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Police say they're still looking for suspects in relation to a shooting that happened near Anspach and Boyle Streets in the west end of St. John's on Saturday night. The Royal Newfoundland Constabulary said their search continues for a person who shot a man in the west end of St. John's last weekend.
According to SNY's Adam Zagoria, the Baton Rouge, Louisiana native is talking with head coach Steve Lavin about scheduling a visit to the campus.
The RNC is giving the victim of a weekend shooting in St. John's time to recover before officers question him about the incident. Const.
Between 1983 and 2012 Tefs published 13 books, mostly fiction, including Figures on a Wharf , Red Rock , 4x4 , Bandit and On the Fly . Bandit earned five nominations at the 2012 Manitoba Book Awards, while his 2007 novel Be Wolf was awarded the McNally Robinson Book of the Year Award at the 2008 event.
Public libraries have always served their communities by providing learning opportunities, gathering spaces and a venue for the sharing of ideas. Max Freedman, brother of Judge Samuel Freedman, spent a lot of time reading at the St. John's Library on Salter Street prior to his journalism career with the Manchester Guardian and the Chicago Daily.
Mosley Common Children's Centre has been closed since June after the building was badly damaged by a fire that is believed to have been started when someone tried to gain entry to the boiler room. The location of the fire meant that electricity to the entire building was knocked out, leaving the centre unable to open and forcing the nursery which operates from the building to move to nearby St John's Primary School on Commonside while the damage was fixed.
More than 140 Illinois middle school students and adults were sent to hospitals Monday after becoming ill because of a carbon monoxide leak caused by a faulty furnace flue, school district and fire officials said. Several students at North Mac Intermediate School in Girard complained about feeling nauseated, but all were conscious and talking as they were taken away in ambulances, Superintendent Marica Cullen said.
St. John's City Manager Neil Martin said the city has approved a $700,000 subsidy for the St. John's IceCaps. St. John's city councillors have agreed to a $700,000 subsidy that will be given to the St. John's IceCaps over their next two seasons.
Transport Minister Lisa Raitt was in Conception Bay South last week to announce the federal government was divesting its interest in three Newfoundland ports. Seated alongside Raitt are Long Pond Harbour Authority Inc. vice-chairman Fred Constantine, C.B.S Mayor Ken MacDonald, Exploits Valley Port Corp. chairman Jerry Dean and Main Brook Research and Development Corp. chairman Leander Pilgrim.
As many as 10 boats were destroyed in an early morning Monday fire in Placenta Bay. Placentia Bay fishermen and boat owners are figuring out what's next after an early Monday morning blaze at a wharf in Southern Harbour destroyed upwards of 10 vessels.
CORNER BROOK The drivers of a head-on collision that left both vehicles shattered Sunday in Corner Brook went to hospital for treatment. A 17-year-old girl went for what is believed to be minor injuries, according to police, and a 57-year-old man was taken to hospital via ambulance with undetermined injuries.
Tim Cochrane brings his three dogs to swim in Cobb's Pond in Gander. Since the closure of the town's only dog park, there is no designated place dogs are able to roam off-leash.
St. John's Regional Fire Department firefighters work to extinguish a fire in the upstairs at 78 Quidi-Vidi Village Road Sunday. Upon arrival, the first crews from the Kent's Pond fire station were met with smoke and fire issuing from the home which is attached to two others on the narrow roadway.
Percy Hynes White gives an emotional acceptance speech after winning the best actor award for his part in the film, Cast No Shadow at the Atlantic Film Festival Awards in Halifax on Sunday. Percy Hynes White gives an emotional acceptance speech after winning the best actor award for his part in the film, Cast No Shadow at the Atlantic Film Festival Awards in Halifax on Sunday.
MHA Kevin Parsons had to leave his daughter's wedding Saturday evening in order to cast a vote in an unexpected third ballot for the Progressive Conservative leadership race. left his own daughter's wedding early to cast his vote in the third ballot vote for the Progressive Conservative leadership race in St. John's on Saturday night.
Updated: Wed Sep 17, 2014 03:55 am
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