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Police says two stabbings, Tuesday and Wednesday, were targeted, unrelated incidents

By Lethbridge Herald on April 29th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service is investigating two unrelated assaults that resulted in victims being taken to hospital and treated for stab wounds.Tuesday at approximately 8:45 a.m., police responded to a report of a 24-year-old man at the hospital suffering from non-life-threatening stab injuries.Investigation determined the night before, the victim had been socializing with a group ... Read More »

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Ages of three victims in triple homicide released by police as investigation continues

By Lethbridge Herald on April 28th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service continues to investigate a triple homicide in the Varsity Village neighbourhood.Tuesday, just before 2:30 a.m., police located the bodies of three people — two men and one woman, inside a home along the 200 block of McGill Boulevard. Police had responded to the residence after a concerned neighbour requested officers check ... Read More »

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LRPS investigating suspicious deaths of three people

By Lethbridge Herald on April 28th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service is on scene at a unit at 230 McGill Blvd. W. investigating the suspicious death of three people. The area is being treated as a crime scene, according to police, who asked citizens to avoid the area to allow police to continue the investigation.Police were called to the area early in ... Read More »

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Prescribed burn set for this afternoon at Waterton Lakes National Park

By Lethbridge Herald on April 21st, 2015

Don’t be alarmed this afternoon — things are under control.As travelers may notice smoke and reduced visibility this afternoon on Highway 6 and Highway 5 near Waterton Lakes National Park, it will be due to a prescribed fire. There will be delays traveling through the area. Those heading through the area are asked to follow ... Read More »

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Police seek information on alleged Tuesday-morning assault

By Lethbridge Herald on April 21st, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service is investigating an alleged assault that occurred earlier this morning along the 300 block of 28th Street South.At approximately 8:39 a.m., police responded to a report a woman had been assaulted by an unknown man while she was taking her garbage out. According to police, the woman was grabbed from behind ... Read More »

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Police seek more information on Sunday motorcycle collision

By Lethbridge Herald on April 20th, 2015

Lethbridge Regional Police Service continues to investigate a motorcycle collision over the weekend that resulted in serious injuries to a 29-year-old man.Sunday at approximately 4:10 p.m., a Honda motorcycle travelling eastbound in the 2500-2700 block of Scenic Drive South with a group of motorcycles was observed weaving through traffic at high speeds, according to police. ... Read More »

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Charges laid in connection with a Thursday-afternoon house fire in the city

By Lethbridge Herald on April 17th, 2015

Charges have been laid in connection with a Thursday-afternoon house fire.Lethbridge Regional Police Service has charged a 22-year-old Lethbridge resident after a fire broke out in the man’s basement suite. Thursday at about 2 p.m., police responded to a fire in a basement suite of a home in the 700 block of 8th Avenue South. ... Read More »

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Students get on board with Gas Energy Education Mobile

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2015

Melissa VilleneuveLethbridge Heraldmvilleneuve@lethbridgeherald.comEnergy makes the world go ’round, and Grade 4 students at Lakeview School are learning the importance of conserving it.The ATCO Gas Energy Education Mobile (EEM), in partnership with Exhibition Park’s Safety City, made a stop at the school on Tuesday and Wednesday.“For ATCO Gas, we do a lot of safety messages so ... Read More »

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No cause yet determined for April 3 structure fire on Third Avenue North

By Lethbridge Herald on April 16th, 2015

The cause of a fire earlier this month has yet to be determined.Today, Lethbridge fire investigators concluded the investigation of a fire that occurred April 3 at the 1300 block of 3rd Avenue North. Due to the extensive fire damage, investigators said they were unable to determine the exact cause of the fire. The room ... Read More »

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Aggie Days will expose students to importance of local agriculture

By Lethbridge Herald on April 15th, 2015

Dave MabellLETHBRIDGE HERALDdmabell@lethbridgeherald.comThey hail from many nations. And relatively few of the youngsters have lived on a farm.But at the city’s southside Lakeview School, students are learning first-hand how important agriculture is to southern Albertans.On Tuesday, a Grade 4 class showed that awareness during an event previewing this year’s Aggie Days, running April 28 and ... Read More »

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Accused rarely met with lenders — closing arguments presented in securities trial

By Lethbridge Herald on April 15th, 2015

Delon Shurtzlethbridge heralddshurtz@lethbridgeherald.comThere is no evidence that proves one of three men facing dozens of charges under the Alberta Securities Act misled investors or withheld information from them while he raised money for a billion-dollar project, the accused’s lawyer said Tuesday.In fact, Calgary defence lawyer David Kobylnyk told court during his closing arguments that his ... Read More »

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