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Mother of boy swept into Grand River says search has ‘finally come to an end’

Kaden Young

Codi Wilson, CTV News Toronto Published Sunday, April 22, 2018 8:44AM EDT Last Updated Sunday, April 22, 2018 8:45AM EDT The mother of a three-year-old boy who was swept into the Grand River earlier this year confirms that the search for the child has now “come to an end.” Ontario Provincial Police said that the body of a “young person” was found in the river near the village of Belwood on Saturday afternoon but would not confirm the identity of the deceased. In a Facebook post published Sunday, Kaden Young’sRead More


‘We found a body of a young person’: OPP investigating area near Grand River in Belwood

'We found a body of a young person': OPP investigating area near Grand River in Belwood

Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police were called to the shores of the Grand River in Belwood for the report of a body found in the water. “About three o’clock today Wellington County OPP were called by a fisherman who had located a body in the water,” said Marylou Schwindt, with the Wellington County OPP. The discovery was made around 10 kilometres downstream from where 3-year-old Kaden Young was swept away in flood waters. “Latest is we found a body of a young person, but we are not releasing the nameRead More


Barrie man says he was stuck in home because plow left dumping of snow

Barrie man says he was stuck in home because plow left dumping of snow

A Barrie man says he was stuck in his home because a plow left a dumping of snow in front of his driveway. Dino Sangiuliano thought it was bad enough that no city plows had cleared his street since the ice storm. But when a plow finally showed up, he says it left a bigger pile of ice and snow behind. Sangiuliano’s surveillance camera recorded video of a plow clearing one lane of Violet Street at 5:15 a.m. on Tuesday. At 5:34 a.m. a plow is seen coming around LucasRead More


Youth incarceration rates a focus in Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark’s State of the City

Youth incarceration rates a focus in Saskatoon Mayor Charlie Clark’s State of the City

Saskatoon’s Mayor Charlie Clark zeroed in on youth incarceration rates during his State of the City address Tuesday. Clark told the crowd at TCU Place the high rate of youth incarcerated in Saskatoon, and the rest of Saskatchewan, must be addressed. The rate in the province is twice the national average, he said, also noting that graduation rates for Indigenous students are about half those of non-Indigenous students and that 90 per cent of those incarcerated in Saskatchewan are Indigenous. “This system is failing all of us. It’s not justRead More


Driver allegedly rams police cruiser while impaired

A 30-year-old Chatham woman is facing a dozen charges after allegedly attempting to evade police while driving impaired. Saturday morning Middlesex OPP responded to reports of an erratic driver on the 401. Witnesses told police the driver had fled the scene of a collision. The vehicle was located in London at a gas station at Exeter Road and Wellington Road. Once officers were spotted the driver reversed the car and crashed into a gas pump, according to police. Police then say she fled the scene and headed to a commercialRead More


Police watchdog investigating after suspect shocked with Taser falls, injures spine

Taser X26

The Independent Investigation Unit is investigating an arrest Thursday by Winnipeg police after a suspect was taken to hospital for what may be a fracture to his vertebrae. The IIU said it happened Wednesday on Agnes Street, after police were called to deal with a “man who was agitated and threatening others.” Police told the IIU the man had a hammer, resisted arrest and was shocked with a Taser, then tumbled down a flight of stairs. He was taken to hospital where he was diagnosed with “possible fractures to theRead More


Sudbury city council to make big decision

Sudbury city council to make big decision

From CTV Northern Ontario’s Callam Rodya: Sudbury city council to make final decision on Kingsway re-zoning applications Tuesday night. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


South African court dismisses Pistorius appeal

Oscar Pistorius

JOHANNESBURG — Legal experts say Olympian Oscar Pistorius has finally run out of options to appeal his 13-year prison sentence for the murder of Reeva Steenkamp. South Africa’s highest court dismissed Pistorius’ request to review the sentence on Monday, bringing a close to a five-year legal saga surrounding the man who was once one of the world’s most celebrated athletes. “There is nothing they can do,” said Pierre de Vos, a constitutional law expert at the University of Cape Town. Last year, the Supreme Court of Appeal more than doubledRead More


Live updates from reporters covering Humboldt Broncos fatal bus crash

Crash scene Saturday

CTV News has local and national reporters from across the country covering the Humboldt Broncos bus crash tragedy. Follow along with their latest updates. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines USA News Headlines ABC NEWS Headlines


WFPS vehicle involved in crash; 2 sent to hospital

WFPS crash

A Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service vehicle was involved in a crash Sunday afternoon, sending two people to hospital. A city spokesperson said the collision happened around 2 p.m. at the intersection at Lagimodiere Boulevard and Regent Avenue when the WFPS vehicle was responding to an alarm with lights and sirens. Four vehicles were involved in the crash, the spokesperson said. Two occupants of the WFPS vehicle were taken to hospital in stable condition. Traffic was impacted in the area and the city said motorists should find alternate routes. Source linkRead More