It's been one year since Nigerian University of Regina students Victoria Ordu and Ihouma Amadi went into exile.
One year of hiding in Regina churches, unable to even go outside for fear of being deported; one year of hoping and praying that the federal government will reverse their decision.
"It's been very emotionally draining" Ordu says. "It's pretty much like being incarcerated."
It's the second time in less than a week that she's gone missing; but Regina Police are looking for your help in tracking down 14-year-old Jasmine Kaye.
She was first considered missing yesterday; but shortly after police started looking for her, she was found. But today, police say she’s taken off once again. The good news is they don't believe she has come into any harm. They believe she is just choosing to not go home, but fear for her out on her own at such a young age.
It's a win for the group preparing a petition against the waste water treatment plant that could lead to Regina's first referendum in almost 20 years.
Government Relations Minister Jim Reiter confirmed he will not grant the City of Regina's request to increase the number of signatures the Regina Water Watch (RWW) group needs to collect in order to trigger a referendum on the costly project.
"I just feel that this would be an unnecessary intrusion into a local issue," Reiter explained.
You can hear the difference in the Roughriders secondary this year.
Yes, hear the difference.
Last week at training camp in Saskatoon the howls began, and you couldn't miss it. The defensive backfield has dubbed themselves, the wolf pack.
"Wolves ride together, so figured the secondary needs to stick together," said defensive back Dwight Anderson.
Some of Ford's latest fuel-efficient lineup was on display in Regina Tuesday morning as the motor company made a stop on a national tour.
The "Power of Choice" Tour aims to get people behind the wheel of hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles, showing off the options for people looking to drive green.
"There's choice out there in the marketplace for electrified vehicles and we feel we have the vehicles to suit everyone's busy lifestyle," said Scott Kuzma, product marketing manager-car for Ford of Canada.
Traffic is backed up on Highway 1 east of Balgonie as RCMP and EMS are on the scene of a crash in the west-bound lane Tuesday morning.
The two-vehicle crash happened midway through Tuesday morning in the west-bound lane of Highway 1 by the St. Joseph’s Colony turn-off east of Balgonie.
RCMP will not confirm any injuries at this point but other reports indicate that it may be a fatal crash.
Edited by CJME's Adriana Christianson
In less than two weeks Regina's recycling program begins, but before that happens Mayor Michael Fougere is clearing up a few questions.
Despite some negative sentiment, Fougere said a lot of people are on board for the program.
"Most of the comments are positive. People have been waiting for this. This program has been developed for the past three years, and I think people want to get going,” he explained.
Something smells like rotten eggs in east Regina, but it’s not cause for concern.
SaskEnergy is assuring people in the area between Arcola Avenue and Woodland Grove neighbourhood that the smell is not a gas leak. One of the nearby SaskEnergy stations had a leak of the odorant that they add to natural gas to alert people to danger.
Vanessa Beaupre with SaskEnergy is stressing that there's no danger to the public from the leak.
“There’s no natural gas escaping, the rest of the natural gas at the TBS continues to function properly,” she explained.
The route for a new south Regina bypass has been selected by the government.
The province has announced that a new highway will be constructed to ensure drivers can get around the city without stopping. It's planned to run almost five kilometres south of the existing overpass at Albert Street and Highway One.
Over time the new highway will be connected to the interchange being built west of the city at Pinkie Road and to the future east bypass on Tower Road.
A long string of charges and a long string of guilty pleas were entered in a Moose Jaw courtroom Monday all linked to vehicle thefts and fires.
It was back in April when Nolan Conway of Moose Jaw was charged in a rash of vehicle thefts in that city and surrounding areas. Of the 10 vehicles stolen, six were lit on fire.
On Monday Conway was sentenced to 44 months in a federal jail. Once he gets out, he won't be able to drive for seven years.
Two teenage boys were charged along with Conway. They will be back in court at a later date.
The Shock Trauma Air Rescue Society (STARS) made a special landing in east Regina Monday night, taking off with a significant donation.
Young's Equipment Inc, a Saskatchewan agricultural equipment business, is marking its 25th anniversary with a $500,000 donation to the air ambulance.
Shovels are in the ground for the CJME Penny Project home, a Habitat for Humanity project that will provide a home for a deserving Regina family.
The project, located at 615 Wascana Street, is being built next to another habitat home sponsored by the RCMP Depot Division. Work begins right away to contstruct the Penny Project home and Mountie House - Another Story.
Unless there's another quarterback being brought in, Tino Sunseri has made the Saskatchewan Roughriders.
On Monday the Riders announced their first eight cuts, and among them was quarterback Levi Brown, who spent last season on the injured list. With Brown no longer on the roster, that leaves the Riders with only three pivots, Darian Durant, Drew Willy and Sunseri.
Water delivery is looking a whole lot different on a number of blocks in the Whitmore Park area of south Regina while the city works on repairing pipes.
Dozens of homes there are being supplied with water through a temporary above-ground system of pipes since the last week of May. The water mains on part of Grant Drive, McKee Crescent, and Cardinal Crescent are nearing the end of their lifespan and need work. But instead of simply replacing them the city is looking to re-line them.
News Talk Radio is being recognized for our reporting with a national award.
News Talk 980 CJME won the Radio Television Digital News Association award for feature reporting. It was for our series on the Centennial of the Regina Cyclone.
Reporter Natalie Geddes spent hours digging through archives and conducting interviews to tell the story of the cyclone from different angles.
A man was found dead on the side of the road on Sunday and now Regina police have laid charges for a hit and run.
Officers were called to Ring Road at 5:00 a.m. on Sunday where they found a man who appeared to have been hit while walking.
The signs are up all around Regina showing there is plenty of road work happening this summer but people hoping for attention on residential streets may be out of luck.
Regina city crews focus most of the work on high-volume main roads. Nigora Yulyakshieva is the city's manager of roadways preservation. She says a lot of thought goes into which roads see work.
“The road classification, then traffic volume then a big item is the road condition – it’s a structure assessment and we do visual inspection of the location,” she explained.
A former Saskatchewan Roughrider champion is celebrating Fathers' day reunited with his Grey Cup ring.
Matt Dominguez took to twitter on Saturday, pleading with a thief who broke into his truck in Moose Jaw Friday night, making off with a watch and the player's 2007 championship ring.
On Sunday morning, Dominguez returned to twitter with good news. He wrote, "The Regina Police Dept found my ring!!!"
A hit and run collision that claimed a man's life closed down part of Regina's Ring Road Sunday.
The collision happened in the westbound lane of the Ring Road, closing the section between Albert Street north and the Argyle Street.
The Regina Police Service confirm a man was killed, but haven't yet released any other details. Officers spent a few hours investigating on the scene.
This story is developing...
Edited by CJME's Courtney Mintenko.
A six-year-old Regina boy is leaving behind a legacy after losing his battle with a rare-form of brain cancer.
Tyler Puetz got diagnosed in September 2012 after doctors noticed a tumour on his brain stem. Despite a strong battle, Puetz passed away Saturday.