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Saskatoon police were called to a home on Avenue K South after a 24-year-old man was reportedly wounded in a machete attack.

Saskatoon man in hospital after machete attack

By 650 CKOM May 11, 2017 - 6:46am Updated: May 11, 2017 - 6:46am

A 24-year-old man is recovering from what police are calling serious injuries sustained in a machete attack.

Saskatoon police were called to a home on the 300 block of...

Alexa Emerson, also known as Amanda Totchek, now faces a total of 75 charges related to suspicious package and bomb threats in Saskatoon.

More charges for woman accused of white powder, bomb threats

By 650 CKOM May 10, 2017 - 4:59pm Updated: May 10, 2017 - 5:00pm

The woman accused of sending suspicious packages to Saskatoon businesses and schools is facing more charges.

Police said Alexa Emerson has been charged with six...

Saskatoon police handed out $18,000 in speeding tickets Tuesday in the construction zone near the intersection of Boychuk Drive and Highway 16.

Saskatoon police hand out $18K worth of orange zone tickets

By 650 CKOM May 10, 2017 - 11:50am Updated: May 10, 2017 - 12:16pm

Saskatoon police are reminding drivers once again to slow down in construction zones.

The Saskatoon Police Service traffic unit was out Tuesday near the intersection of...

A pill containing fentanyl seized by Saskatoon police. The deadly opioid was linked to an overdose death reported over the weekend of May 5-7.

Fentanyl death prompts call for parents to talk to kids

By 650 CKOM May 10, 2017 - 8:32am Updated: May 10, 2017 - 10:38am

An addictions expert is urging parents to talk to their kids about fentanyl in the wake of an overdose death in Saskatoon.   Police linked the deadly opioid to three of five...

Pekkle infant sleepers sold at Costco between April 29, 2016, and April 14, 2017 are being recalled over safety concerns.

Recall issued for infant sleepers sold at Costco

By 650 CKOM May 9, 2017 - 4:55pm Updated: May 9, 2017 - 4:55pm

It's time to check the tag on your baby’s clothes – a sleeper sold at Costco is being recalled.

The voluntary recall is for Pekkle brand infant sleepers sold between...

Saskatoon police believe fentanyl was behind a fatal overdose this weekend.

Police report fentanyl death in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 9, 2017 - 11:40am Updated: May 9, 2017 - 11:53am

One person has died following what's believed to be a fentanyl overdose in Saskatoon.   Police reported that they responded to five separate calls involving overdoses over the...

The City of Saskatoon reported a widespread power outage affecting the downtown and several westside neighbourhoods on Tuesday morning

Power outage repaired in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 9, 2017 - 8:16am Updated: May 9, 2017 - 10:43am

A large chunk of Saskatoon was without power Tuesday morning.

The City of Saskatoon reported that the power went out in the downtown core around 8 a.m.

The King...

With more ticks showing up in Saskatoon this spring Saskatoon's deputy medical health officer is out with recommendations to keep them off you.

'Careful in tall grass' tips on avoiding ticks

By 650 CKOM May 8, 2017 - 7:58pm Updated: May 8, 2017 - 7:58pm

Experts, parents and dog owners will all say the same thing, ticks suck.

The small bugs have been spotted all over Saskatoon, now that the weather is warmer experts ask...

Emergency Measures Co-ordinator Eron McCormick says residents should have a plan on where to go in the event of a natural disaster, like the 2013 floods in Calgary.

City reminds residents to have disaster plan

By 650 CKOM May 8, 2017 - 6:21pm Updated: May 8, 2017 - 6:22pm

Recent natural disasters across Canada are marking emergency preparedness week with renewed importance.   The City of Saskatoon is using the week as an education tool for...

Saskatchewan's Ministry of Environment is reminding people to clean, dry and drain their boats afte each use in order to prevent the spread of zebra and quagga mussels.

Province urges boaters to check for intrusive mussels

By 650 CKOM May 8, 2017 - 11:45am Updated: May 8, 2017 - 11:45am

The province is reminding people to do their part to help keep invasive mussels out of Saskatchewan's waterways.   The Ministry of Environment issued a release Monday...

Ministers Jim Reiter and Greg Ottenbreit said on May 8, 2017 Saskatoon's central location was a factor in attracting the health authority headquarters.

Sask. Health Authority head office coming to Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 8, 2017 - 10:20am Updated: May 8, 2017 - 12:26pm

The province's new single health authority now has an official name – and a place to call home.

Saskatoon has been selected to host the head office for the Saskatchewan...

Saskatoon police were called to Diefenbaker Airport May 7, 2017 for a suspicious item found in a passengers bag.

Suspicious item at Saskatoon airport turns out to be clock

By 650 CKOM May 7, 2017 - 1:09pm Updated: May 7, 2017 - 1:09pm

An all-clear at Saskatoon's John G. Diefenbaker Airport after security screeners discovered a suspicious electronic item Sunday morning in a passenger's bag.

Around 9:20...