MILLENNIUM LIBRARY CLOSED AFTER SERIOUS INCIDENT

MILLENNIUM LIBRARY CLOSED AFTER SERIOUS INCIDENT

    Man in critical condition after incident at Millennium Library         The Millennium Library in downtown Winnipeg  closed down Thursday afternoon after police say a serious incident took place in the library. Employees who witnessed the incident told News4 that a man appeared to have fallen from a fourth floor balcony. Emergency medical personnel took one man to hospital in critical condition just before 2:00pm. The library was closed to the public as police investigated and took statements from witnesses. Officials with the city library say…

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TEEN MISSING SINCE MONDAY

TEEN MISSING SINCE MONDAY

    Last seen in Wildwood area of Winnipeg January 2, 2017         The Winnipeg Police Service is requesting the public’s assistance in locating 17-year-old female Tara FERLAND.  FERLAND was last seen on Monday, January 2, 2017, in the late afternoon in the Wildwood area of Winnipeg.  FERLAND is described as female, Aboriginal, 5’4″ in height, 140 lbs., medium build, with long black hair and brown eyes.  She was last seen wearing a green and orange coloured bomber jacket, grey sweatpants, brown Timberlands and carrying a brown Guess purse….

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TODAY IN CANADIAN HISTORY | JANUARY 5

TODAY IN CANADIAN HISTORY | JANUARY 5

1874 –  Frank Cornish, former mayor of London, Ontario, defeats Winnipeg Free Press editor and owner William Luxton in Winnipeg’s first civic election. Only 304 voters were registered, but 382 ballots were cast, since owners of multiple properties had a vote for each property. 1943 –  Supreme Court of Canada upholds War Measures Act, passed in 1914, which gives federal Cabinet emergency powers to govern by decree when it perceives the existence of “war, invasion or insurrection. Prime Minister Trudeau will be invoked the War Measures Act in 1970 during FLQ crisis in…

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MISSING 21 YEAR OLD FEMALE

MISSING 21 YEAR OLD FEMALE

    Selkirk RCMP request assistance in locating missing woman           On January 3, 2017, at approximately 12:30 pm, Selkirk RCMP were notified that Shereen Traverse, 21, was missing from Selkirk, Manitoba. Shereen is described as indigenous, 5’7”, 217 pounds, with brown hair and brown eyes. She is a vulnerable person. RCMP are asking anyone who may have seen Shereen or know of her whereabouts, to call Selkirk RCMP at 204-482-1222 or Manitoba Crimestoppers at 1-800-222-8477 or Text “TIPMAN” +your message to CRIMES(274637).

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POLICE ARREST MURDER SUSPECT

POLICE ARREST MURDER SUSPECT

    16 year old youth charged in homicide on Thames Avenue         As News4 told you on January 3, 2017, at around 10:00pm, Winnipeg Police received a number of reports of gunshots heard in the vicinity of Thames Avenue and Watt Street. Previous story | ONE DEAD IN THAMES AVENUE SHOOTING   When police officers arrived on scene they found 25 year old Tyler Kirton lying on the street. He was taken to hospital where he was pronounced dead.     Investigators from the homicide unit…

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VIRTUAL-REALITY HELPS SOLVE CRIMES

VIRTUAL-REALITY HELPS SOLVE CRIMES

    3D VR technology used to solve crimes by Bavarian police.         It’s a technology we associate with gaming but the Bavarian police are using 3D virtual-reality to solve crimes that are more than 70 years old. Bavarian police have created a 3D virtual-reality model of the Auschwitz concentration camp which they say can help investigators convict people who worked there for being an accessory to murder. Matthew Stock reports.      

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