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  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: 81 dead as 7.9 quake hits Nepal, causing big damage wfp.to/Mdu 5:14 am on Apr 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: You're all invited to a kick-off party wfp.to/Mdm 4:56 am on Apr 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Pick 3: Blue in position to solidify future in draft wfp.to/MdP 4:06 am on Apr 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Cash for nursing students in need wfp.to/Mpk 3:36 am on Apr 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Farmers plowed under wfp.to/Mpi 3:36 am on Apr 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Where are they... wfp.to/MpW 3:30 am on Apr 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Balanced budget off the table until 2018: NDP wfp.to/MpA 3:16 am on Apr 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Selinger silent on builder's rush job claim wfp.to/MpC 3:08 am on Apr 25

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: The Cuban way: Life after 'El Bloqueo' wfp.to/Mpy 1:08 am on Apr 25

  • PaulSamyn

    @PaulSamyn: EXCLUSIVE: Tightly reined at ASD on Saturday's front page of @WinnipegNews pic.twitter.com/ReGCsAMeNC
    10:44 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Turbulence at the track wfp.to/Mpj 9:28 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: PM promotes tough on crime drive in Winnipeg address wfp.to/Mp6 8:54 pm on Apr 24

  • randyturner15

    @randyturner15: Harper: Look at 'root causes', they say. "But we asked: When criminals are considered victims, what happens to the real victims?" 8:39 pm on Apr 24

  • randyturner15

    @randyturner15: PM Harper at Child Protection gala defending PC's tough stance on crime. Says laws too quick to show passion for criminals, not vics. 8:36 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: The Jets are Winnipeg's tribal totem wfp.to/MpN 7:34 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: NDP's deficit-funded election run wfp.to/Mp0 7:02 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Sales pitch to hockey players a lot easier, says Jets GM wfp.to/MpS 7:02 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Justice Joyal concludes a very emotional hearing by saying "Justice has been served." Willis led out in shackles. Court silence. 6:14 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Justice Joyal: "It is one of the most heinous crimes that can be carried out in a civilized society." 6:13 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Justice Joyal slam Willis for killing Tran to get out of drug debt and telling cops no choice. "Really Mr. Willis? Really?" 6:12 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Justice Joyal calls the crime "gruesome and shocking." "The murder was cold and planned and it was ruthlessly executed." 6:10 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Willis declines opportunity to say anything. 6:09 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Tran's stepdad: "This has been a nightmare from day one. The reason will never make sense to us." 6:08 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Tran's stepdad: "How could something like this happen to her? It made no sense then. It makes less sense now." 6:07 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Tran's sister: "I want peace and justice for my sister's soul." 6:06 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Glorious sporting past on display at WAG's Olympus exhibition wfp.to/Mpo 6:06 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Tran's sister: "My family is no longer whole. Nobody is happy. Everyone is waiting for their time to die." 6:05 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: All 12 jurors elected to stick around for sentencing. Many now in tears as Kaila Tran's father reads victim impact statement. 6:01 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Willis guilty of first-degree murder wfp.to/MpQ 5:52 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: We are going to proceed right to sentencing this evening. Three victim impact statements from Tran's family. 5:43 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: One juror is an absolute mess. Crying. She's very distraught. 5:42 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: One by one all jurors standing up and saying Guilty. 5:40 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Defence asking to poll the jury to ensure all 12 agree with verdict read by foreman. 5:40 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Some jurors look quite upset. This clearly took a heavy toll on them. Judge thanking them now. 5:39 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: No reaction from Willis at being convicted of most serious charge in Criminal Code. Automatic life sentence. No shot at parole for 25. 5:38 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Treyvonne Willis: GUILTY of first degree murder. 5:37 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Justice Joyal in court now. Jury on court now. Here comes the verdict. 5:36 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: We should learn the verdict any moment now in first-degree murder case against Treyvonne Willis. Just waiting on judge. 5:25 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: twitter.com/mikeoncrime/st… 5:03 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: What lies behind mysery Calgary ad? wfp.to/Mp1 5:02 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: BREAKING - Verdict coming for Treyvonne Willis in Kaila Tran murder-for-hire. Expected by 5:30 p.m. Background: winnipegfreepress.com/local/Jury-del… 4:59 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: BREAKING - Jurors have reached a verdict in the Kaila Tran murder-for-hire case. Decision expected in about 25 minutes. Stay tuned. 4:57 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Enjoy this Bob Marley-inspired Key of @bkives. Soothe the pain of the #NHLJets playoffs exit. winnipegfreepress.com/multimedia/vid… pic.twitter.com/tdYQFLhGlx
    3:45 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Winnipeg woman 2nd in Manitoba to contract measles wfp.to/MpH 3:42 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Deception gives depth to domestic comedy wfp.to/Mp7 3:36 pm on Apr 24

  • randyturner15

    @randyturner15: Health officials confirm 2nd travel-related case of measles in Manitoba. Wpg woman in 30's. Contracted in so. Africa. Ppl at risk ID'd 3:34 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Provincial govt. puts off balanced budget until 2018 wfp.to/MpG 3:34 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Jury deliberations could push into the weekend in Kaila Tran murder case wfp.to/MpD 3:28 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Bettman doesn't believe 'Katy Perry' chants are sexist wfp.to/Mph 3:08 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Jets GM enthusiastic about team, future wfp.to/Mp3 3:06 pm on Apr 24

  • fpbowen

    @fpbowen: Dewar says to stay hard and fast on 2017 target to be out of deficit was not realistic. Government has run deficits since 2009. #mbpoli 2:47 pm on Apr 24

  • bkives

    @bkives: Still sad, #NHLJets fans? Here's a little ditty to make you feel alright. This week's Key Of Bart. shar.es/1p5qlw 2:46 pm on Apr 24

  • fpbowen

    @fpbowen: Finance Minister Greg Dewar confirms today government will not be out of deficit until 2018, a year later than planned. #mbpoli 2:42 pm on Apr 24

  • WFPJasonBell

    @WFPJasonBell: Police raid home in 500 blk. of Stella. Seize 2 sawed-off shotguns, ammunition, quantity of street drugs. Boy, 16, arrested, charged. 2:32 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Accused in storage locker infants case released on bail wfp.to/Mp9 2:32 pm on Apr 24

  • WFPJasonBell

    @WFPJasonBell: Wpg police say RCMP to lead investigation into suspicious package found Thurs p.m. 300-blk of Broadway. It houses federal court bldg. 2:30 pm on Apr 24

  • fpbowen

    @fpbowen: Finance Minister Greg Dewar's new budget boots. #mbpoli pic.twitter.com/chQeKmtmE1
    2:30 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Planned power outage expected Thursday for 570 in west Whiteshell area wfp.to/Mpd 2:24 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Key of Bart: Four Little Games wfp.to/Mpp 2:16 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Transit workers refusing to work over-time beginning Monday, city warns of possible delays wfp.to/Mpb 2:16 pm on Apr 24

  • NickMartin14

    @NickMartin14: UWinnipeg weather balloon lost contact with students downrange while over Dugald area; if you find it, contact climateguy@gmail.com 2:11 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Supreme Court denies Labossière appeal wfp.to/MpK 2:08 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Vote against merger due to intolerance to LGBT community surprises credit union CEO wfp.to/Mps 1:48 pm on Apr 24

  • bkives

    @bkives: Premier Selinger declined to comment on allegation his govt rushed stadium project; lawsuit is before courts. 1:35 pm on Apr 24

  • fpbowen

    @fpbowen: Selinger is expected move around ministers, & perhaps bring back @SteveAshtonMB, in a minor shuffle before April 30 budget. #mbpoli 1:31 pm on Apr 24

  • fpbowen

    @fpbowen: Premier Greg Selinger said today rumoured cabinet shuffle, supposedly now Monday, is "purely speculative." #mbpoli 1:29 pm on Apr 24

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets Cheveldayoff: Team is big, fast, physical. Wants to continue that trend. Some skill and quickness in system. 1:24 pm on Apr 24

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets Cheveldayoff: Ladd, Byfuglien big part of leadership group. Do his best to have them a big part of team for many yrs to come. 1:23 pm on Apr 24

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets Cheveldayoff: thinks Pavelec can still get better. Excited about him being No. 1 goalie and having Hutchinson. 1:21 pm on Apr 24

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets Cheveldayoff: sales pitch to free agents got a lot easier with atmosphere of playoff games. Guys here enjoy room/Maurice. 1:19 pm on Apr 24

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets Cheveldayoff: young enough leadership core that there is room to grow. Great leader in room in Maurice. 1:17 pm on Apr 24

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets Kevin Cheveldayoff: would like to keep as much of group together as they can. 1:14 pm on Apr 24

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets Cheveldayoff: real proud of group, sense of emptiness today talking to group. Appreciative of how hard to get to playoffs. 1:13 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Live now at winnipegfreepress.com #NHLJets GM Kevin Cheveldayoff 1:12 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Fred & Toody to play WECC June 9 wfp.to/Mpf 12:46 pm on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: BREAKING: Andrea Giesbrecht granted bail on numerous charges including concealing 6 dead babies in Winnipeg storage locker and fraud. 12:37 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Live at winnipegfreepress.com #NHLJets coach Paul Maurice twitter.com/WFPEdTait/stat… 12:35 pm on Apr 24

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets Paul Maurice: more fun coaching this team than any other team he's had. 12:32 pm on Apr 24

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets Paul Maurice: Bryan Little and Dustin Byfuglien had rib dislocations; Mathieu Perreault high-ankle sprain. 12:17 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: #NHLJets coach Paul Maurice live at the podium - winnipegfreepress.com 12:14 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Demski drops to ninth on CFL draft rankings wfp.to/MpE 12:10 pm on Apr 24

  • fpbowen

    @fpbowen: Deputy Tory House Leader Heather Stefanson renews call today for audit into construction of IGF. #mbpoli pic.twitter.com/Hk8ARYU8Zz
    12:06 pm on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: We're live with #NHLJets coach Paul Maurice - winnipegfreepress.com 11:44 am on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Top 5: Famous facts about the Stanley Cup wfp.to/Mpg 11:44 am on Apr 24

  • _jessbu

    @_jessbu: Harper announces fed budget will include increased funds for child protection agencies like @CdnChildProtect. pic.twitter.com/KGHnt0FXer
    11:24 am on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Concerns brought forward about concrete at football stadium says contractor wfp.to/Mp2 11:22 am on Apr 24

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: 4 of top 6 prospects are OL -- Brett Boyko (2), Alex Mateas (3), Danny Groulx (5) and Sukh Chungh (6). Bombers draft 2nd. 11:09 am on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Crown submission is now done. Defence lawyer Greg Brodsky will make his pitch for bail at 11:30 a.m. Judge may give decision or reserve. 11:09 am on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: All evidence presented by Crown at Andrea Giesbrecht bail hearing is under publication ban. Can only tell you Crown opposed to release. 11:08 am on Apr 24

  • PaulWiecek

    @PaulWiecek: U of M R Nic Demski drops from 5th to 9th on final CFL Scouting Bureau rankings; DL Christian Covington (Rice) named top prospect. 11:07 am on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Winpak's net earnings soar 39 per cent in first quarter wfp.to/Mpe 10:58 am on Apr 24

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets Andrew Ladd played thru a sports hernia inj. Will see specialist Monday; may need surgery 10:53 am on Apr 24

  • _jessbu

    @_jessbu: In media holding room for PM Harper's presser at Winakwa CC. Community roundtable meeting w/ Laureen Harper, Shelly Glover starts at 11 10:49 am on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: WWE ringing in July at the MTS Centre wfp.to/MpF 10:44 am on Apr 24

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Jacob Trouba suffered a broken bone in his hand in Game 2. Will need surgery. #NHLJets 10:38 am on Apr 24

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: Both Drew Stafford and Tyler Myers raved about their time with #NHLJets. Stafford would love to resign 10:37 am on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Omar Khadr granted bail in Alberta wfp.to/Mpz 10:30 am on Apr 24

  • WFPEdTait

    @WFPEdTait: #NHLJets Ondrej Pavelec heading to Worlds; Frolik not for Czech Rep. Frolik without a contract so doesn't want to risk inj. 10:29 am on Apr 24

  • fpbowen

    @fpbowen: Stuart Olson CEO David LeMay today on IGF court case: #mbpoli pic.twitter.com/Fe07N3Bpx9
    10:17 am on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Bail hearing underway for Andrea Giesbrecht, Winnipeg woman charged with concealing dead babies in storage locker. 10:15 am on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Yes, it really is a weather balloon wfp.to/MpI 10:14 am on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Sawyer Sweeten of 'Everybody Loves Raymond' dies at 19 wfp.to/Mpx 10:14 am on Apr 24

  • mikeoncrime

    @mikeoncrime: Jury deliberations have resumed in Treyvonne Willis murder-for-hire case. Began late Thursday morning. 10:13 am on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Live coverage of Jets at MTS Centre today wfp.to/MpR 10:08 am on Apr 24

  • aldosantin

    @aldosantin: Wpg councillors tour PSB this a.m., scoping out potential offices ahead of the $4M makeover shar.es/1pudMt #wpgpoli #wpgcouncil 10:03 am on Apr 24

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Supreme Court judge Marshall Rothestein will step down in August. Rothstein is from Winnipeg, leaves opening for western appt on court. 9:59 am on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Harper scores with Jets wfp.to/MpM 9:58 am on Apr 24

  • MPJoySmith

    @MPJoySmith: 4,490 families in #Winnipeg are at risk of not receiving the #UniversalChildCareBenefit unless they apply at canada.ca/taxsavings 9:47 am on Apr 24

  • jbryksa

    @jbryksa: Light streams through the clouds over Winnipeg’s north end as seen from the Arlington St bridge #winnipeg #manitoba pic.twitter.com/WMQHxPxw0D
    9:44 am on Apr 24

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: Omar Khadr has been granted bail awaiting appeal of his conviction. 9:44 am on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Police auctioning off recovered bikes this weekend wfp.to/Mpa 9:42 am on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Attention golfers: three courses open Saturday wfp.to/Mpc 9:26 am on Apr 24

  • NickMartin14

    @NickMartin14: UWinnipeg students launch high-altitude weather balloon, should come down east of Anola later this morning after reaching edge of space 9:17 am on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Harper to speak at 30th anniversary event for Canadian Centre for Child Protection wfp.to/Mpn 8:22 am on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Get ready for warmer weather wfp.to/MpO 8:08 am on Apr 24

  • WinnipegNews

    @WinnipegNews: Harper plans to hold onto his seats wfp.to/MpX 7:58 am on Apr 24

  • mrabson

    @mrabson: senate speaker Pierre Claide Nolin has died. He was 64. Was appointed to senate in 1993 by Brian Mulroney. 7:41 am on Apr 24

Café Snaps

April 3, 2012 - 120403  - Wilma Derksen, mother of murdered woman Candace Derksen, speaks at a justice townhall meeting at the Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe Tuesday April 3, 2012. John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press

Winnipeg Free Press

April 3, 2012 - 120403 - Wilma Derksen, mother of murdered woman Candace Derksen, speaks at a justice townhall meeting at the Winnipeg Free Press News Cafe Tuesday April 3, 2012. John Woods / Winnipeg Free Press

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