Edmonton

By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Feb 26th, 2013
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Two men are in custody after a sheriff was wounded in the hand during a shooting inside a Whitecourt, Alta., courthouse northwest of Edmonton Tuesday morning. The shooting suspect, who was a prisoner at the courthouse, escaped with a second prisoner in a sheriff’s van, according to Kathlene Cam...
By IndepthAfrica
In Canada
Jun 15th, 2012
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EDMONTON – Three employees of an armoured vehicle company were shot and killed at the University of Alberta early Friday morning, Edmonton police confirm. A fourth victim is in hospital with critical injuries, said Staff Sgt. Erik Johnson with Edmonton police southwest division. Police were cal...
By benim
In Crime & Corruption
May 31st, 2011
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Selamawit Negasi had an appointment with a divorce lawyer at the time she was allegedly slain by her husband, the jury in an Edmonton murder trial was told Monday. Elen Negasi, 29, testified that her mother told her the night before she died she had qualified for legal aid and was meeting with a lawy...
By benim
In Canada
May 17th, 2011
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SLAVE LAKE, Alberta – Wildfires that blazed through a northern Canadian town forced the evacuation of nearly 7,000 people. Slave Lake Mayor Karina Pillay-Kinnee said Monday that nearly one-third of the buildings were destroyed after strong winds suddenly turned the flames on the town. All residents w...
By benim
In Canada
Mar 7th, 2011
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ROBB, Alta. – Up to 16 people have been hurt in an explosion and fire at an oilwell west of Edmonton. RCMP say two of the people have been flown by air ambulance to hospital. The extent of the injuries hasn’t been released. The blast ripped through the Husky Energy well near Robb, Alta., ...
By benim
In Canada
Jan 3rd, 2011
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Dan Carrol has a big goal with a deadline: to lose 70 pounds by his wedding day in October. To help him shed the weight, Carrol is blogging about his experience with healthier eating. He’s also moving around more, while his brother captures his struggles on film, complete with a Rocky-like moti...
By benim
In Canada
Dec 23rd, 2010
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Two women have been injured after jumping from the fourth floor of a condo building in northeast Edmonton Thursday morning to escape a fire in their suite. The two are in hospital. “The extent of their injuries isn’t known, but I’m told they are serious,” said Tim Wilson, emer...
By benim
In Canada
Oct 17th, 2010
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A prominent Envision Edmonton volunteer under scrutiny for misrepresenting himself as a Seattle journalist says he might leave the pro-airport lobby group because of the controversy. “Whatever I’m going to do, it’s not going to be at the peril of Envision Edmonton,” Nathan Black said on Sunday. “The ...