Chatham woman represents riding on Ottawa on International Women’s Day

Chatham woman represents riding on Ottawa on International Women’s Day

Chatham-Kent-Leamington has a new voice in Parliament Hill today. Julianna Corso represents our riding as one of 338 delegates selected to participate in a National Leadership Forum and sit in Dave Van Kesteren’s seat prior to Question Period. Corso has volunteered in the past locally at the Women’s Shelter and made a film about her […]

Fire Department busy with wind related calls

Fire Department busy with wind related calls

CHATHAM-KENT (March 8, 2017) – Chatham-Kent Fire & Emergency Services crews are responding to a high volume of calls. The CK area is currently under a wind warning from Environment Canada. Strong wind gusts are responsible for multiple collisions and downed power lines across the municipality. Over 20 calls have been dispatched in the last […]

401 Westbound closed due to downed hydro pole

401 Westbound closed due to downed hydro pole

(CHATHAM, ON)  On March 8, 2017, around 1:50 p.m., Chatham-Kent Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) was dispatched to a traffic hazard on Highway 401 near Scane Road. Due to high winds a hydro pole snapped causing the wires to hang close to the highway. Highway 401 westbound was closed at Victoria Road to allow hydro crews […]

Wind knocks over sign in Chatham

Wind knocks over sign in Chatham

A wind storm is wreaking havoc across Chatham-Kent and Ontario this hour. A sign outside a St. Clair Street strip mall was blown over, crushing 2 cars. Power lines were damaged on Victoria Avenue. Sand storms on highway 2 have been reported, creating dangerous driving conditions. Environment Canada says gusts of wind could reach 100 km/h and should […]

Fog advisory warns of zero visibility

Fog advisory warns of zero visibility

A fog advisory issued by Environment Canada tonight says zero visibility is to be expected on roadways. The advisory is in effect for Chatham-Kent, Rondeau Park, Leamington and Windsor. Dense fog patches are expected to persist into Friday morning. Visibility may be significantly and suddenly reduced to near zero. If travelling, be prepared for areas […]

Driving conditions deteriorate across CK

Driving conditions deteriorate across CK

Treacherous driving conditions exist across Chatham-Kent at this hour. Multiple accidents are being reported as flash freezing has caused black ice to form across the municipality. Drivers must go extra slow and caution must be used in cornering. Do not travel unless necessary. 2 cm of snow is expected tonight. The low will be minus […]

Niagara police issue Amber Alert for 9-year-old girl

Niagara police issue Amber Alert for 9-year-old girl

The Niagara Regional Police Service are seeking the public’s assistance in locating 9-year-old Layla Sabry. Police need to locate Layla to check on her welfare and believe she is in the company of her mother Allana Haist. Layla and her mother Allana were last seen Thursday December 1 at about 6 p.m. at 6 King Street in Welland. Their […]

Police looking help in identifying suspect

Police looking help in identifying suspect

The Chatham-Kent police are looking for the public’s assistance in identifying a man they say attempted to steal $800 worth of tablets from Walmart. According to CKPS the incident occurred at about 6 p.m. The man was accosted by store security before fleeing on foot empty-handed. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Andrew […]

Police looking for public assistance

Police looking for public assistance

On August 23 around 3:30 p.m. this man entered a vehicle and business on Sandys Street in Chatham and stole a cashier’s cheque and car keys. Anyone with information is asked to contact Constable Stan Blonde at stanb@chatham-kent.ca or 519-436-6600 extension #5387.  Anonymous callers may call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477) and may be eligible […]

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