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Alberta man fights cougar in his underwear to save girlfriend’s dog: ‘I can’t believe I did that’

news.nationalpost.com — Elvis Xerri is nursing a few bruises after fighting off a cougar that attacked his girlfriend's dog on his acreage southwest of Calgary early Monday - but acknowledges his injuries could have been a lot worse. "It scared the crap out of me. I can't believe I did that," Xerri said.

Man saves girlfriend’s dog in cougar attack near Priddis

calgaryherald.com — Elvis Xerri is nursing a few bruises after fighting off a cougar that attacked his girlfriend's dog on his acreage southwest of Calgary early Monday - but acknowledges his injuries could have been a lot worse. "It scared the crap out of me. I can't believe I did that," Xerri said.

Calgary couple 'happy to be alive' after surviving pirate attack in Honduras

calgaryherald.com — It was supposed to be a fun-filled trip on the open water for a Calgary couple, but Loretta Reinholdt and Andy Wasinger never imagined they'd be held up by armed pirates and stranded in a Honduran jungle for four days, surviving on peanut butter, cheese and rain water.

‘This was our first sailing trip. And our last': Calgary couple happy to be alive after pirate attack in Honduras

news.nationalpost.com — It was supposed to be a fun-filled trip on the Caribbean Sea for a recently retired Calgary couple seeking adventure in warm climates. But Loretta Reinholdt and Andy Wasinger never imagined they'd be held up by armed pirates and stranded in a Honduran jungle for four days, surviving on peanut butter, cheese and rain water.

Crews responding to train derailment northeast of Calgary

calgaryherald.com — Fire crews are responding to a train derailment involving 20 grain cars northeast of Calgary. Grant Kaiser, spokesman with Rocky View County, said fire crews were called at around 10 a.m. to the area of Highway 9 and Range Road 271 to respond to the derailment near the hamlet of Kathyrn.

Five people taken to hospital following carbon monoxide call in southwest Calgary

calgaryherald.com — Five people, including two young children, were taken to hospital Friday morning after high carbon monoxide levels were detected in a southwest multi-unit residential complex. It's believed a vehicle was accidentally left running in a garage, according to the fire department. Paramedics and fire crews were called to Coachway Gardens S.W.

Police searching for vehicle in October slaying of Calgary businessman

calgaryherald.com — Police have identified four men as persons of interest in the October slaying of a Calgary businessman, but are still searching for a vehicle seen leaving the homicide scene. Maqsood Ahmed, 55, and a female employee were closing up his money transfer business at a strip mall in the 4700 block of Westwinds Drive N.E.

Calgary police superintendent says he’s ‘sick to my stomach’ that officer’s rifle was stolen from personal vehicle

news.nationalpost.com — A Calgary police officer will be suspended with pay after a patrol rifle was stolen from his private vehicle Saturday night, sparking a criminal investigation and internal probe with oversight from Alberta's police watchdog. The off-duty officer was heading home from work when he apparently stopped into a restaurant on Crowfoot Terrace N.W.

Police patrol rifle stolen in northwest Calgary car prowling

calgaryherald.com — A Calgary Police Service patrol rifle was stolen from a vehicle parked in a northwest parking lot Saturday evening. Police say an off-duty member was at a restaurant in the 0 to 100 block of Crowfoot Terrace N.W. and had parked his personal vehicle in the parking lot.

Rally held for Calgary man killed in police-involved shooting

calgaryherald.com — Family and friends of a Calgary man killed in a police-involved shooting last month gathered together on Saturday, calling for better training and changes in how officers respond to reports of medical distress in hopes no other family will have to suffer a similar loss.
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Apr 14, 2015

.@calgarypolice release CCTV pics in Sunday smash-and-grab at Marlborough Mall, still searching for 2 suspects. pic.twitter.com/KJbQ118XQt

Apr 14, 2015

A man who calls himself "Big Pop" & "Biggie Smalls," and 2 other men, are wanted in Red Deer in fake cheque/job scam calgaryherald.com/news/crime/red…

Apr 14, 2015

.@lethpolice are looking for Liberty Dawn Ellertson, 15, who was last seen at 5 p.m. on Sunday, April 12. pic.twitter.com/qQKoloiao1

Apr 14, 2015

.@calgarypolice searching for occupant in Honda Civic that rolled at Stoney Trail and 17 Ave SE. HAWC, canine deployed but man not located.

Apr 14, 2015

.@calgarypolice investigating after man shot in arm while sitting in vehicle in 6200 block of Bowwood Drive NW around 11 pm Monday #yyccrime

Apr 10, 2015

5 people taken to hospital following CO call in SW Calgary. Teen who called 911 fell unconscious while on the phone calgaryherald.com/news/local-new…

Apr 10, 2015

Remember the 2012 case of the Calgary woman accused of defrauding a Japanese immigrant? The charges have been stayed calgaryherald.com/news/crime/cro…

Apr 10, 2015

RT @JasonvanRassel: Exclusive — @mountroyal4u spent $250K on harassment & bullying allegations among justice studies dept faculty: http://t…

Apr 10, 2015

Grant Kaiser with @RockyViewCounty says 20 grain cars off tracks, no injuries, cause still under investigation.

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