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Spade tattoo clue to $20K St. John's jewelry fraudster

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 15:27:58 EDT


Police are releasing more information about a man accused of stealing $20,000 from multiple St. John's jewelry stores.

Bay of Islands man back to jail after 2nd conviction of sexually abusing a minor

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 13:47:16 EDT


Girl abused by repeat offender tells court she has nightmares about Travas Kendell coming into her school or assaulting someone else.

Kenmount Terrace roundabout has resident spinning his wheels

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 12:05:39 EDT


A St. John's homeowner says a roundabout in front of his home has been blocking access to his driveway. The city says it's temporary.

Province to spend $5.5M to help fish plant workers qualify for E.I.

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 10:45:45 EDT


The Government of Newfoundland and Labrador says it will work with companies, towns and workers to identify who will qualify for help.

Gerry Byrne says salmon catch and release can only go so far, federal action needed

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 08:17:12 EDT


Minister of Fisheries and Land Resources Gerry Byrne reacts to local salmon fishery being catch and release since Aug. 6.

Chasing the total eclipse: amateur astronomer heads south to 'path of totality'

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:30:00 EDT


It's a total eclipse of Garry Dymond's heart, as the St. John's amateur astronomer is heading to the U.S. to catch the best view of the country's first total eclipse in 99 years.

Overnight grind and patch work starts tonight in downtown St. John's

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 05:42:47 EDT


The city will be bagging 49 parking meters Monday afternoon, but drivers can still park in those spots until 10 p.m.

Body of Newfoundland writer recovered in Barbour's Pond after 3-day search

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 16:48:50 EDT


The body of well-known Newfoundland writer, teacher and historian Patrick O'Flaherty was recovered in Barbour's Pond Saturday, after he went missing while swimming in the pond on Wednesday.

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Mon, 21 Aug 2017 04:00:00 EDT


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Swimmers tackle the Tickle for a good cause

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 17:30:00 EDT


It's a rare sight, a group of swimmers crossing the "Tickle" from Portugal Cove - St. Philips over to Bell Island.

Police arrest man, 54, for spree of robberies from businesses on northeast Avalon

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 12:50:22 EDT


Police say a 54-year-old man in St. John's has been arrested for a week-long crime spree, allegedly stealing from multiple businesses on the northeast Avalon.

World Dwarf Games athletes bring home winning medals

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 10:30:39 EDT


N.L. athletes Brooklyn Wolfrey and Nicholas Quinn arrived home from the World Dwarf Games in Guelph, O.N. Monday — with some extra hardware in tow.

Magician Penn Jillette apologizes for calling Newfoundlanders 'stupid'

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:46:02 EDT


Celebrity magician Penn Jillette has apologized after Newfoundlanders took him to task for insulting their intelligence on a talk show.

On point: Director of Woody Point Writer's Festival says they've got the formula to keep it unique

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 07:30:00 EDT


This year's festival features writers like Lisa Moore, Eva Crocker Annie Proulx alongside musicians like Kim Stockwood, Jody Richardson and Jim Cuddy.

Globetrotting American writer's fiction inspiration is Newfoundland

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 04:30:00 EDT


American writer Jeffrey K. Walker's life has taken him to hot spots all over the world, but he has decided to set much of his first novel in early 20th century Newfoundland.

VegFest in St. John's celebrates a plant-based lifestyle

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 17:30:00 EDT


More than 50 vendors showed off their vegan wares at the Remax Centre in St. John's on Saturday.

Body of writer Patrick O'Flaherty found, missing since swimming Wednesday

Sun, 20 Aug 2017 05:13:50 EDT


The body of Newfoundland writer, historian and teacher Patrick O'Flaherty, 78, was found Saturday night after he reportedly went under water while swimming Wednesday.

Bosnian family's Boncloddy Street restaurant dream quashed by zoning regulations

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 16:00:03 EDT


A Bosnian family has had its dream of turning a former biker bar into a family restaurant crushed because St. John's city hall says it's against zoning regulations.

Break in procedure caused fatal transmission tower collapse: N.L. Hydro

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 11:39:24 EDT


Tower collapse that killed two workers near Come by Chance on June 19 was caused by a break in procedure swapping out guy wire, and tower erection resumed Friday night.

Atlantic Lottery recalls some Breakopen games due to printing error

Sat, 19 Aug 2017 06:47:19 EDT


The mistake means not all the prizes are being claimed