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,…

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.…

$170,000 lawsuit filed by Edmonton man pepper-sprayed outside supermarket

An Edmonton man who was pepper-sprayed outside a supermarket is now suing the store, the owners of the shopping plaza, its security contractor and the security guard accused of assaulting him. READ MORE: Guard charged, accused of racial profiling after…