11 romance scams in Edmonton led to $1.1M lost to fraudsters in 2018

Most people want to find love and happiness, and in a digital world that can mean turning to online dating. However, that can also open the door to scammers hoping to prey on people’s emotions. Story continues below In 2018,…

Amber Alert cancelled after boy abducted by mother found safe

March 16 2019 10:03am An Amber Alert originally issued Friday night was cancelled on Saturday after a boy abducted from his Edmonton school was found safe in Calgary. His mother is in custody and faces a charge of abduction. ‘…

Edmonton police patrolling local mosques during Friday prayers: Alberta Muslim council

The Alberta Muslim Public Affairs Council (AMPAC) said while there is no known threat, Edmonton police would be patrolling local mosques during Friday prayers, after the mass shootings in Christchurch, New Zealand. Forty-nine people were killed and others seriously hurt…

Man arrested for serious 2013 assault at north Edmonton McDonald’s drive-thru

A man was arrested in Chilliwack, B.C. this week and charged in connection with a “serious assault” that took place at a north Edmonton McDonald’s drive-thru six years ago, police said on Thursday. At about 2:40 a.m., on Jan. 1,…

Edmonton police warn of providing too much information in obituaries

Edmonton police are warning people to be cautious about how much they include in a family member’s obituary. Police said they are investigating a case where one person is accused of using obituary information to commit around 110 instances of…

B.C. man charged in Edmonton bank robberies and explosions

Edmonton police have arrested and charged a man in connection to a pair of violent robberies last year. Police said the accused is a 38-year-old man from Salmon Arm, B.C. They have not yet released his name. He’s been charged…

Edmonton morning collision shuts down southside road

A collision impacted traffic on the morning commute for drivers in south Edmonton on Tuesday morning. Edmonton police were investigating a single-vehicle crash in the area of Anthony Henday Drive and Parson Road. READ MORE: 4 people hospitalized in serious Anthony…