Environment Canada says a special weather statement is in effect for today because there is a chance rainfall amounts could reach or exceed warning levels (50 mm in 24 hours),
Today, rain (10-15mm), wind & 19.
Tonight rain (10-15mm), wind, & 19.
Tmrw., rain ends in the afternoon, wind & 16.
Fri., sun, cloud, small chance of showers & 18.
Halifax Regional Police are investigating some robberies.
It says it was called yesterday night around 7:30 to a path between Alderney and King in Dartmouth.
It says a woman was walking when the suspect approached her from hiding in bushes and grabbed her, trying to take her purse.
She reached the hitting and kneeing him and he fled without getting anything.
The suspect was described as a white male, 5’7”-5’9” tall, 45-55 years of age and was wearing a dark hoodie and grey or khaki pants.
Police are also looking for a woman who robbed Needs on Chebucto Road in Halifax around 11 yesterday morning.
Police say the suspect came into the store, covered her face and demanded money, stating she had a weapon.
No weapon was seen and she then left the area with an undisclosed amount of cash.
Descriptions of the suspects are up at rock 105-1-dot com
The suspect is described as a white woman in her 20s, blonde hair, approximately 5’ tall, with a heavy build. At the time of the incident, the woman was wearing a gray hood sweatshirt with the word “Shady” on the front. She was also wearing jeans, sneakers and had a black backpack.
The Trudeau government is ordering officials to look twice at cases where funding for veterans’ family members are not related to the veterans’ service – especially for family convicted of serious crimes.
Yesterday’s announcement follows Veterans Affairs Canada’s decision to fund PTSD treatment for Christopher Garnier, the Halifax man convicted of killing an off-duty police officer.
Funding was green-lighted because Garnier’s father was a vet who also had been diagnosed with post-traumatic stress disorder.
Weekly greencart collection ends this Friday.
Halifax Regional Municipality is reminding you at that time, green cart collection will go back to the regular two week green cart/garbage collection.
For more info hit up the city’s website or call 311.
CLICK HERE for more info or call 311.
Residents are reminded to place their garbage, recycling and green carts curbside no later than 7 a.m. to ensure pick-up.
RCMP are looking for suspects who cut telephone lines and cords connected to security cameras in a break-and-enter at a service station.
RCMP say it happened Monday on Wentworth Rd in Windsor.
The security system was damaged, and the suspects took part of the system with them.
Several cartons of cigarettes were stolen, and the safe was removed from the store as well. It was left in the parking lot next to the fuel pumps. Police believe a dark coloured minivan or similar vehicle was used by the suspects.
A 24 year old Dartmouth man is facing charges including mischief, resisting arrest and public intoxication.
RCMP say it responded to multiple 911 calls about the man banging, kicking, and urinating on apartment doors at an apartment complex in Lower Sackville.
It says Monday night just after 8, officers approaches the man who became aggressive towards the officers.
He was held in custody and was scheduled to appear in court yesterday.