About the Author
Michael Connors is the co-anchor of the NTV Evening Newshour and assistant news director. He started his career at The Telegram and joined the NTV News team in 2003 as a general assignment reporter. In 2005, Michael was assigned to the press gallery in the House of Assembly and spent 16 years as NTV’s legislative reporter. He served for six years as president of the Newfoundland and Labrador Press Gallery Association. Michael was promoted to the anchor desk in 2022. He also hosts NTV’s weekly public affairs show, Issues & Answers. Michael has degrees in history from Memorial University of Newfoundland and journalism from Carleton University in Ottawa. He was born St. John’s, where he lives with his wife, Amanda, and their children, Andrew and Dianna.

Police seize weapons after arresting Trinity Bay North man

Police have seized multiple weapons after arresting a 50-year-old man for assault.

Jeffery Reid of Trinity Bay North was arrested May 23 as a result of an investigation by Bonavista and Clarenville RCMP. Police executed a search warrant at his residence and seized a number of items, including various firearms and swords.

Reid was held for a court appearance to face the following charges:

  • Assault with a weapon
  • Uttering threats
  • Pointing a firearm
  • Unsafe storage of a firearm.

He was released by the court on multiple conditions and will appear in court at a later date.

The investigation is continuing.

Pierre Poilievre returns to N.L. again

Federal Conservative leader Pierre Poilievre is back in the province once again with stops in St. John’s and Corner Brook. He has spent a lot of time in Newfoundland and Labrador since winning the leadership as he targets rural seats for the next election.

Province unveils bonuses for nurses and other workers in long-term care homes

The province unveiled more bonuses Monday to recruit and retain nurses and other workers in long-term care homes. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill reports.

RNC constable gets four months in prison for assaulting partner

RNC Constable Noelle Laite has been sentenced to four months in prison for assaulting her partner at the couple’s home on the west coast.

Protesting crab harvesters call for changes to quotas

Crab harvesters were protesting all over St. John’s on Monday, disrupting price negotiations and calling for changes to quotas. NTV’s Bailey Howard reports.

Todd Russell says NunatuKavut’s rights must be addressed before any new agreements on Churchill River

The NunatuKavut Community Council says its rights and interests must be accommodated before any future agreement is reached between the province and Quebec on the Churchill River.

Places to Go: Black Cat Pizzeria

Sharon Snow visits Black Cat Pizzeria.

All-female cardiac surgery team makes waves on International Women’s Day

An all-female cardiac surgery team in St. John’s is making waves on International Women’s Day. That’s after they shared a photo on social media from the operating room. NTV’s Bailey Howard reports.

Urgent care service to be added to Whitbourne health centre after persistent ER closures

The emergency room in Whitbourne has been closed for the better part of a year. Now, Eastern Health is adding urgent care service to the local health centre. NTV’s David Salter reports.

Clock ticking down to Southern Shore losing only ambulance

The days are counting down to the removal of the only ambulance serving the Southern Shore. NTV’s Marykate O’Neill reports.

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