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UPDATE: Wadena teens made up attempted abduction story

RCMP have discovered two teens made up a story about an attempted abduction in Wadena Friday night.
 
The teens recanted their story during the investigation, according to an RCMP news release. Police did not provide a reason why.
 
The 13-year-old girl and 13-year-old boy initially told police they ran away and hid after two men tried luring them into an SUV while they were walking home.
 
The girl even claimed a man said something sexually suggestive to her.
 
RCMP are now considering charging the teens with mischief.

VIDEO: Rescue of Cleveland women held in captivity

A new video shows police officers in Cleveland arriving on the scene of a home one week ago, where Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michele Knight were allegedly held in captivity for a decade.

The cell phone video was shot by someone in the neighbourhood.

Teenager facing assault charges after fight in Regina home

A 17-year-old is facing aggravated assault charges after a fight at a home in Regina this weekend.

Officers were called to a house on Saturday evening where they found a 36-year-old man who was seriously hurt.

He was taken to hospital, and the 17 year old man who was at the house was arrested.

Police are referring to the incident as a domestic related assault.

Edited by Adriana Christianson

Saskatoon man faces firearm charges

A Saskatoon man will be in court today to face gun-related charges.

The Saskatoon Police Service were called to the Lakeview area just before 5 p.m. Sunday in response to a complaint about firearms.

They found a 42-year-old man in an altercation with a 52-year-old man in the home they share on Crean Crescent.

Police seized several guns from the home and the younger man was charged with pointing a firearm and uttering threats.

No one was injured in the altercation but there may be additional charges.

Two injured as party-crasher tries to rob guests

A teen is in custody after crashing a party and attempting to rob the guests.

The 17-year-old boy had shown up to a yard party uninvited early Sunday morning.

When the guests tried to turn him away he responded violently. He brandished a weapon and attempted to the rob the guests, even cutting one man on the arm.

He proceeded to chase one party guest down an alley threatening and robbing him.

Three-year-old child drowns in Pinehouse Lake

An autopsy and investigation will look to answer questions following the drowning death of a three-year-old child in Northern Saskatchewan.

RCMP from Pinehouse were called Saturday at 6:50 p.m. that the child had gone missing.  While officers started searching, a person living in the community found the child in the water in Pinehouse Lake around 7:35 p.m.

The toddler was taken to the Pinehouse medical clinic, but pronounced dead.

The child's name is not being released as requested by the family.

Two crashes close two Saskatchewan highways

RCMP closed a pair of Saskatchewan highways Saturday due to a pair of crashes.

The first was on Highway 6 roughly six miles south of Dafoe in the Wynyard area. A semi collided with a pick-up. One of the drivers died at the scene.

RCMP expected the highway to be closed late into the evening as their Traffic Analyst tended to the scene.

Then another crash, this time on Highway 4 near Swift Current.

A semi truck rolled over about four miles north of the city. Two people were taken to hospital with unknown injuries.

RCMP search for two men accused of trying to lure children

Mounties are looking for two men who allegedly tried to lure two children into a vehicle as they were walking home.

The incident happened around 11:15 p.m. on May 10 in Wadena, a small community about two hours east of Saskatoon.

A white SUV pulled up next to the children, a boy and a girl both 13 years old. 

The passenger opened his door and started yelling at the kids to get in.

School bus accident in Regina leads to minor injury and charges

An intersection with no stop or yield signs spelt trouble for a Regina school bus full of 28 elementary school children on Friday.

The bus ran into a black SUV at the uncontrolled intersection of Toronto St. and 3rd Ave N around 4 p.m.

The crash wasn't too severe. An 11-year-old girl was sent to the hospital with what are described as "very minor injuries."

The 43 year old man driving the bus is now charged with failure to yield to the right of way, under the Traffic Safety Act.

Edited by CJME's Chelsea Laskowski

Grenade scare in South Regina a false alarm

A call to Regina Police about what looked like a hand grenade drew more than a dozen police cruisers and a few fire trucks to Albert St. South on Friday evening.

Police say they received a call after 5 p.m., saying something looked like a grenade in a back alley near the South Albert Liquor Store.

Chrys Poulus manages the Melrose Place restaurant nearby.

"A bomb, fire squad back here, a lot of police men, a fire truck, and they closed the place down for a couple of blocks."

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