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Muhidiin Ahmed Farah, 31, is wanted on a Canada-wide warrant following a violent armed robbery in Montreal, Que. on May 10, 2017.

Suspect in brutal Montréal attack may be in Saskatoon: RCMP

By 650 CKOM June 14, 2017 - 1:29pm Updated: June 14, 2017 - 1:29pm

Montréal RCMP say a suspect wanted on a Canada-wide warrant may be in Saskatoon.

Police released information Wednesday stating 31-year-old Muhidiin Ahmed Farah regularly...

Saskatoon police say two women robbed a business on Dawes Avenue late Tuesday night.

Police seek suspects in late night armed robbery

By 650 CKOM June 14, 2017 - 7:25am Updated: June 14, 2017 - 7:25am

Saskatoon police say two women committed an armed robbery at a gas station in the city's southwest.   Officers were called to the Shell station on the 2500 block of Dawes...

Nearly 100 students gathered around the locker of 16-year-old Lauren Spence on June 13, 2017 to protest attempts to remove the crash victims memorial.

Students rally to preserve crash victim's locker memorial

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 13, 2017 - 7:38pm Updated: June 14, 2017 - 7:02am

A locker memorial for a Saskatoon teen killed in an Alberta car crash will stay up until Friday according to Saskatoon Public Schools.   Students at Marion M. Graham Collegiate...

The Saskatoon Fire Department was called in after an augur truck hit an underground gas line in the Brighton neighbourhood late Tuesday morning.

Fire department responds to gas leak

By 650 CKOM June 13, 2017 - 1:22pm Updated: June 13, 2017 - 1:22pm

The Saskatoon Fire Department responded to a natural gas leak on Tuesday.

Firefighters were called out around 11:45 a.m. to 526 Underhill Link, in the city's Brighton...

The City of Saskatoon is looking at new ways to bill for residential garbage pickup in an effort to ease pressure on the landfill.

City eyes new billing system for garbage pickup

By 650 CKOM June 13, 2017 - 8:33am Updated: June 13, 2017 - 8:37am

The City of Saskatoon is looking into changing how people pay for garbage collection.   The city's  environment, utilities and corporate services committee reviewed a report on...

Organizers from Saskatoon's Pride Festival stood together outside city hall after raising the rainbow Pride flag on June 12, 2017.

25th Pride festival launched by largest-ever flag raising

By Chris Vandenbreekel June 12, 2017 - 4:53pm Updated: June 12, 2017 - 4:55pm

Saskatoon's Pride Festival officially kicked off Monday after a flag-raising ceremony outside city hall.

Nearly 250 people took time over their lunch hour to attend the...

Saskatoon police carried out two drug busts on the city's east end on June 11, 2017, seizing 75 fentanyl pills and other drugs.

8 arrested in Saskatoon after weekend fentanyl busts

By 650 CKOM June 12, 2017 - 4:50pm Updated: June 12, 2017 - 4:50pm

More fentanyl has been taken off Saskatoon's streets after a pair of drug busts over the weekend.

Police said in a release Monday they executed search warrants at two...

Lauren Spence, 16,  was killed in a collision on Highway 21 near Calgary, Alta. on June 9, 2017.

Saskatoon teen remembered after fatal crash

By 650 CKOM June 12, 2017 - 11:06am Updated: June 12, 2017 - 11:06am

Tributes have begin pouring out online for a Saskatoon teen killed in a collision in Alberta.   Lauren Spence, 16, was pronounced dead Friday at the scene of a two-vehicle ...

Camp Dundurn was the Snowbirds first stop on the airshow circuit after two weeks of intensive training.

Snowbirds fly again at Canada Remembers Armed Forces Day

By JT Marshall June 11, 2017 - 11:33am Updated: June 11, 2017 - 11:33am

The Snowbirds didn't miss a beat Saturday during the Canada Remembers Armed Forces Day at Camp Dundurn.

It was the first show back for the team based at 15 Wing Moose...

Saskatoon police have a 31-year-old man in custody after a traffic stop and incident on 8th Street East June 10, 2017.

Police use taser in Saskatoon arrest

By 650 CKOM June 11, 2017 - 10:35am Updated: June 11, 2017 - 10:35am

A traffic stop on the 2300 block of 8th Street East Saturday night ended with an officer assaulted and a 31-year-old man tased.

According to police, after a vehicle was...

The Georgia Swarm picked up their first NLL Champion's Cup title with a 15-14 overtime win over the Saskatchewan Rush.

Georgia Swarm win Champion's Cup in Saskatoon

By Ryan Brandt June 11, 2017 - 12:41am Updated: June 11, 2017 - 12:49am

Up by one with ten seconds to go, the Saskatchewan Rush took the ball looking to wrap up a home win and force a deciding game three in the NLL finals.

And then it...

A crash nearly sent a car into the side of a building at the intersection of 24th Street East and 4th Avenue on June 9, 2017.

Driver injured as crash nearly sends car into building

By 650 CKOM June 9, 2017 - 7:52pm Updated: June 9, 2017 - 7:52pm

A woman was sent to hospital after a two-vehicle crash in downtown Saskatoon ended with one car almost rolling into a building.

It happened just after 2 p.m. Friday at...