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24-year-old man stumbles into gas station after being robbed

Saskatoon Police are investigating a street robbery which occurred early this morning in the 1200 block of Idylwyld Drive North.

Early Saturday morning at around 1:29 a.m., officers responded to a gas station located in the 1600 block of Idylwyld Drive North, where staff there reported a male was seeking help after being injured in a street robbery.

Motorcyclist dies in crash near Lafleche

Few details have been made available, but a motorcyclist has died after crashing on Highway 58 north of Lafleche.

RCMP said in a news release Friday that they were called to the scene early in the evening. A traffic analyst has been called out to help determine the cause of the crash.

The RCMP have not released the victim’s name as they are waiting to notify the family.

No other vehicles were involved in the collision.

Phishing scam fools Regina Police

It might have been a little embarrassing to admit, but the Regina Police Service has fallen victim to a phishing scam.

On Friday, the RPS was sent a direct message from someone they were following with a link taking them away from the page. What showed up was what appeared to be a Twitter webpage saying their session had timed out and that they needed to re-enter their username and password.
 

Update: New details in 6-year-old's death on SK First Nation

A news conference has just wrapped up on the Kahkewistahaw First Nation.
 
A 6-year-old boy was found fatally injured there Wednesday night.
 
Police haven't revealed any suspects, but say they are following leads.

In a news release Friday, RCMP said Lee Allan Bonneau was last seen outside of the community hall playing with some dogs. People on the reserve said Bonneau's foster mother was inside playing bingo.

Movie door would have opened had alarm sounded: Cineplex

Galaxy Cinemas is explaining their side of the story following Tuesday night's bear spray incident.

Saskatoon Fire officials say emergency exits were locked when moviegoers tried to flee the attack.

The doors were set up so they wouldn't open into an unsafe construction area, said Pat Marshall, vice-president of communications and investor relations with Cineplex.

Ryan Bear convicted of attempted murder in Outlook stabbing

Family members cried as they hugged Ryan Bear moments after he was convicted of attempted murder.

The burly, shaggy-haired 23-year-old tearfully told loved ones "it's going to be okay" as he was led away in handcuffs at Saskatoon's Court of Queen's Bench on Friday.

Bear will be sentenced in October for the attempted murder of retired RCMP officer Robert Laidlaw.

Man involved in motorcycle crash dies

The 21-year-old motorcycle driver involved in Wednesday's crash on McKercher Drive has died.

The crash happened at the intersection of Degeer Street and McKercher Drive around 6:50 p.m., when a car and the man on the motocycle collided.

The man was taken to hospital with life threatening injuries but later died.

His name will not be released at this time.

Call for signage after train crash in Macoun

A former CP rail conductor has called for more signage at an intersection in Macoun where pick-up truck was hit by a train Thursday.

An 18-year-old man was in the truck at the time and was rushed to hospital with serious injuries.

RCMP said that the intersection was controlled with crossbucks and stop signs.

But for Matt Dingle that’s not enough.

In July of last year, Dingle was driving a train that killed Father Joel Rama, a well-known Catholic priest in the community.

Regina police looking for man with five arrest warrants

Regina police is trying to hunt down a 23-year-old man with a total of five warrants out for his arrest.

Dustin Martin Lyle Morin is charged with break and enter and wearing a disguise with intent to commit an indictable offence in connection to a home invasion in northwest Regina in July.

He's also facing three aggravated assault charges in connection to an incident where three young men were injured in the 1000 block of Athol Street.

Two in custody after foot chases

A man and woman are in custody after leading police on two separate foot chases this morning.

Around 11 a.m., officers went to a home on Dunning Crescent to arrest the 20 year old man wanted for theft and breach of probation and 19 year old woman wanted for breach of probation

The man was home but fled on foot.

Police tracked him down just a couple blocks away on Louise Ave where he allegedly struck an officer.

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