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Weapons were taken in two of four break-ins in the past couple of weeks in Bancroft. In one case three shotguns, four rifles, plus two hunting bows were stolen from one garage in Bancroft. In another case, in Limerick Township last week, two hunting rifles were among the items stolen. The OPP in Bancroft say […]

Lizette Salas heads into day two of the Indy Women in Tech Championship today with a two-stroke lead. Salas matched the Brickyard Crossing record with a 10-under 62 on yesterday, birdieing the final three holes to go ahead of fast-starting Angel Yin and Japan’s Nasa Hataoka. Alena Sharp of Hamilton is the top Canadian at […]

Aug 17 Rain 19° Winds E 6 km/h                                Today: Cloudy with showers. Risk of thunderstorms into the evening. High 23. Humidex 32. UV index 3 or moderate.   Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 16.   Sat: A mix of sun and cloud. High 25. Humidex 30.   Sun: Mainly sunny. Low 15. High 26. Humidex […]

Kingston police are investigating after batteries were stolen from construction sign trailers throughout the city. Police say removing the batteries of the signs, which notify drivers of collisions and construction zones, can create a danger to the public. They say the thieves may be using tools to remove the batteries. Anyone who sees anything suspicious […]

Curtis Granderson has the Royals’ number.  The veteran Blue Jay hit a grand slam leading Toronto to a 6-5 win over Kansas City.  It was Granderson’s 10th career grand slam and his second this year, both against the Royals.   Marco Estrada getting the win. The two teams wrap up the series this evening. Catch the […]

Aug 16 Partly cloudy 19° Winds NW 4 km/h                                Today: A mix of sun and cloud. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 27. Humidex 30. UV index 8 or very high.   Tonight: Cloudy with showers. Low 20.   Fri: Showers with risk of a thunderstorm. High 24. Humidex 33. UV index 3 or […]

A 37-year-old Kingston man is facing a number of charges after allegedly exposing himself in public and throwing a puppy through a window. Kingston police say they were called to investigate the incident at about 3 p.m. on Monday. They say the accused was allegedly seen walking down the street exposing himself and yelling at […]

The Redblacks longtime offensive lineman Jon Gott could be pushed into backup duty. The skinny has Evan Johnson starting at left guard for the Redblacks this week in Winnipeg, meaning Gott would be out of the starting lineup. — Johnny Manziel didn’t practice with the Alouettes yesterday leading to speculation he suffered a concussion in […]

Aug 15 Partly cloudy 21° Winds SW 6 km/h                                Today: A mix of sun and cloud with some showers or thunderstorms this afternoon/evening. Fog patches dissipating early this morning. High 29. Humidex 37. UV index 7 or high.   Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 16.   Thurs: A mix of sun and cloud. High 27. […]

Police say a 37-year-old Kingston man is charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose and carrying a concealed weapon after he allegedly threatened an officer with a machete and a hammer. Kingston police say they were called for a disturbance at a residence yesterday before a man came after one of the […]

The Senators make the signing of Brady Tkachuk official.  The team’s first round pick has decided not to return to Boston University.  Will he play for the Sens this season?  Maybe.   Could also suit up for the Belleville Senators or the Junior A London Knights — Kansas City Royals beat the Blue Jays 3-1 spoiling  […]

Aug 14 Cloudy 22° Winds N 5 km/h                                Today: A mix of sun and cloud with a chance of showers. Risk of a thunderstorm this afternoon and evening. High 27. Humidex 34. UV index 8 or very high.   Tonight: Clearing. Low 18.   Wed: A mix of sun and cloud. Wind becoming NW […]

Officials say a fire that badly damaged an Ottawa-area building housing a landscaping company was likely caused by an overheated fan motor. The Clarence-Rockland Fire Department says the fire broke out Saturday evening and did nearly half-a-million dollars damage. The department was assisted by Ottawa Fire Services in dousing the blaze. No injuries were reported. […]

The A-T-P Tour veteran Rafael Nadal schooled up-and-comer Stefanos Tsitsipas at the Rogers Cup. The top-seeded Spaniard defeated Tsitsipas 6-2, 7-6 (4) to win his fourth men’s singles title at the tournament. On the women’s side, Simona Halep came out on top of a rematch of French Open final to win her second title. The […]

Aug 13 Clear 18° Winds N 6 km/h                                Today: Mainly sunny this morning with a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. High 29. Humidex 33. UV index 7 or high.   Tonight: Cloudy with clear breaks. Low 19.   Tues: A mix of sun and cloud. High 29. Humidex 35.   Wed: A […]

An Ottawa man is due in court on child pornography charges. The charges stem from six reports forwarded to the Ottawa Police Services from the National Child Exploitation Coordination Centre in December of 2017. The investigation revealed an Ottawa-area IP address uploading images of child pornography and a search warrant was executed at an address […]

Another year, another non-Canadian winner of the Rogers Cup. The country’s last hope was Denis Shapovalov of Richmond Hill, Ontario, who was ousted after losing to Robin Haase of the Netherlands 7-5, 6-2 in third-round action. Shapovalov was also highest-ranked Canadian in the men’s singles draw at number 26. The last Canadian man to win […]

Aug 10 Clear 16° Winds SW 3 km/h                                Today: Sunny. Becoming a mix of sun and cloud this afternoon. High 25. Humidex 28. UV index 8 or very high.   Tonight: Clear. Low 15.   Sat: Mainly sunny. High 28. Humidex 31. UV index 8 or very high.   Sun: Mainly sunny. Low 16. […]

Police say an Ottawa man is to appear in court today facing child pornography charges. Ottawa police say they began a proactive investigation on a peer-to-peer network used for sharing files in mid April. It’s alleged investigators discovered an internet address in the Ottawa area that was sharing hundreds of files of suspected child pornography. […]

Denis Shapovalov is the last Canadian in the men’s side of the Rogers Cup after upsetting 14th seeded Fabio Fognini 6-3, 7-5 in a weather-delayed second-round match. Fellow Canadians Milos Raonic and Felix Auger-Aliassime each lost in three sets this evening. — Hometown hero Francoise Abanda lost to U-S Open champion Sloane Stephens 6-0, 6-2 […]

Aug 9 Partly cloudy 20° Winds SW 5 km/h                                Today: A mix of sun and cloud with a chance of showers/thunderstorms this afternoon and evening. High 27. Humidex 32. UV index 7 or high.   Tonight: Partly cloudy. Fog developing. Low 14.   Fri: Mainly sunny. High 25. Humidex 28. UV index 8 or […]

Provincial police say the body of an 18-year-old Ottawa woman who disappeared while swimming has been recovered. Police say the woman — who was swimming with family members — failed to surface on Monday afternoon at Logos Land Resort near Cobden. An O-P-P underwater search and recovery unit found Maria Paned’s body yesterday afternoon. Investigators […]

Canadian teenagers Denis Shapovalov and Felix Auger-Aliassime have joined fellow Canucks Milos Raonic and Peter Polansky in the next round at Rogers Cup Toronto. Shapovalov beat France’s Jeremy Chardy in straight sets while Auger-Aliassime upset Lucas Pouille of France in his main draw singles debut. — Canada’s Eugenie Bouchard is out of the Rogers Cup […]

Aug 8 Partly cloudy 21° Winds SW 5 km/h                                Today: Mainly cloudy with some showers late this afternoon/evening with risk of a thunderstorm. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 24. Humidex 32. UV index 6 or high.   Tonight: Mainly cloudy with a few showers and risk of a thunderstorm. Low 19.   Thurs: […]

Police divers will enter a lake in eastern Ontario today to try to find the body of an 18-year woman who drowned during the weekend. The O-P-P says the woman was in the lake with family members on Sunday at the Logos Land Resort south of Cobden and failed to surface. Lifeguards searched for the […]