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Nov 1 , 2014
Inmate Sentenced for Role in HMP Riots
33-year-old Paul Connolly pleaded guilty to nine charges Friday relating to four separate incidents at HMP.
Life in Prison for Man Convicted in Moncton Shootings
Justin Bourque has been sentenced to life in prison with no chance of parole for 75 years.
Further Assessment for Accused Stabber at Soccer Field
Nicholas Layman is accused of aggravated assault, assault with a weapon, and attempted murder. Doctors told the court today they need more time to fully assess Layman.
Case for Woman Accused as Accessory in Murder Trial Set Over
Allyson Hatcher was dating accused murderer Philip Pynn when Winsor was shot and killed three years ago.
Correctional Officer Charged with Assault
34-year-old Anthony Crocker of Mount Pearl is facing a single charge, for allegedly assaulting an inmate on August 27th.
RCMP Responds to Public Concerns on Dana Bradley Case
The RCMP says it acknowledges the public concerns about the Dana Bradley investigation in the wake of recent media coverage.
Ceremony to Mark Start of Poppy Campaign
Veterans and government officials gathered at Confederation Building today for the Fly the Flag of Remembrance ceremony.
Jail Time for Convicted Stabber
21-year-old Michael William Curtis Kelly will be incarcerated for the next 10 and a half months.
Good Night for Trick or Treating, Wet Weather Ahead
Environment Canada has issued a weather alert for west and southwest Newfoundland for tomorrow.
Animal Hospital Spays and Neuters 52 Feral Cats
Working with community organizations Mollie's Dream and Pleas for Paws, Sunrise in Mount Pearl has successfully completed its third trap, spay/neuter, and release event on Sunday.
More Charges for Man Accused of Attempted Murder
20-year-old Brandon Tobin is accused of assault causing bodily harm on another inmate.
No Injury After Paradise Fire
St. John's Regional Fire Department received the call at around 6:30 this morning of a possible structure fire at Priscilla Place in Paradise.
Bank Robber Still At Large
The man entered the Scotiabank on Elizabeth Avenue just before 5 p.m. yesterday.
Court Appearance for Man Accused of Robbing Bar, Police Pursuit
Police say 32-year-old Kevin Roberts entered the Hayloft Lounge late on the evening of October 14th.
Alleged Thief Nabbed After Car Chase
RNC responded to a call that a man was going through vehicles. Police spotted the suspect vehicle, and a short chase ensued.
RNC: No Law Against Panhandlers at Intersections
The RNC says it has no authority to ticket or fine those begging for food or money in the medians of busy intersections.
Man Grabs at RCMP Officer's Gun
Police say the man was released after a charge of impaired driving at the RCMP detachment in Harbour Grace. He made a grab for a gun in an officer's holster.
'Complaints' in GFW were Reports Blue Sky Itself Filed
Anne Whelan of Blue Sky says that over half of the calls to police were made by employees of Blue Sky for curfew violations.
St. John's Condos Sitting Empty in Cooling Market
Expect to see more apartments developed in the St. John's area in future thanks to a cooling in the condominium market.
Work Begins On New Marble Mountain Lift
The new 'Lightning Express' chair lift is expected to be in operation at the latest by mid-January.
Eastern Health Investigating Six C. Difficile Cases
In five of the cases, the patients contracted the illness while in hospital, and the other was acquired prior to being admitted.
Pheasant Sightings near Quidi Vidi
They may not seem that common in Newfoundland, but ring-necked pheasants, like the one recently spotted in the Quidi Vidi Road area of St. John's, are not unheard of.
$1M for Ocean Science Students at Memorial
The Research and Development Corporation has announced an almost-$1 million allocation to support Ocean Science students at Memorial University.
Northern Exposure Conference Coming to St. John's
Northern Exposure 2015 will be held at the Delta Hotel and Mile One Centre January 27th to 29th.
IceCaps on Road this Weekend
Playing in Maine tonight.
Provincial Sports Page
AUS men's soccer tournament in St.John's
Thursday's Scores/Friday's Schedule
Michael Ryder tied the game in regulation
Oct 30 , 2014
Armed Robbery at St. John's Bank
A man got away with an undisclosed amount of cash after an armed robbery at a bank in St. John's.
Manning Defends Character, Responds to Critics
The unelected Minister of Justice and Public Safety, Judy Manning says she's being personally attacked.
Wet Weekend in the Forecast
Environment Canada is urging residents to pay attention to the weekend forecasts as an area of rain moves into the island on Saturday and drops as much as 20 mm.
Pheasant Spotted in St. John's
Conservation officers were called to the Quidi Vidi Road area yesterday afternoon after receiving calls of a male pheasant strutting around in the area.
New Equipment for Marble Mountain Arrives
On site today, crews unloaded a 3.2 km long, 50,000 lbs haul cable for the new 'Lightning Express' chair lift.
Driver Arrested for False Plate
A 23-year-old man is facing a number of charges after an unusual traffic stop in Labrador City late last week.
Councillor Wants Medians Enforced to Prevent Panhandling
Art Puddister says those begging for food and money at busy intersections like Thorburn Road and Columbus Drive, or those that frequent Kelsey Drive, are a safety hazard.
Man Charged after Allegedly Grabbing for Officer's Weapon
64-year-old Robert Barrett made a brief court appearance this morning.
Accused Arsonist to Return for Pleas Next Month
Jenelle Coughlan appeared briefly at provincial court this morning.
Ageism and Demographic Shift a Topic at Seniors' Conference
By 2021, almost a quarter of the province will be over 65, a demographic shift that sets the tone for the seniors' conference taking place at St. Patrick's Mercy Home this week.
Gonzaga School Reopens after Security Threat
Students have now returned to class.
Change Islands Residents to Protest Wharf Condition
Chair of the Change Islands Harbour Authority, Weldon Pennell, says the condition of the structure is so poor it actually moves.
Corner Brook Group Home Moving after Complaints
It's the latest in a series of issues involving Blue Sky in recent months.
New Charges for Man Accused of Sexually Assaulting Minor
Christopher Ford Butt appeared briefly at provincial court yesterday afternoon to face the new charges.
Eastern Health Conducting Ebola Preparedness Exercise
While the risk of the disease being contracted by someone in this province remains low, officials have been preaching safety.
Voter Turnout Up in CBS Advance Polls
587 people cast ballots yesterday. That's up significantly from 2011 when 429 turned out for the advance poll in the general election.
Gas Continues to Drop, Down Three Cents
Furnace oil and diesel are down by almost a cent.
Provincial Deficit Far Less than Forecast
The province's audited financial statements show the deficit at $388.6 million; that's down significantly from the forecast deficit of $563.8 million.
Government Declines Comment after Group Home Permit Revoked
The town of Grand Falls-Windsor voted this week to revoke Blue Sky's permit to operate in the town after just four months following a litany of public complaints.
Liberals React to Latest Political Poll
Liberal Leader Dwight Ball says he's pleased with the latest political poll which gives his party a 2-1 lead over the governing Tories.
Final Submissions Coming Monday in Pynn-Butler Trial
Sergeant Tom Warren told the jury yesterday that a warrant was issued for Philip Pynn's arrest on the morning of July 11, 2011.
Gathering Place Opens Refurbished $7 Million Facility
The Gathering Place makes lunch for an average of 126 people per day, and redesigned, expanded facility includes a kitchen, laundry room, women's only section, and geothermal heating.
Coast Guard Awards Presented
Thirteen members of the Canadian Coast Guard were honoured with Exemplary Service medals at Government House yesterday.



 
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