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Police seek information about boy hit by vehicle

Police are looking for your help after a boy on his bike was hit by a vehicle.

A woman living on Grosvenor Avenue called police, saying her son came home from school during the lunch hour with a damaged bike. She said he seemed to be suffering from a head injury.

The boy, 15, thought he had been hit by a vehicle while riding home between 12:15 and 12:25 p.m. on Tuesday. It happened on 1st Street East near Sommerfeld Avenue or Morgan Avenue.

One person killed in crash near Carlyle

Another person has lost their life on a Saskatchewan highway this week.

A van and a commercial truck collided head on Thursday on highway 13 near Carlyle, in the province's south east corner.

The driver of the van was killed on the scene, while the two people inside the truck were injured and rushed to hospital. They've since been released.

Both vehicles are said to have suffered extensive damage, and the highway had to be closed for several hours while an RCMP reconstructionist took a look at the scene.

Number of highway fatalities down in Saskatchewan for start of 2013

Encouraged would be a good word to describe Saskatchewan RCMP after the latest highway stats.

The number of people killed in highway crashes in the first four months of 2013 is down 16 to 28. It's the lowest for that time period in six years, and considering the horrendous winter we've had with treacherous highway driving conditions, RCMP believe it's fairly impressive.

Between January and April of last year we had a whopping 44 fatalities.

What to do when your house floods

With many areas surrounding Prince Albert either experiencing flooding or the facing the risk, SGI has provided some guidelines for dealing with water damage.

“First and foremost, take care of yourself and your family, make sure that everybody’s safe,” said SGI’s manager of media relations Kelley Brinkworth.

Once it’s safe to do so, SGI recommends taking steps to protect your property from further damage.

This includes cleaning up, ideally with the advice of a restoration company, to help minimize the damage already inflicted on your property.

Stolen vehicle leads to charges for six people

More than a handful of people are facing charges after Regina police say they found a stolen vehicle.

Wednesday night just after 10 p.m. police say they came across a Jeep Liberty they believed had been previously reported stolen.  They say they followed it all the way to a house on the 900 block of Retallack street.

That's when they arrested 18-year-old Cree Strongarm, 22-year-old Jeremy Totten, and 21-year-old Jonathan Wasacase, along with three other youths.

They're facing a combined 12 charges including possession of stolen property.

Regina police say five guns now found connected to Wholesale Sports robbery

Two more guns found are being linked to a theft from Wholesale Sports in Regina.

Regina police told CJME last week three guns were found in Calgary back in February 2012. After relooking into the case; and after some confusion with serial numbers, they're now updating that number to five.

Nearly 50 weapons; handguns and rifles, along with ammunition, were stolen from the sporting goods store in the east end in December 2011.

Police investigate third report of suspicious activity this week

Police want the public to be extra vigilant after a number of calls regarding suspicious activity in the city.

Police say they received a number of calls from students at various schools across Saskatoon.

The latest is a report of two men allegedly trying to convince a teenage girl on her way to school to get in their car near 1st Street East and Louise Street, Thursday.

The Grade 9 Walter Murray student didn't respond and ran to school and told staff.

UPDATED: Woman charged after College Avenue crash in Regina

A woman has been charged after a crash on College Avenue and Lorne Street this afternoon.

Regina police say she was headed westbound on College Avenue in a Chevy Avalanche when she realized she needed to turn onto Lorne Street and had missed her turn.

They say she then hit the brakes in the middle of the road and reversed backwards -- right into the drivers' side of a city bus that was turning from College Avenue eastbound onto Lorne Street.

Three people charged after Highway 16 shooting incident

It started out as an investigation into a break and enter in Watrous, but after RCMP pulled over a car on Highway 16 near Clavet last week, it turned into a serious shooting and arrests.

RCMP have now charged three of the people who were in that car, a fourth has been released from custody with no charges.

Police close 1963 murder case using modern technology

Something as small as a matchstick has helped solve a 50-year-old murder case in Saskatoon.

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