Richard Dow, a former Winnipeg police officer has plead guilty to 12 of 27 charges. He admits to sexually assaulting some young women in their late teens or early twenties that he convinced to model for his off-duty photography business. He was still a police officer at the time.
Good time to plan some energy efficient upgrades on your home now that the provincial government rolled out new financial incentives yesterday. Manitoba Hydro will pay the upfront costs on home improvements that reduce energy and water consumption and recovered the loan payments through monthly charges on your utility bill.
Have a bit of a lead foot? Police across Manitoba will crack down on traffic offences this month, as part of a national campaign to reduce vehicular deaths. Beechey said police across the country will be cracking down on the four key contributors to traffic fatalities: impaired driving, distracted driving, not wearing seatbelts, as well as speeding and reckless driving.
Son of Sam serial killer David Berkowitz has been denied parole by New York authorities for the sixth time. The Son of Sam terrorized New York City in 1976 and ’77 and was convicted of fatally shooting six people and injuring several others. He’ll be up for parole again in two years.
If they don’t have an ID or ask for money, don’t let them in to read your meter. It’s that time of year again where meter readers will be going from home to home. They will be dressed in dark-blue pants or shorts, a light-blue striped shirt with a City of Winnipeg water and waste logo on the pocket.
A biopic telling the story of Jimi Hendrix’s rise to fame is set to start shooting in Ireland this month, starring Outkast rapper Andre 3000. It will document the guitar icon’s move to England during 1966 and 1967.