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Charges laid in Red Earth homicide

Second-degree murder charges are being laid after a man was found dead in his home on the Red Earth First Nation.

Dion Head, 43, was discovered late Saturday morning following a call to Carrot River RCMP about an injured man.

Not long after, Ernest McKay, 20, and a 16-year-old boy were arrested. Both have now been charged in the death.

"I can't really offer any comment on a matter that's still under investigation," said Red Earth chief Ian McKay. "Other than to ask the media to respect the privacy of our grieving mother and her children."

WestJet adding more Regina, Saskatoon flights to Edmonton

WestJet announced on Monday that it will have more flights from Edmonton to Regina and Saskatoon.

There now be three daily flights between the cities; Regina and Saskatoon will each see three flights to Edmonton every day, as well as three return trips.

The changes will come into effect on Oct. 25 for Regina, and Dec. 25 for Saskatoon.

Semi driver dies after being pinned under cab

A man found trapped under a semi has been pronounced dead.

RCMP in Waskesiu were called to a spot on Highway 2, five kilometres south of the Waskesiu Lake junction, at 1:30 a.m.

Parkland EMS and the Lakeland Fire Department also responded to the scene where a man was found dead trapped underneath a semi hauling logs. Investigators on the scene located the man pinned underneath the cab.

After initial investigations, RCMP have concluded the semi was stuck in mud when the situation took a turn.

21-year-old missing Melville woman found

After a two-day search, Desarae Bean has been found safe and sound.

The search for the 21-year-old woman began when she left a home in Melville to go to Saskatoon over the weekend. The woman never arrived at the destination.

Bean's family put out a plea on social media that was shared thousands of times. It asked for help finding the young woman.

RCMP didn't say where the woman was found, only that she was safe.

More than 3 inches of rain possible for southern Sask.

With rainfall, thunderstorm and even tornado warnings, it looks like southern Saskatchewan is getting a month's worth of severe weather all in one day.

A tornado warning was issued for the areas of Carlyle, Oxbow, Carnduff, Moosomin, Grenfell, Kipling and Wawota areas Monday evening. Those tornado warnings all ended by 9 p.m. In southwestern Manitoba, Envioronment Canada confirms a tornado touched down near Melita.

CJME Weather Specialist John Wilson says a band of thunderstorms came up from the southeast.

Riders drop 5th straight 31-21 to Hamilton

The Riders' ship continues to sink in 2015 as they now sit at 0-5 on the season following a 31-21 loss to the Hamilton Tiger-Cats at Mosaic Stadium.

Problems that have plagued the Riders through the first four weeks of the season were once again on display on Sunday night.

The defence failed to come through with the big play and once again, the team suffered a serious injury that threw a wrench into their plans. 

RCMP investigate murder on Red Earth First Nation

A home on the Red Earth First Nation is now the scene of a homicide investigation after police found a man's body Saturday.

Carrot River RCMP detachment got a call about an injured man at the home around 11:20 a.m. When they arrived, they discovered the body of a 42-year-old man.

A 16-year-old boy and 20-year-old man were arrested that afternoon at two residences on the First Nation.

James Smith Cree Nation students use indigenous knowledge, science in Nîpîy Project

A group of 10 high school students crowded a table in a conference room on the second floor of the Canadian Light Source Synchrotron. They excitedly punched in data about zinc levels in a specimen they brought from their home community, James Smith Cree Nation.

North Battleford storm downs trees and floods streets

About five minutes of rain, wind, and lots of pebble-sized hail left a mess around the Battlefords on Saturday night.

The storm hit around 10 p.m., starting with thunder and lightning, then conditions that resembled a powerful blizzard. The wind was so strong it blew the hail sideways like snow, and deep water was running in the streets.

Afterwards, there were small steaming piles of melting hailstones, surrounded in the streets by leaves and branches.

Two parked vehicles were smashed by a falling tree.

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