Colten Boushie News

Alvin Baptiste, right, stands with Colten Boushie’s mother, Debbie Baptiste, as she receives a blanket during a special ceremony at TCU Place on April 11, 2017.

'I forgive:' Boushie family honoured at Sask. conference

By Brent Bosker April 11, 2017 - 3:29pm Updated: April 11, 2017 - 6:01pm

A member of Colten Boushie's family offered forgiveness to the man accused in the 22-year-old's death on a farmyard last summer.

Colten's uncle, Alvin Baptiste spoke at...

Colten Boushie, 22, died after a shooting on a farm near Cando, Sask. Gerald Stanley, 55, has been charged with second-degree murder in his death.

RCMP investigating hate speech sparked by Colten Boushie case

By The Canadian Press April 6, 2017 - 7:59am Updated: April 6, 2017 - 10:38am

RCMP say they're looking into laying hate-speech charges over racist comments made online about the Colten Boushie case.

RCMP say that Mounties have "looked into a...

Members of Colten Boushie's family hold signs outside the North Battleford provincial courthouse on Tuesday.  Boushie, 22, was shot and killed Aug. 9, 2016 on a farm near Biggar, Sask.  Gerald Stanley, 55, faces a charge of second-degree murder in Boushie's death.

Security takes focus at Gerald Stanley preliminary hearing

By 650 CKOM April 5, 2017 - 7:59am Updated: April 5, 2017 - 7:59am

Following a second day of emotional testimony at the Gerald Stanley preliminary hearing, the focus shifted to the heavy security at the provincial courthouse in North...

Gerald Stanley, 54, faces a second-degree murder charge in the August 2016 death of 22-year-old Colten Boushie.

RCMP presence remains on Day 2 of Stanley preliminary hearing

By Chris Vandenbreekel April 4, 2017 - 8:58am Updated: April 5, 2017 - 7:51am

A heightened security presence was in place again at North Battleford's provincial courthouse for day two of the preliminary hearing for Gerald Stanley.

At least eight...

 Dozens of people wave signs and chant in downtown Regina against a SARM resolution and in support of Colten Boushie on April 3, 2017.

Dozens rally in Regina against SARM Resolution, supporting Colten Boushie

By Britton Gray April 3, 2017 - 10:20pm Updated: April 3, 2017 - 10:30pm

Waving signs and chanting, dozens of people took to downtown Regina for a rally on Monday.

The rally was in opposition to a recent Saskatchewan Association of Rural...

Gerald Stanley appeared at the North Battleford provincial courthouse on April 3, 2017 for preliminary hearings on his second-degree murder charges.

1st day of Gerald Stanley preliminary hearing wraps up

By Chris Vandenbreekel April 3, 2017 - 4:11pm Updated: April 4, 2017 - 7:32am

It was an emotional day in North Battelford's provincial courthouse as the preliminary hearing for accused murderer Gerald Stanley got underway Monday.

The hearing,...

Gerald Stanley, 54, will be in court for preliminary hearings on second-degree murder and weapons charges on April 3, 2017.

Preliminary hearing for Gerald Stanley trial underway

By 650 CKOM April 2, 2017 - 10:42am Updated: April 6, 2017 - 10:05am

Gerald Stanley will be in Battleford court for the first time in months on Monday for preliminary hearings on whether he'll face trial for the killing of Colten Boushie.   The...

A year of tragedy dominated 650 CKOM's website with the lost of the Van de Vorst family (top left), a 70-year-old man on Circle Drive (top right), Colten Boushie (bottom left) and Nia Eastman (bottom centre).

Earthquake, farm shooting top list of 2016 online stories for 650 CKOM

By Daniella Ponticelli December 30, 2016 - 2:25pm Updated: December 30, 2016 - 2:26pm

From snow storms to harrowing hail – Saskatchewan gets its fair share of wild weather.   But when an earthquake registered near Yorkton in early September, people took notice...

Gerald Stanley, seen here following an Aug. 18, 2016 court appearance, has been charged with two counts of unsafe storage of a firearm. The charges come on top of a charge of second-degree murder in the death of Colten Boushie.

Weapons charges added against Sask. rancher accused of murdering Colten Boushie

By 650 CKOM November 23, 2016 - 11:46am Updated: November 23, 2016 - 11:49am

The RCMP have laid new charges against Gerald Stanley, the rancher accused of killing Colten Boushie.   Boushie, 22, and a group of friends pulled onto Stanley's property on...

The family of Colten Boushie is circulating a petition to have an out of province lawyer prosecute his murder case.

Boushie family petitioning for out-of-province prosecutor

By Sarah Rae October 26, 2016 - 11:49am Updated: October 26, 2016 - 11:50am

A petition requesting an out-of-province prosecutor be assigned to the Colten Boushie murder case is gaining support across the country.

 Boushie's cousin Skyler Brown...

Colten Boushie, 22, died after a shooting on a farm near Bigger, Sask. on Aug. 9, 2016.

Boushie family lawyer says RCMP bungling could jeopardize murder trial

By Bryn Levy October 24, 2016 - 2:47pm Updated: October 24, 2016 - 4:18pm

RCMP have allegedly mishandled key evidence in the trial of Gerald Stanley, who stands charged with second-degree murder in the Aug. 9 death of Colten Boushie, 22.   Boushie...

Suspect accused in deadly shooting near Biggar in August appeared in court on Tuesday.

Preliminary hearing set for man accused in a deadly shooting in rural Saskatchewan

By 650 CKOM September 13, 2016 - 4:03pm Updated: September 13, 2016 - 4:07pm

A preliminary hearing has been set for a 54-year-old man accused of shooting a young man to death on a rural property near Biggar, Sask.

Gerald Stanley's hearing will...