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Saskatoon police tasered a 44-year-old suspect who was allegedly threatening to stab himself in the throat with a needle and scissors.

Saskatoon police taser shoplifting suspect

By 650 CKOM May 24, 2017 - 1:33pm Updated: May 24, 2017 - 1:45pm

Saskatoon police say officers used a taser to subdue a suspect who was threatening to hurt himself.   Police reported a man was spotted shoplifting  at the Robb's No Frills...

Loved ones of 19-year-old Andrew Pasap gather outside provincial court in Regina on May 23, 2017 as the accused makes her first court appearance on a charge of manslaughter.

'Rest in peace brother:' family of manslaughter victim mourn

By Kevin Martel May 23, 2017 - 1:04pm Updated: May 23, 2017 - 1:09pm

With tears streaming down their cheeks, the loved ones of Andrew Pasap huddled together hugging and tried to console one another in the face of an immense loss for the family...

20-year-old Austin Severight has been charged with attempted murder in the May, 15 2017  stabbing of a 22-year-old man on the Yellow Quill First Nation.

Warrant issued for attempted murder suspect

By 650 CKOM May 18, 2017 - 8:44am Updated: May 18, 2017 - 8:45am

RCMP have issued an arrest warrant for a man facing charges stemming from a stabbing on the Yellow Quill First Nation.   Police were dispatched Monday evening to the community...

Saskatoon police are asking for help finding a pair of teens alleged to have robbed a convenience store on Tuesday night.

Saskatoon police seek sword-wielding suspect

By 650 CKOM May 17, 2017 - 1:04pm Updated: May 17, 2017 - 1:15pm

Saskatoon police are looking for two youths suspected of robbing a convenience store.   Police were called to the Mac's store at 430 Russell Road around 11 p.m. Tuesday...

Members of the Saskatoon police explosives disposal unit prepare a robot to investigate a bomb threat on Avenue P South.

Police respond to bomb threat on Avenue P South

By 650 CKOM May 16, 2017 - 10:08am Updated: May 16, 2017 - 10:30am

Saskatoon police were called to a potential bomb threat involving a vehicle near the intersection of Avenue P South and 20th Street West.

Police reported that a man...

Saskatoon police are looking for a suspect in an armed robbery reported shortly after midnight on May 15, 2017.

Police seek bag-clad armed robbery suspect

By 650 CKOM May 15, 2017 - 7:22am Updated: May 15, 2017 - 7:30am

Saskatoon police are looking for information after an early morning armed robbery.   Police said a man came into the Vern's Place convenience store on 11th Street West just...

A 25-year-old man was charged with aggravated assault after a 33-year-old man was hit by a van Thursday night.

Man charged with assault in parking lot collision

By 650 CKOM May 12, 2017 - 7:31am Updated: May 12, 2017 - 7:45am

Police have laid charges after a 33-year-old man was struck by a vehicle late Thursday.    The man was hit by a van around 11:15 p.m. in a bar parking lot off of Lorne Avenue,...

Adria Bosshart, 18, died of a fentanyl overdose in Saskatoon over the weekend of May 5-7, 2017.

Family, friends mourn latest fentanyl overdose victim

By JT Marshall May 12, 2017 - 7:09am Updated: May 12, 2017 - 7:15am

It's been a week of heartbreak for family and friends of Adria Bosshart, the latest victim of fentanyl in Saskatoon.   Bosshart died of an overdose last weekend, a day before...

Saskatoon police were called to a home on Avenue K South after a 24-year-old man was reportedly wounded in a machete attack.

Saskatoon man in hospital after machete attack

By 650 CKOM May 11, 2017 - 6:46am Updated: May 11, 2017 - 7:00am

A 24-year-old man is recovering from what police are calling serious injuries sustained in a machete attack.

Saskatoon police were called to a home on the 300 block of...

A pill containing fentanyl seized by Saskatoon police. The deadly opioid was linked to an overdose death reported over the weekend of May 5-7.

Fentanyl death prompts call for parents to talk to kids

By 650 CKOM May 10, 2017 - 8:35am Updated: May 10, 2017 - 8:45am

An addictions expert is urging parents to talk to their kids about fentanyl in the wake of an overdose death in Saskatoon.   Police linked the deadly opioid to three of five...

Police report fentanyl death in Saskatoon

By 650 CKOM May 9, 2017 - 11:40am Updated: May 9, 2017 - 11:45am

One person has died following what's believed to be a fentanyl overdose in Saskatoon.   Police reported that they responded to five separate calls involving overdoses over the...

3 arrests as police raids net drugs, cash

By 650 CKOM May 5, 2017 - 10:04am Updated: May 5, 2017 - 10:15am

Three people have been charged following raids at locations in Saskatoon and Waldheim, Sask.   It started Wednesday with a pair of arrests in the area of Violet Street and...