Monday April 30th 2018
Up to 20mm of rain. Risk of thundershowers. High 9.
Nicholas Butcher has been found guilty of second degree murder in the death of his girlfriend, Kristin Johnston. She was found fatally stabbed in her Purcells Cove area home in March 2016. Butcher automatically gets a life sentence and isn’t eligible for parole for at least 10 years.
Thousands of people gathered for a vigil in Toronto last night after a van killed 10 people and injured even more last week. Within the crowd at Mel Lastman Square was Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, Governor General Julie Payette, Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne and Toronto Mayor John Tory. After more than an hour of prayers and music, the vigil ended with 2 high school choirs singing the national anthem.
A robber’s escape by a Halifax ferry ended quickly Friday night thanks to the captain. Police responded to a robbery at the Tim’s on Wyse Road where a man told staff he had a gun, before making off with some cash. The suspect ran aboard a ferry to Halifax, but police contacted Halifax Transit and asked the ferry to turn around.
WSH 4 – PIT 1
NSH 5 – WPG 4 (in double Overtime, plus Carrie Underwood sang the anthem!)
TOR 7 – TEX 2