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Peacocks will no longer be seen roaming free at Saskatoon's Forestry Farm Park and Zoo after a decision was made to move them to a facility better equipped to house them year-round.

Forestry Farm peacocks moved for ethical reasons: manager

By 650 CKOM June 9, 2017 - 6:08pm Updated: June 9, 2017 - 6:08pm

There are no more roaming peacocks at Saskatoon’s Forestry Farm Park and Zoo.

The animals were a familiar sight at the zoo, but manager Tim Sinclair-Smith said the...

Rush fans will pack SaskTel Centre for game 2 of the National Lacrosse League final on Saturday.

Championship fever grips Saskatoon as Rush go for 3-peat

By JT Marshall June 9, 2017 - 12:00pm Updated: June 9, 2017 - 12:19pm

The Saskatchewan Rush are hoping their fans can make the difference in their quest for a third straight National Lacrosse League (NLL) title.

The Rush host the Georgia...

Shane Pattison leaves Saskatoon Court of Queen's Bench on Aug. 17, 2012.

Sask. man pleads guilty to over 40 child porn charges

By CKOM News June 9, 2017 - 11:23am Updated: June 9, 2017 - 2:04pm

A man from Marshall has pleaded guilty to over 40 child pornography charges.   Shane Dale Pattison, 27, entered guilty pleas at Saskatoon Court of Queen’s Bench on Friday....

Saskatoon police say a man was stabbed at a home in Saskatoon's Evergreen neighbourhood on June 7, 2017.

Evergreen stabbing leaves man with life-threatening injuries

By 650 CKOM June 8, 2017 - 5:35pm Updated: June 8, 2017 - 5:35pm

A 25-year-old woman is charged with aggravated assault after a stabbing in Saskatoon's Evergreen neighbourhood.

Saskatoon police said in a release Thursday afternoon...

The City of Saskatoon has replaced signs banning right turns on red lights with yield signs at intersections with 23rd Street and 4th Avenue.

City ends downtown right turn restrictions near bike lanes

By 650 CKOM June 8, 2017 - 4:25pm Updated: June 8, 2017 - 4:25pm

The city is making changes for the final season the protected bike lanes pilot project.

Turning right on a red light onto 4th Avenue and 23rd Street is no longer...

Warman RCMP found 37-year-old Patrick Dong's body near Hodgson Road, southwest of Saskatoon, on Oct. 23, 2016.

Saskatoon woman charged with 1st degree murder

By 650 CKOM June 8, 2017 - 2:30pm Updated: June 8, 2017 - 2:30pm

An 18-year-old woman from Saskatoon is facing a first degree murder charge stemming from a body found outside city limits last fall.

Warman RCMP said in a news release...

Saskatoon police officers successfully administered a naloxone spray dose to a fentanyl overdose victim on June 7, 2017.

Police use new anti-overdose spray for first time, save life

By 650 CKOM June 8, 2017 - 12:09pm Updated: June 8, 2017 - 12:36pm

Saskatoon police have saved a life thanks to a new anti-overdose kit at their disposal.

According to a news release, officers were called to a home on 6th Street East...

Saskatoon police said drivers keep getting fined for speeding through construction zones along  Highway 5 at McCormand Road and Highway 16 at Boychuck Drive.

'Way too fast:' Construction zone speeding tickets rack up

By 650 CKOM June 7, 2017 - 3:36pm Updated: June 7, 2017 - 6:11pm

Drivers are still getting caught speeding through construction zones around two major road work projects near Saskatoon.

People travelling along Highway 5 at McOrmond...

Volunteers scrub a Pride-themed crosswalk in Saskatoon on June 6, 2017.

Volunteers gather to clean up Pride crosswalk

By 650 CKOM June 7, 2017 - 6:59am Updated: June 7, 2017 - 10:22am

A group of volunteers got together to restore a symbol of Pride.   A rainbow-coloured crosswalk installed at 23rd Street and 4th Avenue was defaced earlier this week, prompting...

Ryan Giesbrecht, 29, pictured with the white 2017 GMC pickup truck he’s believed to be driving.

Missing 29-year-old man may be in vulnerable state: police

By 650 CKOM June 6, 2017 - 4:46pm Updated: June 6, 2017 - 4:46pm

Saskatoon police are asking for help to find a missing 29-year-old man.

Ryan Giesbrecht was last seen around 8 p.m. Monday leaving his residence in the 100 block of...

Six-week-old baby Nikosis Jace Cantre was murdered in Saskatoon on July 3, 2016.

Slain baby's family upset as killer's sentencing delayed

By 650 CKOM June 6, 2017 - 3:03pm Updated: June 6, 2017 - 3:03pm

The grandfather of a six-week-old baby murdered in Saskatoon last summer says the wait for justice is starting to wear thin.

Nikosis Jace Cantre was killed on July 3,...

Saskatoon police say a man was allegedly watching and photographing children at Al Anderson Park on June 5, 2017.

Saskatoon police warn of man watching children in park

By 650 CKOM June 6, 2017 - 1:57pm Updated: June 6, 2017 - 2:53pm

Saskatoon police are looking into a report of a suspicious person near a children’s park Monday afternoon.

Shortly after 4 p.m. on June 5, officers responded to a...