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Reporter — Calgary Herald

Reporter at the @calgaryherald. I like dogs, coffee, travelling and making lists. Send notes here: cho@calgaryherald.com

Mother defrauded by fake Enmax worker moved by support from Calgarians

calgaryherald.com — The mother of a sick baby who was defrauded by a scam artist posing as an Enmax employee last week is touched by the support she has received, including from some Albertans who started fundraising to help her recoup her losses as soon as they learned of her story.
Jul 25, 2015

Mother defrauded by fake utility worker moved by support from Calgarians calgaryherald.com/news/local-new… #yyc #yyccc

Jul 26, 2015

Mother defrauded by fake utility worker moved by support from Calgarians calgaryherald.com/news/local-new… #yyc #yyccc

Police warn of door-to-door Enmax scam after Calgary mother defrauded

calgaryherald.com — A Calgary mother says she was defrauded out of $600 she was saving for her sick baby's Make-A-Wish trip after a scam artist posing as an Enmax worker threatened to cut off her power. Jennifer, who didn't want her last name published, said her son has a heart condition and needs electricity to run his feeding pump.
Jul 24, 2015

Mother of sick baby defrauded by scam artist posing as Enmax worker who threatened to cut off her power: calgaryherald.com/news/crime/pol…

Zoocheck ‘cautiously optimistic’ about Calgary Zoo’s new animal welfare and research committee

calgaryherald.com — One of the Calgary Zoo's biggest critics says the organization is on the right track with its new committee dedicated to bolstering animal welfare protocols. Zoocheck Canada was pleased to hear the zoo had formed the Calgary Zoo Welfare, Ethics and Research Committee, and in particular, that it had named Joy Ripley, former director and president of the Alberta SPCA and former director and president of the Canadian Federation of Humane Societies, to the group.
Jul 23, 2015

Zoocheck 'cautiously optimistic' about Calgary Zoo's new animal welfare and research committee calgaryherald.com/news/local-new… #yyc #yyccc

Jul 23, 2015

RT @calgaryherald: Zoocheck 'cautiously optimistic' about Calgary Zoo's animal welfare and research committee ow.ly/Q0Yjy pic.twitter.com/6YBmQM6E9r

Drug-related feuds among criminal groups behind Calgary shootings

calgaryherald.com — Drug-related feuds involving groups of up to 100 young men are behind dozens of recent shootings, many in northeast Calgary. So far this year, Calgary has seen 63 shooting events, which have claimed seven lives. Police said 25 of the shootings took place in District 5 in the northeast quadrant of the city.

Local Muslims celebrate Eid with feasts, family gatherings

calgaryherald.com — Families and friends dressed in their finest embraced and children ran around clutching chocolate bars as they gathered at the Baitun Nur Mosque in northeast Calgary on Saturday to mark Eid ul-Fitr, the end of Ramadan.

Third man charged in Calgary shop owner’s slaying

calgaryherald.com — A third man has been charged in connection with the fatal stabbing and robbery of a Calgary shop owner in October. Matthew Daniel Forest, 21, who was already in custody on unrelated warrants, was formally charged with robbery, accessory after the fact to robbery, and accessory after the fact to m...
Jul 16, 2015

RT @calgaryherald: Third man charged in Calgary shop owner's slaying ow.ly/PFxyr #yyc

Residents of Pineridge raise crime concerns after latest homicide

calgaryherald.com — After waking up to gunshots Saturday morning, Lisa Parkins said she's fed up with all the crime in her northeast Calgary neighbourhood. And she is not alone. "I'm packing as we speak," Parkins warned after a shooting in Pineridge left a man dead and another in critical condition.

Homicide unit investigating after man, woman found dead in northwest home

calgaryherald.com — The homicide unit is investigating after a man and a woman were found dead in a northwest Calgary home on Saturday morning. Officers and EMS were called to the 100 block of Valley Crest Close N.W. in the community of Valley Ridge around 10:30 a.m.

Lethbridge mother outraged after teen son injured in playground attack

calgaryherald.com — A Lethbridge mother is outraged her 13-year-old son, who has Asperger's syndrome, was beaten up in an unprovoked attack earlier this week, but remains optimistic that police will find the alleged assailants. "I just want these kids to at least feel remorse," said Lori Kemble.
Jul 10, 2015

Lethbridge mother outraged after teen son injured in playground attack calgaryherald.com/news/crime/let… #yql #yyc

Foghorn gets his strut back, thanks prosthetic feet

calgaryherald.com — He's Foghorn Leg-less-horn no more. The rooster, who lost his talons most likely to frostbite, can walk again thanks to researchers at the University of Calgary, who created prosthetic feet for the animal using a 3-D printer. Earlier this year, Foghorn was removed from a city property by Calgary bylaw officers.
Jul 10, 2015

RT @calgaryherald: Foghorn has been given a chance to walk again after U of C researchers 3-D print new feet ow.ly/PrZ5u pic.twitter.com/k746vQfr80

Jul 10, 2015

He’s Foghorn Leg-less-horn no more: U of C researchers give rooster prosthetic feet calgaryherald.com/news/local-new… #yyc

Jul 10, 2015

RT @ChrisVarcoe: He’s Foghorn Leg-less-horn no more: U of C researchers give rooster prosthetic feet calgaryherald.com/news/local-new… #yyc

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Jul 26, 2015

Severe thunderstorm warning remains for region N of Calgary, but funnel cloud weather advisory no longer in effect. weather.gc.ca/warnings/index…

Jul 26, 2015

@cderworiz @gwendolynmr @Container_Bar @proofyyc It's true, eating the best foods and drinking the best drinks, making us all jealous!

Jul 26, 2015

Weather update: Area north of Calgary now under a severe thunderstorm warning. weather.gc.ca/warnings/index…

Jul 26, 2015

Conditions favourable for the development of funnel clouds today, and some areas are now under a weather advisory. weather.gc.ca/warnings/index…

Jul 26, 2015

Environment Canada says a few funnel clouds have been reported near Airdrie, but the funnel didn't touch the ground. weather.gc.ca/warnings/repor…

Jul 26, 2015

A year after Colton Crowshoe's death, grief, anger and questions remain. Story by @erikamstark calgaryherald.com/news/local-new… pic.twitter.com/nN0JCnkU6f

Jul 26, 2015

Family still searching for their beloved pup. Hope was stolen last week from a Red Deer yard. calgaryherald.com/news/crime/red… pic.twitter.com/b8RFNZscpr

Jul 26, 2015

Calgary Police are searching for occupants of a stolen Jeep that hit a few parked cars, then drove into the Bow River calgaryherald.com/news/crime/pol…

Jul 26, 2015

Firefighters were kept busy battling two blazes that broke out in southeast Calgary early Sunday. No one was injured. calgaryherald.com/news/local-new…

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