NEWS FOR SEPTEMBER 01/14
The Mounties say a 62-year-old man from Halifax is dead after his motorcycle left the road and drove into a power pole in the community of Wilmot on Sunday afternoon.
No other vehicles were involved. An RCMP traffic analyst is working to determine the cause of the crash.
A 40-year-old man is dead following an all-terrain vehicle crash in Bible Hill, just north of Truro, early Saturday morning.
The Onslow man was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say an investigation is underway.
A man is recovering after being shot in the buttocks while delivering pizza in Halifax.
Police officers responded to calls about a shooting in Dartmouth yesterday morning.
Investigators say the motive appears to have been robbery.
No arrests have been made.
Enfield RCMP have arrested a man suspected of assaulting a pharmacist with a pipe while trying to steal narcotics Sunday afternoon.
According to police, the masked man walked in to Kennetcook Pharmacy carrying a metal pipe and slid a note across to a clerk asking for the drugs. The pharmacist then confronted the man and was hit by the suspect, who then ran off without any narcotics. The pharmacist was not seriously injured.
Police believed they knew the alleged attacker.
Twenty-two people are homeless following three weekend fires in the Maritimes.
A blaze in a three-storey apartment building displaced 11 people in Saint John, New Brunswick, on Saturday.
Three people were forced out of their homes in Pisquid, P-E-I, when a fire damaged a bungalow early Sunday.
Another Sunday-morning fire, this one in a Halifax duplex, left eight people looking for shelter.
The Canadian Red Cross is providing emergency relief where needed.
Prime Minister Harper will be heading overseas tomorrow.
His first stop is London, where he`ll try to boost trade between Canada and Britain.
He`ll then travel to southern Wales for the NATO leaders' summit, where Russia's role in the crisis in Ukraine will be a major topic.
The NATO meeting starts Thursday.
A much-loved New Brunswick tourist attraction is closing its doors for the last time today.
Crystal Palace in Moncton is being replaced by retail giant Bass Pro Shops next year.
The attached restaurant and hotel will remain in operation until October 31st.
Major League Baseball
Toronto trailed 3-0 until Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion and Melky Cabrera each hit a solo homer in the Blue Jays' 4-3 win over the Yankees. Bautista has homered in five straight games.
Meanwhile, at Tropicana Field, the Boston Red Sox shutout the Tampa Bay Rays 3 - 0.
It was Saskatchewan over Winnipeg 35 - 30.