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Winnipeg police on heightened alert after Ottawa shooting

Winnipeg police say they’ve beefed up their presence around the city following Wednesday’s shooting at the National War Memorial in Ottawa.

“Certainly we’re all aware of what tragedy occurred yesterday in Ottawa and the heightened sense of security across the country,” said WPS spokesperson Const. 166 more words


Twin brothers charged with assaulting officers during drunken consensual fight

Winnipeg police say they’ve arrested twin brothers after the pair got into a consensual, drunken fight—and allegedly assaulted two officers sent to break it up. 115 more words


Threats spark lockdown at North End school

WINNIPEG – Students were locked in their classrooms as heavily armed police officers patrolled the hallways of a North End high school Tuesday morning.

St. John’s High School went into lockdown at about 9:30 a.m. 144 more words


Update: Woman 'bewildered' after being charged with hiding six babies' remains

Police have charged a woman who was renting a storage locker where the remains of six babies were found, but they say it could be months before they know who the infants were or how they died. 499 more words


Officer who shot suspect to stay with Winnipeg police, source tells CJOB

WINNIPEG — A police officer who was found not guilty of attempted murder in the 2007 shooting of a suspect will remain with the Winnipeg force, 680 CJOB reported Tuesday morning. 188 more words


Guns, cocaine, cash seized in raid on Maples home

Several people are facing charges after police found guns, cash and nearly $10,000 in cocaine during a raid at a home in the Maples last week. 140 more words


WATCH: Winnipeg police launch Just Slow Down campaign with new video

WINNIPEG – In one crash, a mom and her two young children walk away; in the other, a 20 kilometre per hour speed difference produces catastrophic result. 249 more words