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Teen accused in Prince Albert murder to seek bail

A teen who turned himself in to police in Prince Albert in connection to a murder this weekend will seek bail later this week.

Johnathan Kasagan, 36, was found critically injured in a house in the 800 block of River Street West. He died after he was rushed to the hospital on Friday night.

A 17-year-old boy turned himself in the next day, according to the Prince Albert Police Service. He now faces a second-degree murder charge stemming from Kasagan’s death.

Aunt organizes fundraiser for niece diagnosed with leukemia

A Prince Albert aunt is on a mission to help her niece's battle with cancer.

Kim Buzit’s niece Harley, 3, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia on Dec 8, 2014, a type of cancer that causes bone marrow to produce too many immature white blood cells.

Harley and her family must travel into Saskatoon at least twice a week for treatment.

Now Buzit is hosting a supper and dance fundraiser on Saturday in an effort to raise money to help with travelling to Saskatoon for Harley’s treatment.

'She was crying and begging us to help' neighbour recounts P.A. murder

Connie Cappo stands outside her Prince Albert home sobbing. She's still in shock from the horrific events Friday night.

Prince Albert police are investigating the police department's first murder case of 2015. Johnathan Kasagan, 36, was found in critical condition Friday night, at a home on the 800 block of River Street West. He later died in hospital.

Dionne’s State of the City speech draws concern, no apology for weight joke

The response to Mayor Greg Dionne’s joke about Saskatoon Mayor Don Atchison's weight during his State of the City Address has been swift and strong.

When reached for comment on Friday, Dionne did not apologize for the comments he made about Atchison Thursday at the Ches Leach Lounge.

Graphic comic sheds light on Marlene Bird’s assault

A four-page graphic comic illustrates the story of Marlene Bird, the woman who was badly beaten and burned in Prince Albert last June.

Graphic journalist Dan Archer was contacted last year by CBC National reporter Duncan McCue. The two had attended Stanford University together. McCue told Archer he wanted to tell a different side to the horrific story of Marlene Bird.

"There wasn't really an angle that allowed Marlene to tell the story through her point of view, it was all very much putting her in the third person," Archer said.

Monica Burns’ family misses alleged murderer in court

The family of a woman whose body was dumped on a snowmobile trail outside Prince Albert was upset they didn’t get to see her accused murderer in court.

On Friday, Todd Daniel McKeaveney, 38, made his first court appearance after his arrest for second-degree murder in connection to the death of Monica Lee Burns. Her body was discovered on Jan. 17 and an autopsy was performed several days later.

Prince Albert man charged with attempted murder

A 24-year-old Prince Albert man will appear in court Tuesday morning in connection to a violent incident that happened at a home on Sunday afternoon.

Around 4 p.m., police went out to the 1400 block of 28th Street East for a disturbance complaint.

Before getting there, police were told that a man had just stabbed two people and was attempting to leave the scene. Police found the suspect soon after and arrested him without incident.

Power line downs helicopter in northern Saskatchewan

The pilot of a helicopter was taken to hospital after it went down near Key Lake Wednesday afternoon.

RCMP defends releasing sensitive information about murdered mom

The discovery of a young Prince Albert woman’s body on Saturday has prompted a call for action from both the community and province.

RCMP identified the body of Monica Lee Burns, 28, and noted her as a member of the Sturgeon Lake First Nation on Monday.

Those who were close to Burns continue to express their feelings about her.

Amin Sandi thought of Monica as a little sister. Sandi mentored Monica, calling her a nice girl who was misled.  Sandi said Monica worked on the streets but she did what she could for her and her daughter.

RCMP officer charged with impaired driving in Wollaston Lake ATV crash

A Wollaston Lake RCMP officer who was injured riding an RCMP ATV while off-duty now faces charges of impaired driving.

Constable Kevin Granrude was taken to hospital in Saskatoon on June 10, 2014 with serious head injuries after he was spotted by an on-duty officer, rolling the ATV he was on.

While in hospital, RCMP officers investigated why he was using the vehicle while off-duty and what caused the collision.

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