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RCMP release name of young alleged murder victim

RCMP have released the name of the three-year-old boy who was killed last year due to an unknown incident in Garrick.

Roudy Bourque died in Royal University Hospital in Saskatchewan last December from blunt force trauma to the head, according to an autopsy.

Shane Paschke of Garrick was arrested last Friday under charges of second degree murder after RCMP suspected him being involved in the death of Bourque.

RCMP officials say he was living with Bourque and his mother at the time of the young toddler’s death.

UPDATE: Coroner blames brake failure in city bus for woman's death

The City of Regina insists there were no brake issues on a bus that contributed to a local woman's death in February, regardless of what is being revealed in a new report from the Coroner's office.

Barbara Supynuk would have turned 51 on Monday; she died a few weeks after a February incident in which she was struck in the head by a sign, which had been affixed to a post that was knocked down after being hit by a city bus. The report cites "severe traumatic brain injury" as the cause of her death, which has been deemed accidental.

UPDATE: McNabb sentenced to nine years for fatal drunk driving crash

A 22-year-old drunk driver who killed a man has been sentenced to nine years in jail.

On Tuesday a provincial court judge in Regina gave Jordan Thomas Lee McNabb a 10-year sentence for the horrendous crash tat took the life of John Boxall, 68, in February of this year. After getting credit for the time he's already served that will mean a sentence of nine additional years.

Boxall's family was present for the sentencing. They struggled to hold back tears as the decision was rendered, passing a box of facial tissues back and forth while quietly weeping.

7-month-old twins die on Sask. First Nation

RCMP are investigating the deaths of two seven-month-old twin boys on a reserve west of Meadow Lake, Sask.

Officers went to a home on the Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation on Monday morning after getting a call saying the boys weren't breathing.

The infants were taken to hospital but were pronounced dead shortly after arriving.

18-year-old Regina man facing weapons charges

An 18-year-old Regina man is facing charges after a violent incident outside of a Regina nightclub on the weekend.

Sahid Lingenfelter allegedly shot off a pellet gun on the 2300 block of Dewdney Avenue outside of Gabbo's Nightclub in the early hours of Sunday, according to Crown Prosecutor Terry Maher.

Lingenfelter is currently in custody and the crown is opposing his release. In total the teen is facing six weapon-related charges.

He is the son of former NDP leader Dwain Lingenfelter.

Weekend drunk driving blitz sees 30 charges laid

A focus on drunk driving resulted in a couple dozen criminal charges this weekend.

On Saturday and Sunday RCMP detachments across the province held stop checks to try and discourage impaired driving. It was part of a Canada-wide effort held as part of National Safe Driving week.

In our province there were 30 drunk driving charges laid with 34 roadside suspensions for alcohol handed out. Another 75 people were given roadside tests and passed without blowing over.

UPDATE: Robillard died from head injury, inquest hears

Family members of Stanley Robillard burst into tears as they watched video surveillance of their father, husband and brother in the final moments before his death in a Saskatoon police detention cell on July 16, 2010.

Sex offender living in Saskatoon area

Saskatoon Police are alerting the public about a high-risk sex offender that's now living in the community.

Allan Guy Landry, 57, was released on Dec. 5 and will be living in the Saskatoon area, the Saskatoon Police Service said in a release Monday.

Landry has a criminal history of sexual offences involving female children including committing acts of indecent exposure, assault and voyeurism involving both young children and adult female sex trade workers.

The conditions of his release are as follows:

RCMP hunting for armed robber near Sedley

An armed robbery in Sedley—just 50 km southeast of Regina—has the RCMP asking for the public’s help.

According to a release, a man walked into a convenience store in the small town around 8:30 p.m. Saturday and pulled a knife on the employees. He made off with an undisclosed amount of money and some other items.

No one was injured but police are still looking for the suspect.

RCMP described the man as black, approximately 5-foot-11 and wearing dark clothes.

Semi and mini-van collide on HWY 21; one dead

A man has died after a collision between a mini-van and a semi-trailer on Highway 21 near Kerrobert.

According to RCMP, at around 12:30 p.m. Sunday, the southbound mini-van went into the northbound lane. A semi-trailer happened to be coming by at the time and tried to avoid the oncoming vehicle, but wasn’t able to.

The two vehicles collided head-on just south of the Highway 31 junction, killing the lone occupant of the mini-van. The semi driver was physically unharmed.

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