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Former Roughrider Tearrius George must pay a $100 fine in connection with an assault case.

Former Rider Tearrius George pays fine in assault case

By 980 CJME May 5, 2017 - 6:33am Updated: May 5, 2017 - 6:33am

A former Rider defensive end has to pay a fine in connection with an assault case.

Regina Provincial Court said Tearrius George, 34, was sentenced Thursday. He has to...

Police found the body of 43-year-old Clayton Cyr in a shed in this yard in Punnichy, Sask. on June 3, 2015.

Teen sentenced in manslaughter death of Punnichy man

By 980 CJME May 4, 2017 - 1:25pm Updated: May 4, 2017 - 1:25pm

A teen killer has been sentenced to two-and-a-half years after a man was found dead in a shed in Punnichy.

In June 2015, 43-year-old Clayton Cyr's body was found in the...

As people get set to spend more time outdoors in the province, the government is reminding people to be safe around animals.

Don’t play dead: province warns about bears, cougars

By 980 CJME May 4, 2017 - 12:58pm Updated: May 4, 2017 - 12:58pm

The province is reminding people to be safe around bears and other predators this spring.

This is the time of year when animals begin to establish new territory and look...

University of Regina Rams' linebacker Michael Stefanovic is having an anti-doping rule violation asserted against him on May 4, 2017.

U of R Ram facing possible doping violation

By 980 CJME May 4, 2017 - 12:26pm Updated: May 4, 2017 - 12:26pm

A University of Regina Rams football player is facing an anti-doping rule violation after steroids were found during a drug test.

The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport...

The government recently passed legislation to allow for the sale of up to 49 per cent of a Crown.

SGI draws interest from private companies

By 980 CJME May 4, 2017 - 11:33am Updated: May 4, 2017 - 4:06pm

The provincial government has confirmed that 11 private companies have expressed interest in buying a stake in Saskatchewan Government Insurance (SGI).

In committee, Joe...

A Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen – similar to this one in Houston, Texas – is coming to both Regina and Saskatoon in 2017.

Popeyes chicken chain confirms first Regina location

By 980 CJME May 4, 2017 - 11:19am Updated: May 4, 2017 - 11:19am

Just days after word got around of a Popeyes Louisiana Kitchen coming to Saskatoon, 980 CJME has learned Regina will be getting its own location.

The fried chicken chain...

Regina police could be seen surrounding a home on the 3000 block of Garnet Street on May 3, 2017.

Regina police execute warrant at Lakeview home

By 980 CJME May 3, 2017 - 5:03pm Updated: May 4, 2017 - 7:19am

Regina police had a home in the Lakeview neighbourhood surrounded as part of an investigation into a recent assault.

Officers could be seen on the 3000 block of Garnet...

Regina Police say charges are likely after a crash involving a school bus and pickup truck on Ring Road on May 3, 2017.

Pickup truck rolls on Ring Road, school bus involved

By 980 CJME May 3, 2017 - 3:28pm Updated: May 3, 2017 - 3:28pm

Traffic was restricted on Ring Road by the McDonald Street exit after a crash between a school bus and a pickup truck.

Police said officers were dispatched to the area...

A photo of Cherish Emily Leigh Longman provided by RCMP on April 18, 2017.

Police arrest wanted woman in Regina

By 980 CJME May 3, 2017 - 2:12pm Updated: May 3, 2017 - 2:12pm

Police have located a Saskatchewan woman wanted for a series of offences.

Cherish Emily Leigh Longman was found and arrested by police in Regina on May 1.


Highway 35 near Love, Sask. was one of the top 10 worst roads in Saskatchewan for 2017.

Road near La Loche claims Sask. worst road title

By 980 CJME May 3, 2017 - 1:15pm Updated: May 3, 2017 - 1:15pm

After two straight years, Highway 354 near Dilke has been dethroned as Saskatchewan’s worst road.

The 2017 CAA Saskatchewan Worst Roads campaign wrapped up – and after...

Regina Pats forward Sam Steel was named the WHL's Player of the Year on May 3, 2017.

Regina Pats win big at WHL awards, Steel Player of the Year

By 980 CJME May 3, 2017 - 1:15pm Updated: May 4, 2017 - 8:30am

The Regina Pats are winning big on the ice and have won big off the ice with four WHL awards.

Pats forward Sam Steel was named the league’s Player of the Year, beating...

Saskatchewan has an average age of 39.1 years, according to census data released on May 3, 2017.

Saskatchewan boasts 1 of the youngest populations: StatsCan

By 980 CJME May 3, 2017 - 12:22pm Updated: May 3, 2017 - 12:22pm

The land of living skies is also the land of the young.

New census data from Statistics Canada showed that Saskatchewan's population is younger than the Canadian average...