Alberta government looking for witnesses, says arsonist started May Slave Lake wildfire

The Alberta government says that an arsonist was behind a massive wildfire that burned over 273,000 hectares in the Slave Lake area in the summer of 2019. The McMillan wildfire threatened several communities as it burned over about a month-and-a-half…

Wildlife officers forced to euthanize grizzly after shot left it partially paralyzed

Posted October 22, 2019 1:49 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta Fish and Wildlife Officers were forced to euthanize a grizzly bear in the Whitecourt area on Sunday after it…

Victims threatened with guns in 2 weekend robberies in Airdrie

Posted October 22, 2019 8:32 am Updated October 22, 2019 9:47 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Airdrie RCMP are investigating two robberies over the weekend in which the attackers threatened…

Crime Beat podcast: The boy who fell through the cracks

View link » On this episode of the Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt shares the story of a young boy who fell through the cracks. In May 2013, police were called to a home in northwest…

Alberta crash survivor shares message to reduce distracted driving

Distracted driving continues to be a dangerous problem in Edmonton, but a woman from Rocky Mountain House who almost lost her life after texting and driving is on a mission to change that. “I thought to myself… ‘I’m going to…

Man who defaced Thunberg mural in Edmonton says he wasn’t ‘taking shots at Greta’

A man says he defaced a mural of teenage Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg because he wanted to take a stand peacefully and the artist who created it says he doesn’t mind. James Bagnall says he wrote “stop the lies”…

Calgary store locked down while police dealt with gun complaint

Posted October 20, 2019 9:47 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A Calgary store was locked down after police responded to a gun complaint on Sunday. Police said they went to…