The death of Londoner Donna Awcock, a 17-year-old whose badly beaten body was found Oct. 13, 1983, near the Fanshawe Dam, remains one of the region’s most stubborn cold-case homicides. Awcock’s sister, Tammy Dennett, who’s organized an anniversary memorial walk Friday, spoke to The Free Press about the case and her sister, last seen alive the night before when she was baby-sitting for a neighbour on Oakville Avenue and ran an errand to a variety store, never to return. Read More
The family members of a group of Girl Guides who were struck by a vehicle while walking on the sidewalk in west London have launched lawsuits against the driver and her husband totaling more than $15 million. Six families, including the relatives of an eight-year-old girl killed in the Nov. 30, 2021, crash, filed separate […]
A collection of police reports from London and across Southwestern Ontario Pedestrian struck in north London A pedestrian was struck in a “serious collision” Sunday in the north end of the city, London police said. Police say emergency crews responded to the intersection of Adelaide Street North and Glenora Drive at around 5:35 p.m. for […]
Huron County’s planning department is hosting an open house in the Clinton town hall today to look at possible changes to zoning bylaws.
London police are looking for a 46-year-old man who’s been charged in the Saturday afternoon shooting in east London. Mickey Lacourse is facing seven charges, including aggravated assault, discharging a firearm with intent to wound or endanger life, unauthorized possession of a prohibited firearm, plus possession of a firearm without a licence and contrary to […]
Some fish don’t seem to mind a diver’s bubbles or humans fumbling around underwater. Others bolt at my first exhalation. Some fish are super approachable while others remain wary and aloof regardless of how I try to entice them.
And some species, like the tiny logperch, don’t seem to give a fig what I do.
The official nomination period for the 2022 municipal elections on Oct. 24 opened on Monday, and it didn’t take long for a candidate to file papers to run for mayor in Owen Sound. Two-term councillor, Richard Thomas, is the first candidate to file papers for a seat on Owen Sound council, this time deciding to […]