Saskatoon News

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 57 min ago
JUNEAU, Alaska - The Alaska Supreme Court on Friday struck down as unconstitutional a state law and regulation seeking to define what constitutes medically necessary abortions for purposes of Medicaid funding. The court, in a 4-1 decision, upheld a 2015 lower court ruling that had also barred the... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 1 hour ago
On Friday, a judge found Matthew Gamble guilty of aggravated assault and unlawful confinement.

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 1 hour ago
In the latest edition of Minute at the Movies, Todd James reviews “Alita: Battle Angel” and “Isn’t it Romantic.” Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
AURORA, Ill. - A gunman opened fire at a manufacturing plant in suburban Chicago on Friday, killing five people and wounding five police officers before he was fatally shot, police said. Aurora, Illinois, Police Chief Kristen Ziman told a news conference that the gunman was 45-year-old Gary... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
LONDON - A British newspaper says police in London are investigating an allegation of sexual assault made against former British Columbia premier Gordon Campbell. The Daily Telegraph says Scotland Yard is investigating a complaint from a woman who was an employee at the Canadian High... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 1 hour ago
It’s a labour of love with a long history in Saskatoon, taking care of outdoor community rinks.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 1 hour ago
The City of Saskatoon is exploring the possibility of constructing the city’s first standalone pedestrian bridge and sewer pipe across the South Saskatchewan River. The city is seeking proposals to build the river crossing until Feb. 27. The pipe/bridge would cross the river south of the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
NEW YORK - With a public hearing looming and the threat of owners and league officials facing depositions, the NFL settled collusion cases brought by Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid. The league, about to celebrate its 100th season, faced criticism from all sides thanks to the protest movement... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 1 hour ago
The Friday, February 15, 2019, edition of Global News at 6 with Ryan Kessler on Global Saskatoon.

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 1 hour ago
Left alone for three days with two children and limited food, Andrew Paul Chatsis snapped — and hit an 11-month old boy. When the boy’s mother returned home on April 5, 2018, she said the baby was crying and his head was covered in red marks. The facts of the case were heard in Saskatoon... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
Greg and Gerry Latham spent Friday morning scrambling to pack up family heirlooms as a series of sinkholes threatened to destroy their dream retirement home on British Columbia’s Sunshine Coast. The Lathams are among 14 families in an upscale seaside neighbourhood in Sechelt... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 1 hour ago
Environment Minister Dustic Duncan says the province will seek public input to bridge the gap between hunters and rural landowners.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
Canadian politicians are banding together to address harassment, abuse and discrimination in sports, but details on their plans remain slim.   Kirsty Duncan, Canada’s Minister of Science and Sport, announced in Red Deer, Alta., on Friday that the federal government, along with... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
Veterans Diana Matheson and Erin McLeod return to the Canadian lineup for the Algarve Cup later this month. Both players were not summoned for last month’s camp in Spain and friendly win over Norway as a precaution after rehabbing injuries. While both have suffered long-term knee... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 1 hour ago
AURORA, Ill. - A gunman opened fire at a suburban Chicago industrial park Friday, killing at least one person and wounding four police officers before he was “neutralized,” officials said. Chris Nelson, spokesman for the Kane County coroner’s office, confirmed at least one... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 2 hours ago
Saskatchewan’s trespass laws have hunters worried about accessing land. The province believes there’s a solution, but don’t know what ti looks like. Cami Kepke reports. Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
SOMERVILLE, N.J. - A former “Melrose Place” actress was sentenced Friday to more prison time for a fatal 2010 auto accident by a judge who appeared at times reluctant to follow the guidelines set by an appeals court that had ruled her initial sentence and a second sentence were too... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
WASHINGTON - Despite President Donald Trump’s tough talk on trade, his administration has granted hundreds of companies permission to import millions of tons of steel made in China, Japan and other countries without paying the hefty tariff he put in place to protect U.S. manufacturers... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
MEXICO CITY - Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador announced a $3.9 billion bailout for the country’s cash-strapped, state-owned oil company Friday and promised it an additional $1.6 billion in revenue, making it a rescue package of up to $5.5 billion. Lopez Obrador has made... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
DALLAS - Major U.S. airlines say they will soon change their ticketing process to give passengers the option of identifying themselves as other than male or female. The gender option on airline sites will soon include choices such “undisclosed” or “unspecified.” There... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
CHICAGO - The U.S. government will lead an ambitious effort to develop technologies to recycle lithium-ion batteries from electric vehicles, cellphones and other sources to ensure a reliable and affordable supply of metals crucial to battery production in anticipation of soaring global demand and... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 2 hours ago
A professor specializing in constitutional law says climate change will likely not play into the final decision on Saskatchewan’s carbon tax reference case. David Baxter reports. Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
Canadian politicians are banding together to address harassment, abuse and discrimination in sports, but details on their plans remain slim.   Kirsty Duncan, Canada’s Minister of Science and Sport, announced in Red Deer, Alta., on Friday that the federal government, along with... Read more

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - 1 day 2 hours ago
A Canoe Narrows man has been fined $14,500 and had his truck forfeited to the Crown after he pleaded guilty to violating provincial fisheries regulations. Richard Desjardin, 63, entered a guilty plea in a Canoe Narrows courtroom on Nov. 8, 2018 to three counts of marketing fish without a licence,... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 2 hours ago
A professor specializing in constitutional law says climate change will likely not play into the final decision on Saskatchewan's carbon tax reference case.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
VANCOUVER - British Columbia’s health minister is urging people to get vaccinated to protect themselves from measles after a fourth case of the disease was confirmed in Vancouver. Adrian Dix says it’s the responsibility of parents to ensure their children are... Read more

Global Saskatoon - 1 day 2 hours ago
The future of more than 100 vendors with the Saskatoon Farmers’ Market is now up in the air and it’s all because of a leaky roof. Global’s Meaghan Craig has more. Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
SOMERVILLE, N.J. - A former “Melrose Place” actress was sentenced Friday to more prison time for a fatal 2010 auto accident after an appeals court ruled her initial sentence was too lenient. Amy Locane was given five years behind bars. She served about two-and-a-half years of a three-... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
MONTREAL - A former SNC-Lavalin executive and his lawyer had obstruction of justice charges against them stayed Friday on the grounds it took too long to bring the case to trial. Sami Bebawi, a former SNC-Lavalin executive vice-president, and his Montreal-based tax... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
CHICAGO - Attorney Gloria Allred told The Associated Press Friday she has contacted law enforcement about concerns one of her clients may be the person in a VHS tape recently given to Chicago prosecutors that purportedly shows R&B star R. Kelly having sex with an underage girl. Allred, who... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
WINNIPEGOSIS, Man. - Manitoba is taking a hard look at youth justice and its connection to child welfare after a study found more than half of kids incarcerated had also been in care. Justice Minister Cliff Cullen announced Friday that the province will review why youth are bouncing... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
TORONTO - The Ontario Hockey League has fined the Niagara IceDogs $250,000 and stripped the club of its first-round selections at the 2019 and 2021 OHL Priority drafts for what the league calls a “violation of player recruitment policies.” The OHL announced the discipline against the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
Jovon Johnson is trading his cleats in for a whistle this season. The veteran CFL defensive back tweeted Friday he’s accepted an offer to become the defensive backs coach at Defiance College in Ohio. The 35-year-old is currently a free agent after spending the last two years with the... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
OTTAWA - Former justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould angered senators by refusing to give testimony on a change to the Criminal Code that is now at the centre of allegations that she was improperly pressured to help SNC-Lavalin avoid criminal prosecution. The Criminal Code amendment was stuffed... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 2 hours ago
AURORA, Ill. - At least one person was killed and four police officers wounded when a shooter opened fire at an industrial park in Aurora, Illinois, officials said Friday. Kane County Coroner Chris Nelson confirmed one person was killed. City spokesman Clayton Muhammad said four officers were... Read more

CTV Saskatoon - 1 day 3 hours ago
Darren Letal says his back yard is a scary place to be after shots were fired into his Pleasant Hill home Thursday afternoon.

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 3 hours ago
CALGARY - The Crown has stayed a sexual assault charge against prominent Calgary chef and restaurant owner Michael Noble because there was no reasonable likelihood of conviction. Police alleged that Noble followed an employee into a bathroom during a downtown Calgary social gathering in... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 3 hours ago
BURNABY, B.C. - NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh says he is taking nothing for granted as he continues to work hard to win a byelection in Burnaby, B.C., and gain a seat in Parliament. Singh made the comments after voting for himself in an advance poll on Friday ahead of the Feb. 25 byelection in Burnaby... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 3 hours ago
MONTREAL - An Ottawa physician who navigated the dangerous roads of Haiti Friday to get to the Port-au-Prince airport with three Canadian colleagues says he feel lucky to be alive and is warning others stranded in the strife-torn country not to follow his lead.... Read more

News Talk 650 CKOM - 1 day 3 hours ago
WASHINGTON - With a few swipes of his Sharpie, Donald Trump assuaged America’s fears of another government shutdown Friday, but not before declaring a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border. The move is a bid for billions of dollars in... Read more

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