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Saskatoon police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery reported shortly after midnight on May 15, 2017.

Police seek bag-clad armed robbery suspect

By 650 CKOM May 15, 2017 - 7:22am Updated: May 15, 2017 - 7:22am

Saskatoon police are looking for information after an early morning armed robbery.   Police said a man came into the Vern's Place convenience store on 11th Street West just...

Police responded to a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Warman Road and Lenore Drive on May 14, 2017.

Collision near North Industrial area in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 15, 2017 - 7:05am Updated: May 15, 2017 - 7:57am

Saskatoon police were called out to the scene of a crash early Monday morning.   Police reported a two-vehicle collision at the intersection of Warman Road and Lenore Drive...

A funnel cloud seen near Hepburn, Sask. on May 14, 2017.

Sunday brings funnel clouds to Sask.

By 650 CKOM May 15, 2017 - 6:54am Updated: May 15, 2017 - 7:41am

People around Saskatoon and central Saskatchewan were seeing funnel clouds through Sunday afternoon.   Environment Canada issued an advisory after funnel clouds were spotted...

A building on a property southwest of Saskatoon was reduced to rubble after a fire.

Fire destroys building on rural property

By 650 CKOM May 14, 2017 - 7:31pm Updated: May 14, 2017 - 7:31pm

A building burned to the ground in a fire southwest of Saskatoon.   Around 1:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon, Saskatoon fire was called out to a structure fire on Highway 60, south of...

Firefighters will be on scene into the night after a grass fire spread to hay bales at a cube plant in Broderick, Sask.

Crews fight large grass fire near Outlook

By 650 CKOM May 12, 2017 - 9:33pm Updated: May 13, 2017 - 4:46pm

Crews were on scene through the night after a grass fire broke out east of Outlook, Sask. on Friday evening.

The fire began at a cube plant in Broderick and spread to...

PATHS Provincial Co-ordinator Jo-Anne Dusel said on May 12, 2017 awareness of "red flags" could help reduce fatal domestic violence.

'Are you okay?': Expert offers tips to prevent domestic abuse

By 650 CKOM May 12, 2017 - 5:23pm Updated: May 12, 2017 - 5:23pm

One of the contributors to a staggering domestic violence report in Saskatchewan says education is the key to stopping it.

Jo-Anne Dusel, provincial co-ordinator for the...

Two schools on Makwa Sahgaiehcan First Nation enacted "hold and secure" procedures after a gunman was reported in a home nearby on May 12, 2017.

RCMP arrest 1 man after standoff at Northern Sask. FN home

By 650 CKOM May 12, 2017 - 1:26pm Updated: May 13, 2017 - 4:54am

A home on a First Nation west of Meadow Lake was surrounded by RCMP Friday morning after reports of a man with a firearm entering the residence.

Residents of the Makwa...

A  new report estimates that the City of Saskatoon would need to raise 2018 property taxes by about seven per cent to maintain service levels in the face of budget pressures.

City report projects whopping 2018 tax hike for Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 12, 2017 - 8:46am Updated: May 12, 2017 - 8:50am

Saskatoon taxpayers look set to be forking over more cash for less service in 2018.   A preliminary report headed to council Monday outlines various pressures on the city's...

A 25-year-old man was charged with aggravated assault after a 33-year-old man was hit by a van Thursday night.

Man charged with assault in parking lot collision

By 650 CKOM May 12, 2017 - 7:31am Updated: May 12, 2017 - 7:31am

Police have laid charges after a 33-year-old man was struck by a vehicle late Thursday.    The man was hit by a van around 11:15 p.m. in a bar parking lot off of Lorne Avenue,...

The City of Saskatoon says construction zone speed limits are put in place before workers arrive to get drivers accustomed to lower speeds.

Speed limits slowed before work starts to prep drivers: city

By 650 CKOM May 11, 2017 - 4:38pm Updated: May 11, 2017 - 4:38pm

As more construction zones pop up on the outskirts of Saskatoon, some drivers are questioning why lower speed limits are being put in place while no work is underway.

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Kaos and Kazoo are two of the 13 puppies named by kids across Canada in the annual RCMP Name the Puppy contest.

Kaos, Kazoo among winning names chosen for RCMP puppies

By 650 CKOM May 11, 2017 - 2:37pm Updated: May 11, 2017 - 2:39pm

Nearly 21,000 entries were submitted, but only 13 were worthy of naming the RCMP’s newest batch of K9 recruits.

The names of the first 13 puppies to be born at the...

SGI says collisions and deaths caused by speeding have declined in Saskatchewan over the last 10 years.

SGI says speed-related deaths, crashes down

By 650 CKOM May 11, 2017 - 9:49am Updated: May 11, 2017 - 9:49am

In a week that has highlighted some heavy-footed tendencies among Saskatoon drivers, SGI says there has been progress in the fight to curb speeding.   A 16-year-old boy was...

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