Police

Ottawa police seek suspect in assault at Major's Hill Park

The Ottawa Police Service is asking for the public’s help to identify a man believed to have been involved in an assault in May. According to police, a verbal confrontation took place between two men at Major’s Hill Park on May...

'I feel the time is right to begin a new chapter'; Saskatoon Police Chief Clive Weighill announces retirement

Saskatoon Police Chief Clive Weighill announced his retirement Tuesday at the Board of Police Commissioners meeting, according to a Twitter post from the force. “I wish to thank the Board of Police Commissioners both past and...

Rockfest had law-abiding rockers, Sûreté says

It was another mostly crime-free year for Rockfest, as the only unusual behaviour police had to contend with was a case of car-surfing. “In general, Rockfest went well,” says a statement from the Sûreté du Québec. In an end-of-...

Winnipeg police arrest 39-year-old for bank, commercial robberies

Police have arrested and charged a Winnipeg man in connection with five bank robberies and two commercial robberies stretching back to 2016.

Back lane shooting leads to arrest and attempted murder charge in Winnipeg

A 32-year-old man has been arrested and faces a number of charges including attempted murder after a shooting in a back lane on Sunday.

UMN police department testing body cameras on its officers

The University of Minnesota is testing body cameras on its police officers for the next two months. The U’s Police Department started giving officers tester body cameras June 14, the Minnesota Daily reported. The university’s...

After a North St. Paul bar fight, one man returned with a gun, shooting charges say

A St. Paul man was charged Monday for his role in a shooting outside a North St. Paul bar that left three people injured over the weekend. Marquise Dayshawn Parker, 21, of St. Paul, faces three counts of second-degree assault...

A year ago he was pressured to plead guilty to murder. This week he was acquitted of a murder charge

A St. Paul man had tears in his eyes Monday when he learned that a jury had found him not guilty of murder in the fatal shooting of a 25-year-old man outside a St. Paul bar in the fall of 2015, his attorney said. A Ramsey County...

80 Canna Clinic marijuana dispensary employees charged after raids in Toronto, Vancouver

Seven Canna Clinic marijuana dispensaries and six residences were targeted in coordinated raids across Toronto Thursday, while Vancouver police executed six search warrants at undisclosed locations in the Vancouver and Denman...

Can you legislate how kids talk to police? N.J. wants to

A new law wants to shape how Garden State students interact with police starting in kindergarten and stretching through high school. Watch video TRENTON --  A bill that would require Garden State school districts to...

Teen charged with aiding the shooter who killed St. Paul man over the weekend

A teen has been charged in connection to a fatal shooting that left a recent Tartan High School graduate dead in St. Paul last weekend. Merion Dontez Denton, 19, was charged with six counts of aiding an offender for his role in...

Pedestrian killed in early morning downtown collision

A pedestrian was killed in a downtown collision early Tuesday morning. Police said a 65-year-old man was struck by the driver of a vehicle at around 115 Street and Jasper Avenue at around 1 a.m.. The man was transported to...

Northern Minnesota man pleads guilty in one of state’s largest illegal trapping cases

One of two Chisholm men admitted Monday to his role in what authorities said was one of the state’s largest trapping cases on record. Douglas Anthony Marana, 70, pleaded guilty to four criminal charges at a hearing in St. Louis...

The DEA Helps Train Local Cops to ‘Exploit’ Social Media

The DEA paid a contractor just over $20,000 to hold sessions on extracting hidden data from social media.

North End residents lament recent gun violence at meeting with St. Paul police chief

Residents of St. Paul's North End lamented the recent rash of violent crime in their neighborhood during a two-hour meeting with Police Chief Todd Axtell.