WYWS: Double bad news for Habs, Indian rape suspects shot dead by police

People shout slogans as they celebrate after police shot dead four men suspected of raping and killing a 27-year-old veterinarian in Telangana, in a residential area in Ahmedabad, India, December 6, 2019. AMIT DAVE / REUTERS Good morning and welcome to While You Were Sleeping, an early morning news roundup. Have a good one.Double bad news for Montreal Canadiens: As Stu Cowan reports in his...

While you were sleeping: Hikers team up to find wedding ring lost on mountain

A group of hikers located Bill Giguere's missing wedding ring. Brendan Cheever via Facebook Here’s what happened while you were avoiding the cold. An elderly woman was in critical condition after being hit by an SUV in Ahuntsic-Cartierville. The 72-year-old suffered facial injuries as well as possible internal injuries, Montreal police said. She was hit at a crosswalk at the intersection of...

While you were sleeping: Teen rescued after getting stuck in chimney

Montreal 08/20/05 Picnic tour of the northern part of the Richelieu River. Victorian trim and a sample of the distinctive regional tin chimney caps on a St Denis sur Richelieu house.. Story Julian Armstrong. Neg #14269 Gazette/gordon beck (life) A distinctive tin-covered chimney in St. Antoine GORDON BECK / gordon beck/ The weekend is finally here!Local groups are renewing their call for public...

WYWS: Habs fall once more and comic Mike Ward refuses to pay

Good Black Friday morning and welcome to While You Were Sleeping, a morning roundup of late- and overnight news. Have a great day.Another bleak evening for the Montreal Canadiens and their fans: On the bright side, writes Stu Cowan, the Canadiens only gave up a touchdown this time. After giving up a touchdown and a two-point convert in Tuesday’s 8-1 loss to the Boston Bruins, the Canadiens...

WYWS: LBPSB Major School Change meeting, Habs game day

The Pierrefonds native was named winner of the J.P. Metras Trophy, awarded to the most outstanding lineman in Canadian university football at the annual Vanier Cup awards gala. Full story here. Gazette Christmas Fund: Marie, 80, volunteers at women’s centre “I’m 80 years old, but I stay healthy,” Marie says with a chuckle. Fifty-two years ago, Marie left Haiti to come to Montreal in...

WYWS: Hampstead residents reject demolition, Gangs of Montreal podcast ep. 4 out now

Jacques, 76, lives by himself in low-cost housing. He relies on a small pension to get by and uses a mobility scooter to move from place to place.“I can’t walk for a long time,” he said. “That’s what’s difficult for me. … There are functions I can do and there are functions I can’t do.” Full story here. ‘A refreshed experience’: New digs give annual Souk more flexibility...

While you were sleeping: Canadiens keep losing, Satan comes to B.C.

A B.C. newspaper advertised a special appearance by Satan at a Christmas parade. YURI CORTEZ / Getty Images files The Canadiens’ losing streak has been extended to four games. Montreal’s dormant offence came to life Saturday with five goals, but it wasn’t enough, as the New York Rangers stormed back from a 4-0 deficit and defeated the Canadiens 6-5 at the Bell Centre. While the offence was...