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Saskatoon police block traffic in an area around the intersection of Avenue L South and 11th Street West on May 26, 2017.

No bomb found after threat called in from Saskatoon payphone

By 650 CKOM May 26, 2017 - 8:53am Updated: May 26, 2017 - 10:13am

People living in Saskatoon’s Holiday Park neighbourhood woke up to a heavy police presence Friday morning.

Officers responded after a bomb threat was called in...

Alexa Emerson, a.k.a. Amanda Totchek, now faces charges related to bomb threats at Hague School and Warman High School.

More charges faced, another lawyer needed for Alexa Emerson

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 11:49am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 12:35pm

The woman suspected of sending white powder packages and bomb threats around Saskatoon is now facing charges related to two bomb scares just outside the city.


Residents of Hague, northeast of Saskatoon, say threats forcing the town school's evacuations are connected to the Alexa Emerson case.

Hague school evacuations tied to Alexa Emerson case: residents

By 650 CKOM April 26, 2017 - 5:00pm Updated: April 26, 2017 - 5:00pm

Recent threats to Hague Elementary School could be related to the white powder and bomb scares in Saskatoon.

The school has been evacuated twice in the last month...

According to her lawyer, 31-year-old Alexa Emerson is planning to turn herself in to Saskatoon police.

Canada-wide warrant issued for accused white powder mailer

By 650 CKOM April 7, 2017 - 3:36pm Updated: April 11, 2017 - 12:21pm

Saskatoon police have issued a Canada-wide warrant for Alexa Emerson, 31, in connection to a series of suspicious package incidents in Saskatoon.

Brian Pfefferle,...

An area in Moose Jaw was blocked off for about two hours while police attended to a suspicious package on April 3, 2017.

Suspicious package found by Moose Jaw police deemed safe

By 980 CJME April 3, 2017 - 11:20pm Updated: April 3, 2017 - 11:30pm

An area in Moose Jaw was blocked off for about two hours on Monday while police attended to a suspicious package.

According to a release, police were alerted to an...

Emergency crews respond to the Land Titles Building on 21st Street East near 4th Avenue South for a white powder incident on March 30, 2017.

White powder envelope delivered to lawyer of accused suspicious package mailer

By 650 CKOM March 30, 2017 - 10:34am Updated: March 30, 2017 - 2:12pm

The lawyer for a woman accused of sending multiple suspicious packages received an envelope containing a white substance Thursday morning.

Brian Pfefferle confirmed to...

Emergency crews respond to a report of a suspicious package at Saskatoon Square on 22nd Street East March 28, 2017.

Suspicious package at 3rd Saskatoon building this week

By 650 CKOM March 28, 2017 - 10:43am Updated: April 11, 2017 - 12:13pm

Another report of a suspicious package containing white powder had Saskatoon emergency workers busy Tuesday morning.

This time, the target was Saskatoon Square, located...

Members of the Saskatoon Fire Department hazmat team respond to a suspicious package call at 211 4th Avenue South on March 27, 2017.

2 suspicious package calls in Saskatoon deemed non-hazardous

By 650 CKOM March 27, 2017 - 11:29am Updated: April 11, 2017 - 12:12pm

Emergency crews responded to back-to-back suspicious package calls in Saskatoon Monday.

Police, fire and hazmat teams were first called a downtown office building at 211...

Emergency crews responded to five calls about suspicious packages in Saskatoon on Nov.29, 2016, including three downtown.

Suspicious packages in Saskatoon cost over $60,000 to emergency services

By 650 CKOM December 2, 2016 - 9:22pm Updated: December 2, 2016 - 9:22pm

A series of suspicious packages left around Saskatoon on Tuesday cost over $60,000 in emergency response.   Packages containing a mysterious white powder put parts of the city...

Business near Davidson, Sask. receives bomb threat

By 980 CJME November 29, 2016 - 7:45pm Updated: November 29, 2016 - 7:45pm

A business off Highway 11 near Davidson was evacuated Tuesday afternoon after it received a bomb threat.

Several businesses in the area were closed as RCMP investigated...

Emergency crews responded to five calls about suspicious packages in Saskatoon on Nov.29, 2016, including three downtown.

3 arrested after suspicious packages delivered to Saskatoon businesses

By 650 CKOM November 29, 2016 - 1:33pm Updated: November 30, 2016 - 10:54am

Police arrested three people after suspicious packages, delivered to various locations around Saskatoon, kept police, paramedics and the hazmat team busy Tuesday afternoon....

Suspicious package sends explosives disposal unit to Regina General Hospital

By Andrew Shepherd September 27, 2015 - 5:58pm Updated: September 27, 2015 - 6:00pm

It's not every day the explosives disposal unit is brought to the Regina General Hospital.

The "bomb squad" was called to the hospital parking lot Saturday night at...