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  • British sailors charged in alleged rape at CFB Shearwater

    Adam Burns 4

    Military police have charged four British sailors with sexual assault after an alleged gang-rape at CFB Shearwater. The alleged incident took place last Thursday, and the four men were arrested yesterday. Major Yves Desbiens with Canadian Forces National Investigation Service in Ottawa tells News 95.7 the sailors were in Halifax for a “military sporting event.”

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  • Manitoba man arrested on Halifax-issued warrant

    Adam Burns 0

    Police in Brandon, Manitoba have arrested a 72-year-old man on a Canada-wide warrant issued by Halifax RCMP. The man was arrested yesterday at his home in Brandon, roughly 200 km west of Winnipeg, and is being held at the local jail. Brandon Police Sergeant Kevin McLean says he’s due in court Friday to face numerous

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    Man approaches children; police investigating

    Adam Burns 1

    Regional Police are investigating after a man approached two children under what they call “suspicious circumstances.” The incident happened Wednesday evening on Edward Arab Avenue in Halifax’s West End, where an 8-year-old girl and her 10-year-old brother were playing basketball in their driveway. Police say the man complimented the girl on her skills and even

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  • Clayton Miller's body was found in a stream after police raided a bush party in New Waterford in 1990.

    Clayton Miller investigation results due Thursday

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    SYDNEY, N.S. – The results of an independent investigation into the 1990 death of Cape Breton teenager Clayton Miller are scheduled to be released Thursday. Nova Scotia chief medical examiner Dr. Matt Bowes says he and the province’s Serious Incident Response Team plan to hold a news conference in Sydney. Miller’s 17-year-old body was found

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    Vehicle-pedestrian collisions down in March

    Adam Burns 1

    Halifax police say there were 12 vehicle-pedestrian collisions in March – down from 22 in March of 2014. Ten of the incidents took place in Regional Police jurisdiction, with the other two in RCMP territory. Police say so far this year, about half of reported vehicle-pedestrian collisions took place in crosswalks. Of the 50 pedestrians

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  • Loretta Saunders' body was found off a highway in New Brunswick in February 2014.

    Loretta Saunders case: co-accused to be tried together

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    HALIFAX – A Nova Scotia judge has ruled that two people charged in the death of Loretta Saunders will be tried together. Chris Hansen, a spokeswoman for the province’s Public Prosecution Service, says Judge Josh Arnold of the Nova Scotia Supreme Court informed lawyers today that the first-degree murder trial of Blake Leggette and Victoria

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    Halifax police investigating violent break and enter

    Zane Woodford 2

    Halifax police are investigating a break and enter that happened early Sunday morning in the North End. Police say it happened at about 1:30 a.m., when a homeowner heard his front door being kicked down. Police say three black men wearing masks entered a home in the 3600 block of Acadia Street. One man with

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  • Boy charged after forced confinement

    Adam Burns 2

    Regional Police have charged a 15-year-old boy with robbery, forcible confinement and break-and-enter after a disturbing incident in Dartmouth. It happened last night on Earleton Avenue, when police say the boy broke into the home of a 75-year-old woman and demanded cash and cigarettes. When she refused, he grabbed her phone and locked her in

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    Barechested prowler spooks Halifax couple

    Adam Burns 1

    Regional Police are investigating a break-and-enter in Halifax’s south end. It happened yesterday morning in a rooming house on South Street, when a man and a woman awoke to find another man standing in their room in his underwear. They asked the man to leave the room and he did, but stayed in the common

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  • A plow clears Young Street during the storm on March 18, 2015

    5 charged in snow plow theft investigation

    Adam Burns 1

    Regional Police have laid numerous charges against five people after an investigation into stolen snow-clearing equipment dubbed “Operation Snowman.” Police say the thefts have occurred since Dec. 10, and were spread throughout the region. Most happened during the overnight hours. Last month, the investigation ended with the arrest of five people between the ages of

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