Man who beheaded bus passenger given more relaxed freedoms

WINNIP, Manitoba, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- A Canadian man who beheaded a Greyhound bus passenger has been allowed looser restrictions on his trips outside the mental health center where he is treated.

Manitoba flooding widespread

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, April 14 (UPI) -- Canadian officials say this year's spring flooding in Manitoba has covered more land than any other year, with the peak high water still weeks away.

Recession ripple: Bus maker cuts 100 jobs

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 24 (UPI) -- The top bus manufacturer in North America, New Flyer Industries, said effects from the recession forced it to lay off 100 Canadian and U.S. workers.

Winnipeg mom allegedly stabbed sons

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, June 5 (UPI) -- A Canadian woman faces attempted murder charges for allegedly stabbing her two sons in their Winnipeg apartment, police say.

Police shoot, kill machete-wielding man

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 8 (UPI) -- The brother of a Canadian Indian in Winnipeg, Manitoba, says police who fatally shot his machete-wielding brother during the weekend did the right thing.

Teachers suspended for 'spirit' lap dance

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Two Canadian high school teachers are suspended after a video of them performing an erotic lap dance at a Winnipeg, Manitoba, spirit rally was posted online.

No charges for pair who abandoned disabled

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Police say two caregivers for the mentally disabled in Winnipeg, Manitoba, will not be charged for leaving two clients in a van while they went to see a movie.

Winnipeg drug sweep nets 26 arrests

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Oct. 21 (UPI) -- Police in Winnipeg, Manitoba, said 26 people face 127 charges related to drug and weapons offenses in a seven-month investigation.

Manitoba premier Gary Doer resigns

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug. 27 (UPI) -- Canada's longest-serving provincial premier, Gary Doer of Manitoba, announced his resignation in Winnipeg Thursday.

Sikh priests charged with sex abuse

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- A trial for charges of alleged sexual abuse by three Sikh priests on a young male temple member in Winnipeg, Manitoba, will proceed, a Canadian judge ruled.

Major ecstasy bust made in Canada

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug. 20 (UPI) -- Two men have been charged in one of the largest seizures of the illicit drug ecstasy in Canadian history, police in Winnipeg, Manitoba, said.

Manitoba flooding 2nd-worst in 100 years

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, April 15 (UPI) -- Winnipeg, Canada, appealed for sandbag volunteers Wednesday as the Red River rose toward the second-highest level Manitoba has seen in 100 years.

Winnipeg flood threat at 'critical' level

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, April 9 (UPI) -- Canadian emergency management officials in Manitoba say the Red River has reached a critical flooding stage for the capital city of Winnipeg.

South Manitoba waits for flooding

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 27 (UPI) -- The Canadian military was on standby Friday to respond to flooding in southern Manitoba as volunteers scrambled to fill sandbags against the rising Red River.

Red River rises 10 feet in Winnipeg

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, March 25 (UPI) -- Sandbagging has begun in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where the Red River has risen 10 feet in three days and is threatening at least 34 homes, local officials said.
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