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Sep 22 , 2014
Jury Selection for Pynn-Butler Murder Trial to Resume Tomorrow
Four jurors were released this morning for various reasons, just as the trial was set to begin.
RNC to Respond to Questions on Fatal Accident
A 22-year-old woman is dead after the vehicle she was driving left the road near Purcell's Turn in Kilbride.
Despite Some Extreme Examples, Crime Down in Metro
Chief Bill Janes says break and entry is down 25 per cent in metro, car theft has dropped by 19 per cent and violent crime is down by 7 per cent.
Frightening Home Invasion in St. John's
A 25-year-old man was home with a small child when someone broke into the house through the vacant basement apartment early Sunday morning.
Missing Serval Cat Located
The cat, named Zulu, was out for a walk with its owner at a cabin in the Sandy Point/Norris Arm area when it was startled by an ATV and wriggled out of its harness.
Igor's Fourth Anniversary Marked With Wind and Rain
Fire and Emergency Services is warning residents to prepare for the possibility of localized flooding over the next day or so as the result of a weather system moving over the island.
Crosbie wants More Compensation for Moose-Vehicle Accident Victims
While the moose class action suit was dismissed last week, lawyer Ches Crosbie is promising an appeal unless the province offers some suitable compensation to the victims.
Electronics Recycling Program Overcharging: NDP
Consumers are forced to pay a recycling tax on virtually all electronics including cell phones, TV's and stereos, payable at point of purchase.
Archaeological Collection of Twillingate Artifacts Now Online
The artifacts, representing the Maritime Archaic culture, were collected in and around Twillingate by James Anstey.
Mining Forum Underway in St. John's
About 200 delegates from across North American have gathered at the Sheraton Hotel in St. John's to discuss topics such as global trends in mining.
Kitchen Fire Damages Apartment at Tommy Sexton Centre
Two adults are living in temporary quarters after fire damaged an apartment in a residential unit at the Tommy Sexton Centre in the east end of St. John's.
NHL Exhibition Games at Mile One
Tickets are still available for the two NHL pre-season games at Mile One between the New York Islanders and Ottawa Senators.
Bell Island Woman Fundraising for Injured Goat
Claudette Street says she didn't know the owner prior to hearing about the story but felt she had to do something to help.
MP Wants Extension for Food Fishery
NDP MP Ryan Cleary says weather conditions need to be taken into consideration, as a matter of safety.
St. John's Eyeing $81-Million Capital Works Project
The money would be spent mainly on roads, water and sewer infrastructure.
Snowclearing Overhaul Beginning in Capital City: Galgay
The capital came under fire last winter for leaving snow piled up on streets and sidewalks, and not being fast enough off the mark after the snow began to fall.
St. John's Workers Ratify New Contract
The deal, ratified in a vote Friday, includes an 18 per cent wage increase over four years and a prorated signing bonus of up to $1,000.
Heritage Approves New Sign for Bowring Building
The illuminated 20' x 4' sign will be situated on the top stack of the parking area facing Harbour Drive.
New Exhibit Features Unsung Hero of Beaumont Hamel
Lt.-Col. Thomas Nangle negotiated the purchase of the battlefield that would become Beaumont Hamel Memorial Park, and was instrumental in creating the National War Memorial in St. John's.
Oxygen Given to Cat after House Fire
A cat was given oxygen, but is otherwise okay after a fire on Ladysmith Drive in St. John's. Neighbours spotted smoke coming from the rear of the bungalow around 4:00 p.m. yesterday and called 911.
Aging Population 'Bubble' Could Mean Trouble in Near Future
Memorial University's Harris Centre says more research needs to be done to address a demographic 'bubble' that has been created by the province's aging population.
Armed Robbery a Concern for Petty Hr. Council
RNC haven't said what type of weapon was used in the robbery at Petty Harbour Convenience just before 10:00 p.m. Saturday.
St. John's Native Signs On with Leafs
18-year-old Cody Donaghey of St. John's has been signed on a three-year entry-level contract with the Toronto Maple Leafs.
MUN Sea-Hawks Wrap
The two soccer teams come away with three victories and a tie.
Provincial Sports Page
Soccer, softball, hockey
Sunday's Scores/Monday's Schedule
Seattle wins Super Bowl rematch.
Sep 21 , 2014
House Fire in Kenmount Terrace
A fire caused extensive damage to a home on Ladysmith Drive in St. John's. Neighbours spotted smoke coming from the rear of the bungalow around 4 p.m. and called 911.
Fatal Crash in St. John's
RNC are investigating a single-vehicle crash near the intersection of Bay Bulls Road and Old Bay Bulls Road.
Fire Strikes Tommy Sexton Centre
A man and a woman released from hospital.
Wind and Heavy Rain Warnings for Monday
Environment Canada has issued a wind warning for virtually all of the island and rain warnings for much of the south and west coasts.
Motorcyclist Pulled Over for No Helmet, Now Facing Charges
A 56-year-old motorcyclist in St. John's has had his bike impounded and now has a date with the courts on several charges.
Armed Robbery in Petty Harbour
It happened at a convenience store in Petty Harbour shortly before 10 last night.
Baseball Bat Assault in Corner Brook
A 25-year-old man suffered minor injuries when he was attacked by another man wielding a baseball bat.
Firearms Stolen after Break and Enter in St. John's
Someone broke into a residence on Tamarack Street and took off with two firearms among other items.
13th Annual Targa Newfoundland Concludes
The event wound up at the St. John's Waterfront Friday evening after five gruelling days on the roads of the Avalon, Burin, and Bonavista Peninsulas.
Local Man Signed by Maple Leafs
18-year-old Cody Donaghey of St. John's was signed by the Leafs yesterday to a three-year entry level contract after competing in their Prospect Camp in July.
Climate Change March in St. John's Today
Environmentalist Fred Winsor says the event is to raise awareness of the effects that greenhouse gas emissions have on climate, and to convince politicians to make changes.
Farms Open Doors to the Public
This is Open Farm Day and hundreds of people are expected to visit farms across the province.
Feast of Cohen Tonight
A celebration is set for tonight in recognition of the 80th birthday of legendary Canadian singer-songwriter, Leonard Cohen.
Senators Holding Intrasquad Game at Mile One
Tickets are reduced in price for anyone who has tickets already to the Senators-Islanders pre-season game tomorrow night.
Provincial Sports Page
Major Midget Hockey.
Saturday's Scores/Sunday's Schedule
Super Bowl re-match today.
Sep 20 , 2014
Newfoundlander Signed by the Maple Leafs
Cody Donaghey has been signed to an entry-level contract.
Very Wet and Windy on Monday
Forecasters don't know how much rain will fall, but it could be significant.
Women Take to the Streets for Annual March to End Sexual Violence
Women unite, take back the night - that was one of many chants that echoed through the streets of downtown St. John's last night.
Moose-Vehicle Lawsuit Dismissed, Appeal Possible
The province has been found not to be liable.
Talks Set to Resume in Attempt to Avert Mount Pearl Strike
The city and its outside workers are due to resume talks next week.
Outside Workers Accept City Offer
St. John's outside workers have voted to accept the four year deal offered by the city earlier this week.
Women Injured in Dramatic Accident
The vehicle left the road and ended up in a ditch off the Outer Ring Road.
Drunk Driver Stopped Near Elementary School Zone
54 year old stopped by police over the lunch hour yesterday.



 
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