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Temporary Disruption of Outpatient Laboratory Services at Western Memorial Clinic

There will be a temporary disruption of routine laboratory services at the Western Memorial Clinic on Herald Avenue in Corner Brook.

The disruption begins today and will last until May 31 at 3:00 p.m.

Services will continue to be available for patients who require blood work for chemotherapy, transplant, and INR monitoring.

This interruption in service is required to transfer laboratory equipment to the new hospital.

Police arrest man for impaired driving twice in one day

Just after 4:00 a.m., the RNC responded to a call of a disturbance at a residence in the west end of St. John’s. 

Officers located the male suspect outside and it turns out the man was the same individual who had been arrested two hours earlier for impaired driving.

The male had driven a different vehicle to the residence. Officers arrested the 23-year-old male for impaired driving again and through the course of the investigation; he was charged with impaired driving, driving with a blood alcohol level over 80 mg% and criminal harassment.

Officers issued him a summary offence ticket for driving while suspended and his vehicle was impounded.

The male was taken to the St. John’s lockup to await court.

Detour on Canada Drive from Baie Verte Street to Cowan Avenue in St. John’s

A detour will be in place from May 27 to 29 to facilitate the ongoing construction of the Shared-Use Path on Canada Drive in St. John’s.

The closure will be from 7:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily.

Access for local residents and emergency services will be maintained. Signage will be in place and flag persons will be on site.

Good driving conditions across the province

It’s clear sailing right across the province this morning. Roads are bare and dry with good visibility.

Marine Atlantic is warning of potential schedule impacts on Tuesday. The MV Legionnaire is off schedule due to a mechanical issue. Other ferries are on time.

Flights are on time in St. John’s, Gander, and Deer Lake. 

The weather improves today but temperatures vary

Expect a better day across NL as we start the week with a return to warmer temps… except on the Avalon

Man arrested after assault on a taxi driver

A 37-year-old man is in custody after an assault in Conception Bay South on Sunday afternoon.

The RNC responded to an assault complaint where a taxi driver reported that he had just been assaulted by a customer.

Officers checked the immediate area with the assistance of the K-9 but later found the suspect walking near his home. 

The accused will appear in court to answer to a charge of assault causing bodily harm.

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