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Police are seeking witnesses to a single-vehicle crash that happened in Ottawa’s west end early yesterday morning. Shortly after 2:30 in the morning, officers responded to the scene on Merivale Road at Queen Street. A passenger in the vehicle suffered life-threatening injuries in the crash and the 24-year-old driver was arrested at the scene. The […]

The Toronto Raptors let their lead slip away in their first-round playoff series. Bradley Beal scored 31 points and John Wall added 27 as the Washington Wizards beat Toronto 106-98 to tie their series at two games apiece. Toronto won the first two games of the best-of-seven series at home. The Raptors host Game 5 […]

Apr 23 Clear 1 degree Winds SW 6 km/h                                Today: Sunny. High 17. UV index 6 or high.   Tonight: Clear. Low 4.   Tues: A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming S 20 km/h near noon. High 16.   Wed: Periods of rain. Low 7. High 11.   Thurs: Cloudy with light […]

Police are investigating another shooting in the Heron Gate area, the second in that neighbourhood this week — and the third in the city this week.   Police responded to the area of Walkley Road and Cedarwood Drive around 10:30 last night.   Several shell casings were found at the scene, but there are no […]

Brooke Henderson fired a one under par 70 and is tied for 15th after round one of the LPGA event in Los Angeles.   Coming off a win last week in Hawaii, Brooke had an unsteady start with bogeys on the first two holes.   But, three birdies later in the round and she rebounded for the one […]

Apr 20 Partly cloudy -1 degree Winds NW 17 km/h                                Today: A mix of sun and cloud. Slight chance of isolated flurries this morning. Wind NW 20-40 km/h. High 7. UV index 5 or moderate.   Tonight: Clearing this evening. Low -3.   Sat: Sunny. High 10.   Sun: Sunny. Low -3. High 13. […]

About 25 vehicles were damaged in a garage fire early Thursday in Ottawa’s Bayshore neighbourhood.   Fire officials say the blaze broke out just before 1 a.m. in a single car and spread throughout the garage and caused the roof to collapse.   The fire also spread to the side of an adjoining townhouse.   […]

Brooke Henderson tees off at 4:17 this afternoon in round one of the LPGA event this week.   The women are playing in California in the Hugel LA Open.   The Smiths Falls golfer is one of four Canadian golfers in the field.   Henderson won the LPGA event last week in Hawaii taking home the […]

Apr 19 Cloudy -1 degree Winds NW 9 km/h                                Today: Cloudy. A few flurries beginning this morning. Wind becoming NW 20 km/h near noon. High 3. UV index 3 or moderate.   Tonight: Partly cloudy. Wind NW 20 km/h. Low -2.   Fri: A mix of sun and cloud. Wind NW 20 km/h. High […]

Three men are expected to appear in court today in connection with a violent incident at the Ottawa-Carleton Regional Detention Centre.   Police say the three are now facing attempted murder charges in connection with an assault on a 36-year-old victim last week.   They say the victim suffered life-threatening injuries.   He remains in […]

The Winnipeg Jets are one win away from a spot in the second round after blanking the Minnesota Wild 2-0.   The Vegas Golden Knights sweep LA with a 1-0 win over the Kings.   Capitals beat the Blue Jackets 3-2 in double overtime to tighten up their first-round series. Colubus leading 2 games to 1. […]

Apr 18 Flurries 0 degrees Winds SW 9 km/h                                Today: Periods of snow ending this morning then mainly cloudy with scattered flurries or showers late this morning and this afternoon. Wind W 20 km/h. High 6. UV index 4 or moderate.   Tonight: Cloudy with clear breaks. Low -2.   Thurs: Cloudy with a […]

Crews are continuing work to reconnect thousands of people with electricity after an ice storm swept through Ontario, causing power outages, cancelled flights and treacherous road conditions.   Some universities and colleges cancelled exams due to the weather, and with heavy rain continuing overnight there were concerns about possible localized flooding.   In Toronto, chunks […]

The Leafs are back in their playoff series with the Bruins. Toronto beating Boston 4-2.  Next game goes Thursday at Air Canada Centre.   The San Jose Sharks blast Anaheim 8-1 for a three-nothing series lead.   Devils dump the Lightning 5-2. Tampa leads 2-1.   And the Colorado Avalanche hold off the Predators 5-3 to pull […]

Apr 17 Snow 1 degree Winds SW 12 km/h                                Today: Scattered flurries or showers this morning with wet snow this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. Wind becoming SW 20-40 km/h. High 3. UV index 4 or moderate.   Tonight: Scattered flurries. Low 0.   Wed: Mainly cloudy with a few flurries changing to […]

You can expect a slow and slippery commute this morning.   The area remains under a special weather statement this morning with periods of freezing rain continuing through the morning and then changing to rain later in the day.   It will continue to be windy and that could cause fallen tree limbs and downed […]

Brooke Henderson won her sixth career LPGA tour title over the weekend. The 20-year-old from Smiths Falls was 12-under through the Lotte Championship in Hawaii to win by four strokes.   —   The Minnesota Wild used a four-goal second period to beat Winnipeg 6-2 to cut the Jets’ lead in the best-of-seven set to […]

All transportation has been cancelled for today Monday April 16, 2018. While temperatures will rise through the day,… Posted by STEO on Monday, April 16, 2018 All Ottawa buses cancelled as well. MORE INFO HERE

Apr 16 Cloudy 0 degrees Winds E 5 km/h                                Freezing Rain Warning in effect   Today: Periods of freezing rain changing to rain near noon. Wind NE 40-60 km/h. High 5.   Tonight: Scattered showers or flurries. Low 1.   Tues: Cloudy with flurries or showers. Wind becoming SW 20 km/h in the morning. […]

Funerals will be held today for three of the 16 people who died in the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus crash.   Nineteen-year-old forward Jacob Leicht will be laid to rest in his home city of Humboldt.   The funeral for 16-year-old defenceman Adam Herold, the youngest member of the team, will be held in […]

Boston makes a statement with a 5-1 win in their playoff opener against the Leafs.   The Nashville Predators rally to beat Colorado 5-2 in game one of their western conference series.   Columbus edges Washington 4-3 in overtime and Tampa Bay takes down New Jersey 5-2.   —   The local Junior A Championship series […]

Apr 13 Cloudy 2 degrees Winds NW 13 km/h                                Today: Mainly cloudy with isolated showers this morning. Periods of rain beginning near noon. Risk of freezing drizzle early this morning. High 8. UV index 5 or moderate.   Tonight: Rain to snow. Snowfall amount 2-4 cm. Wind becoming NE 20-40 km/h. Low -1.   […]

We could be in store for a spring storm.   Environment Canada has issued a special weather statement for the area .   We could see a messy mix of snow, ice pellets and freezing rain this weekend and into Monday.   The snow and ice pellets could start Friday night into Saturday night with […]

The Winnipeg Jets take game one of the NHL playoffs beating the Minnesota Wild 3-2.   The stellar season continues for the Vegas Golden Knights with a 1-0 win over the Los Angeles Kings.   Sidney Crosby scores three goals as the Penguins open with a 7-0 rout of the Flyers.   The NHL playoffs […]

Apr 12 Cloudy 2 degrees Winds SW 5 km/h                                Today: Mainly cloudy. Periods of snow beginning near noon changing to rain. Local snowfall amount 2 cm. Wind becoming SE 20 km/h this afternoon. High 5. UV index 4 or moderate.   Tonight: Mainly cloudy. Fog developing. Low 2.   Fri: Mainly cloudy with light […]