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A 15-year-old was charged with first degree murder and assault on March 23, 2017 after Dylan Phillips was killed in an Avenue G home in Oct. 2016.

Murder charges laid in 10th homicide of 2016

By 650 CKOM March 23, 2017 - 3:38pm Updated: March 23, 2017 - 3:45pm

An arrest has been made in Saskatoon's 10th homicide of 2016.   A 15-year-old boy is facing several charges related to the death of 26-year-old Dylan Phillips on Oct. 14, 2016...

Emergency crews responded after white powder was delivered to Buena Vista School on Thursday.

White powder delivered to Saskatoon school

By 650 CKOM March 23, 2017 - 2:25pm Updated: March 23, 2017 - 2:30pm

Emergency crews responded Thursday after mysterious white powder was delivered to a Saskatoon elementary school.

Parents told 650 CKOM that they got messages informing...

Leslie Black faces being labelled a dangerous offender for a 2014 attack that left a woman with damaged eyesight and amputated legs. The designation, reserved for violent criminals deemed a high risk to re-offend, carries the possiblity of an indefinite prison term.

'I still can’t forgive myself:' Man who viciously attacked homeless woman apologizes

By Taylor Macpherson March 21, 2017 - 1:39pm Updated: March 21, 2017 - 1:45pm

The evidence phase of Leslie Ivan Black’s dangerous offender hearing concluded Tuesday with Black speaking in his own defence.

Black pleaded guilty to a charge of...

Saskatoon police chief Clive Weighill is urging people to help prevent thefts by not leaving keys in their vehicles.

Drivers told to lock-up after rash of vehicle thefts

By 650 CKOM March 21, 2017 - 7:18am Updated: March 21, 2017 - 7:30am

Saskatoon Police are out with another warning for drivers to shut off their vehicles, lock their doors and take the keys inside.   The message comes after seven vehicles were...

Leslie Black troubled but not sociopathic: psychologist

By The Canadian Press March 21, 2017 - 6:42am Updated: March 21, 2017 - 7:05am

PRINCE ALBERT — A psychologist says a man who beat, raped and then set a woman on fire does not necessarily pose a high risk to reoffend.

Dr. Terry Nicholaichuk...

Saskatoon police say bear mace was used during a home invasion at an apartment complex on Confederation Drive on Sunday.

Police say bear mace used during Saskatoon home invasion

By 650 CKOM March 20, 2017 - 8:34am Updated: March 20, 2017 - 9:27am

Police are investigating an alleged home invasion at a Saskatoon apartment Sunday evening.   Officers were called to the complex on the 600 block of Confederation Drive shortly...

Delegates at the 2017 Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities convention in Saskatoon heard a presentation from RCMP Thursday on rural crime watch.

RCMP encourage old and new methods to fight rural crime

By Chris Carr March 17, 2017 - 2:10pm Updated: March 17, 2017 - 2:15pm

Mounties are urging people to consider using new technology to help with both preventing and solving crimes in rural Saskatchewan.

A recent spike in thefts made the...

Regina police had the 700 block of Elphinstone Street closed between First and Second Avenue  early Friday morning due to a weapons call.

6 people in custody after forcible confinement, weapons call in Regina

By 980 CJME March 17, 2017 - 7:46am Updated: March 17, 2017 - 12:19pm

Six people were taken into custody by Regina police Friday morning on Elphinstone Street as officers dealt with a weapons call. 

Police said the investigation began...

Saskatchewan Roughriders' DL Jordan Reaves is facing a cocaine trafficking charge in Winnipeg.

Saskatchewan Roughrider accused of cocaine trafficking

By 650 CKOM March 17, 2017 - 7:29am Updated: March 17, 2017 - 2:06pm

A Saskatchewan Roughrider reportedly played the entirety of the 2016 CFL season while out on bail on a cocaine trafficking charge.

Jordan Reaves, a defensive lineman...

Fans are being cautioned about buying tickets from scammers ahead of Ed Sheeran’s concert at SaskTel Centre on July 23, 2017.

Ed Sheeran seats a hot ticket for scalpers: province

By 650 CKOM March 16, 2017 - 12:52pm Updated: March 16, 2017 - 1:00pm

Scammers and scalpers are banking on making a quick buck off Ed Sheeran fans.

Saskatchewan’s Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority has flagged the musician’s upcoming...

A 2012 Ford Raptor pickup truck. The same make and model of truck was reportedly involved in a police chase on  March 14, 2017.

Suspect Tasered after ramming police cruiser

By 650 CKOM March 15, 2017 - 7:44am Updated: March 15, 2017 - 7:45am

Saskatoon police used a stun gun on a man who allegedly fled from officers in a stolen truck.   Police stated in a media release that officers spotted a 2012 Ford Raptor on the...

A resolution at the 2017 Saskatchewan Association of Rural Municipalities convention calls for expanding the right to respond to property crime with force.

Rural crime frustration palpable, but don't take law into own hands: minister

By The Canadian Press March 15, 2017 - 6:57am Updated: March 15, 2017 - 7:06am

REGINA - Saskatchewan's justice minister says he knows there's frustration about rural crime, but Gord Wyant says people shouldn't take the law into their own hands.