Edmonton police investigating theft of 51 memorial plaques along the river valley

A public way to honour loved ones has been stolen from along Edmonton’s river valley. A total of 51 memorial plaques on benches were taken, 48 pried off at the Victoria promenade and three from along the river valley. “These…

Suspicious death investigation underway in northeast Edmonton alley

Posted January 27, 2020 7:18 am Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ What started as reports of a fire in a back alley turned into a suspicious death investigation in northeast Edmonton…

Edmonton seniors out of luck after catalytic converter theft

Some residents of an Edmonton seniors’ home are feeling the impact of a crime that some people worry is becoming more and more common. The catalytic converter on the bus at the Dr. Gerald Zetter Care Centre was recently stolen.…

Fire lit inside cell during disagreement with staff at Edmonton women’s prison

Two inmates and three staff members of the Edmonton Institution for Women were taken to hospital after an incident at the prison on Thursday. Edmonton police said they responded around 11:40 p.m. after firefighters reported an arson at the women’s…

Alberta privacy commissioner investigating Alcanna’s use of ID scanning at liquor stores

One day after expressing concern, Alberta’s privacy commissioner is now investigating Alcanna‘s ID-scanning pilot project aimed at curbing violent liquor store robberies. Alcanna — Alberta’s largest liquor store owner — and identification scanning system company Patronscan announced the project at…

$50K bounty for suspect in fatal Edmonton bar shooting wanted on Canada-wide warrants

Nearly 10 months after one person was killed and two others injured in a shooting at a hookah bar off Whyte Avenue, a $50,000 bounty has been issued for a suspect who is wanted on Canada-wide warrants. Amin Yussuf, 29,…

ID scanning pilot project launched to combat Edmonton liquor theft epidemic

For years many bars and nightclubs have used personal identification scanners, and now Edmonton police and Alberta’s largest liquor store owner have launched a pilot project aimed at curbing robberies they say have drastically escalated over the last 18 months.…