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Leslie Black faces being labelled a dangerous offender for a 2014 attack that left a woman with damaged eyesight and amputated legs. The designation, reserved for violent criminals deemed a high risk to re-offend, carries the possiblity of an indefinite prison term.

'I still can’t forgive myself:' Man who viciously attacked homeless woman apologizes

By Taylor Macpherson March 21, 2017 - 1:39pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 5:05pm

The evidence phase of Leslie Ivan Black’s dangerous offender hearing concluded Tuesday with Black speaking in his own defence.

Black pleaded guilty to a charge of...

Leslie Black pleaded guilty in April 2015 to the attempted murder of Marlene Bird.

Dangerous offender hearing set to begin for Marlene Bird attacker

By 650 CKOM March 13, 2017 - 9:02am Updated: March 13, 2017 - 9:04am

A dangerous offender hearing is due to start Monday for a man who viciously attacked a woman in Prince Albert, Sask.   Leslie Black lit Marlene Bird on fire during the attack...

Steven Lewis, 32, was charged on Feb. 3  and charged with the murder of Stacey Lewis, his estranged wife.

Accused in Hudson Bay murder appears in Melfort court

By Taylor Macpherson February 8, 2017 - 7:16am Updated: February 8, 2017 - 7:28am

A Hudson Bay, Sask. man accused of murdering his estranged wife made his first appearance Tuesday in Melfort Provincial Court.

Steven Lee Lewis, 32, was arrested by RCMP...

Glenn Boulet speaking to reporters outside Court of Queens Bench in Saskatoon on January 26th, 2017

'It was murder' family let down by 10-year sentence in death of Dustin Boulet

By 650 CKOM January 26, 2017 - 11:17am Updated: January 27, 2017 - 5:47am

Emotions ran high in a Saskatoon court room as a man charged in the 2014 death of Dustin Boulet entered guilty pleas.

Boulet died in hospital on Mar. 1, 2014, after...

Const. Trenton Dament was given a one-year driving ban and a $1,000 fine on Jan. 11, 2017 after pleading guilty to drunk driving.

Saskatoon cop pleads guilty to drunk driving

By 650 CKOM January 13, 2017 - 12:59pm Updated: January 13, 2017 - 12:59pm

A Saskatoon police officer has pleaded guilty to drunk driving.   Const. Trenton Dament was sentenced Jan. 11 after entering his plea earlier this month.

He was...

Saskatoon teacher Rhett Lundgren is now suspended without pay from his teaching job pending the outcome of child pornography charges.

Pay suspended for Saskatoon teacher facing child pornography charges

By 650 CKOM December 20, 2016 - 6:26am Updated: December 20, 2016 - 6:27am

A Saskatoon teacher facing child pornography charges is now suspended without pay while his case makes its way through the courts.

Rhett Lundgren, 39, was arrested just...

Rob Allen is facing a cocaine trafficking charge stemming from Jan. 2015 police raids against the Hells Angels and Fallen Saints motorcycle clubs.  Facebook.

Drug trial continues for Hells Angel charged in Project Forseti raids

By Bryn Levy December 6, 2016 - 4:50pm Updated: December 6, 2016 - 4:50pm

The trial of a member of the Saskatoon Hells Angels continued Tuesday in Saskatoon Court of Queen's Bench.   Rob Allen was charged with cocaine trafficking in the wake of...

A memorial along a fence in front of the La Loche Community School's Dene High School building.

Sask. teen pleads guilty to deadly shooting in La Loche

By 650 CKOM October 28, 2016 - 2:24pm Updated: October 30, 2016 - 11:26am

A teen has admitted to killing four people at a high school and in a home in northern Saskatchewan.

The boy, who can't be named under the Youth Criminal Justice Act, has...

Regina residential school

Supreme Court to rule on whether residential school documents can be destroyed

By The Canadian Press October 27, 2016 - 11:24am Updated: October 27, 2016 - 11:24am

The Supreme Court of Canada will decide whether painful, personal accounts from the survivors of residential schools should be destroyed or permanently archived for posterity...

Michael Montgrand, 26, is shown in a photo provided by RCMP on Sept. 28, 2016.

UPDATE: RCMP search over for man considered dangerous

By 650 CKOM September 28, 2016 - 4:30pm Updated: September 29, 2016 - 12:11pm

Sask. RCMP have recaptured a 26-year-old man who escaped custody earlier this week.

Michael Montgrand got away during a hearing at Turnor Lake Provincial Court on...

A crime scene photo taken by Saskatoon Police in 2012 shows bullet holes in the front window of the home of Lorry Santos.

Defence closes case in Petrin murder trial

By Bryn Levy September 21, 2016 - 2:59pm Updated: September 21, 2016 - 2:59pm

Joshua Petrin's defence lawyer opted not to call any witnesses in his client's first-degree murder trial.

Rather, Brian Pfefferle said he'll focus on punching holes in...

More witness testimony was heard Tuesday in the Joshua Petrin murder trial in Saskatoon.

Crown closes its case in Petrin murder trial

By Bryn Levy September 20, 2016 - 5:33pm Updated: September 20, 2016 - 7:58pm

The Crown wrapped up its case in the first-degree murder trial of Joshua Petrin on Tuesday.

Petrin is accused of ordering the death of T.J. Cromartie. The Crown  claims...