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Man faces three attempted murder charges after late night crash
24 Mar 2017 at 12:44pm
A man is facing three attempted murder charges
after the driver of a car rammed into another
vehicle in north Edmonton Wednesday
night.Police responded to the altercation near 87
Street and 121 Avenue sometime before 11 p.m.
City police Det. Scott Nolt with northwest
division will be releasing more details later Friday
Edmonton Sun Photographer Larry Wong nominated for CAJ award
24 Mar 2017 at 10:45am
Edmonton Sun photographer Larry Wong has scooped up his seventh nomination for a Canadian Association of Journalists award. Wong was nominated again this year in the photojournalism category for a series of shots he took in 2016, including the Fort McMurray wildfire, students fleeing school on the last day of classes, and mourners at the funeral fo
Arrest warrant issued for fifth suspect after violent Leduc County home invasion
24 Mar 2017 at 9:01am
Mounties have identified a fifth and final suspect after a violent home invasion at a rural home in Leduc County last year.On Friday, RCMP issued an arrest warrant for Ryan Warren Taylor, 51, who faces 19 charges including robbery with a firearm, break and enter and forcible confinement.Taylor is considered armed and dangerous.Konrad Chittick, 30,
Education minister issues order for Christian schools to accommodate LGBTQ st...
24 Mar 2017 at 6:43am
An outside adviser has urged the education
minister to close a ?significant gap? in law that
sets different expectations for public and private
schools? accommodation of LGBTQ students and
staff.Minister David Eggen issued a ministerial
order Thursday based on the adviser?s report,
telling two defiant Edmonton-area Christian
private schools they mu
Saskatchewan budget sparks fiery exchanges in Alberta legislature
24 Mar 2017 at 6:34am
Brad Wall's Saskatchewan has been something
of a shining beacon for Alberta's conservative
opposition parties since the NDP won the 2015
election.A lacklustre budget presented there
Wednesday ? with a one per cent hike in the
provincial sales tax, applying the tax to
children's clothing, and a forecast $685-million
deficit ? took some of the shine
Children services minister 'devastated' by photos of Serenity on life support
24 Mar 2017 at 6:15am
Expanding the powers of Alberta?s child and
youth advocate isn?t on the government?s to-do
list right now, the children?s services minister
said Thursday after being questioned following
the release of new photos of a girl who died
while in government care.Instead, Children's
Services Minister Danielle Larivee said she will
await the recommendation
Magic: The Gathering cards targeted by thieves
24 Mar 2017 at 6:02am
A popular trading-card game rooted in a fantasy storyline is becoming a target of thieves at Edmonton comic-book stores.
Edmonton Catholic school trustee Patricia Grell apologizes for 'disrespectful...
23 Mar 2017 at 8:27pm
An Edmonton Catholic school trustee is apologizing for a "disrespectful remark" she made at a Tuesday board meeting.
One dead in Fort Saskatchewan after collision with stationary rail car
23 Mar 2017 at 8:12pm
Fort Saskatchewan RCMP spokesperson Const. Suzanne Ahlstrom said in a news release that Mounties were called to a collision on Highway 15 near 125 Street around 11:30 a.m.
Woman pleads guilty to assault with a weapon for running over man with his ow...
23 Mar 2017 at 4:49pm
A woman charged with attempted murder for stealing a man's van and then running him over with it pleaded guilty to assault with a weapon Thursday.
Sohi talks budget with Edmonton Chamber of Commerce
23 Mar 2017 at 3:58pm
A day after the release of the federal budget, Infrastructure Minister Amarjeet Sohi is speaking to the Edmonton Chamber of Commerce Thursday to outline what the document means for Canadians.
Grande Prairie RCMP seize fentanyl, cocaine in traffic stop
23 Mar 2017 at 3:30pm
Police said Thursday they seized 23 fentanyl pills, a quantity of cocaine and more than $10,000 in cash during a traffic stop in the parking lot of a convenience store in Grande Prairie earlier this month.
Drug trafficking crackdown around Edmonton LRT stations leads to 130 charges
23 Mar 2017 at 3:00pm
Over 130 charges have been laid against 40 people as part of an Edmonton city police operation targeting drug trafficking in and around LRT stations.
Thieves make off with $5,000 solar panels from community league hall
23 Mar 2017 at 11:36am
A ladder propped up against the side of the North Glenora Community League hall was the first indication to staff arriving for work on Monday morning that something was wrong.
Weapons arsenal seized, suspected cocaine dealers face 122 charges in norther...
23 Mar 2017 at 10:20am
Three Alberta men and a woman are facing a combined 122 drug and weapons charges after police seized an arsenal of weapons ? including 16 rifles ? from suspected cocaine dealers in the Whitecourt area, says the Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team.