Thirteen people were sent to hospital and another 12 were assessed by paramedics after lightning struck a Manitoba community during a powwow Friday night.
Austin is a born Winnipegger with a thriving passion for news, sports and music.
In 2016, Austin began his broadcasting career at Global News Radio 680 CJOB, assisting Bob Irving with Winnipeg Blue Bombers training camp. From there, Austin worked behind the glass, producing evening content. Then, he began his role as an evening news anchor. Over time, Austin expanded his role to include covering Winnipeg Jets games, being a part of the Hal Anderson Weekends team, and co-hosting Sports Sunday.
In April 2018, Austin made the move to Global News Winnipeg to become a Digital Broadcast Journalist.
When Austin is not busy in the newsroom, he can be found coaching hockey at his former high school, J.H. Bruns Collegiate, spending time at Victoria Beach, or enjoying the many sporting events year round in the city.
Winnipeg police are on the lookout for a stolen handgun after a break and enter in the Island Lakes area.
Investigators say the two occupants of the Ford F150, both 24-year-old men from Dauphin, sustained serious injuries.
Investigators found an injured man in his 30s, who was transported to hospital in critical condition. On Saturday, police say the victim succumbed to his injuries.
The CFL’s Bombers and the NFL’s Raiders teamed up Sunday to put on a 7-on-7 football tournament, giving people the opportunity to play and coach on the Bombers’ turf.
Sport Manitoba’s selection for Coach of the Month for July 2019 is diving coach Juan Campuzano
Police said forensic testing of a reportedly stolen gun was completed by a number of units, which then identified a suspect.
Just before 4 a.m., WFPS responded to reports of a fire on the roof of a school in the 200 block of Redonda Street.
Corinne Delannoy and co-organizer Kristopher Whittaker have created the “Take Back Windsor Park” campaign in the neighbourhood’s Facebook group.
Riders with the Southern Manitoba Harley Owners Group Chapter held their annual toy run.
Four boys aged 14 to 16 are facing break and enter charges and another 16-year-old boy is facing an additional charge of possessing a weapon.
The bike club made up of active and retired members of the Canadian Armed Forces set up their bikes in support of Deer Lodge Centre, home to more than 50 veterans.
Police responded to the area of Assiniboine Avenue and Hargrave Street early Friday morning after receiving reports of a man firing a gun outside.
Winnipeg Police Association President Maurice Sabourin believes more officers are needed on the street, and he has an idea of where to pull them from.
Tasha Gregory has been waiting for over 6 weeks for birth registration documents for her newborn child, and shes not alone.