Red Deer

Man Who Tried To Help Homeless Person Swarmed

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.03.2014 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - RCMP are investigating what they are calling the brutal beating of a man who tried to stop a group of men from harassing a homeless ...

Canada's Favourite Speedo-Clad YouTube Star Denied Sochi Access

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 03.31.2014 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - A colourful Spandex-clad street performer from central Alberta says he has been denied a visa to travel to the Winter Olympics in Ru...

19-Year-Old Mentor Killed In Violent Highway Crash

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

Damian Pannenbecker, a 19-year-old baseball and hockey fanatic from Red Deer, has been identified as the second victim in a triple fatal crash near Ol...

Suspect In Red Deer Recycling Bin Murder Going To Trial

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2014 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - A man charged in the death of a Calgary-area woman whose body was found at a recycling plant has been ordered to stand trial.Nathan ...

Distracted Driving Taken To A Whole New Level

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.28.2014 | Canada Alberta

CARSTAIRS, Alta. - An Alberta man has been charged with watching a movie while driving.Traffic unit officers were dispatched Wednesday night after a c...

Her Leadership Review Won't Change A Thing

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

Regardless of how Alison Redford's leadership review goes this weekend, precious little will change, says Alberta Liberal leader Raj Sherman. The p...

Cancer Centre Reopens

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - People living in central Alberta are getting some help with cancer treatment closer to home.Premier Alison Redford was on hand in Re...

City Wants You To Pay Your Parking Fines With Christmas Toys

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.05.2013 | Canada Alberta

For the only time ever, paying a parking ticket may actually feel good, thanks to Red Deer's Toys for Tickets program. The premise is as simple as ...

Resolution In Decades-Old Teacher Sex Case

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - A man who taught at a central Alberta school in the 1970s will not go to trial on decades-old sex charges.Warren Fertig's trial was ...

Alberta's Farthest Right Wing Party Gets All Progressive And Stuff

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 10.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

Any betting man would've given the Alberta Wildrose Party a resounding win during the lead up to last year's provincial elections. Albertans, after...

She Wants To FInd $24 Billion In The Next 3 Years

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - Premier Alison Redford says her government plans to grow the Alberta Heritage Savings Trust Fund by $24 billion over the next three ...

Student Sentenced After Disturbing Facebook Threats

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.23.2014 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - A teenager who made threats on Facebook to shoot students and staff at a central Alberta high school has been sentenced.The 16-year-...

Mental Assessment For Shotgun-Blasting Robber

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 12.02.2013 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - A man accused of shooting a gas station clerk in Red Deer, Alta., with a shotgun during a robbery has been ordered to undergo a psyc...

Family Builds Incredibly Detailed Hockey Arena Out Of Lego

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 09.23.2013 | Canada Alberta

Tired of waiting for Edmonton's new downtown arena to be built, an Red Deer family has gone ahead and created their own – from thousands of tiny Leg...

Charges Laid After Gas Station Worker Shot In The Face

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.13.2013 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - RCMP say they have arrested a suspect in the shooting of a gas station clerk who was hit in the face and hand by a shotgun blast.Pol...

Alberta High-Speed Line Meets With Frustration

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER - The founder of High Speed Rail Canada says he's frustrated with the lack of progress to establish high-speed rail passenger service between...

Clerk Shot In The Face With Shotgun

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 11.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - RCMP in Red Deer, Alta., are searching for a man who shot a clerk in the face with a shotgun during a gas station robbery.The clerk,...

Rush Concert Raises This Much For Flood Relief

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - It's turning out to be a big week for Canadian rock legends Rush, with news that they've raised more than half a million dollars for flood r...

Man Charged After 6-Year-Old Diapered, Kicked, Burned

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - A central Alberta man accused of assaulting his girlfriend's kids will have a preliminary inquiry later this month on numerous new c...

New Flight Between Alberta Cities

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 09.09.2013 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - Air Canada has announced it will offer flights between Red Deer and Calgary starting in September.There will be three flights a day ...

Michener Centre FOIP Request 80 Per Cent Blacked Out

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 08.06.2013 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - Supporters of a central Alberta care home for the developmentally disabled continue their push to find out exactly what went into th...

Standoff In Red Deer

CBC Calgary | Posted 07.14.2013 | Canada Alberta

More than two dozen police officers in Red Deer are on the scene of a barricaded residence. The standoff began around 2 a.m. MT on Halman Crescent ...

Sewer Project Backed Up Over Lack Of Cash

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.17.2013 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - A partly finished sewer line in central Alberta is $10 million short.A member of the South Red Deer Regional Wastewater Commission s...

Closure Human Issue, Not A Political Issue: Raj Sherman

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 06.10.2013 | Canada Alberta

RED DEER, Alta. - About 250 people rallied against the Alberta government's decision to close a care home for people with developmental disabilities i...

Dogs Stolen For Dog Fighting?

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 03.27.2013 | Canada Alberta

Rumours of dog fighting rings around Central Alberta are spreading like wildfire, after several online ads were posted claiming dogs have disappeared ...