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…

RCMP search Edmonton basement while investigating homicide of Athabasca woman

Nine months after RCMP discovered human remains near Hinton, Alta., police executed a search warrant in Edmonton related to the homicide investigation. “At this time, Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit can confirm they executed a search warrant, with the assistance…

$50K bounty for suspect in fatal Edmonton bar shooting wanted on Canada-wide warrants

Nearly 10 months after one person was killed and two others injured in a shooting at a hookah bar off Whyte Avenue, a $50,000 bounty has been issued for a suspect who is wanted on Canada-wide warrants. Amin Yussuf, 29,…

ID scanning pilot project launched to combat Edmonton liquor theft epidemic

For years many bars and nightclubs have used personal identification scanners, and now Edmonton police and Alberta’s largest liquor store owner have launched a pilot project aimed at curbing robberies they say have drastically escalated over the last 18 months.…

Edmonton police asking for help locating alleged pharmacy robbers

Posted January 18, 2020 3:22 pm Updated January 18, 2020 3:25 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Edmonton police are looking for suspects in a rash of pharmacy robberies across the…

West Edmonton school locks doors with students inside amid major police presence in area

Posted January 17, 2020 6:39 pm Updated January 17, 2020 7:07 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ EDITOR’S NOTE: This story originally said the school was in lockdown mode. EPSB clarified…