Monday, February 20, 2012

Unknown store robbed

Police are not releasing the name of a store that was robbed last night. However, officials say that a man entered the store with a knife and made off with an undisclosed amount of money.

Trial brings out city's unflattering side

Is Thunder Bay a racist community? A recent court case seems to suggest it may be.  During the Andre Wareham murder trial, Wareham is heard on a 911 call saying that you don't know what it's like to be a black person in Thunder Bay. During the course of the trial we learned that Wareham faced some challenges as a visible minority in the city. In one incident in particular, he testified that once while he was walking down a city street some people passing by in a vehicle yelled out the "N" word and threw bottles at him. Wareham says he came to accept the treatment and tried to be the better person for it, Wareham was eventually found not guilty in the stabbing death of William Atkins