Saskatoon News

'This is not a small problem': TSB wants changes following Fond du Lac plane crash

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:55
Major and urgent changes are required to eliminate nation-wide, 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.

Texas mom sentenced in deaths of toddlers inside hot car

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:43
KERRVILLE, Texas - A 20-year-old Texas mother whose two toddlers died after she left them inside a hot vehicle overnight has been sentenced to 40 years in prison. The Kerrville Daily Times reports that Amanda Hawkins was sentenced Wednesday

Letter of the Day: Many dire climate warnings over years

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 10:00
The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) has issued a dire warning that humanity will be doomed if we do not drastically reduce CO2 emissions in 12 years. If we look back a few years, ther

McCain replacement Sen. Jon Kyl resigning at end of year

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:47
PHOENIX - Arizona’s governor says U.S. Sen. Jon Kyl will resign at the end of the year from the Senate seat he was appointed to less than four months ago following the death of Sen. Jon McCain. The Republican Gov. Doug Ducey announced

Bobsled body suspends 5 Russians in fallout of Sochi doping

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:36
LAUSANNE, Switzerland - Russian bobsled federation president Alexander Zubkov and four others have been provisionally suspended for doping in fallout from the Sochi Olympics. The International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation says it has imp

N. Carolina teacher, MLB player’s daughter dies after drill

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:35
HERTFORD, N.C. - Authorities in North Carolina say a fifth-grade teacher who was also the daughter of baseball star Jim “Catfish” Hunter died after falling ill during a school fire drill. Perquimans County Schools assistant supe

Valour FC signs goalkeeper Tyson Farago, midfielder Dylan Sacramento.

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:32
WINNIPEG - Valour FC has signed two local players in goalkeeper Tyson Farago and midfielder Dylan Sacramento. The 27-year-old Farago joins the new Canadian Premier League team after spending most of the 2018 season with St. Patrick’s

Mandatory payments for minor offences unconstitutional, top court rules

News Talk 650 CKOM - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:25
OTTAWA - The Supreme Court of Canada says a law that makes people convicted of crimes pay surcharges to helps victims is unconstitutional. In a 7-2 decision delivered this morning in Ottawa, the Supreme Court found

One year after fatal plane crash, community leaders 'angry' at lack of action to make transportation safer

Saskatoon StarPhoenix - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:22
Ernestine McDonald weeps as she recalls the plane crash that sent her to hospital with three broken ribs last December. “I think about it. It just hurts. Things come in December,” the 73-year-old said through tears. McDon

Mandatory payments for minor offences unconstitutional, top court rules

CTV Saskatoon - Fri, 12/14/2018 - 09:14
The Supreme Court of Canada says a law that makes people convicted of crimes pay surcharges to helps victims is unconstitutional.
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