A recent hunger strike at the Prince Albert Correctional Centre has administrators looking for ways to provide better services to people on remand.
From April 18 – 20, 24 people of the more than 130 currently on remand staged a hunger strike against what they called cruel and inhumane treatment in their unit of the facility.
Corrections spokesperson Judy Orthner said the inmates were all interviewed and their complaints considered.
The little girl who was at the centre of an Amber Alert Thursday is back with family and her father appeared in court Friday facing several charges including abduction.
Regina police arrested Anthony Joseph Slippery three hours after sending out an Amber Alert looking for him and his four-year-old daughter.
At 4:40 p.m., two hours after issuing the Amber Alert, police learned that a girl matching her description was located at the 1400 Block of Queen Street. She was found safe at the home of a relative
The province's children's advocate says more needs to be done to help steer kids away from crime and keep them out of the justice system.
Saskatchewan Children's Advocate Bob Pringle released his annual report on Thursday and it shows that the province has the third highest rate of young offenders in the system.
"In Saskatchewan for example, on any given day - say from Stats Canada -we have 182 young people in custody which is higher than Alberta and significantly higher than B.C., even though B.C. has four and a half times the population," Pringle said.
It could have been a simple mix-up, but a situation with a stranger at a school in Melfort is an example of an important warning from parents to their kids.
Thursday afternoon around 3:30 p.m., an 8-year-old girl was approached by a woman she didn't know. The woman said the girl's parents were busy and she was picking her up from school.
At that point the girl's mother drove up to the school. She pointed to her mother's car, and the unknown woman told the girl there must have been a mistake then got into her vehicle and left.
Harley Stueck, who played a role in the death a three-year-old Regina boy was sentenced to seven and a half years in prison, accounting for time served he will spend six more years behind bars.
details are coming out about what happened to Nylan Clarke before he
died, after a publication ban on the details of the sentencing hearing
The three year old was locked in a closet, despite being desperate for medical attention and an autopsy showed he had enough cocaine in his system to kill a grown man.
Two men face numerous charges after attempting to sell stolen goods to a pawn shop in Meadow Lake.
Police said one man was arrested at the pawn shop after recieving a tip that the stolen property was being offloaded there. Further investigation at the store led police to a home where the second man was arrested. Additional stolen items including nine guns, golf clubs, hunting knives and a flat screen television were found, police said.
Trevor McCallum, 20, and Dustin Millar, 18, are both charged with break and enter, theft, and breach of probation.
Four-year-old Storm Slippery, who was the subject of an Amber Alert, has been found safe and her father, Anthony Slippery, has been taken into custody.
The little girl was left with a family member. Police were contacted at 4:40 p.m. and confirmed the girl was Storm Slippery.
The girl's 32-year-old father was taken into custody in the 1200 block of Garnet Street without incident just after 5 p.m. Police say "charges are anticipated".
The Amber Alert was issued at just after 2 p.m.
A Prince Albert man has been charged with second degree murder following the suspicious death of a 60-year-old man.
Clayton Ralph White was found Wednesday in a home north of Smeaton, approximately 80 kilometers east of Prince Albert.
Antoine Ambrose Lariviere, 23, made his first court apperance Thursday afternoon.
An Edmonton man is recovering in a Saskatoon hospital after being attacked west of the city early Thursday morning.
Police found the 41-year-old man on 33rd Street West near the Dalmeny Highway. He told police he left a party on Idylwyld Drive with several people around 6 a.m.
He thought the group was heading to a store, but the man was allegedly driven west, attacked, robbed and abandoned.