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Nearby weapons probe shutters Southwestern Ontario school

Police have cleared the area following a police investigation into a possible person with a weapon in northeast Woodstock Monday morning, a probe that closed surrounding roads and shuttered an elementary school. Woodstock police officials said officers were conducting “an operation” in the area of Springbank and Devonshire avenues as the workday began on Monday. […]

Police investigation in Meaford closes section of Albert Street

The public was being asked to avoid Albert Street in Meaford on Monday morning because of an ongoing investigation. Just before 5 a.m. on Monday, Grey Bruce OPP officers and Grey County Paramedic Services responded to a report of an individual in medical distress on Albert Street. The individual was transported to hospital in critical […]

Police seek help locating area mom, newborn

Provincial police in Elgin County are asking for the public’s help locating a 27-year-old woman and her newborn baby. Elgin OPP said Sunday they were looking for Deanna Smith-Scott, 27, and her newborn after receiving a call to check on their wellbeing. Smith-Scott is described as a white, approximately five-foot-five with a medium build and […]

One person dead in house fire near Newbury: Police

One person is dead after a house fire near Newbury Saturday morning, provincial police say. Police and firefighters responded to a house fire on Cameron Road, southwest of Newbury, at about 7 a.m. Saturday, OPP said on Twitter. OPP, firefighters from Dawn-Euphemia Township and investigators from the Ontario Fire Marshal’s office remained outside the home […]

With town square closed off, Goderich keeps eye out for car rally

GODERICH – There was no sign as of Saturday afternoon of unsanctioned car rally revelers in this Lake Huron-area community as provincial police closed roads and town officials blocked off a central square as a precaution. Huron OPP and Goderich officials blocked nearly all vehicle access to Courthouse Square Friday evening to head off a […]

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