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One man was arrested after shots were fired in Smiths Falls Wednesday night. Police were called  Wednesday night after reports of shots fired toward a residence on Lorne Street near Lila Smiths Falls police and the OPP canine unit conducted a search and arrested one man on weapons related charges. No injures were reported. =============== […]


Teoscar Hernandez homered twice and Cavan Biggio hit a solo shot for Toronto, but it wasn’t enough as the Blue Jays fell 6-4 to the Nationals. Hernandez hit four long balls during the four-game series at Washington that was split two wins apiece. — The Blue Jays’ series at Philadelphia scheduled for this weekend has […]


July 31 Clear 17° Winds W 3 km/h   Today: Mainly sunny. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 27. Humidex 30. UV index 8 or very high.   Tonight: A few clouds. Fog patches developing. Low 16.   Sat: Mainly sunny. High 29. Humidex 33.   Sun: Rain. Low 18. High 26. Humidex 35.   […]


Smiths Falls Police are currently involved in an ongoing investigation in the Smiths Falls area however officials have confirmed that there is no risk to public safety. According to Ottawa News Network public reports came in that it was possibly a shooting however that has not been confirmed by Smiths Falls Police.   No further […]


The Winnipeg Jets _ backed by the razor-sharp goaltending of Connor Hellebuyck _ overcame a sloppy first period to beat the Vancouver Canucks 4-1 in exhibition play at Rogers Place in Edmonton. Goals from Nikolaj Ehlers and Dmitry Kulikov in an 85-second span in the second period gave the Jets some breathing room.   — […]


July 30 Clear 18° Winds SW 4 km/h   Today: Increasing cloudiness with some showers or thunderstorms late this morning and this afternoon. Fog patches dissipating this morning. High 27. Humidex 30. UV index 5 or moderate.   Tonight: Clearing. Low 17.   Fri: Mainly sunny. High 28.   Sat: Mainly sunny. Low 17. High […]


A plane crash near Arnprior, last night, but fortunately everyone got out okay. The plane crashed in a field, landing upside-down, next to the 417 near the Ottawa Road 29 exit. When emergency crews arrived, they found the two people inside had escaped the wreckage of the plane. Firefighters were able to contain a fuel […]


The Toronto Maple Leafs beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-2 in their exhibition match at Scotiabank Centre in Toronto. Alex Kerfoot scored twice for the Leafs. Ilya Mikheyev and Morgan Rielly also scored for Toronto. Tomas Tatar and Paul Byron scored for Montreal. — Connor McDavid scored twice as the Edmonton Oilers defeated the Calgary Flames […]


July 29 Partly cloudy 19° Winds SW 6 km/h   Today: Mainly cloudy with some showers. Risk of a thunderstorm late this afternoon. Wind SW 20-40 km/h. High 27. Humidex 32. UV index 6 or high.   Tonight: Clearing. Fog patches. Low 17.   Thurs: Increasing cloudiness with a chance of showers or thunderstorms in […]


A man who died after falling off a 401 overpass in Brockville was wanted for murder in Texas. The province’s special investigations unit says moments before the 56 year old fell he had been approached by Brockville police. It happened on Saturday. Alberto Ayala Guerrero was wanted for the shooting death of a his 32 […]


Teoscar Hernandez hit two home runs in a 4-1 Toronto Blue Jays victory over the Washington Nationals Monday at Nationals Park. Ryan Borucki was given credit for the win after pitching an inning and a third. Danny Jansen and Rowdy Tellez also hit home runs in their victory over the defending World Series champions. — […]


July 28 Partly cloudy 23° Winds SW 10 km/h   Today: Mainly sunny. High 30. Humidex 34. UV index 8 or very high.   Tonight: Mainly clear. Low 19.   Wed: A mix of sun and cloud. Chance of showers in the afternoon. High 27. Humidex 32.   Thurs: A mix of sun and cloud […]


OPP have identified the woman killed in a homicide near Kemptville, Friday. 63-year-old Karen Gottschalk-Millar of Ottawa was found dead at a home on county road 18, Friday night. Police have arrested a 32-year-old man — Kyle Pfleger of North Grenville. He’s now charged with second degree murder and assaulting an officer. Police have not […]


All Canadian teams are done at the M-L-S is Back Tournament in Florida. New York City F-C sent Toronto F-C home in a 3-1 round-of-16 win last night. And Sporting Kansas City beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 on penalties after the sides played to a 0-0 draw in regulation. The Montreal Whitecaps were knocked out […]


July 27 Showers 24° Winds SW 7 km/h   Heat Warning   Today: Mainly cloudy with showers or thunderstorms. Wind SW 20 km/h. High 30. Humidex 40.   Tonight: Partly cloudy with a chance of showers and risk of a thunderstorm. Low 21.   Tues: Mainly sunny. High 30. Humidex 34.   Wed: A mix […]


Some tense moments on the Ottawa River, as two men had to abandon their boat as it was swept through the Aylmer hydro ruins. The fishing boat was going through the Deschenes Rapids, and a by-stander called 9-1-1 when they lost sight of the craft. The boat had stalled and entered the hydro ruins — […]


The New York Yankees have opened the Major League Baseball season by defeating the defending World Series champs. Giancarlo Stanton and newcomer Gerrit Cole led the Yanks to a 4-1, rain-shortened win at Washington. Stanton opened the scoring with a two-run blast in the first inning off Max Scherzer, who struck out 11 over 5 […]


July 24 Clear 17° Winds SW 2 km/h   Today: Sunny. High 29. Humidex 34. UV index 8 or very high.   Tonight: Clear. Low 17.   Sat: Mainly sunny. High 31. Humidex 35.   Sun: A mix of sun and cloud. Low 21. High 31. Humidex 39.   Mon: Mainly cloudy with a chance […]


OC Transpo has now admitted that track warping and the Confederation line’s control system computer crashing… Is not normal. The latest O-train problems now include technical issues affecting the communications systems. Last Thursday, a train in the maintenance yard started sending out “millions” of fault alarms, causing the confederation line’s computer system to slow down.  […]


Pennsylvania health officials won’t allow the Blue Jays to play at PNC Park in Pittsburgh amid the coronavirus pandemic. The state is the latest jurisdiction to say no to the team as the baseball season begins this week. The state’s secretary of health cited a significant increase in the number of COVID-19 cases in southwestern […]


July 23 Cloudy 19° Winds N 2 km/h   Today: A mix of sun and cloud with a chance of showers this afternoon/evening. High 26. Humidex 33. UV index 7 or high.   Tonight: Partly cloudy. Low 16.   Fri: Mainly sunny. High 29. Humidex 34.   Sat: A mix of sun and cloud. Low […]


Ontario Provincial Police divers have recovered the body of a 46-year-old Ottawa man in a lake, northwest of Perth. Emergency crews were called to Dalhousie Lake Beach, also known as Centennial Park, Monday, around 3:30 in the afternoon after a paddleboarder had reportedly fallen into the water and not surfaced. The OPP marine unit, firefighters […]


The Blue Jays’ front office has told its players that Pittsburgh and Baltimore are possibilities for where the team will hold home games this year after Canada’s government barred the club from playing in Toronto amid the coronavirus pandemic. That’s according to Blue Jays outfielder Randal Grichuk. He says the players want to be in […]


July 22 Partly cloudy 17° Winds E 2 km/h   Today: Mainly cloudy. A few showers beginning this afternoon with the risk of thunderstorms. High 26. Humidex 31. UV index 7 or high.   Tonight: Showers ending overnight then cloudy. Chance of isolated showers. Low 18.   Thurs: A mix of sun and cloud. High […]


A 12-day search for the missing father of two girls found dead more than a week ago came to an end last night. Police say they believe a body they found southwest of Quebec City is that of Martin Carpentier. They suggest Carpentier had killed himself. Carpentier and his daughters went missing on July 8th, […]