Extreme speeding an ongoing issue on Edmonton roads during COVID-19 pandemic

Edmonton police say they continue to see cases of “extreme speeding,” as traffic volume has gone down over the past few weeks due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Related News The Edmonton Police Service said Friday there’s been a “significant increases…

Elk Point woman killed in 2-vehicle crash near Vegreville: RCMP

Posted April 1, 2020 10:58 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A 73-year-old Elk Point woman was killed in a two-vehicle collision near Vegreville on Wednesday, according to RCMP. Police said…

Edmonton police officer hands out help instead of ticket

An Edmonton woman said she deserved a ticket on Tuesday afternoon for driving with her car covered in snow, but instead, she was surprised by a random act of kindness from a local police officer. Jessica Shmigelsky said she was…

2 taken to hospital after bus smashes into London Drugs in Sherwood Park

Posted March 31, 2020 2:57 pm Updated March 31, 2020 3:01 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ A bus driver and a London Drugs employee were taken to hospital Tuesday morning,…

Edmonton councillor fumes at COVID-19 Valley Line LRT delay

The delayed launch of the Valley Line LRT from downtown to Mill Woods is likely going to be pushed back even later than the summer of 2021, according to Councillor Mike Nickel. That’s based on word that came from Bombardier…

Recent uptick in speeding on Edmonton roads concerns mayor and city official

As Edmontonians are being asked to stay home as much as possible amid an ongoing coronavirus pandemic, city officials say they have seen a spike in drivers speeding on roads. “The Edmonton Police Service and the City of Edmonton have…

Edmonton mayor addresses speeding drivers on city roads

March 26 2020 6:44pm City data shows an increase in speeding this past week, which Edmonton Mayor Don Iveson chastized on Thursday, saying the health care system and police do not need to be dealing with collisions during the COVID-19…

Manning Drive closed as Edmonton police call in bomb unit to traffic stop

Posted March 24, 2020 1:42 pm Updated March 24, 2020 2:21 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Manning Drive in north Edmonton was closed Tuesday morning after police found “potentially hazardous…

RCMP suspect alcohol a factor in Alberta crash that injured 5 people, including 2 officers

Posted March 23, 2020 11:48 am Updated March 23, 2020 12:10 pm Smaller font Descrease article font size –A Larger font Increase article font size A+ Alberta RCMP say alcohol is believed to be a factor in a highway crash…

Long wait times at Coutts border crossing as COVID-19 travel restrictions set in

Temporary restrictions on non-essential travel between Canada and the U.S. have resulted in longer than usual wait times at border crossings — and snowbirds are scrambling to get back home. READ MORE: COVID-19 cases in Alberta now at 226; 16…