last night.
RCMP Looking for Teens who Used Firearm in Residential Area
Police in Happy Valley-Goose Bay are looking for three teenagers accused in what police are calling a "very disturbing "incident.
Drug Bust in Downtown St. John's
27-year-old Callahan Scheffer of British Columbia has been released on conditions after being arrested and charged with drug trafficking.
Man Fined for Stealing Groceries Says 'He Was Left with No Choice'
Louis Kearney says now that people are focusing on the needs of social services recipients, things may improve for them.
Lightning Striking Radar Not Unusual: Meteorologist
On Friday, August 8th, lightning at Marble Mountain struck the top of the chair lift.
Government Favouring Tory Districts: Municipal Affairs Critic
Municipal Affairs Critic Eddie Joyce says that since January, $71 million dollars has been spent in PC districts compared to $1.1 in Liberal districts.
Federation of Students Not Surprised by Statistics on Student Debt
A recent survey released by the CIBC reports that 51 per cent of university students must borrow money to fund their education.
Man Missing from St. John's Area
26-year-old Joshua Whelan was last seen on Friday.
Woman Escapes Corner Brook Fire
A woman escaped unharmed from a basement apartment fire in Corner Brook, yesterday
Icebergs Result in Superb Tourism Season for Twillingate
Mayor Gordon Noseworthy says Twillingate remains the second most-popular tourism destination in the province behind Gros Morne.
Marble Mountain Tallying Damages
Marble Mountain is still hopeful that they will be back in business in time for the ski season.
Annual Labour Day Parade Set for GF-W
Planning is being finalized for the 94th annual Labour Day Parade in Grand Falls-Windsor, being organized again this year by the Central District Labour Council.
Salt Damage an Environmental Concern in Doyles
Government officials are investigating the amount of environmental damage caused by water and salt leaching from a damaged Department of Transportation storage shed in Doyles on the west coast.
IceCaps Home Opener Oct. 17th
They're going to raise the championship banner.
National Baseball Championship in St.John's
Home run derby tonight.
Tuesday's Scores/Wednesday's Schedule
Aug 19 , 2014
Intense Vehicle Fire in Metro Extinguished
The pickup was destroyed.
No Injuries in Corner Brook House Fire
Broke out in basement apt. over the supper hour.
BC Man Arrested After Drug Bust in St. John's
42 pounds of marijuana and one kilogram of hash were seized.
Teens Playing with Firearm Almost Shoot Passersby in HV-GB
Police want the teens to turn themselves in and give an explanation for what happened.
Boncloddy Street Residents Concerned after Two Suspicious Fires
There were no injuries in either fire, but significant damage was done to both structures.
Hart in Court on Charges of Assaulting Officers at HMP
While he was incarcerated, Nelson Hart was accused of assaulting corrections officers at Her Majesty's Penitentiary.
Minister says Bill 29 Not Working as Intended
Sandy Collins was among a group of government representatives who made presentations before the review committee today.
No Bail for Man Accused of Robbing Taxi Driver
21-year-old Sheldon Vickers waived his right to a bail hearing.
Heavy Rain Causes Flooding on Some Highways
There is a significant amount of water on the Bay D'Espoir Highway and on the Trans Canada just west of Red Cliff.
Dump Truck Driver Charged with Impaired
A tip from the public led the RNC to nab an impaired driver of a dump truck.
Break-in at Corner Brook Warehouse
The Commercial Street building was broken into around 4:00 in the morning and some merchandise was damaged as a result of the break in.
City Tearing Down House Hit by Fire
The house on Goodridge Street, which was hit by fire, is going to be torn down with the bill going to the owner.
Six People Convicted and Sentenced for Firearms Trafficking
Six people charged with trafficking in firearms have been convicted and sentenced following a residential break in last year on the Burin Peninsula.
Author of Book on ALS Pleased with Ice Bucket Challenge
Wanda Gushue of Corner Brook wrote Behind Those Eyes, a book about her husband's affliction with ALS and their journey together with the disease.
CBS May Replace Wooden Garbage Boxes with Plastic Bins
Deputy Mayor Stephen Tessier says they've gone to their Public Works Department to see what the costs of such a move would be.
Local Tech Company Expanding Internationally
Officials with e-Sonar are in Spain where they are holding meetings with local distributors about expanding their markets into North and West Africa, along with Argentia and Peru.
Impact of Shrimp Quota Cuts Felt in Twillingate: Mayor
Twillingate Mayor Gordon Noseworthy says the third shift at the Notre Dame Seafoods plant in Twillingate didn't get any work.
Playboy Featuring NL Woman Hits Stands Today
Stephanie Branton, who is from CBS, says she has been dreaming about this moment for years.
Foreign Car Importer Changing Focus to Recreational Vehicles
Nick Langer of Clarenville-based Motion Six started his business bringing in high performance vehicles like Porsches and BMWs, but says he's found that the real demand is in recreational vehicles.
Court Decision Coming on MUN Shooting Incident
A provincial court judge will decide next week if the RNC used excessive force in arresting Justin Chipman near the Field House last February.
Nick Coates Memorial Car Show this Weekend
Friends and family of a young man killed by an alleged drunk driver in St. John's last year are hosting another car show this weekend in his memory.
Seamus O'Regan Defends Decision to Run in Newfoundland
"West end townie," Seamus O'Regan announced yesterday that he is seeking the Liberal nomination in St. John's South-Mount Pearl.
Local Realtor Launching Food Sharing Initiative
A St. John's man is working with grocery stores and charities in an effort to make fresh food available to those who need it.
Pharmacy Robbery in St. John's Center
Police are looking for the person responsible for stealing narcotics from a St. John's pharmacy.
New Electronic Message Boards Target Speeders
The RNC has introduced two new electronic message boards to the metro area in an effort to help curb traffic violations.
Nunatsiavut President Calls for Action on Caribou Herd
The provincial government announced last week that the George River caribou herd has dwindled to just over 14,000 animals, that's down from 74,000 in 2010, and is just a fraction of what the herd once was two decades ago.
'Social Traveller' Exploring Newfoundland
Bjorn Troch is from Belgium, and he's started a cross-country trek in this province, using only social media as his guide. He says he's letting people contact him to guide the way.
Senator Defends Maternal and Newborn Care Program
The program has been criticized by some because it does not include access to abortion services for women who want it.
Provincial Sports Page
Rugby, Soccer
Monday's Scores/Tuesday's Schedule
Blue Jays back in action tonight.
Aug 18 , 2014
O'Regan Announces Bid for Liberals in St. John's South-Mount Pearl
Seamus O'Regan told a crowd of about 150 supporters this afternoon that, although he feels as though he's never left the province, he's officially coming home.
Boalag Fires Lawyers as Trial Set to Begin
The 35-year-old is accused of aggravated sexual assault and assault with a weapon after a string of incidents that occurred around St. John's in the fall of 2012.
Final Submissions Underway in Chipman Case
Justin Chipman's lawyer wants charges of dangerous driving and assaulting officers thrown out, citing excessive force by the RNC.



 
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