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Calgary man facing charges after cat allegedly killed with baseball bat

Calgary police have laid two animal cruelty charges against a man accused of killing a cat with a baseball bat. The animal was found dead when officers answered a call to a southeast apartment block Tuesday evening.

Vehicles partially submerged, occupants rescued, from flooded Edmonton underpass

EDMONTON — Firefighters had to use inflatable boats to rescue six people after their vehicles became trapped in a flooded Edmonton underpass during a heavy rain storm.

Maskwacis RCMP investigate deaths of toddlers found in body of water

MASKWACIS, Alta. — Alberta RCMP are investigating the deaths of a young brother and sister found in a body of water on private property near Maskwacis. Police began looking for the toddlers in the early evening on Wednesday.
Argonauts still looking for first win as they face Stampeders on road

Argonauts still looking for first win as they face Stampeders on road

CALGARY — Dave Dickenson warned that the Calgary Stampeders can't take a winless team lightly.

Cardinal Energy cleaning up after 320,000 litres of oil and produced water spills

SWAN HILLS, Alta. — A large spill of crude oil and produced water at a Cardinal Energy facility near Swan Hills is being cleaned up. The Alberta Energy Regulator has few details about Saturday's spill on its compliance reporting website.
'Smell of gunpowder:' Interviews with family of shot tourist played in court

'Smell of gunpowder:' Interviews with family of shot tourist played in court

CALGARY — The wife of a German tourist who was shot in the head while driving on an Alberta highway told police she remembers hearing a pop and then smelling the strong odour of gunpowder before her husband drove off the road.
Kinder Morgan Canada income falls despite rise in pipeline and terminals revenue

Kinder Morgan Canada income falls despite rise in pipeline and terminals revenue

CALGARY — Kinder Morgan Canada Ltd. is reporting second-quarter income from continuing operations of $21.6 million, a decrease of $1.9 million from the second quarter of 2018.
Natural gas producers demand government action in open letter to Kenney

Natural gas producers demand government action in open letter to Kenney

CALGARY — The CEOs of nine Alberta natural gas producers have released an open letter to Premier Jason Kenney asking him to show "bold leadership" in supporting a plan to restrict production to boost low gas prices.

Man arrested, facing charges after police say cat was killed with bat in Calgary

CALGARY — A man is in Calgary police custody after officers say a cat was beaten to death with a baseball bat. Police say they were called Tuesday evening to a apartment building in the southeast community of Penbrooke Meadows. Duty Insp.

Alberta First Nation police officer facing sexual assault charges

STANDOFF, Alta. — An officer with the Blood Tribe Police Service in southern Alberta has been charged with two counts of sexual assault.