Saturday’s storms had reports of funnel cloud across southern Manitoba and destroyed a metal building in Dryden, Ont. Dale Berrey was in the building when a strong wind, which he thinks was a tornado, took the structure apart.
Two Kenyans, who arrived here together, won the Manitoba Marathon yesterday. Thomas Omwenga won the men’s full with a time of 2:25:13 and Anna Kibor took the women’s full in 2:49:45. Winnipeg represented in the men’s half marathon with Corey Gallagher taking first place and Kate Gustafson of Kenora, Ontario winning the women’s half. Chester Draper of Dryden Ontario, won the men’s full wheelchair marathon for the second straight year.
13 people, including a 5-month-old, were bear sprayed by 3 youths at the Ex Sunday afternoon. No one was seriously hurt.
Police have arrested a man in connection with a sexual assault Saturday and are asking other possible victims to come forward. A woman walking in the 300 block of Selkirk Avenue had a man come up behind her, grope her and try to push her into some nearby bushes. If you were groped by a man on a bike, contact the sex crimes unit or Crime Stoppers.
Travis Brandon Baumgartner, the man accused of killing three armoured truck guards and putting a fourth in critical, was arrested trying to cross the United States border with a bag full of $330 thousand dollars cash. Baumgartner was a security guard for the armoured car company G4S. Police say he was on an overnight crew of five that was reloading an ATM at a University of Alberta. He was arrested without incident when border guards ran his license plates.
Rodney King, whose 1991 police beating incited LA riots, died yesterday at 47. He was pulled, unconscious, from the bottom of his swimming pool early Sunday morning.
The arbitrator has sided with Air Canada in the contract dispute involving machinists. The new five-year deal marks an end to 14 months of negotiations and mediation. There is only one of the airline’s major unions still without a collective agreement, the airline’s 3,000 pilots.
Former MTV reality star and son of Ozzy and Sharon Osbourne, Jack Osbourne has announced he has multiple sclerosis.
Radiohead drum tech Scott Johnson, 33, was killed during the weekend’s stage collapse in Toronto. Along with Radiohead, Scott Johnson worked with Keane and Australian Pink Floyd Show, who called him ‘the best drum tech in the industry.’