New OPP-led unit formed to combat expansion of street gangs into smaller centres
Police forces across Ontario are teaming up to combat the growing problem of Toronto-area street gangs expanding into smaller communities. The Ontario Provincial Police-led guns and gangs unit, which received $75 million in funding in the fall, became operational in July after months of training its members, OPP Det. Insp. Lee Fulford said. The joint […]
Southwestern Ontario man jailed for attacking, injuring puppy
WINDSOR – A Windsor man who gave his puppy such a violent beating it will be in pain and on medication the rest of its life has been sentenced to 90 days jail and banned from owning another pet for 10 years.
London budget: Proposed cuts reduce projected tax hike to 2.8%
Staff at London city hall are recommending a property tax increase of 2.8 per cent next year, well below the rate of inflation and the lowest hike in four years.
Londoner finally sentenced for young mom’s ‘needless’ slaying
SARNIA – Superior Court Justice Bruce Thomas called Sarah Thwaites’ death at the hands of Owen Clarke grave, bloody, and needless.
Local council looking to streamline planning, building and development services
The municipality of Central Huron is looking at how it can streamline its planning, development and building services.