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Tentative deal reached in Chronicle Herald strike

Tentative deal reached in Chronicle Herald strike

The Chronicle Herald and the union representing the paper's striking newsroom workers have reached a tentative agreement in their 18-month-old labour dispute.
CHRIS COCHRANE: Tribute to boxer Dave Downey designed to help a community

CHRIS COCHRANE: Tribute to boxer Dave Downey designed to help a community

Halifax boxing icon Dave Downey is looking forward to a special Friday night celebration at Casino Nova Scotia, where friends and fans can come together to pay tribute to the man who made the Canadian middleweight boxing title his own personal property in the late 1960s and through most of the 1970s.
Kings County beach reopened for swimming after water tests come back clear

Kings County beach reopened for swimming after water tests come back clear

Aylesford Lake beach had been closed Tuesday because of high bacteria levels in the water.
Halifax police probe supermarket stabbing, crash that destroyed parked car

Halifax police probe supermarket stabbing, crash that destroyed parked car

Police were called to a stabbing at a Dartmouth supermarket late Friday afternoon and a crash in Clayton Park that destroyed one parked car and damaged four others early Saturday.
Couple found in burned-out home died in homicide-suicide, RCMP say

Couple found in burned-out home died in homicide-suicide, RCMP say

The husband and wife were found in the home they owned.
Shipbreaking of former navy oiler HMCS Preserver to occur in Sydney Harbour

Shipbreaking of former navy oiler HMCS Preserver to occur in Sydney Harbour

Marine Recycling Corp. of Port Colborne, Ont., won a $12.6-million contract to scrap the former HMCS Preserver, a decommissioned Canadian naval auxiliary oiler replenishment vessel, and the auxiliary research vessel Quest.
Teen convicted of aggravated assault in attack on man who was dating the same woman

Teen convicted of aggravated assault in attack on man who was dating the same woman

The 17-year-old and 30-year-old man were dating the same woman, but neither knew that.
Dartmouth man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting former partner

Dartmouth man pleads guilty to sexually assaulting former partner

The 19-year-old will be sentenced in Dartmouth provincial court next month for four offences, including an aggravated assault on his infant daughter. There's a publication ban on his name to protect the identities of the victims.
Sobbing girl, 15, denied bail on human trafficking charges in Halifax youth court

Sobbing girl, 15, denied bail on human trafficking charges in Halifax youth court

"The Crown does not take it lightly when we ask for a youth to be remanded to a youth facility prior to any finding of guilt," Crown attorney Catherine Cogswell said. The case will return to court Aug. 17.
Much of Atlantic Canada loses cellphone service in widespread outage

Much of Atlantic Canada loses cellphone service in widespread outage

Many Atlantic Canadian consumers and businesses lost cellphone and other network services on Friday, in a widespread outage that hampered emergency communications, airports and other services. Bell called it a "major service outage" affecting internet, TV, wireless and landline phones, with landline 911 service intermittent.