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Investigation begins after Regina police dog bites pedestrian

An off-duty jog for a police officer and a police service dog (PSD) has resulted in an investigation after the canine bit someone.

The Regina Police Service (RPS) says an off-duty officer and the PSD went to the city's exhibition grounds shortly after midnight Friday morning for exercise. While the officer was exercising the dog under the lights in the west end parking lot, the dog ran towards one of the buildings.

Update: Fair-goers freaked after boy stabbed at The Ex

Organizers of the Saskatoon Exhibition (Ex) say a stabbing that took place on the fairgrounds Thursday night was an isolated incident that somehow slipped by a solid amount of police officers and security guards.
 
Police confirm a 15-year-old boy was stabbed in the chest and arms around 8:40 p.m. A 20-year-old man and 17-year-old boy face assault charges, and police say they both know the victim.

Saskatoon police arrest 3 with stolen vehicle from Regina

Three people are facing charges after Saskatoon police tracked down a stolen vehicle from Regina.

Around 11 p.m. Thursday police were called to the 10 block of Maxwell Crescent after getting a weapons complaint. Officers found the vehicle thought to be related to the complaint and performed a traffic stop on Northumberland Avenue.

The suspects fled in the vehicle to evade police and crashed into a parked car on Palmer Place.

Two charged after stabbing at Saskatoon Ex

A 15-year-old boy is in hospital after a stabbing Thursday night at the Saskatoon Ex at Prairieland Park.

Police were called at 8:42 p.m. Thursday night to the 500 block of Ruth Street West.

There officers found the teen boy with a stab wound to his chest and arms. Police said the report of the stabbing took place on the exhibition grounds.

RCMP search for missing murder suspect

The RCMP have issued a warrant for a 29-year-old woman who is awaiting trial after being charged in Regina's eighth murder of 2013.

Father of woman killed in bus crash wants stiffer rules

The father of a woman killed in a school bus crash wants to see stricter regulations for drivers.

Monica Domes was hit and killed by a school bus near Biggar in February. Her twin boys were on the bus when it hit her on the side of the road.

UPDATED: Regina police investigating two separate scenes

Regina Police believe someone at a home near Toronto Street and 9th avenue was the victim of a crime, but they can't locate that person.

Police are holding the house as a crime scene until the person is found. It is still not clear what took place at that home, or another residence on Quebec Street, where investigators were earlier on Thursday and have since cleared.

Police believe these two homes are related to the same investigation.

People on the scene of the Quebec Street North location heard that police were called because of an injured person.

Regina police looking for 17 year old who escaped from Paul Dojack Youth Centre

Two teens escaped from the Paul Docjak Youth Centre in Regina on Wednesday and proceeded to lead police on a whirlwind chase.

Regina police report that a 17 year old and a 15-year-old boy escaped from the Paul Dojak Youth Center just before 9:00 p.m. Wednesday.

The 15 year old was captured a short distance away, but as of Thursday morning the 17 year old was still at large.

Officers in Regina are still searching for the 17 year old. The 15 year old is due to be in court Thursday morning.

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Regina man sentenced for violent robbery of former Rider

The man charged with violently robbing a former Saskatchewan Roughrider is heading to prison.

In Regina Provincial Court on Wednesday, 22-year-old Jarrell Ashton Desjarlais pleaded guilty to robbery with violence. He received a five-year sentence.

It was back on May 12 when Desjarlais attacked Al Ford outside a liquor store in the 4000 block of Albert Street. Ford was carrying a case of beer when he was punched and knocked out. The 70 year old suffered fractures to his jaw and orbital bone along with cuts to his head.

Police remind parents to keep kids close at the EX

More than 30,000 people pack Prairieland Park for the Saskatoon EX each day, many of them children.
 
Saskatoon Police along with EX organizers are reminding parents to keep tabs on their kids while their enjoying the events.
 
"What I would certainly recommend is people to keep an eye, a close eye, on their children because of the crowd," Alyson Edwards with Saskatoon Police said. "We want to make sure we instruct our children about where to go and who to talk to if they feel they're lost."
 

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