Manitobans Participate in Red Shoe Crew Walk
People in communities across the Province participated in the Second Annual Red Shoe Crew Walk yesterday that supports Ronald McDonald House Charities Manitoba (RMHCMB).
Dauphin's three-kilometre walk began at 9 am with a light breakfast, and the walk following immediately after at 10 am.
Special Events & Community Relations Manager for RMHCMB, Jan Currier says the Dauphin walk was hosted by two local families spearheaded by the Kaleta family.
Missing Taser Found By Winnipeg Police
Winnipeg police have recovered a Taser that they allege was stolen while they were trying to help an injured man.
Police said earlier this month that they used the Taser when people in a crowd assaulted them while they were trying to help the man.
Police said the weapon was dropped and then disappeared.
Police say the weapon was recovered yesterday and that charges are pending against a person who was arrested.
Former Manitoba Liberal Party Leader Says Goodbye
Former Manitoba Liberal party leader Rana Bokhari will officially say her political farewells at a party function in mid-October, but the real public goodbye came yesterday.
Bokhari hosted an open house at the firm of Bokhari, Smith and Walker, where she announced she's a partner in the new firm.
Her exit comes after a disappointing campaign where she failed to win a seat in this spring's provincial election.
Bokhari officially resigned in August after keeping a low profile for the summer.
Police Arrest Washington State Mall Shooter
Police say the suspect in a Washington state mall shooting was in a "zombie-like'' state when he was arrested.
Lieutenant Mike Hawley says he recognized 20-year-old Arcan Cetin as the suspect.
Five people were killed when a gunman opened fire in the makeup department of a Macy's store at the Cascade Mall in Burlington Friday night.
Attacks In Syria Escalate
The UN Security Council will hold an emergency meeting today to discuss the escalating attacks on Aleppo, Syria.
The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says rebels have retaken an area that fell to government forces the day before, extending a punishing stalemate in the contested northern city.
The UN says nearly two-million people are without running water.
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is condemning what he calls the "chilling" escalation in Aleppo and says the reported use of "indiscriminate" weapons in densely populated areas may amount to war crimes.
US Secretary of State John Kerry says what is happening in Aleppo is "beyond the pale."
Police are still looking for a second suspect who has been recently disguising himself has a police officer.
Winnipeg police have arrested a 32-year-old male after a serious assault on Ellice Avenue.
Lake Manitoba Wind Warning
The Canada and Manitoba governments will invest more than $366,000 dollars in organic grain research at the University of Manitoba.
Manitoba Agriculture Minister Ralph Eichler and Terry Duguid, member of Parliament for Winnipeg South, on behalf of Federal Agriculture Minister Lawrence MacAulay, announced the new initiative will be funded through Growing Forward 2 and will help mark National Organic Week, which ends tomorrow.
Organic agriculture is a growing opportunity for many Manitoba farmers, said Eichler.
The funding, provided through the Grain Innovation Hub, will be used to replace field equipment used by the university's organic research program, including cultivators for grains, corn and beans, a comb-cutter, manure spreader, seeder and tractor.
The shooting happened last night at a department store makeup counter.
A Washington State Patrol spokesman says police are seeking a Hispanic man wearing black and armed with a "hunting-type" rifle.
He was last seen walking toward a nearby highway.