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Jarrod Charles, 19, pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sexual assault.
Jarrod Charles, 19, pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sexual assault. submitted photo/PAPS

Triggered Amber Alert: Accused pleads guilty in abduction of Saskatchewan girl

By The Canadian Press
January 10, 2018 - 6:16am

A Saskatchewan man who was arrested after an Amber Alert was issued for a girl who disappeared from a school playground has pleaded guilty to kidnapping and sexual assault.

However, Jared John Charles has pleaded not guilty to aggravated sexual assault.

The wreckage of a plane crash near Fond du Lac, Sask. on Dec. 13, 2017. All 25 people on board survived.
The wreckage of a plane crash near Fond du Lac, Sask. on Dec. 13, 2017. All 25 people on board survived. Supplied/Transportation Safety Board

Transport Canada grounds West Wind Aviation citing operational deficiencies

By The Canadian Press
December 22, 2017 - 8:16pm

Transport Canada says it has grounded West Wind Aviation, the airline operating the plane that crashed earlier this month shortly after taking off from the Fond du Lac airstrip.

The Saskatchewan Roughriders defeated the Toronto Argonauts 27-24 at BMO Field Oct. 7, 2017.
The Saskatchewan Roughriders defeated the Toronto Argonauts 27-24 at BMO Field Oct. 7, 2017. Twitter/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Bridge rallies Roughriders to exciting 27-24 road victory over Argonauts

By The Canadian Press
October 7, 2017 - 6:09pm

TORONTO — Tyler Crapigna’s 18-yard field goal with seven seconds remaining earned the Saskatchewan Roughriders a hard-fought 27-24 win over the Toronto Argonauts on Saturday night.

file photo/CKOM News Staff

SGI does young driver safety focus, but finds 300-plus impaired driving charges

By The Canadian Press
July 25, 2017 - 9:06am

A traffic safety focus by Saskatchewan’s Crown insurance company has found some troubling numbers in other areas.

June’s spotlight was on young drivers and motorcyclists, but Tyler McMurchy of SGI says impaired driving numbers were found to be higher than acceptable.

Gordon Rogers, 60, of Red Deer, Alta. is expected to plead guilty to second-degree murder in the deaths of Jeannette Chief (left) and Violet Heathen, both of the Onion Lake First Nation.
Gordon Rogers, 60, of Red Deer, Alta. is expected to plead guilty to second-degree murder in the deaths of Jeannette Chief (left) and Violet Heathen, both of the Onion Lake First Nation. submitted photo/RCMP

Alberta man to plead guilty to murdering 2 Sask. women in 2007, 2009: Crown

By The Canadian Press
June 9, 2017 - 11:30am

A Crown prosecutor says an Alberta man will plead guilty to killing two indigenous women in 2007 and 2009.

Justin Cox (centre), formerly a defensive back with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, has been barred from returning to any CFL team after being acquitted on a domestic violence charge in Regina.
Justin Cox (centre), formerly a defensive back with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, has been barred from returning to any CFL team after being acquitted on a domestic violence charge in Regina. submitted photo/Saskatchewan Roughriders

Former Rider Justin Cox won't be allowed back in CFL

By The Canadian Press
May 30, 2017 - 1:28pm

The commissioner of the Canadian Football League says a former Saskatchewan Roughrider still can't play in the CFL even though he was found not guilty of assault causing bodily harm.

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