Recent Articles - Edmonton Journal

'Carding' stops by Edmonton police drop 30 per cent in one year
Published
police officers are carrying out fewer “carding” stops, a trend Police Chief Rod Knecht attributes in part to ongoing controversy around the practice.Officers filed 15,909 street check reports in 2017, documenting cases where they stop and request information from someone who is not suspected of ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Police searching for suspect after robbery from Facebook jewelry sale
Published
A man was reportedly robbed in a Facebook sale gone wrong, according to a Friday news release from Edmonton police.On Wednesday at approximately 2 p.m., police responded to a complaint of a personal robbery. A 33-year-old man said he brought jewelry to an arranged transaction site in the area of ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Man found guilty of first-degree murder in Mac's clerks killings
Published
A jury convicted a man Friday of two counts of first-degree murder in the 2015 killings of two Edmonton convenience store clerks. Laylin Delorme, 25, was one of three people arrested after Ricky Massain Cenabre and Karanpal Singh Bhangu were killed during armed robberies at two sou...
Published at Edmonton Journal
City predicts tax bills will go up at least two per cent in 2019
Published
residents could be facing a two-per cent tax increase next year even before council looks at emerging needs and key projects.Population growth and inflation means police are expected to get $14.9 million extra under the city’s current funding formula, which is equivalent to a one-per cent tax inc...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Mill Creek footbridges reopen — four months ahead of schedule
Published
Mill Creek’s footbridges are back in action.The network of pedestrian bridges that criss-cross the south side ravine officially reopened Friday, on budget and four months ahead of schedule, the city said.The $7.7-million rehabilitation project involved repairing two trestle bridges and two glue-l...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Severe thunderstorm watch issued for city of Edmonton
Published
Keep your eyes on the skies.Environment Canada issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the city of Edmonton at 10:16 a.m. Friday. Forecasters say conditions are favourable for thunderstorms producing strong wind gusts, large hail and torrential rain.“Thunderstorms will continue over parts of north...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Frank Saccomanno devoted his life to food, family and business
Published
Frank Saccomanno never sat down. Well, almost never.He would rest while sipping a daily glass of his homemade wine, enjoyed with a fragrant bowl of minestrone made by his wife, Maria. But, mostly, the longtime Italian grocery retailer and wholesaler, and a well-known member of the Edmonton Italia...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Cyclist sustains life-threatening injuries after being struck by truck
Published
A man is fighting for his life in hospital after being struck while riding his bike in north Edmonton early Friday morning.Police said the man was rushed to hospital after being hit by a burgundy Chevy pickup truck near 97 Street and 144 Avenue.He sustained serious, life-threatening injuries and ...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Edmonton weather: Waking up to the soothing sounds of a thunderstorm
Published
A look at today’s Edmonton weather by Environment Canada.Friday morning temperatures at the Edmonton Blatchford station measure 16.7 C with a 8 km/h wind coming from the northwest. Today: A mix of sun and cloud. 30 per cent chance of showers early this morning. 60 per cent chance o...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Complex 50 Street railway underpass has city engineers looking for options
Published
City engineers recommended a new underpass for the upcoming 50 Street rail separation project but are questioning if that’s really the right option.It uses less land, which means less impact on neighbouring businesses, but could be complex to build.“During construction, we have to maintain railwa...
Published at Edmonton Journal
'You go slowly crazy': Inmate suing Alberta jails over segregation policy speaks out
Published
For two years, Harley Lay spent 23 hours each day alone in the Edmonton Remand Centre, hope gradually ebbing away that he’d ever be moved to a general unit.Alberta Justice rules say segregation cases are to be reviewed twice a week.Speaking to Postmedia from the Edmonton Institution maximum secur...
Published at Edmonton Journal
David Staples: New program could be solution to math crisis in Alberta schools
Published
We could be at the beginning of the end to our math crisis in Alberta schools.My optimism springs out of the new Math Minds program from Jump Math and the University of Calgary’s Werklund School of Education. Results in pilot projects shows much promise.What is the crisis? In the past 20 years, i...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Jury begins deliberations in Mac's clerks murder case
Published
A jury began deliberating the fate of a man accused in the murders of two Edmonton convenience store clerks Thursday afternoon. Laylin Delorme faces two counts each of first-degree murder and robbery with a prohibited weapon in a trial that began June 5. Karanp...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Jury begins deliberations in Mac's clerks murder case
Published
A jury began deliberating the fate of a man accused in the murders of two Edmonton convenience store clerks Thursday afternoon. Laylin Delorme faces two counts each of first-degree murder and robbery with a prohibited weapon in a trial that began June 5. Karanp...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Jury begins deliberations in Mac's clerks murder case
Published
A jury began deliberating the fate of a man accused in the murders of two Edmonton convenience store clerks Thursday afternoon. Laylin Delorme faces two counts each of first-degree murder and robbery with a prohibited weapon in a trial that began June 5. Karanp...
Published at Edmonton Journal
Page 1 » Next