Headlines May 31:
-Brandon to receive $5M from federal gov to build 24 new transitional housing units for people experiencing homelessness, part of a $1.5B commitment.
-Manitoba priest charged with sexual assault on 8yr old girl, police look for more potential victims. Police believe the child was alone with the priest, who asked her to help clean the church when the incident took place.
-Tuesday thunderstorm brought heavy rain, a funnel cloud in the Morden area and dime-sized hail to parts of Manitoba. Environment Canada says Beausejour was hit with 100 millimeters of rain in the span of 30 to 45 minutes causing flooding in the town. Virden and Kenton areas also got hit with heavy rain and pea size hail Tuesday.
-Violent crime reaches highest level in 13 years as number of crimes in Winnipeg increased by more than 25% in 2022, which includes a record number of homicides, bear spray incidents & property crimes.
-Second time in less than a week a $1M Manitoba Lotto winner! Barbara Ducharme is the second winner of a million, after WCLC announced Wpg man Sipho Simani won $1M on Lotto 6/49.
-MB RCMP investigating a shooting on Skownan FN Monday, after finding a 32-yr old man shot on Migizi Street, and taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.
-Winnipeg police say an early morning stabbing on Burrows has prompted a homicide investigation, after a 22yr old man was stabbed in the 400 block of Burrows, was taken to hospital in critical condition where he later died.
It’s WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Alexa and Ray. Both got a birthday call. However Ray dropped a big F-bomb while eating his cereal this morning. He was shocked we called. haha.
The BIGGEST SONG in the world right now is NOT Taylor Swift or Miley. It’s not the Weekend or a song about love. In fact it’s a song about shopping. Or rather NOT shopping. You thought the Bud Light controversy was big? As the saying goes “hold my beer”. This time the target is………..Target. ‘Boycott Target’ has topped the iTunes Chart, knocking off Taylor Swift. Conservative rapper Forgiato Blow’s title “Boycott Target” is the No. 1 song on Apple iTunes. Not a fan of the song, but I am a fan of Target. Like the video tho.
Move over Robert DeNiro! Al Pacino is gonna be a DADDY AT 82! Al Pacino and his 29 year old GF Noor Alfallah are eight months pregnant. The couple has been together since April 2022 and now they’ll be linked for the rest of his life. Just 52 years difference between the couple.
Disney Death and Little Mermaid: While Bambi and Lion King are just a couple Disney movies that have death in them, this could be the first DISNEY MURDER? A Wild ‘The Little Mermaid’ fan theory hints at deadly dark secret thanks to a cinematic sleuth sent shockwaves through Disney fandom after floating a bleak fan theory.
HELLO MOM. Quit screaming over a tip! Mom her sends her son back to a restaurant, after finding out he only tipped $10 on a $104 bill. Few topics spark as much debate as tipping. This Mom is a bit over the top, but what do you think?
A TikTok Time Traveler? He claims to know when Aliens will invade Earth. Eno Alaric posted on TikTok to be from the year 2671, and said that an alien attack would soon hit Earth and added, “Yes, I am a real time traveler, the world will soon end.” Thoughts?
STORY UPDATE: Dollar Store Employee hit alleged shoplifter with her car. So what happened. Key to the City or Fired from her job? The Dollar General cashier who took down an alleged shoplifter with her car says she’s been fired after footage of the incident went viral.
READY FOR A SMILE!?!?!! A guy took day laborers to Disneyland and the video is awesome. You may have seen day laborers in parking lots waiting to be hired for work for the day. And a guy named Jesus decided to give a group of workers a great day at the happiest place on Earth!
Isn’t this IRONIC?!?! What are long-term effects of quitting social media? Almost nobody can log off long enough to find out.