2 Regina men charged with indecent exposure to kids

Two men in Regina are facing charges after two separate incidents of indecent exposure in front of minors on Sunday.

The first incident happened around 12:30 p.m. in Wascana Park. Witnesses told police officers that a man was following a woman and her child. The child mentioned aloud that the man exposed himself and the man ran away.

Leonard Mervin Johnson, 60, is charged with indecent exposure to persons under 16 years of age.

Fallen police and peace officers honoured at memorial

The names of police and peace officers who died in the line of duty were read out loud in front of the Legislature on Sunday.
They were remembered at the 11th annual Saskatchewan Memorial. This year five members were added to the national honour roll in Ottawa, including a conservation officer who was killed in Saskatchewan

Man ticketed after swimming in the river

A man in Saskatoon received a ticket and is headed to court after being picked up swimming in the South Saskatchewan river.

Police got a call around 11:30 a.m. Sunday morning about what appeared to be a man swimming between the University and Broadway bridges.

The Saskatoon Fire Department boat crew was called out and found the 34-year-old man near the east shore, along the 800 block of Spadina Crescent where he was pulled from the water.

Marijuana activist talks legalization at Harvest Cup

The legal battle for the right to grow medical marijuana took centre stage in Saskatoon this weekend at the Prairie Medicinal Harvest Cup.

Medicinal Marijuana Access Regulations Coalition Against Repeal (MMARCAP) activist Jason Wilcox spoke at the cannabis event, addressing his organization's lawsuits against the federal government; in particular their class action lawsuit against the recent ban on personal plants.

Police arrest two, search for third in retail robbery

Two men are facing charges and police are searching for a third after the trio allegedly robbed a store Friday evening.

Police responded to a call about a robbery in the 1700 block of Preston Ave north at 6:25 p.m.

Three men entered the business and attempted to steal merchandise.

When staff tried to stop them, the men brandishes pepper spray and threatened to use it.
The men escaped with an undisclosed amount of goods.

Regina restaurant owner helps stabbing victim

More details are coming out about an attempted murder that took place in Regina's Cathedral neighborhood on September 17.
The owner of the Mercury Café & Grill on 13th avenue was out on the patio when a woman came up holding a knife and asking for help. Chris Plumb says the woman told him that she was a social worker and was at her home with a client.
"She explained that she had a client over and that her client got mad and started attacking her with a butcher knife."

24-year-old man hit by car trying to cross Regina street

A section of Lewvan Drive was closed Saturday morning as Regina police investigated a collision between a car and a pedestrian.
At around 5:45 am. a car travelling north on Lewvan Drive struck a 24-year-old man at the 1st Avenue North intersection.
The man was taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
Police say the driver had a green light and at this point no charges will be laid.

Abandoned truck causes train crash

A 17 year old might face charges after a train hit an abandoned truck Friday evening.

RCMP were called to the accident nine kilometers east of Punnichy around 5 p.m.

RCMP said their investigation revealed the lone teen abandoned the pick up truck when it got stuck on the tracks where there was no crossing.

A westbound train hit the truck, sending it flying. The truck came to rest upside down and submerged in a slough on the south side of the tracks.

Three in hospital after car jumps curb, hits two

Two women and a man are in hospital after a car jumped the curb and hit them while they waited to cross the street downtown Friday night.

A woman and a young girl were standing at 20th street and 2nd Avenue near the Galaxy Theatre around 9 p.m. when the car came up onto the sidewalk and hit them.

The man driving the car was also hurt.

All three people were taken to hospital with unknown injuries, however police say one of the three involved suffered a broken ankle.

Police continue to investigate.

RCMP working to prevent radicalization in Canada

The ISIS threat has the RCMP rallying its officers to ward off extremism in Canada, including Saskatchewan. Offices are set up across the country where officers aim to team up with parents, teachers and other community members.
“We're dealing with individuals at risk, individuals that are going down the pathway of criminal behaviours," said Sgt Renu Dash, RCMP director of public engagement. "So we're always looking to prevent those individuals from walking down that path and reroute them so they're going to become contributing Canadian citizens."