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  • Alleged gangster says he was watching romantic movie when B.C. man shot him in knee

    KAMLOOPS - An alleged gangster accused of shooting a drug-dealing "cannabis advocate" has told a jury in Kamloops that he was at home watching a romantic movie with his girlfriend when the incident occurred.
  • Construction season set to start with awarding of Overlanders Bridge contract

    KAMLOOPS - Expect to see roadwork begin in as little as a month as crews prepare to undertake the six-month $10.3-million Overlanders Bridge project.
  • UPDATE: Crash causes delays near Summit Connector, driver allegedly fled scene

    KAMLOOPS – Police are following up with a driver who allegedly fled the scene of an accident that took place Tuesday afternoon at the intersection of Victoria Street West and Mission Flats Road.

    Patric Dupuis, who witnessed the accident, said the driver of a black Dodge SUV tailgated him close to the intersection of Summit Drive and Guerin Creek Way. Dupuis said he saw the SUV hit a sedan before both cars took off.
  • Learn about anti-terror legislation at TRU

    KAMLOOPS – If you’re curious about how the new anti-terrorism bill might affect you, tonight’s presentation at Thompson Rivers University might give you some insight.

    The proposed legislation, Bill C-51, would grant federal authorities the power to investigate terrorism by accessing the public’s private information, and allow that information to be shared among intelligence and law enforcement agencies.
  • Two scams making rounds in Kamloops

    KAMLOOPS - Two scams were reported recently in the Kamloops area and police are warning residents to be aware.
  • Three areas of Kamloops to stop speeding in

    KAMLOOPS – If you can’t police yourself to stop speeding in school zones, the Kamloops RCMP will hand you a hefty fine.

    “We’ve received numerous complaints of drivers speeding in school zones,” spokesperson Cpl. Cheryl Bush says.

    The three roads police indicated as “high offender areas” are Parkcrest Avenue, Tranquille Road and Summit Drive.

    Bush says the traffic unit will conduct more speed watch patrols in the area.
  • New weather records set in Interior

    THOMPSON-OKANAGAN - With temperatures reaching the high teens this week the spring-like weather we have been experiencing is leaving several new records in its wake.
  • How fines are replacing jail for drunk driving

    KAMLOOPS – In 2012, Lee Michael Wilson blew a warning on the breathalyzer after a police officer pulled him over in Kamloops. Police gathered no evidence beyond that and he was found guilty on the spot. He was issued a three-day immediate roadside prohibition, a non-criminal penalty that may result in the loss of a licence and even the vehicle itself.

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