Yellowknife man charged after serious assault

A Yellowknife man has been charged following an assault in a city apartment building earlier this week, RCMP say. Jerry Rogers, 34, is charged with aggravated assault after police responded to an incident at a Gitzel St. apartment late Wednesday night. A male victim sustained serious injuries after allegedly being assaulted with a weapon. The...
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Brendan Burke
As the Yellowknifer’s crime reporter, it’s my job to keep readers up to speed on all-things “cops and courts” related. From house fires and homicides to courtroom clashes, it’s my responsibility to be there - day or night, rain or shine. When I’m not at court gathering stories, I’m in the office, making calls to lawyers, emailing RCMP and tracking down sources. After hours, I rely on the public to let me know what’s happening and where. Entering my second winter in Yellowknife since leaving my hometown of Peterborough, Ont., in October 2017, everyday on this beat continues to be challenging, rewarding and fulfilling. Got a story? Call me at (867) 766-8288 or shoot me an email at