Edmonton police chief confirms attack suspect facing terrorism, attempted murder charges

The day after a high speed U-Haul chase through downtown Edmonton put five in hospital, police officials said a suspect is in custody facing several terrorism-related charges and five charges of attempted murder. In a press conference Sunday, Police Chief Rod Knecht stressed that the suspect appeared to have acted alone. He confirmed … [Read more...]

‘It’s weird that this is so close to home’: Edmontonians react after late night attack

People staying at the Matrix Hotel were shocked to wake up to a heavy police presence and a flipped U-Haul truck after what police are calling an act of terrorism. According to police, an Edmonton officer was stabbed near Commonwealth Stadium and a high-speed police chase occurred with the driver of a U-haul truck deliberately hitting … [Read more...]

‘Families are waiting for answers:’ Edmonton police reopen MMIWG cold cases

Edmonton police hope advancements in DNA technology will help them finally crack 10 cold cases they've reopened involving Indigenous women who have gone missing or been murdered in the city. The new spotlight on old crimes is being met with appreciation by advocates and family members who have lost loved ones. “I’m really glad about … [Read more...]