Not guilty verdict in Wasaga Beach stabbing trial

Francesco Molinaro

Eric Talbot has been found not guilty of second-degree murder in the 2016 stabbing death of Francesco Molinaro in Wasaga Beach. Molinaro, 18, was fatally stabbed during a three-on-one street fight on May 21, 2016. After the jury read the verdict, the judge had this to say to Talbot, “You are being given a second chance, which Molinaro will never have.  I hope you make good use of it.”The 22-year-old’s defence lawyer says he will be spending some time with his family in the coming days. Last week Jonathan LandsbergRead More

Casino coming to Wasaga Beach

Casino coming to Wasaga Beach

CTV Barrie Published Thursday, October 11, 2018 6:15PM EDT Last Updated Thursday, October 11, 2018 7:03PM EDT The shores of southern Georgian Bay will soon be home to a casino and entertainment complex. In a release on Thursday, Wasaga Beach Mayor Brian Smith announced, “Our team at town hall has worked diligently with Gateway the last four to five months to ensure Wasaga Beach was the chosen location for a casino.” There are five possible locations under consideration in the town for the casino to be built.  Town council willRead More

Fire damages Wasaga Beach hotel

Fire at Travelodge in Wasaga Beach

Fire officials remain on the scene following a hotel fire at a hotel in Wasaga Beach. The blaze at the Travelodge hotel broke out just after 8 p.m. Friday. Firefighters were able to contain the fire to one end of the hotel. Nobody was injured in the blaze. Roads in the area were closed and the power was turned off as crews battled the blaze. The investigation continues. Source link #canadiannews #worldnews #headlinenews and stories from around the world USA Today News Headlines [su_feed url=”http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/usatoday-NewsTopStories” limit=”20″] USA News Headlines [su_feedRead More

Alleged Crips gang associate released from jail after arrest in Wasaga Beach

CTV Barrie Published Wednesday, September 19, 2018 7:48PM EDT Last Updated Wednesday, September 19, 2018 7:52PM EDT An alleged associate of a well-known street gang was released from jail on Wednesday. Police arrested Jalen Pitt in Wasaga Beach on September 12.   Officers say he had a loaded gun, along with a large quantity of cocaine and digital scales. The Peel Region Guns and Gangs unit had the 20-year-old Brampton man under surveillance for several hours after receiving information that members of an organized criminal gang, the Crips, would be inRead More