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Vigil held for slain teen

SAGKEENG FIRST NATION, Man.—A sombre candlelight vigil has been held in honour of a 19-year-old woman slain on a small Manitoba First Nation.

Two girls, aged 16 and 17, are charged with second-degree murder in the death of Serena McKay, of Powerview, Man., on the weekend at the Sagkeeng First Nation, 120 km northeast of Winnipeg.

Stuck beaver freed

HAMILTON—A fat beaver that got stuck in a fence in an Ontario city has been freed by the soapy hands of a municipal employee.

The City of Hamilton said an animal services officer went to a home around noon on Tuesday, where she found a beaver—carrying excess fat from hibernation—wedged between two metal bars.