Newfoundland and Labrador borrowing for severance payouts
St. Lawrence town hall needs renovations
St. Lawrence being considered by CBC’s ‘Still Standing’
Families gather on 9th anniversary of Cougar crash
With St. John's in fold, ECHL about to become more East Coast ...
Editorial: Pills can kill
School name lives to see another day for St. Paul's in Gander
Shortage of GPs in Gander leaves many patients without care
Business, community leaders speak out about GP shortage in Gander
Bishop’s Falls reeling after library closed unexpectedly last week
UPDATE: Last missing Natuashish snowmobiler located
Police dog tracks and locates injured man in woods near Botwood
Grand Bank man charged after police find stolen items
Nain boy being treated for tuberculosis dies in hospital
Bail hearing for man charged with threat against Clarenville school rescheduled for March 29
The bail hearing for a man charged with uttering a threat against Riverside Elementary earlier this week has been rescheduled until March 29. ...
Man sentenced to 44 months for Clarenville stabbing
Michael Norman, 44, was sentenced to 44 months’ incarceration for the violent stabbing of another man in Clarenville on April 30, 2016. ...
Home destroyed by fire this morning in Port Saunders
PORT SAUNDERS, NL – There were no injuries as a result of a house fire in Port Saunders this morning, March 15, but the structure was a “total loss,” according to a release from the RCMP. Police said they responded to the call ...
Judge says Rocky Harbour man will live with the consequences of his actions for the rest of his life
CORNER BROOK The events of Aug. 13, 2016 had major life altering consequences for many people, that Justice Brian Furey said there is no going back from. Furey made the comments in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador in Corner Brook ...
Emotional, financial harm to be part of N.L. family violence act
The Liberal government is proposing a legislative change in support of victims of family violence in Newfoundland and Labrador. Bill 1, to amend the Family Violence Protection Act, is adding emotional, psychological and financial harm to the ...
Western Newfoundland man who once warned public of income tax scam sentenced on scam of his own
In April 2016, Raymond Mahoney of Stephenville took to the media to warn the public of an income tax-related scam. He contacted the Western Star and provided the newspaper with an audio recording of a phone scammer alleging to be a representative ...
Witless Bay town council retaining lawyer to review Facebook comments
The town council of Witless Bay passed a motion recently to retain a criminal lawyer to advise them on how to deal with criticisms and accusations levelled at individual councillors — or the council as a whole — on social media, and ...
Coffee table used as weapon in St. John's assault
Grant Tapper, who was acquitted four months ago of a number of violent crimes against a woman, is back in custody after allegedly assaulting the same woman with a coffee table. Tapper, 32, is also accused of threatening to kill the woman’s ...
Defendant gives St. John's judge the finger
Justin Jordan’s appearance in provincial court Wednesday morning was brief, lasting no more than 10 minutes. By the end, he had given the judge the middle finger, demanded that she not tell him what to do, had a number of sudden shouting ...
Charges laid against Burin Peninsula man for allegedly trafficking drugs
BAY L’ARGENT, NL – Shawn Baker of Bay L’Argent has been charged with three counts of possessing illegal drugs for the purpose of trafficking. The 48-year-year was arrested after police stopped a vehicle in Bay L’Argent at ...