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Jul 24 , 2014
'Worst Mother Ever' to be Sentenced in September
Victim impact statement heard in Harbour Grace yesterday.
Recovery Effort Underway for Missing Swimmer
Police say an extensive search failed to turn up any sign of Albert Brake.
Three Murders Skew Crime Stats in St. John's
RNC reacting to National Crime Severity Index.
New President and CEO for Newfoundland Power
Gary Smith takes over August 1st.
Northern Peninsula Man May Have Drowned
Believed to have fallen into waters near Cow Head.
3D Survey Work to Start on Flemish Pass Basin
The BOA Galatea is in St. John's preparing to begin 3D electromagnetic survey work where recent major oil discoveries have been made.
Illegal Parking in Blue Zones Only Part of the Problem: COD-NL
Kelly White says even if a space is available, blue zones are not always large enough to accommodate wheelchairs, or vehicles with ramps.
Fire Ban Now Includes Mount Pearl
The bans now include any outdoor wood burning appliance, as well as consumer fireworks.
Field House Shooting Trial Continues Today
26-year-old Justin Chipman is facing charges of assaulting four officers.
Murder Trial to Resume After Outburst
The preliminary hearing into the death of Loretta Saunders is set to resume today in court in Halifax following a disruption by Saunders' uncle in court yesterday.
Minister Open to Reconsidering Cod Quota
Federal Minister Gail Shea says while there are positive signs cod stocks could be returning, that's not the case in the shrimp industry.
Travel Delays Through Gros Morne
There is road construction activity on the Northern Peninsula Highway and on the Bonne Bay Road.
Bell Says Minimal Impact from BCE Takeover
Bell Aliant says the impact on local jobs will be minimal with Bell Canada's acquisition.
New Phase of Hebron Project Begins
The gravity based structure has been towed to the deepwater construction site.
Discussions Continue on Future of Wabush Mines
Austrian-based company interested in the idled mine.
ATIPPA Hearings Continue Today
Statements heard from municipalities yesterday.
Slight Change in Fuel Prices
Gas is down, but only slightly.
Tshakapesh Running in Natuashish
In-fighting forces early election.
Disability Advocates Remind about Service Animal Laws
COD-NL was responding to a recent incident involving a veteran who experienced some trouble trying to bring his service dog aboard a Marine Atlantic vessel.
Cancer Society Puts Money into Rural Programs
The Canadian Cancer Society is embarking on an awareness program in rural Newfoundland thanks to some major funding from Husky Energy.
Burin Gold Find Attracts Worldwide Attention
A gold and silver discovery on the Burin Peninsula is attracting international interest.
LEGO Designer at MUN
Italian robotics engineer, inventor and freelance Lego designer Daniele Benedettli will talk robots in a presentation at MUN tonight.
IceCaps Ink Chiarot
Signs one-year deal.
Provincial Sports Page
Softball, soccer
Wednesday's Scores/Thursday's Schedule
Jays pick up another win over Boston.
Jul 23 , 2014
Man Believed to Have Fallen in Water in Cow Head
RCMP say they received the report of the missing man around 11 p.m. last night.
Search for Missing Man now Recovery Effort
47-year-old Albert Brake of Trout River was last seen entering the water on the beach at Trout River on Sunday.
All Outdoor Fires Banned in St. John's
The City of St. John's is extending its existing fire ban to include fires in any outdoor wood burning appliances, as well as consumer fireworks.
Name Released of Man who Died in Boating Accident
72-year-old Gordon Reid of Cambridge Ontario, originally from Bell Island, was home on vacation.
Courtroom Erupts During Hearing in Loretta Saunders Murder Case
Blake Leggette and Victoria Henneberry are accused of murdering Loretta Saunders in February and leaving her body in the median of the Trans Canada Highway in New Brunswick.
RNC says 2013 Crime Statistics are Positive
The RNC says the violent crime stats in the metro area are up because of three murders that occurred in 2013. There were none in the previous year.
Plaques Unveiled for UNESCO Designated Basque Whaling Station
Three plaques were unveiled this morning, in English, French and Basque.
Witnesses Testify in Trial of Man Shot at by Police
Justin Chipman is accused of assaulting four RNC officers with a vehicle at Memorial University St. John's campus in February.
Talks Underway with Potential Buyer for Wabush Mines
Cliffs says 'constructive dialogue' is underway with MFC Industrial on acquisition of the Scully Mine in Wabush.
Amount of Fish Taken Must be Controlled: Shea
The federal government is not closing the door on adding time to the recreational groundfish fishery.
Mount Pearl Looking to Quadruple Fines for Blue Zone Violations
If the motion passes, anyone caught parking in a blue zone can expect a $400 ticket.
Husky Donates Over One Million to Cancer Society
It's the biggest single donation in the history of the NL chapter of the Canadian Cancer Society.
CBS Investigating Cause of Fire
Mayor Ken McDonald says while it's possible the blaze is linked to a fireworks display, the cause may never be known.
Eastern Health Releases Results of Mental Health Inpatient Survey
Eastern Health says the results of the Experience of Care survey show inpatients expressed average to relatively high levels of satisfaction with some areas, but improvements are needed in others.
Dispute on Water and Sewer for Daniel's Harbour
The community of Daniel's Harbour was recently affected by massive landslides.
Shea Blames Province for Shrimp Quota Cuts
Shea says LIFO will not be changed, and had the province rationalized the processing sector, the impact of the quota reductions would have been limited.
Broken Glass Injures Children on Tanya Beach
Labrador City officials says a crew will be dragging the waters today in an effort to remove any debris.
Hydro Demand Soars with High Temperatures
Newfoundland and Labrador Hydro says loads have been consistently around the 300 megawatt range, likely due to the increased use of air conditioners.
Open Flame Ban Continues in Public Parks
Paul Mackey says given the dry conditions, any open flame fire could do major damage to the park.
DFO Closing More Salmon Rivers
Regional Manager with DFO Resource Management, Tony Blanchard, says 63 more salmon rivers will close to angling as of one hour after sunset this evening.
Bill 29 Stymied Liberals: Ball
Liberal Leader Dwight Ball told the ATIPPA Review Committee in St. John's yesterday that 28 of 39 pages of the contract were redacted.
Gas Predicted to Drop, but not By Much
Gas may go down this week by around a half cent per litre.
MUN Looks to Improve Reid Theatre
A series of public consultations began yesterday to discuss what the public wants and needs from the space.
New Deal for Ambulance Operators
Community Ambulance Operators Association president Max Taylor says the agreement should help in recruitment.
Police Seek Witness to Collision
RNC are looking for the driver of a blue Dodge Dakota that may have witnessed a collision on the Manuels Access Road on Tuesday.



 
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