Hamilton woman accused of using her own children to make pornography

Hamilton woman accused of using her own children to make pornography

Hamilton police arrested a 46-year-old woman on Thursday for allegedly taking pornographic photos of her own children and sending them to a British man via email. Members of the Hamilton Police Internet Child Exploitation Unit were alerted by the Metropolitan London Police (United Kingdom) via Interpol and our National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre, that on […]

Accidents keep police busy

Accidents keep police busy

Local police are advising motorists that Queens Line from the 401 to the Merlin cutoff will be closed for a couple of hours (since reopened) due to several accidents in the area. Minor injuries are reported in one accident. The road should be reopened within two hours as vehicles are removed and the road is plowed. The 401 eastbound […]

Guns, drugs and ammunition found in Shrewsbury

Guns, drugs and ammunition found in Shrewsbury

A 27-year-old Shrewsbury man is in jail facing several charges after police executed a drug warrant at a Shrewsbury address. He is charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking, two counts of drug possession, unauthorized possession of a weapon, careless storage of ammunition, weapons dangerous to the public, and possession of a firearm contrary […]

Variety store clerk slashed during robbery

Two Chatham men aged 23 and 24 are in jail today after police responded to a robbery and stabbing at a variety store on King St. E. Upon arrival Chatham-Kent Police found a male party suffering a facial wound. Chatham-Kent police with help of the Ontario Provincial Police dog unit tracked the suspects to Colborne […]

Free movie at the Kiwanis Theatre on last Friday of each month

Free movie at the Kiwanis Theatre on last Friday of each month

The Thames Art Gallery, in partnership with the Chatham-Kent Public Library, presents “Last Friday Features”. Come to The Kiwanis Theatre and screen a National Film Board video for free. The last Friday of each month will feature a different NFB film. On Friday, February 22 at 6:30 p.m. there will be a screening of “Vanishing […]

Charing Cross Road closed today

Charing Cross Road closed today

Charing Cross Road will be closed between Middle Line and Eighth Line intermittently for periods of up to 30 minutes. The closure is in effect between 9:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. CN is removing old railway tracks. A detour route runs from Middle Line to Bloomfield Road to Eighth Line.

Syphilis is back

Syphilis is back

Did you think this was an illness of the past?  In fact, a few years ago this very well could have been the case. In 1997, syphilis was on the brink of elimination. However, the rates have been increasing over the past years and the rate is now thought to be double that of 1997. […]

One sent to hospital in three vehicle collision

One sent to hospital in three vehicle collision

Just before 10 a.m. yesterday morning emergency crews responded to a three vehicle collision on Park Avenue West between Keil Drive South and Wedgewood Drive. A 21-year-old Chatham woman was transported via ambulance to the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance for medical treatment. The other two drivers, a 51-year-old Chatham man and 57-year-old Wardsville man, did not […]

Refusal to leave house leads to charges

The Chatham-Kent police have charged a Blenheim woman for failing to comply with her release conditions. On September 4, she was released from custody with conditions. One condition was that she was to refrain from possessing any drug except for medical purposes. At 7:45 a.m. yesterday police responded to a call on Ellen Street in Blenheim. The homeowner said that a woman was in […]

100 new jobs for Blenheim

100 new jobs for Blenheim

Cross Country Manufacturing welcomed the public to the official opening of its new trailer manufacturing facility in Blenheim, Ontario today. The plant will make a variety of deck, aggregate and paving trailers used to carry equipment and materials used in construction, including sand, gravel, asphalt and similar materials. Company President, Jonathan Doerksen and Mayor Randy […]