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Oct 24 , 2014
East End Water Main Break
Another water main break that has left part of the capital city without water isn't expected to be fixed until 2 p.m.
Wabush Mines Permanently Shutting Down
Union officials says efforts to sell the mine are not dead yet.
Afghanistan Soldiers Remembered at Vigil in St. John's
The spectre of this week's attacks on members of the Canadian Forces only strengthened resolve at a vigil for those who gave their lives during the recent mission in Afghanistan.
Fundraiser for Canadian Soldiers Killed this Week
The fundraiser began on indiegogo.com on Wednesday night, with a goal of $10,000 to be raised for Warrant Officer Patrice Vincent and Corporal Nathan Cirillo.
Man Charged with Dangerous Driving after Accident Last Year
A 19-year-old man is facing charges stemming from an accident last year near St. Jude's on the TCH that killed a 15-year-old boy.
Tire Mart Offering Discounted Tires to Victims of Vandalism
A local company is pitching in to help the people who had their tires slashed earlier this week in St. John's.
Turning Pain to Rage 'In Her Name'
A vigil held in St. John's last night for missing and murdered women, saw family and friends demand change to end violence against women.
Power Continues Testimony at Supreme Court
There wasn't much progress made this morning at the Pynn-Butler murder trial in St. John's.
RCMP Release Dramatic Video of Assault on Parliament
A video released by the RCMP shows Michael Zehaf Bibeau running up the hill from to National War Memorial brandishing a rifle and commandeering a parked car.
News Article has Video
PTSD Advocate says Cpl. Cirillo 'Just Doing His Duty'
A local veteran and author has spoken out on the tragic events that unfolded in Ottawa on Wednesday.
Davis Wins PC Nomination for Topsail
Premier Paul Davis won the nomination with 426 votes.
Salvation Army Touched by Response to Stolen Gifts
Major Lorne Pritchett says he expects to provide a full update next week on the public response to a break-in at the Salvation Army property in CBS earlier this week.
High Speed Chase Through Metro Reaches 140 kph
A man led police on a lengthy chase twice last night in metro, and when it finally ended on the TCH at Butter Pot Park, it was discovered that he owed plenty in outstanding fines.
Family says Accused Stabber Denied Help Because of Age
One of the families at the centre of a terrible incident that shook CBS last month says they looked for help for their mentally ill son, but because of his age, they were virtually helpless.
Updating Technology for Fisheries Research
Earle McCurdy, president of the Fish, Food and Allied Workers Union, believes the old system for determining Halibut populations is outdated.
News Article has Video
RNC Looking for Tire Slasher in St. John's
Police say sometime between 11:30 p.m. Wednesday night and 7:30 a.m. Thursday, residents of L'Anse aux Meadows Crescent awoke to find their tires slashed.
Missing Man Found
The RNC says 57-year-old Sean Michael Fitzpatrick has been located and is safe.
Pumpkinfest Taking Place this Saturday at Lester's Farm
Pumpkinfest is a day-long event with activities for all ages including pumpkin bowling, face painting and tractor rides.
60 Cats Adopted so Far During Humane Services Promotion
There are still thirty cats left to adopt.
Possible Drunk Driver in Corner Brook Crash
The two-vehicle accident happened at about 9:00 p.m. on the Lewin Parkway at St. Mark's Avenue.
Water Main Breaks Cause Havoc in St. John's
A watermain break on Topsail Road is expected to be repaired sometime this morning. Meanwhile a significant number of households were affected by a water main problem on Allandale Road yesterday.
Avalon East Hockey Opens Tonight
First game in Torbay.
Provincial Sports Page
Sea-Hawks, rugby, basketball.
Thursday's Scores/Friday's Schedule
Big comeback by the Wings.
Oct 23 , 2014
Prime Minister Addresses Nation as House of Commons Resumes
MPs sang the National Anthem and Sergeant at Arms Kevin Vickers was given a lengthy standing ovation in the House of Commons today as MPs returned after a shootout and lengthy lockdown on Parliament Hill yesterday.
Two Sent to Hospital after Crash in CBS
The ramp remains closed to traffic at this hour creating a backlog on the CBS Bypass.
Stepmother of Accused Stabber says Help for Mental Illness Inadequate
19-year-old Nick Layman is charged with attempted murder after allegedly stabbing an 11-year-old boy in the neck while he was playing on a busy soccer pitch in CBS last month.
Halifax Police Arrest Armed Man
Police received report this morning of an armed man in the Halifax downtown area.
Billy Power Cross Examination Continues
Today, Philip Pynn's lawyer Mark Gruchy pointed out many instances where Power's police statements conflicted with his testimony.
PCs Call for Nominations in Humber East and Trinity-Bay de Verde
Nominations close noon Saturday. Bylections in both districts have yet to be called.
Over 80 Tires Slashed Overnight In Metro
Police received 26 complaints from residents in the area indicating their tires had been slashed sometime between 11:30 last night and 7:30 this morning.
Major Power Outage Briefly Hits Avalon
It was brief but widespread.
Water Restored to Central St. John's after Main Break
A large part of the city lost its water when construction workers on Allandale Road had to go underneath a water main.
Vigil for Missing and Murdered Women and Girls Tonight
Names of the more than 85 women and girls who have been murdered or are missing will be read aloud to be remembered and honoured.
NL Housing Official says Meetings Going Ahead in Ottawa
Stephen Pretty says their meetings are going ahead today, although in a limited capacity.
Plans Underway for Regatta Bicentennial
The Royal St. John's Regatta will give an update on the 200th anniversary of the event today.
Canada 'Not Immune' To Attack: Harper
Federal Leaders React to the tragic shooting in Ottawa yesterday.
Increased Security, But No Immediate Threat To Province
The province has increased security at Confederation Building as a precaution.
Court Appearance for Man Charged after Abandoning Seven Pitbulls
35-year-old Ross Martin is facing a long list of charges after seven pit bull dogs were seized from an abandoned property.
Woman Rescued from House Fire by Neighbour
Fire crews were met with heavy smoke when they arrived on scene at Watson Crescent.
Seasonal Layoffs Follow Close on Mount Pearl Lockout
It's only been a few days since municipal workers in Mount Pearl went back to work, and while there is word twenty-two seasonal workers are being laid off, city officials say that is routine.
Slight Drop At The Pumps
Gas has dropped by almost half-a-cent a litre. Furnace oil and stove oil are down by about a cent and a half, while diesel and residential propane went down by just over a cent a litre.
Salt Trucks Reappear On NL Highways
The temperature went down to near zero overnight.
Charges Laid After Downtown Assault
A 35-year-old woman has been charged with aggravated assault, assaulting a police officer, and breaching probation while a 39-year-old man was charged with assault and breaches.
Province's French Community Thriving
Francophone Immigration is alive and well in Newfoundland and Labrador.
IceCaps Lose in OT
Homestand continues this weekend.
Provincial Sports Page
Rugby, soccer
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Kansas City rebounds against the Giants.
Oct 22 , 2014
Nation Mourns Soldier, Parliament Hill Shooter Identified
The man who shot and killed 24-year old Corporal Nathan Cirillo of Hamilton, Ontario, has been identified.
Two Sent to Hospital after Fire
Two people have been sent to hospital following a house fire on Watson Crescent, in the east end of St. John's.



 
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