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  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: #Winnipeg Mosquito Status: HIGH; citywide trap average: 224. More trap counts: wfp.to/mosquitomap 11:00 pm on Jul 31

  • WFPJasonBell

    @WFPJasonBell: Elmwood Giants rally with 3 runs in 7th to beat St. Boniface 10-9 and claim MB Junior Baseball League championship. Win series 3-1. 10:29 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Gaza truce comes after days of pushing for a deal wfp.to/OlM 9:48 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: B.C. chief's pay and expenses nears $1 million wfp.to/Ola 9:46 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Gord Steeves to make infrastructure announcement Friday at 1 pm on the boulevard in front of 62 Scurfield Blvd. 9:08 pm on Jul 31

  • FPTimCampbell

    @FPTimCampbell: High snap on a punt costs #Bombers a safety, now trailing 26-20. 8:27 pm on Jul 31

  • FPTimCampbell

    @FPTimCampbell: Quincy McDuffie returns punt 66y after a Wpg 2andout, now #TigerCats 24 #Bombers 20. 8:22 pm on Jul 31

  • FPTimCampbell

    @FPTimCampbell: LeFevour keeps for 2y TD on first play of 4Q, now #Bombers 20 #TigerCats 17. 8:17 pm on Jul 31

  • FPTimCampbell

    @FPTimCampbell: LeFevour's pass to C.J. Gable covers 48y against a blitz. TD makes it #Bombers 20 #TigerCats 10. 7:55 pm on Jul 31

  • FPTimCampbell

    @FPTimCampbell: First possession of 2H, Grigsby carries it 16y for a TD, now #Bombers 20 #TigerCats 3. 7:47 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Family finds old human skull in garage wfp.to/Olc 7:26 pm on Jul 31

  • FPTimCampbell

    @FPTimCampbell: Robert Marve a 3y run for a TD, capping a 75y drive; #Bombers 13 #TigerCats 3 just before the half. 7:14 pm on Jul 31

  • FPTimCampbell

    @FPTimCampbell: Justin Medlock FG from 32 early in 2Q, now #Bombers 6 #TigerCats 3. 6:45 pm on Jul 31

  • FPTimCampbell

    @FPTimCampbell: Hajrullahu another FG, from 25, now #Bombers 6 #TigerCats 0. 6:34 pm on Jul 31

  • FPTimCampbell

    @FPTimCampbell: Hajrullahu kicks it through from 19, #Bombers 3 TigerCats 0 after the first drive. 6:16 pm on Jul 31

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Wpg Police museum as 130 Allard now closed, moving into new police HQ at 245 Smith. 4:55 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Higher bacon prices are staying: Maple Leaf wfp.to/OlO 4:26 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Player ordered to trial for fatal punch of referee wfp.to/OlX 4:00 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Candidate goes homeless to show economic gap wfp.to/OlJ 3:58 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Police looking for man after attempted abduction wfp.to/Oll 3:42 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: UPDATE in Stella Ave standoff: Man who died was ordered evicted from the house after a dispute with relatives winnipegfreepress.com/local/Heavily-… 3:32 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: UPDATE in Stella Ave standoff: Man who died was ordered evicted from the house after a dispute with relatives wfp.to/OlT 3:28 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: #Winnipeg Mosquito Status: HIGH; citywide trap average: 41. More trap counts: wfp.to/mosquitomap 3:00 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Live coverage of the Bombers vs. Tiger-Cats, July 31, 2014 wfp.to/Ol8 2:58 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Regulator bans exclusivity in roaming deals wfp.to/Olv 2:58 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Drunk driver gets 4 1/2 years for deadly crash wfp.to/OlL 2:44 pm on Jul 31

  • heyjturner

    @heyjturner: Man who died in Stella Avenue incident was ordered evicted from the home by residential tenancies board in June, he appealed, lost. 2:40 pm on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Judge imposes 4.5 year sentence, PLUS 10-year driving ban on Langan. Case closed. 1:54 pm on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Judge; “You’ve committed what can only be described as the ultimate offence. You showed complete disregard for usage of the roadway.” 1:54 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: MTYP hires new artistic director wfp.to/OlV 1:54 pm on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Reminder, you can watch live video of this ongoing deadly drunk driving sentencing decision HERE: winnipegfreepress.com/local/Driver-i… 1:43 pm on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Judge Moar also notes this 4.5 year prison sentence being recommended by lawyers on high end of typical range in Canada for such crimes. 1:41 pm on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Judge Moar notes Langan showed "no concern" for woman he killed, tried to fight cops at scene of crash, called them "white bitches. 1:39 pm on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Judge Moar says nobody should expect a dangerous drunk driver like this flying down busy thoroughfare at 5 p.m. on a Saturday afternoon. 1:38 pm on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Judge Moar notes crime scene photos of deadly crash show debris all over road, underneath "Don't Drink And Drive" billboard. 1:36 pm on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Judge Moar doing a really good job of pointing out senselessness of drunk driving tragedies like this. Some really powerful comments. 1:36 pm on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Judge Kelly Moar reading his lengthy decision on joint-recommendation of 4.5 years for deadly Winnipeg drunk driver. Adam Langan. 1:30 pm on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: That's all on the standoff. Now we're on to a robbery investigation. 1:26 pm on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: This incident "had a ripple effect" in the community, Aitken said. The neighborhood has been affected by the stress of last 24 hours. 1:23 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Moncton shootings suspect fit to stand trial wfp.to/OlZ 1:20 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Unfairly convicted man can sue police, Crown wfp.to/Ol5 1:20 pm on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: A few officers have been placed on administrative leave. All TSU members. Sgt. Aitken estimates maybe five or six. 1:18 pm on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Baryluk was not known to police. Residents will be able to move back to their homes once all evidence is collected. 1:18 pm on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Baryluk was not known to police. Residents will be able to move back to their homes once all evidence is collected. 1:15 pm on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: The original call for service came from "someone known to" Baryluk. 1:14 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Cyberattack breached personal data: watchdog wfp.to/Olt 1:14 pm on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Officers will be interviewed as part of the investigation, as per protocol. 1:13 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Police say Baryluk was found unconscious when they entered the house at 3am. Can't say who or what killed him. 1:13 pm on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Situations like this "are not taken lightly," and all efforts were made to resolve this peacefully, police said. 1:12 pm on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Interesting. Winnipeg police saying, for now, they don't know what killed man in standoff - their own bullets, or his. 1:12 pm on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Man is confirmed dead. Name is Andrew Baryluk, 52, from Winnipeg. 1:12 pm on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Police entered the residence at 3 a.m. Found the Baryluk inside unconscious. Can't say who or what killed him. 1:09 pm on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Man is confirmed dead. Name is Andrew Baryluk, 52, from Winnipeg. 1:08 pm on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: BREAKING: Andrew Baryluk, 52, identified as man who died inside Winnipeg home during lengthy overnight standoff. 1:07 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Wpg police will update on the Stella Avenue standoff at 1 p.m. We will be live-streaming the press conference here: wfp.to/OlU 12:57 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Driver in impaired driving accident that killed a woman to be sentenced. We will have live video of the hearing here: wfp.to/Olr 12:56 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Wpg police will update on the Stella Avenue standoff at 1 p.m. We will be live-streaming the press conference here: wfp.to/Olq 12:53 pm on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Well also be live streaming the conference. Follow along here winnipegfreepress.com/local/Heavily-… 12:50 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Driver in imparied driving accident that killed a woman in 2013 to be sentenced wfp.to/Olr 12:48 pm on Jul 31

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Budget estimates for Kilcona Park redevelopment. Priority projects: safety & Harbourview renewal, $9.3 M pic.twitter.com/LsP3dGjjge
    12:46 pm on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: I'm at the police press conference, where in about 15 minutes we'll get details on yesterday's standoff on Stella avenue. 12:46 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Kilcona Park could get $30-million upgrade wfp.to/Olw 12:40 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Winnipeg airport shows off refurbished second runway wfp.to/OlB 12:40 pm on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Fridays of long weekends the deadliest days to be on the road wfp.to/Ol4 12:18 pm on Jul 31

  • wfpmmcneill

    @wfpmmcneill: Main runway at Wpg.'s Richardson International Airport reopens this afternoon after 3-month refurbishing. 11:48 am on Jul 31

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Kilcona Park: In addition to ditching Harbourview name, planners say get rid of the '-' from Kil-Cona, call it Kilcona. 11:38 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Winnipegger to be inducted into soccer hall of fame wfp.to/OlY 11:38 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Body carried out of house around 11am today where an armed man barricaded himself overnight. wfp.to/Olu pic.twitter.com/s8erzt5cYD
    11:37 am on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: No doubt one big part of police probe is whether barricaded man killed himself, or died from police gunfire. News conference at 1 pm. 11:21 am on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Winnipeg police have removed body from home where 16-hour standoff ended early this morning. Barricaded man had traded shots with cops. 11:17 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Improving defence a work in progress wfp.to/Olm 11:00 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Drivers don't care that 60 means 60 wfp.to/OlP 11:00 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: New Jets look a lot like old Jets wfp.to/OTk 10:54 am on Jul 31

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Kilcona Park redevelopment: 6-yr plan with new docks, parking closer to buildings, roadways & paths thru out park, new plaza. 10:29 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths wfp.to/OTW 10:28 am on Jul 31

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Major redevelopment plans for Kilcona Park/Harbour View to be released at Wpg city hall this morning; Harbour View name to disappear. 9:43 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Must... watch... documentary... and eat... BRAINS wfp.to/OTA 9:16 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: NewsAlert:High court narrows scope of stings wfp.to/OTC 9:16 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: This morning, Supreme Court of Canada rules evidence obtained in 'Mr. Big' stings is inadmissible in court. 9:04 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Uprooted teen discovers she has two moms in complex, compelling drama wfp.to/OTy 9:02 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: WATCH: Video from the armed standoff in the North End that ended early this morning after 17 hours: winnipegfreepress.com/local/Heavily-… 8:43 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Don't get upset: it's another warm, sunny day wfp.to/OT6 6:50 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: That's it for me. We'll update later today when police reveal more details. For now it looks like this is all we'll find out. 3:46 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Police won't talk about the condition of the man. But say the situation is over, and they'll probably update us later today. 3:44 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: That's it for me. We'll update later today when police reveal more details. For now it looks like this is all we'll find out. 3:44 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: After nearly 17 hours, police confirm the Stella Ave. standoff threat is over. 3:43 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Police confirm the standoff is over. The scene will be active for some hours. The threat "has been resolved." 3:43 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Police stress the investigation is ongoing. Residents wont be let in as police continue to work on the scene. "The threat is resolved." 3:42 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Police won't talk about the condition of the man. But say the situation is over, and they'll probably update us later today. 3:41 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Police confirm the standoff is over. The scene will be active for some hours. The threat "has been resolved." 3:41 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Innovative joint collaboration wfp.to/OTN 3:38 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Winnipeg police are expected to give another update on Stella Ave. standoff in about 10 minutes. 3:32 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Just got word. We'll get briefed at 3:40. 3:28 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: We're still waiting on some word or official update. Ambulance and several police cars have left. 3:25 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Watching kites fly a joy for bird lovers wfp.to/OT0 3:24 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Some police are packing up and leaving. 3:18 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Some police are packing up and leaving. 3:13 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Photo-radar refunds on way wfp.to/OTS 3:04 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Manitoba tribute for a Canadian icon wfp.to/OTo 2:38 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: We think we heard shots. Maybe coming from inside the house. Very hard to tell, because helicopter is right above us. 2:35 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: We think we heard shots. Maybe coming from inside the house. Very hard to tell, because helicopter is right above us. 2:28 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Broken Bells delivers groovy, melancholy fun wfp.to/OTQ 2:24 am on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Standoff now into Hour 15. 2:22 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Israel calls up another 16,000 reserves wfp.to/OT1 2:04 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Police are still on scene at a Stella Ave standoff that's heading into its 14th hour. The latest: winnipegfreepress.com/local/Heavily-… 1:50 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: More bangs. Loud ones now. Frequent. 1:42 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Bangs and the sound of breaking glass can be heard. 1:42 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Bangs and the sound of breaking glass can be heard. 1:41 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: More bangs. Four this time. Not as loud as the one before. 1:30 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Another bang. Distant and deep. Then what sounds like two gun shots. Then one more. 1:26 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Sound like gunshots. But I can't definitively say. 1:19 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: More bangs. Four this time. Not as loud as the one before. 1:18 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: The megaphone is saying "come out with your hands up." 1:00 am on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: In fact, earlier tonight police used such a device, which triggered man to fire gunshots at cops, and police to return fire. 12:59 am on Jul 31

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Reporter @sachgau is still on scene at Stella Avenue for updates as the standoff continues. 12:58 am on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Re loud bang just heard at standoff scene. Could be gunshots. Could also be flash grenade police sometimes use to see if suspect alert. 12:58 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: The megaphone is saying "come out with your hands up." 12:57 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Loud bang. Something is happening. 12:56 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Loud bang. Something is happening. 12:55 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: I'm going to avoid tweeting the details, to avoid revealing too much about police efforts. 12:51 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Sounds like contact has been made. A male voice is speaking over the megaphone. "We want to make sure you're OK," it says. 12:50 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Sounds like contact has been made. A male voice is speaking over the megaphone. "We want to make sure you're OK," it says. 12:49 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: We can hear megaphones. The words "going inside." were heard. Doesn't necessarily mean they're going inside. 12:48 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: We can hear megaphones. The words "going inside." were heard. Doesn't necessarily mean they're going inside. 12:48 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: "We're not in a situation where were trying to rush things," she said. 12:48 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: "Were still trying to make contact. This is ongoing," she said. 12:48 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: No change in the situation , Sgt. Natalie Aitken says. 12:48 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: "We're not in a situation where were trying to rush things," she said. 12:46 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: "Were still trying to make contact. This is ongoing," she said. 12:45 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: No change in the situation , Sgt. Natalie Aitken says. 12:44 am on Jul 31

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: If you're still awake, police will be updating us momentarily. 12:42 am on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Another Winnipeg police news update coming at 12:45 am at scene of ongoing armed standoff with shots fired, now into Hour 13. 12:35 am on Jul 31

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: So, police had little to say. Standoff ongoing, entering 12th hour. @sachgau remains on scene, I'm monitoring as well. Stay tuned. 11:29 pm on Jul 30

  • PaulSamyn

    @PaulSamyn: Hero's holiday on Thursday's front page of @WinnipegNews #frontpages pic.twitter.com/JQsgIuhT7Y
    11:27 pm on Jul 30

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: That's it for now. I'll stay here if police have updates. Was told not to expect anything to happen but if it does they'll let us know. 11:22 pm on Jul 30

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: That's it for now. I'll stay here if police have updates. Was told not to expect anything to happen but if it does they'll let us know. 11:22 pm on Jul 30

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Residents have been moved into buses for their comfort and safety. Power has been shut off to several residences. 11:19 pm on Jul 30

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Situation has not been resolved yet. 11:19 pm on Jul 30

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Residents have been moved into buses for their comfort and safety. Power has been shut off to several residences. 11:18 pm on Jul 30

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Police received a call this morning about a male who was possibly threatening to hurt himself or officers. 11:17 pm on Jul 30

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Situation has not been resolved yet. 11:16 pm on Jul 30

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: Police received a call this morning about a male who was possibly threatening to hurt himself or officers. 11:16 pm on Jul 30

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Winnipeg police to hold 11:15 pm news briefing to update ongoing standoff. Our latest story HERE: winnipegfreepress.com/local/Heavily-… 11:10 pm on Jul 30

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: For background, here's what we know so far. winnipegfreepress.com/?device=mobile 11:09 pm on Jul 30

Café Snaps

The Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe is full for a talk between Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and columnist Dan Lett. Flaherty was in Winnipeg for the ceremony to strike the final penny for circulation.  120504 - Friday, May 04, 2012 -  Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg Free Press

The Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe is full for a talk between Finance Minister Jim Flaherty and columnist Dan Lett. Flaherty was in Winnipeg for the ceremony to strike the final penny for circulation. 120504 - Friday, May 04, 2012 - Melissa Tait / Winnipeg Free Press

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