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Police cruiser rammed during attempted getaway

A heavy police presence descended on Clinton Thursday morning as officers attempted to stop a stolen vehicle. The police action ended with a man from out of the province facing charges including dangerous driving, impaired driving and assault with a weapon – and the discovery that the man was wanted on a Canada-wide warrant for robbery. Huron County OPP say it began when an officer noticed a pickup truck that had been stolen from a parking lot in Seaforth two days earlier. The truck drove away, was tracked down aboutRead More


One in a million? Teen cracks iPhone X facial scan

One in a million? Teen cracks iPhone X facial scan

The pricey phone is supposed to be a vault and nearly impossible to unlock if you’re not the owner. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Suspect sought after Walmart parking lot road rage

Walmart suspect

Amherstburg police are looking for an individual – alleged to have pulled a knife during a road rage incident in a Walmart parking lot. Authorities have released surveillance pictures of the man after a complainant said he was confronted by another driver at around 5:45 p.m. Dec. 26. The complainant is reported to have been doing donuts in his vehicle and the suspect took exception to the style of driving. The fight escalated into a physical altercation. Fortunately, passers-by were able to break up the pair without any injury. SourceRead More


Is your infant at risk for sleep-related death?

Is your infant at risk for sleep-related death?

From CTV Northern Ontario: Reports from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention highlight dangerous sleep practices parents are using. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Demolition begins on Barrie Central Collegiate

Demolition begins on Barrie Central Collegiate

The demolition of Barrie’s oldest high school has stated. Heavy equipment was used to meticulously tear apart Barrie Central Collegiate on Tuesday. The plan is to have the building torn down in just three months. “We know the legacy and importance of the site. We will highlight the history of the site. We’re preserving Prince of Wales Schoolhouse as part of a public park,” says Scott Higgins, president of HIP Development. The developer is set to build multiple residential towers on the property. The towers will include rentals and someRead More


Future looks bright for Maple Leafs rookie defenceman Travis Dermott

Maple Leafs defenceman Travis Dermott

TORONTO — Rookie defenceman Travis Dermott has one thing working against him, and it’s not his youth or inexperience. The 21-year-old Dermott has played two games for the Toronto Maple Leafs after being summoned from the American Hockey League’s Marlies on Jan. 5. But he would have started the season in the NHL instead of the minors if he wasn’t left-handed. “In an ideal world he’d be a right-hand shot and he would have been on the team all year,” said Leafs coach Mike Babcock, who has always preferred hisRead More


Provincial government spends $7.7M on crop research

Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart

The provincial government is spending $7.7 million on 30 crop research projects. Saskatchewan Agriculture Minister Lyle Stewart said Tuesday the projects will focus on farming issues in the province, such as: – Research into developing canola varieties that are resistant to clubroot disease – Increase faba beans in pet food and fish feed – Reduce root rotting in pea and lentil crops – Develop a resistance to fusarium head blight disease in durum wheat The money comes from Saskatchewan’s Agriculture Development Fund, which is part of $26.8 million put asideRead More


Celine Dion cheered for handling of unruly fan at show

Celine Dion cheered for handling of unruly fan at show Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


Trump turns to U.S. Supreme Court in immigrant document fight

SAN FRANCISCO — The Trump administration is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to block a federal judge’s order requiring it to disclose all emails, letters and other documents it considered in its decision to end a program protecting young immigrants from deportation. In a court filing Friday, attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice say the order by U.S. District Court Judge William Alsup in San Francisco is too broad and would require the administration to turn over protected and nonpublic documents. More than a dozen states along with theRead More


Body of missing 53-year-old man found

London police have found the body of a missing 53-year-old man. Officers say David Hole was found dead on Thursday around 6 p.m. His body was found in his vehicle in a parking lot in the area of Wellington Road and Commissioners Road East. An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause of his death.  He was last seen alive in London on Nov. 15.   The London Police Service Major Crime Section is continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident.  Anyone with information about David Hole’s disappearance andRead More