Tuesday January 8th 2019
Today: Mainly cloudy. High -4.
Tonight: 10cm snow overnight followed by 20mm rain.
5 people are facing assault charges after a 17 year old girl was the victim of a targeted attack on Friday in Yarmouth. After the girl was severely beaten & tortured she managed to escape and run to a convenience store for help. Police are asking any witnesses with information to come forward.
A 36 year old Halifax man has been charged with sexual assault after an incident involving a woman in his taxi on the weekend. Around 6:00AM Sunday the taxi driver drove a woman to a home in Halifax and sexually assaulted her while she was in the vehicle. He’s scheduled to appear in court at a later date.
The QEII will receive Canada’s first new MRI machine in an emergency department thanks to a 3 year research project. The machine will allow the department to get critical information in a timely manner resulting in better patient outcomes. The machine is expected to be in use by September.
NSH 4 – TOR 0
MIN 1 – MTL 0
CGY 4 – CHI 3