Edmonton police issue warning about convicted violent and sexual offender living in the area

A man who police say has preyed on women and girls he’s come across in public in the past will be living in the Edmonton area, police said on Tuesday. According to a news release from police, Said Mohamed Abdulkadir…

2 charged in Edmonton drug trafficking investigation; meth, fentanyl and GHB seized

Posted January 28, 2020 3:10 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ After a four-month investigation, two people are facing dozens of drug-trafficking-related charges. In September 2019, the Edmonton Police Service drug…

Edmonton police investigating theft of 51 memorial plaques along the river valley

A public way to honour loved ones has been stolen from along Edmonton’s river valley. A total of 51 memorial plaques on benches were taken, 48 pried off at the Victoria promenade and three from along the river valley. “These…

Suspicious death investigation underway in northeast Edmonton alley

Posted January 27, 2020 7:18 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ What started as reports of a fire in a back alley turned into a suspicious death investigation in northeast Edmonton…

Edmonton seniors out of luck after catalytic converter theft

Some residents of an Edmonton seniors’ home are feeling the impact of a crime that some people worry is becoming more and more common. The catalytic converter on the bus at the Dr. Gerald Zetter Care Centre was recently stolen.…

Fire lit inside cell during disagreement with staff at Edmonton women’s prison

Two inmates and three staff members of the Edmonton Institution for Women were taken to hospital after an incident at the prison on Thursday. Edmonton police said they responded around 11:40 p.m. after firefighters reported an arson at the women’s…

Alberta privacy commissioner investigating Alcanna’s use of ID scanning at liquor stores

One day after expressing concern, Alberta’s privacy commissioner is now investigating Alcanna‘s ID-scanning pilot project aimed at curbing violent liquor store robberies. Alcanna — Alberta’s largest liquor store owner — and identification scanning system company Patronscan announced the project at…