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Wray Morrison: Oilers moving forward

By Wray Morrison May 11, 2017 - 12:36pm Updated: May 11, 2017 - 1:13pm

A young Edmonton Oilers team did a terrific job putting last night's Game 7 loss to the Anaheim Ducks into perspective.   Moments after a disheartening defeat, 20-year-old...

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...

Alex Reisinger, 23, died of an opiate overdose Aug. 21, 2014 in Coquitlam B.C. He was born and raised in Saskatoon.

Dad pushes for fentanyl awareness after Saskatoon overdose

By JT Marshall May 10, 2017 - 5:40pm Updated: May 10, 2017 - 5:40pm

After a deadly fentanyl overdose by an 18-year-old woman in Saskatoon over the weekend, a Saskatoon man who lost his 23-year-old son the same way is speaking out.   "I wasn't...

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...

Police say a car jumped the curb at the Attridge Drive Tim Horton's and struck the building, injuring a 19-year-old man inside on May 10, 2017.

Man hurt after car drives into Saskatoon Tim Horton's

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 10, 2017 - 4:11pm Updated: May 10, 2017 - 8:19pm

A 19-year-old man was taken to hospital Wednesday morning after a car drove into a Tim Horton's restaurant wall.   The incident occurred at the Attridge Drive location around...

Kennels in Saskatoon are asking the Saskatoon SPCA to inspect their properties to prevent another tragedy.

Kennels trying to shake off Playful Paws 'black eye'

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 10, 2017 - 2:43pm Updated: May 10, 2017 - 2:43pm

Saskatoon's kennel industry is working towards self-regulation to help restore confidence after the Playful Paws Pet Centre tragedy.   Businesses are working to educate...

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...

Playful Paws owner Dave Deplaedt pleaded guilty on behalf of his business on May 9, 2017 to negligence in the deaths of 14 dogs at the kennel in Sept. 2016.

Playful Paws owner pleads guilty in death of 14 dogs

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 9, 2017 - 5:37pm Updated: May 9, 2017 - 5:37pm

The owner of Playful Paws Pet Centre says he's accepting responsibility for the deaths of 14 dogs at the kennel in September 2016.   Dave Deplaedt, 50, pleaded guilty Tuesday...

Wray Morrison: Regina cashes in

By Wray Morrison May 9, 2017 - 12:46pm Updated: May 9, 2017 - 12:46pm

Congratulations to Saskatchewan's second-largest city.

Regina’s new Mosaic Stadium will host an international soccer friendly between the New York Cosmos and Valencia CF...

A $600,000 study is planned to figure out whether Saskatoon should move rail lines out of the city or simply build underpasses around them.

Council considers study to solve railway crossing headaches

By Chris Vandenbreekel May 9, 2017 - 12:25pm Updated: May 9, 2017 - 12:25pm

Saskatoon city council is set to consider a motion later this month to begin a study on options to help ease traffic delays caused by trains.   Mayor Charlie Clark told Brent...

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...