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RCMP respond to crash near Yellow Grass

The RCMP reported two highway crashes in the south east region Saturday morning.

Around 9 a.m. the Mounties alerted News Talk Radio to a collision north of Yellow Grass, located along Highway 39 about an hour's drive south of Regina. No details were provided, aside from confirming both lanes of traffic have been closed and traffic is being diverted around the scene.

A traffic reconstructionist will be needed to analyze the scene.

More information should be made available later in the day.

Nine hour standoff on 25th Street ends peacefully with arrest

Saskatoon Police brought a nine hour standoff to a peaceful end Saturday morning.

A 31-year-old man was held up inside a home in the 400 block of 25th Street West since midnight. He is wanted for outstanding warrants for theft and breach of court order in Edmonton, Alta.

Sergeant Patrick Barbar said police were notified by Edmonton officers about the man and went to the home Friday night. No one answered the door but a short time later police allegedly received threat calls from the suspect.

Poster in Regina's North Central "warning" residents of HIV-positive man

A shocking and disturbing flyer is popping up in North Central Regina, claiming a man living in the neighbourhood has HIV and women should be on the lookout.

The poster claims there’s “reason to believe this male is having unprotected sex with females” and shows a man’s name, his picture and even where he lives. The flyer warns "women and mothers" to stay protected. It also claims the man might be connected to child pornography and child molestation.

People working in the health sector were shocked by the display.

Police arrest man allegedly involved in shooting

A 19-year-old man now faces numerous charges in connection to a shooting incident in Prince Albert that wounded a 21-year old woman.

The Prince Albert Police Service announced on Friday they arrested Cameron Morin late Thursday afternoon in the 1700 block of 17th Avenue West.

The shooting occurred in the 400 block of 28th Street East early Thursday morning. Paramedics took the woman who was shot to Victoria Hospital for treatment.

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Former P.A. reporter shot in Afghanistan

A former Prince Albert reporter has been shot while working on an assignment for the Associated Press in Afghanistan.

Kathy Gannon, 60, of Timmins, Ont., was shot twice. The news agency said she was in stable condition after undergoing surgery and that the surgery was successful.

Gannon worked in Prince Albert for the Daily Herald in the 1970s. She was well-renowned for her work overseas.

In 2006, she published a book titled I is for Infidel: From Holy War to Holy Terror in Afghanistan.

Muldoon gets four years in connection to bear spray brawl

A Saskatoon man who pulled a sawed-off rifle from his pants and pointed it at a rap artist during a fight at a hip-hop show will spend four years in prison.
 
Timothy Muldoon, 20, pleaded guilty to possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose, possession of a prohibited weapon, possession of a stolen weapon and possession of a weapon while prohibited from doing so during his appearance in Saskatoon Provincial Court on Thursday.
 

Woman involved in Highway 1 crash dies from her injuries

A woman has died after her car was hit on Highway 1 Tuesday.

RCMP say they're still looking into the two-car collision that happened at Highway 1 east of Regina near Emerald Park on the morning of April 1. A woman driving a Ford Taurus was hit broadside by a BMW. The Mounties have now revealed that she has since died from her injuries.

Her family has asked that her name not be released.

The man driving the BMW was released from hospital that night after being treated for injuries of his own.

Semi crashes into tire shop, gas pumps in Glaslyn

A semi truck has collided with a storage shed and gas station in Glaslyn.

Around 7:30 a.m., a southbound truck hauling pulp missed the curve, according to RM of Parkdale administrator Calvin Giggs. He said the truck went right past his office, over some trees and hit the corner of Wally’s Tire Shop.

The semi took out the Esso gas pumps and hit a storage shed.

"The semi landed up back out to the street again," Giggs said.

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