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  • 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

  • sachgau

    @sachgau: On my way to a police press conference, where I'll be getting updates about a standoff on Stella avenue. 11:04 pm on Jul 30

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Man believed to be alone in home, no hostages. Negotiations ongoing. Power cut to home, neighbourhood sealed off. 11:02 pm on Jul 30

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: To recap: Began at noon. Armed, barricaded man. Cops threw flash grenade. He opened fire. Cops returned fire. Nobody hit. Ongoing. 11:01 pm on Jul 30

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Free Press on scene, will have updates shortly from police newser at standoff scene. 11:00 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Heavily armed police unit surrounds North End home wfp.to/OTH 10:36 pm on Jul 30

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Source says police believed to have returned fire, suspect not hit. Power now cut to the home, surrounding area. Talks ongoing with man. 10:24 pm on Jul 30

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Members of tactical support unit threw flash grenade into home, setting off bang. Suspect allegedly fired shots at police. None hit. 10:23 pm on Jul 30

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: DEVELOPING: Winnipeg police now in hour 10 of dealing with an "armed and barricaded" man in 500 block of Stella Avebue. 10:22 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: #Winnipeg Mosquito Status: HIGH; citywide trap average: 24. More trap counts: wfp.to/mosquitomap 10:00 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Man dies in rollover - via @WinnipegNews shar.es/L6umV via @ShareThis 9:15 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: 29-year-old man dies in rollover near Lockport on Hwy 202. Ejected from vehicle. Not wearing seatbelt. From RM of St. Clements 9:01 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: RCMP confirm that a 29-year-old man has died after a rollover on Hwy 202. 8:56 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Police investigating rollover near Lockport wfp.to/OTG 8:54 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Appears to be single vehicle rollover north of Birds Hill near Lockport. PR 202. Possible fatality, witness says 8:35 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Chief objects to posting salaries online wfp.to/OTD 8:24 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Highway 202 (Birds Hill Road), for two kilometres south of Highway 204 (Henderson Highway), closed due to crash (near Lockport) 7:50 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Stern sees Sterling saga ending well, lauds Silver wfp.to/OTh 7:18 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: 'Flower Drum Song' lead James Shigeta dies at 85 wfp.to/OT3 6:54 pm on Jul 30

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Study to determine future of Arlington Street bridge, including tearing it down - shar.es/LGFty via @ShareThis 5:00 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Options being considered for Arlington Bridge include tearing it down wfp.to/OT9 4:54 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Chiefs vote to keep Nepinak as leader of the AMC wfp.to/OTd 4:44 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: O'Shea plays down praise he's getting for turning the Bombers around wfp.to/OTp 4:14 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Peace rally to be held in silence wfp.to/OTK 4:00 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: The Pinkertons detective series to be shot in Winnipeg wfp.to/OTs 3:48 pm on Jul 30

  • WFPCarolSanders

    @WFPCarolSanders: Shut up for peace this Tuesday at The Forks' Gandhi statue. No signs, no flags, just 30 minutes of silent contemplation 12:15-12:45 pm 3:45 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Police still probing girl's 1985 disappearance wfp.to/OTf 3:24 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: H&M opening in Winnipeg on Sept. 10 wfp.to/OTE 3:18 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Contract dispute delays 'Big Bang' production wfp.to/OTg 2:56 pm on Jul 30

  • jbryksa

    @jbryksa: Derek Nepinak congratulated by family and chiefs after first ballot second term win as Grand Chief of AMC pic.twitter.com/N24EKjFwoy
    2:46 pm on Jul 30

  • jbryksa

    @jbryksa: Derek Nepinak congratulated by family and chiefs after first ballot second term win as Grand Chief of AMC pic.twitter.com/N24EKjFwoy
    2:45 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs has re-elected Derek Nepinak as Grand Chief today. pic.twitter.com/CCCoYq079b
    2:42 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Wpg man tells FP he expects refund. Got approx. $625 photo radar ticket June 30 going 82 in 60 Kenaston construction zone -with no workers. 2:27 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Police chief, nemesis of Rob Ford, losing job wfp.to/OT2 2:08 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Folk festival over, but concert series continues wfp.to/OTe 2:08 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Man charged after alleged online chats with teen wfp.to/OTF 1:52 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: The search for a Billy Elliot to begin wfp.to/OTz 1:44 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: WECC to get F---ed Up on Sept. 23 wfp.to/OTI 1:36 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Former Bomber pleads guilty to fraud charges wfp.to/OTx 1:14 pm on Jul 30

  • BradOswald

    @BradOswald: So unapologetically stupid that it's actually kinda great: #Sharknado2 attacks primetime. @SpaceChannel winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/… 12:17 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Condo construction starts on former Restaurant Dubrovnik site wfp.to/OTR 12:16 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: We're live @wfpnewscafe with #folklorama45 Today: canadien-francais & Ireland-Irish take the stage starting at 12:30 winnipegfreepress.com/local/Preview-… 12:10 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Hamilton, former co-chair of AJI, dies wfp.to/OTM 12:00 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Arrest made in city's 14th homicide wfp.to/OTa 12:00 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: #Winnipeg Mosquito Status: HIGH; citywide trap average: 24. More trap counts: wfp.to/mosquitomap 12:00 pm on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Wpg police refunding $1m in photo radar tickets wfp.to/OTc Are you eligible for a refund? Get in touch with us 204-697-7292 11:43 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: UK holds crisis meeting on Ebola; warns of threat wfp.to/OTO 11:42 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Raiders owner confirms talks with San Antonio wfp.to/OTX 11:36 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: $1 million in photo-radar tickets to be refunded wfp.to/OTJ 11:34 am on Jul 30

  • heyjturner

    @heyjturner: Clarissa Ponace, 29, charged with second-degree murder and arson after death of Arthur Haussermann in Hargrave St. apartment on Sat. 11:30 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Tickets for 5 Seconds of Summer's Winnipeg show on sale Aug. 9 wfp.to/OTl 11:28 am on Jul 30

  • BradOswald

    @BradOswald: So unapologetically stupid that it's actually kinda great: #Sharknado2 attacks primetime. @SpaceChannel winnipegfreepress.com/arts-and-life/… 11:15 am on Jul 30

  • FPTimCampbell

    @FPTimCampbell: Tim Hortons Field will be good but not done yet. #BlueBombers and #TigerCats Thursday nite at McMaster U. pic.twitter.com/0lZbFlJSDb
    11:10 am on Jul 30

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: All impacted tickets were from construction zone in 7000 block of Kenaston Blvd. Province will contact all who got tickets. 11:10 am on Jul 30

  • heyjturner

    @heyjturner: Administrative error leads to 2,574 photo radar tickets to be refunded. Were issued June 27 - July 1 on Kenaston near Scurfield 11:10 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Landslide hits Indian village, killing at least 17 wfp.to/OTT 11:10 am on Jul 30

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Police say "administrative error" caused wrong Highway Traffic Act section to be cited on those tickets, hence scrapping them. 11:09 am on Jul 30

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Oops. Winnipeg police say "improper wording" forcing them to wipe out 2,574 photo radar tickets issued between June 27-July 1. 11:08 am on Jul 30

  • thebrandonsun

    @thebrandonsun: Shell all that remains of burned-out truck east of Carberry this morning #bdnmb pic.twitter.com/71gHgxLPYT
    11:05 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Ukraine: Clashes prevent visit to jet debris site wfp.to/OT8 10:52 am on Jul 30

  • garylawless

    @garylawless: Matt Halischuk back with #nhljets. 23 players on NHL roster according to capgeek just over $60 M. 21 of 23 were regulars in peg last season 10:44 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Hospital: 33 dead after Guinea concert stampede wfp.to/OTL 10:44 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Jets re-sign forward Matt Halischuk wfp.to/OTV 10:28 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Winnipeg Jets announce club has re-signed F Matt Halischuk to a one-year, two-way contract worth $725,000 when he plays in NHL. 10:08 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Manitoba is getting a #TerryFoxDay, in honour of the Winnipeg-born athlete who tried to run across Canada wfp.to/OTZ 9:53 am on Jul 30

  • jbryksa

    @jbryksa: Winnipeg Police tactical squad member holds knife allegedly used in stabbing incident on Alfred pic.twitter.com/eUv0mo8ZN3
    9:41 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Sixth suspect turns self in wfp.to/OT5 8:52 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Nearly dead foal, nearly dead racetrack both thriving wfp.to/OTt 8:22 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Relish a little rhubarb with your dinner? wfp.to/OTU 8:20 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: August civic holiday to be named after national hero wfp.to/OTq 8:12 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Manitoba Premier Greg Selinger announces this morning on CJOB radio that August civic holiday will be named Terry Fox Day. 7:56 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: AMC to elect grand chief today wfp.to/OTr 7:38 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: NDP faces tough choices wfp.to/OTw 7:24 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Manitoba chiefs' salary data online wfp.to/OTB 7:22 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Idiotic shark-storm TV movie takes a big, hilarious, deliciously entertaining bite out of the Big Apple wfp.to/OT4 7:14 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: 'Could have been catastrophe' wfp.to/OTY 7:14 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Museum moving right(s) along wfp.to/OTu 7:06 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Hard windows of opportunity wfp.to/OTm 7:06 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Cut mosquito-fogging buffer zones: Steeves wfp.to/OTP 6:58 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Shaw Park spectacle wfp.to/O8k 6:52 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Ticket me Elmo? NYC mulls law for impersonators wfp.to/O8i 6:50 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Peterson says he's got 5-year, $70 million deal wfp.to/O8W 6:50 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Convict flees Quebec prison; search underway wfp.to/O8A 6:50 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Indian online retailer Flipkart raises $1 billion wfp.to/O8C 6:50 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: West seeks to inflict more economic pain on Russia wfp.to/O8y 6:50 am on Jul 30

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Mainly sunny, high of 28 today wfp.to/O8j 6:42 am on Jul 30

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Chipman speaks at News Caf�. Geoff Kirbyson interviews Mark Chipman at the Winnipeg Free Press News Caf�.  January 16, 2012 BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

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Chipman speaks at News Caf�. Geoff Kirbyson interviews Mark Chipman at the Winnipeg Free Press News Caf�. January 16, 2012 BORIS MINKEVICH / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

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