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Jul 28 , 2015
Man Dies in Moose Crash Near Gander
The accident occurred approximately 5 Kilometres east of Gander, and as a result a 52-year-old man from central Newfoundland, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was pronounced dead at the scene.
RNC Searching Pippy Park Area for Evidence in Pitcher/Whalen Case
The RNC say they have made progress in the investigation into the death of Bobby Pitcher but continue to look for information from the public.
Clarenville Woman Finds Metal Pin in Bag of Potatoes
Wendy Poole bought a 5lb. bag of Russet potatoes from the Co-Op in Clarenville Sunday, and cooked them that evening.
Woman Accused in Pizzeria Theft Pleads Guilty
Kim Parkinson is no stranger to the courts, and today entered guilty pleas to a string of other thefts that occurred over the past year.
Province Announces Net Metering Policy
The policy allows small-scale generating facilities to generate power for their own consumption.
Correctional Officer Testifies in Assault Trial
35-year-old Anthony Crocker is accused of punching inmate David Boland on the evening of August 26th.
Supermarket Security Guard Threatened with Knife
A dangerous situation at a local supermarket at 3:00 a.m. this morning.
Husky Predicts Additional 165M Barrels of Oil in White Rose Oilfield
Husky Energy's plan for West White Rose was put on hold at the end of 2014 due to oil prices, but had included plans to use a wellhead platform that was to be built in Argentia.
Mount Pearl Home Invasion Leaves Victim in Hospital
Police say the suspect broke in and attacked the home owner with a baseball bat. The suspect and victim are known to one other and an arrest warrant has been issued for the attacker.
Duo Charged After String of Vehicle Break Ins
Two young men who decided to break in to some parked vehicles on Kenmount Terrace in St. John's now have future court dates.
Close Call as East End Collision Leaves Four with Minor Injuries
The two compact sedans collided at the intersection of Newfoundland Drive and Torbay Road.
Historic Home in Renews Destroyed by Fire
The blaze at the former Priest's home on O'Toole's Road broke out around 11:15 a.m. yesterday.
Ex-Pat Outraged by Loss of Federal Voting Rights for Canadians after 5 Years Away
The voting ban was thrown out last year, but was reinstituted last week.
St. John's Approves Automated Garbage Collection
Dennis O'Keefe argues the funds would be better spent elsewhere.
Province Having Trouble Maximizing WHSCC Hearings
The province hired a full-time review commissioner to address the backlog of cases earlier this month with the idea being that an expanded monthly hearing schedule would eliminate the existing caseload by the end of the fiscal year.
Jul 27 , 2015
Teen Girl Dies after Corner Brook Apartment Fire
NC say they received a call at 9:00 p.m. on Friday about a fire at an apartment complex on Beothuk Crescent.
Woman Missing from Deer Lake
Loretta Hann was last seen in the Deer Lake area.
Teen Girl in Critical Condition after ATV Accident
Bay St. George RCMP say two quads were driving along back roads in McKays on Saturday around 5:00 p.m.
Festival 500 Launches Choral Workshop in Port Rexton
"Come All Ye," invites singles, couples, and groups to Fishers' Loft in Port Rexton for a five-day choral workshop led by well-known local conductor, Douglas Dunsmore.
Don't Expect Bad Behaviour from Bikers, Says Expert
Detective Staff Sergeant and biker expert Len Isnor says most likely the 100 plus bikers meeting up in central Newfoundland this week will be on their best behaviour, as they know they're being watched.
Horticulturist Warns of Hogweed, Dangerous to Humans and Animals
Todd Boland, a research horticulturist at MUN's Botanical Garden, describes what to look for.
Black Bears Roaming around Natuashish
Simeon Tshakapesh sent a letter to Minister Vaughn Granter asking for help resolving the situation. He says the bears are coming into the town.
Pynn Expected to Plead Guilty in HMP Chapel Riot
Philip Pynn and several other inmates are said to have conspired together to attack convicted killer Kenny Green during a Sunday church service at the penitentiary
Record-Breaking Lows Throughout Province
This weekend broke some records, but probably not like we would prefer.
Another Downtown Assault as St. John's Looks at Earlier Bar Hours
Police have yet to make an arrest in connection with a violent assault in downtown St. John's over the weekend.
Rex Hillier Seeking Liberal Nomination in Topsail-Paradise
Hillier has served as an MHA for the past ten months, having won a byelection for his current district.
Shoplifter Attacks Security Guard in St. John's
There have been no arrests so far in the incident but police are reviewing the video surveillance and conducting interviews to try and determine the suspect's identity.
Federation of School Councils Shocked by Literacy NL Closure
The non-profit organization cites loss of federal funding as the main reason for the closure.
Tely 10 Sees Biggest Year Yet with Over 4,700 Runners
Matt Loiselle and Anne Johnston took the win in a crowd of 4,100 finishers on a chilly, 9 degree day.
Massive Turnout Concludes Pride Week in St. John's
Pride Week wrapped up with the largest Pride parade in the city's history. St. John's Pride Board Member Perin Squires says it's been a big year for LGBTQ rights both globally and on the local scale.
Burglar Attempts Midday Break In, Immediately Caught
A would-be burglar didn't wait till darkness closed in to cover his crime.
Three High-Speed Chases Involve Same Person
A busy night for RNC officers who were involved in three high speed pursuits three times with the same person.
Passenger Defends Service After Night on Stephenville Tarmac
A passenger contacted VOCM news Saturday morning and painted a bleak picture of the experience, but another took to facebook to paint a different story, saying they we treated very well under trying circumstances.
Council Moves Forward on Goulds Townhouses, Despite Objections
The parcel in question sits on the main road across from St. Kevin's Church. Some 30 townhouses are going to be built if the city rezones the land from low density to medium density.
Expo Celebrates Games, from Boards to Smartphones
Gamers from across the province are gearing up for the second annual Newfoundland Gaming Expo being held by Sandbox Gaming.
Car Crash Outside Metro Hospitalizes One
It happened Saturday afternoon at the Torbay Bypass/Indian Meal Line intersection.
Jul 26 , 2015
Literacy NL Closing Doors, Province has Second Lowest Literacy Rate in Country
They say despite their concerted efforts, they could not confirm sustainable alternative funding.
Several Break and Enters in Corner Brook
On Friday, three houses and a vehicle were broke into and yesterday, RNC say property was stolen from unlocked vehicles in the centre city area.
St. John's Considering Earlier Closing Time for Bars
A bar owner in the downtown believes earlier closing times would help reduce crime.
Bell Island Mayor Vows to Fight Back Against Crime
Some recent incidents reported include shots being fired near homes in the community, and last weekend saw two men barricade themselves in a home on the island.
Health Minister Urges Patients to Follow up with Doctors on Test Results
Steve Kent says it's important for people to take matters into their own hands if they have not heard from their doctor's office within a reasonable period of time.
St. John's Trans March Emphasizes Ongoing Fight for Rights, Services, Safety
The march was the first of its kind in St. John's and saw 70 people attend a rally and march through the streets of the city asking for people to give their attention to issues facing the trans community.
Turkish Artist's WWI Exhibit Showcased at Memorial University
The exhibit, from Turkish artist Hikmet Çetinkaya, features 20 paintings exclusively depicting the poppy, a prominent international symbol of remembrance.
Mobile Art Exhibition Helping Young Artists Sell Work
A local organization is working to help local young artists display and sell their work.
Organizers Expecting Big Turnout for Gaming Expo
The second annual Newfoundland Gaming Expo takes place August 21-23 in the University Centre at Memorial University.
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Cole Hamels pitches no-hitter for Phillies; Jays a big comeback win over the Mariners.
Jul 25 , 2015
Two People Seriously Injured in Corner Brook Fire
65 people have been displaced for the time being.
MUN Prof and Sister Recovering from Stabbing
Professor Norvell and teenage daughter were visiting California at the time.
Downtown Beating Sends Victim to Hospital
Several people set upon the man.


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