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Woman killed in 3-vehicle crash on Highway 104 in Pictou County

**Story updated at 4:33 a.m. Tuesday** Police say a 35-year-old Halifax woman has died in a three-vehicle crash on Highway 104 in Pictou County. RCMP say the crash happened near distance marker 188 in Broadway – on a stretch of the highway that isn't twinned – around 4 p.m. Monday. ... Read More

"Internet Black Widow" expected in court for allegedly breaching conditions

The woman known as the "Internet Black Widow" is due in court Tuesday. Eighty-year-old Melissa Ann Shepard is accused of breaching conditions the court imposed on her after she was released from prison in March. The 22 conditions include restrictions on Shepard's use of the Internet. Police allege she tried ... Read More

Two ER closures in Springhill this week

The emergency department at the All Saints Springhill CEC will be closed two days this week. The Nova Scotia Health Authority says the 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. closures on Tuesday and Friday are due to a lack of physician availability. Overnight coverage provided by the registered nurse / oversight ... Read More

Liberals seeking candidate for Cumberland South riding

The Cumberland South Liberal Association is looking for its candiate for the next provincial election. President Gary Brown says eligible candidates must obtain and complete a candidate package and disclosure forms, which are available from association offices. The deadline to submit the necessary paperwork is July 15. You can also ... Read More

**Updated** RCMP investigate drowning at Peggy's Cove

**Story updated at 4:37 a.m. Tuesday** Police are investigating a drowning at Peggy's Cove. Halifax District RCMP say emergency crews responded to a report of a person in the water around 1:40 p.m. Sunday. Halifax Fire and Emergency says local fishermen brought her to shore where rescuers attempted CPR. The ... Read More