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Niagara police officer facing criminal charges following collision

A Niagara police officer has been charged with multiple criminal offences following a collision investigation in St. Catharines. In a media release, Niagara Regional Police said on Feb. 3, officers responded to the area of Niagara Street and Welland Avenue to a failure to remain collision involving an unmarked service vehicle. On Feb. 7, the NRP said it became aware of the allegations involving… → Read More

Saint Francis Phoenix net gold in boys basketball

St. Catharines high school wins gold at Ontario boys basketball championships → Read More

United Way Niagara to celebrate campaign’s end in person

United Way Niagara will host its annual fundraising campaign celebration in person for the first time since 2019. The 2022 campaign event will be held March 22, at Holiday Inn and Suites St. Catharines Conference Centre, where the organization will announce award winners, campaign donation goals and announcements for the 2023 campaign. The last time the event was not held online was before the… → Read More

Niagara police officer charged with firearm offences

A 15-year veteran of Niagara Regional Police has been charged criminally following an investigation into the unauthorized possession of a firearm. In a media release, the NRP said it became aware of an allegation involving a uniform constable last September. To avoid any conflicts of interest, police said it requested Hamilton Police Services take over the investigation. On Monday Const. Adam… → Read More

Two Montreal residents wanted in connection with human trafficking investigation

Niagara Police say offences are alleged to have taken place in St. Catharines, Hamilton, Milton, Brampton, Toronto, Ottawa and Montreal between Feb.14 and 27 → Read More

Two Niagarans arrested in alleged mobile drug operation

NRPS executed search warrants in Welland and Thorold after attempt to stop suspected vehicle → Read More

New suspect photos released from St. Catharines Shoppers Drug Mart robbery

Police are asking the public for help identifying man → Read More

91-year-old man dead following Niagara-on-the-Lake crash

NRP looking for witnesses, dash-camera videos as investigation continues → Read More

Murder, attempt murder charges after Grimsby crash

Police say vehicle intentionally rammed motorist unknown to accused → Read More

Welland Canal’s Homer Bridge closure extended to March 15

St. Lawrence Seaway Management Corp. requires extra time to replace deck on Queenston Street bridge → Read More

Pharmacist robbed with handgun in north St. Catharines

Residents and businesses in Grantham area are being asked to check security footage → Read More

SUV crash on Merrittville Highway sends passenger to hospital

Police say 20-year-old woman suffered injuries that were not life-threatening → Read More

Thorold city council finalizes $20.3-million operating budget for this year

Thorold city council has finalized the municipality’s $20.3-million operating budget for this year, after minimal debate on several last-minute changes. Councillors, in a fast-paced two-hour meeting Wednesday, approved a 0.19 per cent cut to the city’s portion of property taxes. The estimated reduction for an average residential home valued at $269,500 would be a drop this year of $8. The… → Read More

St. Catharines community garden funding applications open

Groups have until March 8 to apply for funds towards garden startup costs → Read More

Tenant, St. Catharines property owner fined for not maintaining smoke alarms

Both parties pleaded guilty in a Jan. 26 Provincial Offences Court appearance → Read More

St. Catharines inviting nominations for volunteer awards

Annual awards honour people who make a difference through contributions across the city → Read More

Hoax shooting report in St. Catharines investigated as ‘swatting’ incident

Niagara Regional Police are investigating after a shooting reported in St. Catharines turned out to be a hoax. Police said they received a phone call at 1:36 p.m. Wednesday in which the caller reported a shooting had just occurred at a home on Linwell Road, between Ontario Street and Lakeport Road. Police said the caller reported an individual had been shot multiple times and the suspect was… → Read More

Police release video, photos of suspects in summer homicide

31-year-old Raymond (Ray) Riley of St. Catharines died last September after August attack → Read More

Licence-plate reader hit leads police to seize meth from suspended driver

50-year-old Niagara-on-the-Lake man charged with drug possession and driving while under suspension → Read More

St. Catharines resident turns $1 into $100,000 with encore win

Vincent Wong matches the last six of seven Encore numbers in order → Read More