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T-Birds extend WHL final with 3-2 win over Oil Kings

EDMONTON — The Seattle Thunderbirds are no strangers to erasing series deficits in the Western Hockey League playoffs this year. And they're doing their best to make the Edmonton Oil Kings nervous.
Edmonton's mayor calls for probe into police actions in days before two homicides

Edmonton's mayor calls for probe into police actions in days before two homicides

EDMONTON — The mayor of Edmonton is calling on the Alberta government to investigate the actions of police in the days before two men were killed in the Chinatown neighbourhood.
'I was awake; everybody was asleep': Edmonton man charged in girl's death testifies

'I was awake; everybody was asleep': Edmonton man charged in girl's death testifies

EDMONTON — A man testified at his murder trial that he thought he was in an illusion or video game while he was stabbing a seven-year-old girl and her mother was trying to fight him off.
Ranchers' group pushes back against Health Canada's 'vilification' of beef

Ranchers' group pushes back against Health Canada's 'vilification' of beef

CALGARY — A group representing Canadian ranchers says their industry has been unfairly singled out by proposed new regulations that would require packaged ground beef to be sold with a health warning label.
Calgary mayor wants province to reverse changes to emergency medical dispatch

Calgary mayor wants province to reverse changes to emergency medical dispatch

CALGARY — The mayor of Calgary wants the Alberta government to reverse its decision to consolidate emergency medical dispatch, but the province says it will wait for the results of two investigations into a delayed ambulance response.
Jones says Elks going back to 'square one' this season after dismal 2021 campaign

Jones says Elks going back to 'square one' this season after dismal 2021 campaign

EDMONTON — Chris Jones didn’t mince words when asked about the state of the Edmonton Elks as they attempt to recover from one of the worst seasons in franchise history — and a pre-season that hasn’t answered a lot of lingering questions about this te
September sentencing date for Calgary man who killed girlfriend and her daughter

September sentencing date for Calgary man who killed girlfriend and her daughter

CALGARY — A man who admitted to murdering his former girlfriend and was eventually convicted of killing her young daughter is scheduled to be sentenced in September.
Paredes, Carey lead Stampeders to 30-27 season-opening win over Alouettes

Paredes, Carey lead Stampeders to 30-27 season-opening win over Alouettes

CALGARY — Pulling wins out of tight games in the final three minutes was among coach Dave Dickenson's stated goals for the Calgary Stampeders during training camp.
Alberta orders outside review into ambulance response time to dog attack victim

Alberta orders outside review into ambulance response time to dog attack victim

CALGARY — Alberta Health Services says there will be an independent review into why it took an ambulance 30 minutes to get to an 86-year-old woman who had been attacked by three dogs.
Province demanded plan: Edmonton mayor outlines ways city will try to curb crime

Province demanded plan: Edmonton mayor outlines ways city will try to curb crime

Edmonton Mayor Amarjeet Sohi highlighted provincial funding discrepancies between his city and Calgary to tackle homelessness as he outlined Thursday a plan to address rising crime in the downtown area.