Category: Alberta

Abraham Lake crash: RCMP dive team pulls deceased man from submerged car

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Abraham Lake crash: RCMP dive team pulls deceased man from submerged car

Abraham Lake crash under investigation Rocky Mountain House RCMP report alcohol and speed are believed to have been factors in a fatal single-vehicle collision at Abraham Lake on Wednesday afternoon. Sgt. Josée Valiquette of the RCMP says police, EMS, fire and search and rescue teams from Rocky Mountain House responded to a call concerning a vehicle […]

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Lucien Crane Chief charged in Lethbridge woman’s murder

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lucien Crane Chief charged in Lethbridge woman’s murder

Lucien Crane Chief facing second-degree murder charge in death of Cynthia Badarm UPDATE:  On Friday afternoon, Lethbridge Regional Police repored they arrested Lucien Crane Chief without incident. Lethbridge Regional Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of Lucien Crane Chief in connection with the murder of 37-year old Cynthia Badarm of Lethbridge on Wednesday. At […]

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Fatal crash west of Strome claims life of motorcyclist

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Fatal crash west of Strome claims life of motorcyclist

Crash west of Strome involved semi truck and motorcycle Killam/Forestburg RCMP are investigating the two-vehicle collision that claimed the life of a motorcyclist in central Alberta on Thursday afternoon. The crash west of Strome occurred on Highway 13, at around 3 p.m. Sgt. Lee Brachmann of the Killam/Forestburg RCMP says investigators believe the motorcyclist was […]

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Michener Centre residents staying in home – Prentice

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Michener Centre residents staying in home – Prentice

Michener Centre not accepting new admissions since 2001 Newly minted Alberta Premier Jim Prentice continues to reverse predecessor Alison Redford’s policies, deciding Friday to keep open the Michener Centre for Albertans with mental and physical disabilities. In March of 2013, the provincial government announced Red Deer’s Michener Centre would be closing and residents would be shuffled to community homes. Then […]

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Darryl Watts conviction overturned – military judge erred in jury instruction

| September 19, 2014 | 0 Comments
Darryl Watts conviction overturned – military judge erred in jury instruction

Lieut. Darryl Watts found not guilty of negligent performance of duty A Calgary soldier convicted for his part in a deadly training accident in Afghanistan has won his appeal and hopes that a “long and difficult process” is finally over. The Court Martial Appeal Court of Canada has entered a finding of not guilty on Lt. Darryl […]

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Alberta licence plate design change nixed

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Alberta licence plate design change nixed

Jim Prentice announced Alberta licence plate design will stay the same Alberta’s plan to redesign its licence plate is on the scrap heap. Premier Jim Prentice announced Thursday that Alberta will stay with its current version, which has red symbols on a white background above the slogan “Wild Rose Country.” Prentice said he agrees with […]

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Lethbridge suspicious death investigation: woman died following assault

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Lethbridge suspicious death investigation: woman died following assault

40-year old man arrested in connection with Lethbridge suspicious death The investigation into the death of a woman is underway after she succumbed to injuries she suffered during an assault in the downtown area on Wednesday afternoon. At about 12:30 p.m., Lethbridge Regional Police officers responded to a report that a man had assaulted a woman in the 400 […]

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Newborn baby taken from mother in Claresholm drug bust

| September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments
Newborn baby taken from mother in Claresholm drug bust

Baby’s mom, 17-year old youth arrested in Claresholm drug bust A 24-year old mother has had her newborn baby boy taken away from her after she was arrested during a Claresholm drug bust by Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams, or ALERT. Mike Tucker of ALERT says the baby boy, who is less than a month old, […]

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12-year old Lethbridge boy admits to having sex with younger sisters

| September 17, 2014 | 2 Comments
12-year old Lethbridge boy admits to having sex with younger sisters

Lethbridge boy pleads guilty to two counts of sexual assault A 12-year-old Lethbridge boy has admitted to having sex with his two younger sisters for about a year. The boy, who can’t be named, pleaded guilty Wednesday to two counts of sexual assault in youth court in Lethbridge. A statement of facts presented in court said […]

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Jim Prentice announces three Alberta senior representative appointees

| September 17, 2014 | 0 Comments
Jim Prentice announces three Alberta senior representative appointees

Jim Prentice names Ron Hoffman, Rob Merrifield and Jay Hill as Alberta senior representatives Premier Jim Prentice shook up Alberta’s trade offices Wednesday, hiring Conservative MP Rob Merrifield and tossing overboard Gary Mar, former premier Alison Redford’s Asia representative. “These are very significant changes that are being made,” Prentice told a news conference at Government […]

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