Government addresses security questions after suicide at Alberta legislature

There were questions Tuesday and calls to support the mental health of Albertans after a man died by suicide in front of the legislature. It happened at around 3 p.m. Monday on the steps of the provincial building. READ MORE:…

Question period postponed after man shoots himself on steps of Alberta Legislature

Posted December 2, 2019 5:45 pm Updated December 2, 2019 5:49 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ An adjournment was called during question period Monday after a man shot himself outside…

Calgary and Edmonton police budgets strained by Alberta-wide cost cutting

The Alberta government is in the process of rolling out cuts promised by Jason Kenney’s United Conservative Party. As Sarah Ryan reports, police forces in Calgary and Edmonton have found their own funding affected, despite the UCP’s tough-on-crime stance.

Edmonton man turns himself in, is charged after video captures Tesla vandalism

An Edmonton man turned himself into police after a Global News story about a car-keying incident in our city. READ MORE: Edmonton Tesla owner shares Sentry Mode video of car vandalism online Police said Austin Grabas, 20, is facing one count…

Hundreds of cannabis stores in Alberta but users still turning to black market

Cannabis has been legal in Canada for one year, but it remains unclear how much impact that is having on the black market. Alberta has more than 300 cannabis stores – more than any other province or territory – and…

Distracted driving could mean higher insurance rates for motorists

It’s a daily occurrence on city streets: someone behind the wheel distracted with their smartphone. “There are so many factors why we should put the phone away,” driver Carole Mason said. “So many risks.” READ MORE: 21K distracted driving tickets…

Edmonton lawn sign shows Trudeau, Sohi with targets on their heads

The EPS police hate crime unit is looking into two controversial political signs posted on a lawn in southeast Edmonton. One of the election signs, spotted on a lawn in the Meyonohk neighbourhood, shows a crosshair target on the foreheads…

Jury selected for Edmonton man accused of trying to run down, stab police officer

A jury of seven women and seven men will hear evidence in the trial of a man accused of trying to kill an Edmonton police officer. Two years ago, Abdulahi Hasan Sharif is alleged to have run down Const. Mike…

Edmonton police officer Dwayne Lakusta named new CEO of ALERT

An Edmonton police officer with more than two decades of experience is the new CEO of Alberta’s organized and serious crime unit. EPS Acting Supt. Dwayne Lakusta took over the top job at Alberta Law Enforcement Response Teams (ALERT) two…

Edmonton police apologize for ‘unacceptable’ wait for urgent 911 call

The Edmonton Police Service is apologizing, saying there were multiple communication breakdowns that resulted in an assault victim not getting help in a reasonable amount of time recently. “For Edmontonians, we vow to be better. To the victim, our sincere…