Taylor MacPherson

A Sturgeon Lake woman was sentenced yesterday for stealing a television from a Saskatoon hospital.
A Sturgeon Lake woman was sentenced yesterday for stealing a television from a Saskatoon hospital. File photo/paNOW

Woman sentenced for stealing TV from hospital pediatric ward

By Taylor MacPherson
August 11, 2017 - 8:00am

A Sturgeon Lake woman who used a stroller to steal a flat-screen television from the pediatric ward of a hospital was given a six-month conditional sentence order and a hefty fine yesterday by a Prince Albert judge.

A man serving a life sentence for murder picked up an additional six-month sentence for assaulting a guard at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary.
A man serving a life sentence for murder picked up an additional six-month sentence for assaulting a guard at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary. Bryan Eneas/paNOW Staff

Convicted murderer gets six months for assaulting guard

By Taylor MacPherson
August 9, 2017 - 5:00pm Updated: August 10, 2017 - 8:24am

A Calgary man serving a life sentence for murder will be serving two sentences simultaneously for the next six months after he pleaded guilty to attacking a guard at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary.

Prince Albert Correctional Centre.
Prince Albert Correctional Centre. File photo/paNOW

UPDATE: Inmates charged with participating in correctional centre riot

By Taylor MacPherson
August 8, 2017 - 2:00pm Updated: August 10, 2017 - 2:30pm

UPDATE: The Ministry of Justice has confirmed that a disturbance occurred at the correcitonal centre the morning of July 21. Spokesperson Noel Busse said that while the situation escalated after the three men refused to return to their cells, the staff did not lose control of the area.

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