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Saskatoon recycling debate heats up

We now know there won't be referendum, but there are still a lot of question marks hanging over one of Saskatoon's most contentious issues. Among them is how the recycling debate will impact Cosmo Industries - a non profit organization that employs disabled people in a massive paper processing plant.
Councillor Darren Hill says no one wants to see Cosmo affected by a new city wide curbside recycling program views the current debate as an opportunity for Cosmo to grow and develop.

Vehicle plows into Saskatoon business

There's a gaping hole in the side of a west Saskatoon business after a vehicle crashed through it Tuesday evening.

Saskatoon police say that at around 11:30 p.m. a 56-year-old woman may have meant to tap the brake as she pulled in front of the business in the 3300 Block of Fairlight Drive.

But instead- she pushed the gas pedal and smashed into the building. The vehicle and the business suffered extensive damage. No one was injured.

Saskatoon's Affinity Credit Union target for debit scam

A Saskatoon man says he was scammed after realizing $900 went missing from his Affinity Credit Union account over the weekend.

"I'm sure they got hundreds of people that could have lost a minimum of $500. That could be up to 50 grand up to half a million dollars," said Darryl Cherry, who believes he was the victim of a debit card scam targeting Affinity Credit Union customers in Saskatoon.

Cherry wasn't able to contact his branch manager because it was a Sunday, so he called police.

Teen found guilty of manslaughter in killing of Charlotte Jolly

A Saskatoon woman sobbed uncontrollably as the verdict of manslaughter was read aloud Friday at Court of Queen's Bench for the teen who shot and killed her 19-year-old daughter Charlotte Jolly in 2009.

The charge was originally second degree murder, but Justice Grant Curry stated there was not enough evidence to prove that charge.

For more than a week, court heard various witness accounts of the night the teen and Jolly met in a Westview area alley off Avenue W in September 2009.

Possible human remains found east of Saskatoon

 Saskatoon RCMP are investigating may be the remains of a person in the RM of Corman Park east of Saskatoon.

Fraud continues to spread in Saskatoon

It appears a rash of pin pad debit and credit card frauds in Saskatoon is continuing.

But police say it's getting harder for criminals to get your bank information, because local businesses are finally starting to be vigilant about the scam.

Police spokesperson Alyson Edwards sasy in two recent cases, potential scammers were caught in the act by employees.

"The acts were interrupted and the suspects fled. It is good to know that employees and businesses are being vigilant and they know a little bit more, perhaps, now about what to watch for."

Saskatoon SPCA seeking public's help reuniting family

The Saskatoon SPCA needs the public’s assistance reuniting a dog with her pups.

Executive Director with the SPCA, Patricia Cameron, said a good Samaritan brought in the lost German Shepherd Wednesday afternoon, after finding the dog in distress at busy corner of 33rd Street and Idylwyld Drive.

“The dog was trailing a long chain and a post so it could be she was tethered and broke the post or someone let her off,” Cameron said, adding the dog’s mammary’s are all full of milk, meaning she’s nursing pups.

Woman charged after barging through Saskatoon airport security gate

A woman charged with mischief won't say why she crashed through a security gate at the Saskatoon airport without a boarding pass.

The 32 year old made her first appearance in Saskatoon Provincial Court on Monday.
 
Her two mischief charges stem from an incident at the John G. Diefenbaker Airport on Sunday when she ran through a security gate and demanded to be put on a plane. She did not have a boarding pass and broke a card scanner on the wall when security staff told her to leave, court heard.
 

Saskatoon police looking for suspects after pharmacy robbed on Broadway

A pharmacy robbed in broad daylight.

Right now Saskatoon police along with police dogs are sniffing the area near Broadway Avenue and Main Street looking for suspects after a pharmacy was held up Wednesday afternoon.

Police were called the pharmacy at around 12:45 p.m. Staff told police a man came into the store, pretended to buy something and snatched cash from the register when the clerk opened it.

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