Level 1 heat advisory for C-K

Level 1 heat advisory for C-K

Dr. David Colby, acting medical officer of health, has issued a Level 1 heat advisory for Chatham-Kent as humidex values of 40°C or higher are in the forecast. The Chatham-Kent public health unit urges residents to follow these steps: • Drink plenty of water. • Go to an air-conditioned place. • Wear a hat and […]

Man dead after van rolls over on 401

Man dead after van rolls over on 401

By Greg Holden A man was killed on Wednesday afternoon near Ridgetown, after his van left highway 401 and rolled several times into a ditch. Emergency crews responded just past the 104 mile marker (west of the Scane Road overpass), to reports of the accident. This is the third road fatality in Chatham-Kent this week. O.P.P. constable Troy Carson […]

Police issue warning on deadly ammonia tanks

Police issue warning on deadly ammonia tanks

A mischief complaint turned into a public safety advisory on Wednesday as Chatham-Kent police expressed their concern for the health and safety of whoever broke into a Thamesville business this past week. Sometime within the past week, unknown suspect attended a business on Priscilla Street and attempted to pry open an elevator door causing about […]

Police seek information on two break and enters

Police seek information on two break and enters

The Chatham-Kent police are actively seeking information from area residents regarding two recent break and enters. The first incident happened sometime between July 23 at 5:30 p.m. and July 24 at 3:20 p.m. A business on Pain Court Line in Pain Court was had a black gas-powered power washer values at about $1500 stolen. Anyone with […]

Man arrested for stealing a camera from his own family

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man in connection with a theft last month in Chatham. On June 26, 2012, police attended a residence on Colborne Street in regards to a theft complaint. On this date, the victim reported that a male family member was visiting her. The victim left the residence for a period of time during the […]

Car bursts into flames on Hwy 40 at 401

Car bursts into flames on Hwy 40 at 401

By: Craig Hendry At 6:00 p.m Tuesday, C-K Fire, Police, and O.P.P. were called out for a motor vehicle collision involving at the 401 and Highway 40 overpass.  One vehicle was reported to be on fire. A pair of Aecon construction trucks were the first witnesses on scene, and blocked the  roadway to prevent other cars […]

Man wanted for robbery arrested

Man wanted for robbery arrested

The Chatham-Kent police have arrested a man in connection with a robbery that occurred Sunday afternoon in Chatham. A man wanted in connection with a robbery on William Street North was arrested in Chatham on Monday. On July 22, 2012 at about 2:00 p.m. police attended a residence on William Street North regarding a robbery.  […]

Water levels still low

Water levels still low

The Lower Thames Valley Water Response Team (WRT) has issued a Low Water Advisory to confirm that the Lower Thames Valley Conservation Authority (LTVCA) watershed remains in a Level 1 Low Water Condition. The Level 1 Low Water Condition is part of a three-tiered advisory system used in Ontario to inform the public of local […]

Updated: Two people dead in Highway 401 accident

Updated: Two people dead in Highway 401 accident

By: Craig Hendry Two people are dead and three are in hospital after a tragic accident on Highway 401 on Monday night. Around 7 p.m. the Chatham-Kent O.P.P. and the Chatham-Kent Fire Department responded to a multiple vehicle collision east of Drake Side Road. Five people were trapped in vehicles and had to be extricated. Initially one vehicle was […]