Cash mob takes over local business

Most people have heard of a flash mob but, what about a cash mob? The concept is simple, and it's all in support of local businesses. The organizer of the cash mob selects a local, privately owned business, then a group of people "mob" the business and spend money at the store. The most recent cash mob hit the streets of Edmonton, Sunday afternoon.

Regina convenience store robbed Saturday morning

Police are searching for two suspects after a Saturday morning robbery at the Broad North Convenience Store. Police said one suspect was armed with a baseball bat and the other with a knife when they entered the store at around 10:30 a.m.

Keeping You Online: March 11, 2012

It was posted on March 5th to You tube.  By Sunday it had more than 71 million hits and sparked a reaction not seen by social media that I can remember.  The Kony 2012 video by the Invisible Children group

100 years after the anti-Chinese riots in Halifax

This week marks the 100th anniversary of the anti-Chinese riots of 1919, an event that saw "several thousand" soldiers and civilians destroy Chinese-owned business along Gottingen, Buckingham and Barrington streets.

Bulger to get public defender

Former mob boss James "Whitey" Bulger, who escaped prosecution for 16 years until he was apprehended last week in California with more than $800,000 in cash, was given a taxpayer-funded attorney Thursday after a judge concluded that he is unable to pay for his own lawyer.