Saskatchewan News

Police: 1 person killed at Illinois mall, shooter at large

News Talk 650 CKOM - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 21:09
ORLAND PARK, Ill. - Authorities say a man was shot and killed at a suburban Chicago mall and the suspect remains at large. Orland Park Deputy Police Chief Joseph Mitchell says the 19-year-old was shot in the centre of Orland Square Mall and

‘Everybody is thinking of them’ Sunday morning fire destroys home in Pilot Butte

Global Regina - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 20:48
Neighbours described it as “shocking” – overnight Sunday, flames engulfed the Stadynk’s family home in Pilot Butte. Two children were inside the residence when the fire started, but made it out just in time.

Oilers sign goalie Mikko Koskinen to three-year contract extension

News Talk 650 CKOM - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 20:25
The Edmonton Oilers have signed goaltender Mikko Koskinen to a three-year contract extension with an average annual salary of US$4.5 million, the club announced Monday. The deal runs through the 2021-22 season. Koskinen, 30, is in

Murder trial witness says texts show a 'rocky relationship' between accused and victim

CBC Saskatchewan - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 20:21
Testimony continued Monday at the second-degree murder trial for Duran Redwood. The jurors heard about text messages between phones belonging to Celeste Yawney and Redwood.
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New federal semi-truck driver regulations to come into effect in January 2020

CBC Saskatchewan - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 19:58
The Canadian Council of Motor Transportation Administrators is going to be developing the standards. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau said they will look at what provinces currently have in place.
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Police: 1 person shot at Illinois mall, suspect at large

News Talk 650 CKOM - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 19:57
ORLAND PARK, Ill. - Authorities say a man was critically wounded in a shooting at a suburban Chicago mall, and the suspect remains at large. Orland Park Police Chief Tim McCarthy tells WBBM-AM the 19-year-old man was shot outside a clothing

Indian police investigate suspected people smuggling to NZ

News Talk 650 CKOM - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 19:52
NEW DELHI - Police in southern India are investigating a suspected attempt to illegally transport scores of Indians on an overcrowded boat to New Zealand. The additional superintendent of police in Kerala state said police were questioning

Robert Major says stop sign would have prevented crash that killed his sons

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 19:40
Robert Major says he wasn’t taking his usual route on the morning when he crashed into a semi on Highway 16, forever changing his life and ending the lives of three other people. It was dark as he drove down Range Road 3083 on Feb. 22

Council, mayor claim $75,000 in travel expenses in 2018

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 19:32
Saskatoon’s mayor and city councillors claimed expenses for travelling across the country and as far away as Las Vegas, Texas and New York City last year. City council claimed a combined $75,412.56 for travel in 2018, which is divided

Four arrested after extensive police chase near Loon Lake

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 19:32
Four people face multiple charges after an extensive police chase involving the RCMP in northwest Saskatchewan. Tonia Cantell, 20, Tonio Cantell, 21, Cody Dillon, 23, and Juanita Wahpistikwan,18, are charged with assaulting

Missing Ahtahkakoop woman

paNOW (Sask) - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 19:25
By paNOW Staff A 21 year old woman from Ahtahkakoop First Nation has been reported as missing. RCMP said Hailey Elizabeth Sasakamoose was reported missing on Jan.18 at around 10 p.m., after leaving her parent’s residence on Ahtahkakoop First Nation. She told her parents she was going to Saskatoon with friends but instead she got a ride to La Ronge. Her whereabouts were unknown as of Monday evening. ... Read More
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Out-of-province companies fined for workplace safety violations in Saskatchewan

Global Regina - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 18:52
Calgary-based Western Energy Services and Great Western Tong Services of Virden, Man., pleaded guilty to workplace safety violations in Saskatchewan.

Historic Grant Hall Hotel up for sale

CTV Regina - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 18:43
Roughly five years ago, four siblings reopened the historic Grant Hall Hotel in downtown Moose Jaw after years of extensive renovations.

Petition started to change city school bus bylaw

CTV Regina - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 18:26
A petition has been started in the city of Regina in hopes of seeing a bylaw change.

4 charged after Sask. officer leaps to avoid being hit during vehicle pursuit

Global Regina - Mon, 01/21/2019 - 18:24
Four people are facing charges after an RCMP officer had to leap out of the way to avoid being hit by a vehicle last week.