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Man accused of killing Winnipeg grandmother denies 2011 murder

WINNIPEG — Seventy-three-year-old grandmother, Elizabeth Lafantaisie was attacked, sexually assaulted and strangled to death five years ago inside the Summerland Apartment parkade on University Crescent. 293 more words


Murder trial underway for man accused in murder, sexual assault of Winnipeg grandmother

WINNIPEG — Disturbing allegations about the sexual assault and murder of a Winnipeg grandmother have emerged.

Crown prosecutors say Elizabeth Lafantaisie, 73, was sexually assaulted and strangled by a random attacker. 195 more words


Arrests made in Winnipeg’s second homicide of 2016

WINNIPEG — Two people have been arrested for the murder of 39-year-old Mavis Ducharme.

Kashtin Flett and Nikina Houle, both 23, have been arrested and remain in custody. 113 more words


Winnipeg police asking for public's help finding 20-year-old man

WINNIPEG — Police are asking the public for help finding 20-year-old Frank Louie Toews who hasn’t been heard from since Thursday.

Toews is described as 5’8″ tall with a slim build, dirty blonde hair, partial beard and brown eyes. 55 more words


Police officers officially riding transit buses to improve safety

WINNIPEG — Winnipeg Police officers are officially riding transit buses after years of debate over the issue at city hall.

Friday morning, Deputy Chief Dave Thorne told the Winnipeg Police Board that officers are on select buses and have been for a while. 157 more words


UPDATE: Charges laid after Polo Park gun call

WINNIPEG — A 26-year-old Winnipeg man has been charged after police responded to a gun call at Polo Park shopping centre on Friday afternoon.

Police received reports of two men, each of whom were possibly armed, at around 12:30 p.m. 136 more words


Dozens of WRHA patients’ information stolen from nurse’s vehicle

WINNIPEG — A bag containing more than 60 Winnipeg Regional Health Authority clients’ personal information was stolen from an unattended vehicle nearly two weeks ago. 142 more words