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…

Crash in west Edmonton creates traffic delays on Whitemud

Posted January 20, 2020 3:24 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A three-vehicle collision in west Edmonton caused major traffic tie-ups late Monday morning. At around 10 a.m., officers responded to…

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.…

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…

Man charged with murder over deadly Edmonton stabbing in May 2019

Posted January 16, 2020 6:11 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A 38-year-old man has been charged in connection with a deadly stabbing that occurred in central Edmonton in May 2019.…