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Saskatoon investigators determined no foul play was involved in the death of a 22-year-old woman on New Year's Day.

New Year's death in Saskatoon ruled 'accidental' following autopsy

By 650 CKOM January 5, 2017 - 2:53pm Updated: January 5, 2017 - 3:00pm

Saskatoon police said the death of a 22-year-old woman in Saskatoon has been ruled accidental following an autopsy Thursday.

The woman was found dead in the 1500 block...

A crash near Kindersley took a 51-year-old womens life Dec. 30, 2016.

New Year's weekend claimed life in Saskatchewan

By 650 CKOM January 1, 2017 - 10:03am Updated: January 1, 2017 - 10:15am

A 51-year-old woman was killed Friday night in a single-vehicle crash near Brock, east of Kindersley.

Two men in their 40's were taken to the hospital with minor...

A piece of what appears to be vehicle debris lies near a fence behind Bethlehem Catholic High School in Saskatoon on Nov. 4, 2016.

Saskatoon police launch investigation into death of man involved in pursuit

By JT Marshall November 3, 2016 - 5:24pm Updated: November 4, 2016 - 10:05am

Saskatoon police are looking into a chase with officers last month that led to a 21-year-old man in custody dying in hospital.

On Oct. 23, a stolen truck raced away from...

Zachary Straughan, pictured above, died of his injuries Monday after being beaten unconscious at a Man. bowling alley.

Man accused of Saskatoon beating father to death charged with manslaughter

By 650 CKOM September 30, 2016 - 3:55pm Updated: September 30, 2016 - 4:00pm

A Saskatoon man is now facing a charge of manslaughter in the death of Zachary Straughan.   The father of three was allegedly beaten into unconsciousness with a pool cue on...

Two workers died when they were exposed to hydrogen sulphide in a sewer line near Fox Valley.

Saskatchewan sewer company fined after two Calgary men die in workplace

By The Canadian Press September 28, 2016 - 11:58am Updated: September 28, 2016 - 12:00pm

A Saskatchewan sewer company will have to pay a $42,000 penalty after two Calgary men were killed in a workplace accident.

J * D Sewer Services Ltd. of Swift Current was...

Kirstie and Zack Straughan with their three children shortly before his death.

'It was senseless': Family mourns Saskatoon man killed in beating at Man. bowling alley

By Nigel Maxwell September 28, 2016 - 8:11am Updated: October 3, 2016 - 7:44am

The circumstances surrounding a brutal assault at a Manitoba bowling alley remain unclear, but what was never in question was the love Kirstie Straughan had for her once-...

Forensic investigator at a house on Montreal Street where a man was found dead.

Man found dead at house on Montreal Street in Regina

By Kevin Martel September 8, 2016 - 11:02am Updated: September 8, 2016 - 1:29pm

Yellow police tape surrounded a house on Montreal Street where a man was found dead early Thursday morning.

Police officers and EMS were called to the home just off...

A baby boy was rushed to RUH Sunday morning but later died from his injuries

Baby boy victim in Saskatoon's 9th homicide of 2016

By 650 CKOM July 3, 2016 - 11:14am Updated: July 3, 2016 - 11:15am

Saskatoon Police has a 16-year-old girl in custody after the city's ninth homicide of the year.   Officers were called to a home in the 200 block of Waterloo Crescent Sunday...

Photo of Nadine Machiskinic who died after falling down a laundry chute at Delta Hotel in January 2015.

Public inquest ordered into death of woman at Regina's Delta Hotel

By Lisa Schick June 29, 2016 - 4:11pm Updated: June 30, 2016 - 6:55am

The coroner said her death was an accident, but now a public inquest is being held into how Nadine Michiskinic died. 

The 29-year-old woman fell down 10 storeys of a...

RCMP hat with badge.

Burned body in car death outside North Battleford not suspicious: RCMP

By battlefordsNOW staff June 23, 2016 - 5:15pm Updated: June 23, 2016 - 5:15pm

An autopsy has confirmed the death of a man whose body was found in a burning car outside North Battleford was not suspicious.

 According to a news release, a forensic...

Sask. children's advocate says youth corrections system failed dead teen

By Sarah Mills June 15, 2016 - 4:23pm Updated: June 16, 2016 - 12:16pm

The Saskatchewan Advocate for Children and Youth says a teen was failed by the youth corrections system when he died in September 2013.   Despite concerns raised by court...

Regina man dead after possible diving accident

By Lisa Schick June 6, 2016 - 5:15pm Updated: June 7, 2016 - 7:13am

A 64-year-old man from Regina is dead after a possible diving accident on Sunday.   RCMP said they were called to Lovering Lakes, west of Chamberlain, around noon on Sunday. It...