Saskatoon News

Christie off list of White House chief of staff candidates

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 16:05
WASHINGTON - Former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie took himself out of contention for White House chief of staff on Friday as President Donald Trump’s chaotic search for a new chief inched forward with the feel of an unfolding reality TV sho

TSB cites major, systematic problems following Fond du Lac plane crash

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 15:58
Major and urgent changes are required to eliminate nationwide, systemic problems that played a role in a fatal plane crash in Fond du Lac one year ago, says the Transportation Safety Board of Canada. When the West Wind Aviation ATR-42 went

Drugs, $27K seized by officers in Prince Albert, Sask.

Global Saskatoon - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 15:41
Police seized meth, hydromorphone and fentanyl during two searches in Prince Albert, Sask.
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Texas mom sentenced in deaths of toddlers inside hot car

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 15:35
KERRVILLE, Texas - A Texas mother whose two toddlers died after she left them inside a hot vehicle overnight was sentenced to 40 years in prison. Amanda Hawkins, 20, learned her punishment Wednesday for the June 2017 deaths of her two daugh

Sask. Justice determining local impact after top court abolishes mandatory victim surcharge

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 15:32
The Saskatchewan justice ministry needs time to determine what the impact of a Supreme Court of Canada decision abolishing mandatory victim surcharges will have on the province. Ministry of Justice spokesman Drew Wilby said the government j

Questions raised over retailers who shame shoplifters with photos

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 15:25
A Newfoundland sex store’s social-media shaming of an alleged shoplifter has raised ethical questions around retailers who display security footage in a bid to catch thieves. Provincial privacy commissioner Donovan Molloy has reported

Michigan governor signs measures to scale-back initiatives

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 14:13
LANSING, Mich. - Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder has signed Republican-backed laws to significantly scale back citizen-initiated measures to raise the minimum wage and require paid sick leave for workers. The term-limited Republican governor&#821

Questions raised over retailers who shame shoplifters with photos

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 14:08
A Newfoundland sex store’s social-media shaming of an alleged shoplifter has raised ethical questions over retailers who display security footage to catch thieves. Provincial privacy commissioner Donovan Molloy has reportedly encourag

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