Man seriously injured after being bitten by dog in Chatham

Man seriously injured after being bitten by dog in Chatham

A 64-year-old man was seriously injured after being bitten by a dog in Chatham yesterday afternoon. Police say the incident took place in the area of Sandys St and McNaughton Ave in Chatham at around 2:30 p.m. The dog allegedly ran across McNaughton Ave and attempted to go after a dog being walked. The dog […]

Ridgetown fire causes $175,000 in damages

Ridgetown fire causes $175,000 in damages

Fire officials say damages are pegged at $175,000 after a garage caught fire last night in Ridgetown. Fire crews from Station 11 arrived on scene at around 11 p.m. to find flames showing from an attached garage on Main Street. Firefighters quickly deployed multiple hand lines to attach the blaze and prevent spreading to the […]

Fatal crash in Windsor

Fatal crash in Windsor

Windsor police are investigating a fatal crash that occurred Tuesday night at the intersection of Walker Road at Grand Marais Road East. Officers arrived at around 8 p.m. and determined the collision involved a grey Chevrolet Cavalier and a black Chevrolet Trax. One of the drivers, an adult male, was found unconscious and transported to […]

Learn how to reduce the risk of barn fires

Learn how to reduce the risk of barn fires

Ontario’s Government unveiled valuable resources to help farmers reduce the risk of barn fires this winter, the time when most barn fires occur. “As a former volunteer firefighter who has witnessed the devastation caused by barn fires, I am always saddened to hear when we face these kinds of losses on our farms,” said Ernie […]

OPP investigate Leamington assault

OPP investigate Leamington assault

The Ontario Provincial Police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects involved in an assault that occurred on December 3rd in Leamington. Police say a man exited his Julien Avenue residence at around 6 p.m. and found two men standing next to his car in the driveway. The victim asked what the men wanted […]

Municipal election recount application dismissed by court

Municipal election recount application dismissed by court

The court application brought by Robert Powers for a recount of the 2018 Ward 1 Municipal Election has been dismissed by the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, announced municipal officials. Justice Howard heard arguments from legal counsel for the Municipality and Powers on January 2nd. Powers had raised concerns about certain ballots being classified as […]

Four youths arrested for breaking into Chatham home

Four youths arrested for breaking into Chatham home

Four youths are facing charges after allegedly breaking into a Chatham residence Tuesday night. Police say the youths forced their way into the residence at around 8:15 p.m. in an attempt to retrieve property from another male youth who lived in the home. All parties fled the scene and with the assistance of the K9 […]

Ontario freezing driver and vehicle fees

Ontario freezing driver and vehicle fees

Ontario has cancelled a second round of driver and vehicle fee increases. “Families and businesses alike will benefit from the freeze on fees,” said yesterday Minister of Transportation Jeff Yurek. “We’re leaving money in people’s pockets, so they can spend it on the things that really matter to them.” “Today’s announcement is more proof that […]

Chatham man accused of pointing shotgun at victim’s head

Chatham man accused of pointing shotgun at victim’s head

A 31-year-old Chatham man is facing multiple charges after allegedly pointing a shotgun at someone’s head during a domestic dispute Sunday night. Police attended an address in Chatham in regards to a domestic dispute. Two parties in the residence were involved in a verbal argument which escalated into a physical altercation. The man reportedly took […]

Chatham pair arrested for robbery and kidnapping

Chatham pair arrested for robbery and kidnapping

Police have arrested two Chatham residents who allegedly were involved in a robbery and kidnapping incident last month. As previously released, on December 10th around 1:30 a.m. police responded to a single motor vehicle collision on Park Avenue West near Bloomfield Road. Police learned that the driver was forced into his vehicle and threatened with […]