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  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Winnipeg Blue Bombers at B.C. Lions July 25 wfp.to/OZG 4:24 pm on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Key of @bkives features The Eagles "Take It Easy" & possible retirement plans for Sam Katz: winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/vid… 3:56 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Judge Moar is back -- to say he's not ready to give his decision today. Adjourned to next Thursday July 31, 1 p.m. for verdict. 3:54 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Judge Moar calls for 15-minute recess to decide whether he can give decision today or needs adjournment. Stay tuned. 3:24 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Legal submissions done. Now over to Judge Kelly Moar. 3:21 pm on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Sunwing passenger arrested after threat wfp.to/OZp 3:20 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Langan on victim's family: "I can't even begin to try and understand their loss." 3:18 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Langan: Says "one bad decision" had tragic result. "I would give anything to go back and change that." Says sorry to family. 3:16 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Langan: "I've spent a lot of time wishing it was me that didn't walk away that day." 3:15 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Defence lawyer reading Langan's apology out court, says Langan wanted to do it but doesn't want face/voice on camera here. 3:14 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Crown says no enhanced credit should be given, as Langan has been menace behind bars including institutional charge for contraband. 3:12 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: So, joint-rec is for 54 months. If 11 months pre-trial, leaves 43. He'd be eligible for parole in 1/3 aka just over 14 months. 3:10 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Note: Langan will get credit for 11 months time served, at least. Defence asking for "enhanced" pre-trial credit of 16.5 months. 3:09 pm on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: #Winnipeg Mosquito Status: HIGH; citywide trap average: 24. More trap counts: wfp.to/mosquitomap 3:00 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: No comments from lawyer on where remorse was at crash scene when Langan gave middle finger to "white bitch" cops, tried to fight 'em. 2:55 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Lawyer says Langan knows he's caused huge damage to victim's family. "He feels that, he internalizes that." 2:54 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Lawyer says Langan's recent bail bid was his attempt to get help, show he's changed. When denied, he opted to plead guilty. 2:52 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Defence: "The remorse he shows is a very signifcant mitigating factor." Hey @heyjturner - didn't he only plead guilty when bail denied? 2:50 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Defence lawyer speaking on behalf of Langan now. In situations like this, probably the less said the better. 2:48 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: That could have got real ugly, real fast. 2 sheriff's officers were sitting nearby. Fortunately, was only words, nothing more. 2:47 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Wow. Son of victim just walked by prisoner's box and told Langan he is a "piece of shit" before returning to seat. 2:46 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Family says the woman often worried about drunk drivers, would go out of her way ensure family safe, act as designated driver. 2:44 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Crown submission done. Here comes victim impact statement from family. 2:40 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Crown says Langan had numerous chances to change wayward path he was on but declined help, continued to abuse drugs, booze. 2:37 pm on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: City says Donald St. from Ellice Ave. to Portage Ave. will be closed to all traffic from 6pm Friday to 6am Monday. 2:32 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Since arrest 11 months ago, Langan has been charged while in custody with "dealing in contraband" to fellow inmates. 2:31 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Langan also tried to fight cops while calling them "white bitches" and other names, ended with black eye, claims cop abuse. 2:29 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Following arrest, drunk/high killer driver gave cops the finger, called them "white bitches", yelled arrest "because I'm Aboriginal." 2:28 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Crown attorney Jim Ross notes one crime scene photo of deadly crash has MPI "Don't Drink and Drive" billboard in background. 2:26 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Should note this deadly crash happened on a Saturday afternoon on McPhillips Street near William Avenue when traffic at "gridlock." 2:25 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Victim suffered catastrophic "crushing" injuries including torn heart, torn liver after being "t-boned" by Langan. 2:23 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Crown says can't call this an accident. "It was inevitable he was going to cause tragedy." 7 cars smashed into total. 6 hurt, 1 dead. 2:21 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: So Langan was high on coke, more than double legal limit and driving 123 kmh - in a 60 kmh zone - when he slammed into innocent victim. 2:20 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Crown: Langan's blood-alcohol double legal limit more than 3.5 hours after deadly crash. Also high on cocaine. 2:19 pm on Jul 25

  • bensigurdson

    @bensigurdson: Save the date - the next Winnipeg Whisky Festival is Feb. 27, 2015. 2:18 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Langan had previously told court his 2010 drunk/high crime spree was "wake-up call." Empty words, Crown says. 2:18 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Langan had previously told court his 2010 drunk/high crime spree was "wake-up call." Empty words, Crown says. 2:18 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Langan released from jail Christmas 2012. Got licence back March 2013. Killed Doreen Chaikowsky, 71, 5 months later. 2:16 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Langan was high on drugs, drunk at time of spree which also included smashing car. Completed alcohol treatment, sentenced in 2012. 2:16 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Crown attorney Jim Ross notes 4.5 years on "high end" of deadly drunk driving precedents. Calls it "egregious example" of offence. 2:12 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Crown attorney Jim Ross says joint-recommendation here is for 4.5 years prison for killer drunk driver. Max penalty is life. 2:09 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Also interesting: Killer drunk driver has a statement to make, but has chosen NOT to have his face shown on video reading it. 2:08 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: This will mark first time ever someone other than judge or lawyers shown on video. 2:07 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: VERY interesting. Family of elderly woman killed by drunk driver want to be broadcast reading victim impact statement. That's a first. 2:06 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Drunk driving sentencing underway. Lawyers tell Judge Kelly Moar they have a joint-recommendation on sentence. 2:05 pm on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: US toddler crashes car, runs home to watch TV wfp.to/OZb 1:06 pm on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Carjacked vehicle hits crowd, killing 2 kids wfp.to/OZK 1:04 pm on Jul 25

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Winnipeg man facing sex, confinement charges following mysterious death of wife is speaking out from jail. My STORY: winnipegfreepress.com/local/woman-dr… 12:45 pm on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Fogging for nuisance mosquitoes continues tonight, weather permitting - wfp.to/OZs 12:43 pm on Jul 25

  • bensigurdson

    @bensigurdson: Details still emerging as to where/when, but beer growler pilot program coming to Manitoba as of this fall. 12:41 pm on Jul 25

  • bensigurdson

    @bensigurdson: Details still emerging as to where/when, but beer growler pilot program coming to Manitoba as of this fall. 12:40 pm on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: NewsAlert: 6 injured, child critical in Costco crash wfp.to/OZf 12:32 pm on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Obama jeered, Harper cheered on U.S. radio wfp.to/OZE 12:32 pm on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad wfp.to/OZg 12:32 pm on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: NEB orders Enbridge to stop work on pipeline wfp.to/OZ2 12:28 pm on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Driver to be sentenced in deadly crash at 2 p.m. today wfp.to/OZI 12:10 pm on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Province to announce financial assistance for flood-affected fishers wfp.to/OZx 11:58 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Steeves would raise $100 million for city by selling golf courses wfp.to/OZR 11:38 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Bumbling crook uses his head wfp.to/OZM 11:28 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Folklorama most popular summer fest: poll wfp.to/OZa 11:08 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Woman charged in North End murder wfp.to/OZc 10:46 am on Jul 25

  • bkives

    @bkives: Mayoral candidate Gord Steeves has promised to sell off 4 golf courses to raise $100M for road renewal. #wpg14 10:44 am on Jul 25

  • KevinRollason

    @KevinRollason: Ross charged in death of Bearbull is not the Naomi Ross charged last month with murder in death of Brian O'Donnell, 68 10:16 am on Jul 25

  • KevinRollason

    @KevinRollason: Wpg police have charged Naomi Ross, 20, with 2nd degree murder in July 18 death of Lorie Maureen Bearbull, 37 10:14 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Ottawa posts $1.15B deficit in April-May wfp.to/OZn 10:10 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Ottawa seeks to improve opioid prescribing wfp.to/OZO 10:08 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Mayoral candidate wants to lower voting age wfp.to/OZX 9:58 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Big score for winner of CFL game 50-50 draw wfp.to/OZJ 9:38 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Police forced to moo-ve cows off highway wfp.to/OZT 9:14 am on Jul 25

  • bkives

    @bkives: Mayoral candidate Ouellette promises $15M on 4 new aquatic centres, offer free transit for kids under 12 and lower voting age to 16. 9:09 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Pot may be legal, but homeowner agreements can ban wfp.to/OZ8 8:56 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: 11-year-old conservationalist gets meeting with polar bears wfp.to/OZv 8:48 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Runaway brain wfp.to/OZL 8:32 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Accident closes Trans-Canada Highway near Virden wfp.to/OZV 8:02 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Transcript shows concerns during US execution wfp.to/OZZ 7:18 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Israel kills senior Gaza militant, mulls next move wfp.to/OZ5 7:18 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: 'This is the reward for the work we do' wfp.to/OZt 7:16 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Walters needs to keep his eyes on the prize wfp.to/OZU 7:16 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Western wall a hurdle for Blue wfp.to/OZq 7:16 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Dead toddler had CFS contact wfp.to/OZr 7:00 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Mailbox sites anger residents wfp.to/OZw 7:00 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Warm, wet weekend in store for Winnipeg wfp.to/OZB 6:50 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Ford Fest party to hit Toronto park tonight wfp.to/OZ4 6:28 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash wfp.to/OZY 6:28 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Temple happy to learn about return of urn wfp.to/OZu 6:22 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: How the seven mayoral candidates stack up so far wfp.to/OZm 6:22 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Woman drank self to death, man says wfp.to/OZP 6:22 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Arctic oil spills could cross borders: study wfp.to/O5k 12:04 am on Jul 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Stamps remain undefeated, beat Eskimos 26-22 wfp.to/O5i 11:46 pm on Jul 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Doing the happy dance on Friday's front page: #frontpages #journalism pic.twitter.com/EtJhakYuPw
    11:19 pm on Jul 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: #Winnipeg Mosquito Status: HIGH; citywide trap average: 22. More trap counts: wfp.to/mosquitomap 10:00 pm on Jul 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: 'Preventing poverty' nixed by revenue agency wfp.to/O5W 9:36 pm on Jul 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Australian reporter imprisoned in Egypt to appeal wfp.to/O5A 9:00 pm on Jul 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Senior who stole from employer to visit dying friend avoids jail wfp.to/O5C 8:08 pm on Jul 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Katz's Arizona home no longer listed as primary residence wfp.to/O5y 6:30 pm on Jul 24

  • bkives

    @bkives: Winnipeg Mayor Sam Katz responded to the Maricopa County Assessor today and declared his Scottsdale house a second home. 6:27 pm on Jul 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Quebecers allowed to bring in booze from ROC wfp.to/O5j 6:20 pm on Jul 24

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