Saskatoon police is looking for a suspect after two armed robberies at the same convenience store.
Police said the robberies happened at a Mac’s Convenience Store in the 400 block of Third Avenue North on September 2 at 4:12 a.m. and August 30 at 11 p.m. In both incidents, the suspect was armed with a knife and demanded cash.
The employees were no injured.
The suspect’s image was capture on surveillance video. He is described as Caucasian, between 20 and 30 years of age with a heavy build, between 5-foot-6 and 5-foot-10 inches tall, and has dark blond hair.
The Saskatoon Health Region is still pinching pennies to hopefully balance this year's budget, but there has been some progress in cutting spending so far.
The health region was looking at having a $33 million deficit at the end of the budget year in March 2013, but that projected deficit is now $16 million.
Nilesh Kavia, vice-president of finance and corporate services with the Saskatoon Health Region, said many money-saving measures have been put in place.
Two teenage boys are facing a slew of charges after covering a Saskatoon neighbourhood with graffiti.
Back on May 15 and 16, people living in Silverspring were left to clean up their homes, cars, boats and fences. The boys allegedly spray painted 20 different properties on Fairbrother Crescent and Laycoe Crescent.
Some scary moments for a Saskatoon senior after her home was broken into Tuesday night.
A man apparently barged his way into the 70-year-old woman's apartment after she answered the door at around 9:30 p.m.
The woman called 9-1-1 after th stranger pushed his way inside. Police believe the man may have been on drugs or influenced by alchohol.
The 29-year-old man faces charges of break and enter and assault and was to appear in provincial court on Wednesday.
The woman was not hurt.
A Saskatoon teen faces a number of charges after a break and enter early Wednesday morning in the city’s west end.
Police said at approximately 1:30 a.m. in the 200 block of Avenue C South, a man was seen entering a compound through a fenced area.
When officers arrived on scene, a canine dog was deployed and the suspect was found hiding in a car. Police said during the arrest, “a short struggle with officers ensued.”
The 19-year-old man is charged with assaulting a peace officer, break and enter, and a breach of probation.
Plans to introduce
zoning overlays that will guide the future development along one of Saskatoon’s
most popular streets have been delayed.
After a debate that lasted more than an hour, city council on Tuesday voted to defer making a decision on a development plan for Broadway Avenue until Sept. 17 after a small number of property owners argued the proposal, which aims to maintain the core characteristics of the neighbourhood, will curtail the area’s growth.
High school students went back to class Tuesday and today, elementary kids are officially hitting the books, but it's some Saskatoon school zone speeders who have important lessons to learn.
It appears some drivers are having a tough time adjusting to the change in speed limits in Saskatoon school zones and it's costing them more than a few dollars.
council on Tuesday approved issuing a tender for the future Remai Art Gallery of
Saskatchewan, meaning builders can now put in their bid to construct the
signature $71 million building, which includes at $13 million underground
The unanimous decision was met with lots of excitement by city officials, including Mayor Don Atchison who said the project has overcome many hurdles.
Many University of
Saskatchewan hallways are already plastered with posters for beer nights and pub
crawls during orientation week, but one student group is warning freshman about
the harms of binge drinking.
The U of S Student Binge Drinking Prevention Committee debuted its, What's Your Cap? campaign on campus today.
The student-run group, which began as a class project, researched binge drinking and determined it was a problem on campus.
A 30-year-old Saskatoon man is dead, after being hit by a train Monday afternoon.
It happened at just before 5 p.m. near Grandora, about 15 kilometres east of Saskatoon.
The man was lying on the tracks when the train engineer noticed him, but he was unable to stop in time.
An investigation is underway, but foul play is not suspected.