Escaped convict David Sweat is pictured in this undated handout photo released by the New York State Police. (New York State Police/Handout via Reuters)

Escaped inmate caught near Cdn border

David Sweat, one of two New York state inmates who escaped from prison three weeks ago, was shot by police near the Canadian border and rushed to a local hospital on Sunday.

Former Peterborough Conservative MP Dean Del Mastro arrives for his bail hearing on Friday June 26, 2015 at Superior Court of Justice in Peterborough, Ont. Clifford Skarstedt/Peterborough Examiner/Postmedia Network

Del Mastro out on bail

Former MP Dean Del Mastro was granted bail Friday, walking out of the Superior Court of Justice after arriving in handcuffs.

Tail Creek Raceway digs in this weekend for the three-day Hardcore Racing Off-road Challenge. Photo by John MacNeil, Lacombe Globe

Tail Creek promises muddy good time

After news broke that the Tail Creek Mud and Music Festival would be moved to a new venue in Edmonton, because of slow ticket sales locally, Tail Creek Raceway took a public-relations hit.