Man tried to pull teen girl into car on Ermineskin First Nation: RCMP

RCMP in Maskwacis are investigating a report of an attempted kidnapping after a man allegedly pulled over and tried to force a teenager into his vehicle Saturday night. Officers say a “suspicious” man pulled over and offered a teenage girl…

Man arrested after speeding on highway, 10-hour standoff in Stettler

A 23-year-old man was arrested and faces a slew of charges after allegedly speeding away from police and engaging in a standoff in Stettler, Alta., last week. On Friday, Aug. 2, police tried to stop a speeding vehicle on Highway…

ASIRT investigating police shooting near Rocky Mountain House

A man was shot by police in central Alberta Thursday evening after officers responded to what appears to be false reports that he planned to kill someone. Shortly after 6 p.m., Rocky Mountain House RCMP responded to a 911 call…

Ponoka motorcyclist, 56, dies in hospital after crash

A central Alberta man died in hospital a few days after being involved in a collision while riding his motorcycle. The crash happened on a rural road west of Ponoka on Wednesday, July 10. Story continues below RCMP, EMS and…

Hail, 110 km/h winds, tornadoes possible east of Edmonton Wednesday afternoon

Parts of east-central Alberta could see severe thunderstorm activity late Wednesday afternoon, including the possibility of tornado activity. The weather is expected to affect a stretch of Alberta from the Nordegg area northeast towards the Cold Lake region. The risk of…

22-year-old killed in collision between car and semi in Wetaskiwin

A 22-year-old passenger inside a 2007 Ford Focus died Friday afternoon after the car collided with a semi-truck at a busy intersection in Wetaskiwin, Alta. It happened just before 2:30 p.m. Friday at the intersection of Highway 13 and 814…

ALERT seizes $130K worth of drugs, cash, guns during Red Deer raids

Four suspected drug traffickers were arrested and more than $130,000 worth of drugs and cash seized during raids on several different properties in central Alberta this past month. The bulk of the seizures occurred on Friday, June 21, when ALERT’s…

Missing 16-year-old from Maskwacis found dead under suspicious circumstances

A 16-year-old who disappeared in central Alberta last week was found dead Tuesday morning in Maskwacis, police said. Houston Omeasoo was last seen late Friday night in or around the Samson First Nation, which is one of four communities that…

Red Deer Mountie testifies he never asked woman suspect to show her breasts

A Mountie on trial in central Alberta says at no point did he ask a woman in custody to lift her shirt and show him her breasts. Const. Jason Andrew Tress is facing charges of sexual assault and breach of…

Motorcyclist, 28, dies after collision south of Ponoka

A young motorcycle driver died in hospital last week after being involved in a collision on a secondary highway in central Alberta. The two-vehicle collision happened on Thursday afternoon on Highway 815 east of Morningside, which is halfway between Ponoka…