Today clouds, flurries, wind & 1 (-2 this afternoon)
Tonight -8 (Wind Chill = -15)
Tmrw., sun, wind & -3 (Wind Chill = -15 in AM & -5 in afternoon)
Thurs., sun, cloud & -1.
Halifax Regional Police are investigating an attempted home invasion.
It says last night just before 10PM, it got a call about possible gunshots in the area of Galaxy Avenue, off of Gaston Road and Portland Street in Dartmouth.
Police found a 38 year old victim who reported unknown suspects came to his apartment door and tried to force it open.
They didn’t get in, but a short time later, he heard gunshots and his apartment window was smashed by an apparent shot.
No one was hurt, and police also found a vehicle that appeared to have windows smashed by a gun.
Anyone with information is asked to contact police or crimestoppers.
A 28 year old Hammonds Plains man is in hospital with non-life-threatening injuries after a workplace accident in Burnside.
Halifax Regional Police say yesterday just after noon, it was called to a report of the accident on Belmont Avenue.
The man is an employee and had his arm caught in a machine.
The Department of Labour is now investigating.
RCMP are looking for help to identify a road rage victim.
It says a the incident happened November 29th just before 2PM.
It says a witness saw a man get out of his truck, climb the steps to a transport truck and punch the driver.
It happened on Hwy. 214 in Elmsdale, and traffic was heavy because Hwy. 102 was closed.
The witness followed the driver and noted signs of impairment as well as the licence and vehicle description.
RCMP were able to identify the driver, but the victim didn’t report it.
RCMP are reaching out, requesting the victim come forward.
RCMP are also interested in speaking with anyone else who saw the incident.
The six people arrested after a demonstration outside the Canada Post facility in Halifax have all been charged with mischief and obstructing a peace officer.
Police say they were scheduled to appear in court yesterday.
Halifax Regional Police say the demonstration caused serious public safety concerns.
It says Sunday just after 7:30PM it responded to reports of five vehicles backed up on to Monaghan Dr.with a group of protestors demonstrating close by.
Police say the situation impacted two-way traffic, and could have resulted in an injury to a member of the public.
Responding officers tried to get the trucks cleared but the group didn’t comply.
HRP wants to reiterate it respects and upholds the right of citizens for peaceful and safe protest.
Today’s actions were taken in the interest of public safety after repeated instructions to clear the location went unheeded.
HRP reminds the citizens to put their own and fellow citizens’ safety first and foremost at all times.
The U.S. Consulate in Halifax is giving the public a chance to share their condolences for the death of former U.S. President George H.W. Bush.
He was the 41st president of the United States of America and died Saturday at the age of 94.
The book will be available at the U.S. Consulate, 1969 Upper Water Street, Tower II, Suite 904.
It will be available:
Dec. 4 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Dec. 6 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Dec. 7 from 1 p.m. to 4:30 p.m