A cyclist was charged with failing to yield, after a colision between a bike and a vehicle yesterday evening, in a plaza parking lot on Clair Road East. Police say the bike rider was riding diagonally through the parking lot, at the corner of Clair and Gordon Street, when a car driving northbound, turned right onto Clair. The front of the bike struck the passenger side of the car, and investigation revealed the bike did not have proper functioning brakes. The cyclist suffered minimal injuries.
Guelph Police are reporting several break and enters in the city, all taking place yesterdat. First culprits broke into a West end Public School through an area under renovations. A residence on Niska Road was entered, when culprits smashed a nasement window and stole trophies and an unused cash register. Then, electronics were stolen from a home on Cole Road. Police are looking for witnesses to any of these incidents.
There were also everal attempted break and enters yesterday. The first occured on Cedar Street, then a residence on Edinburgh Road South was nearly entered. Both places had rear windows smashed.
Police are reminding residents yet again, to lock their vehicles and keep valuables out of sight. This follows four more reports of thefts from cars. This time the locations were on Niska Road, Cole Road, Cedar Street, and Edinburgh Road. Police say thats 25 reports in the last 12 days.
And, Police set up speed enforcement at the construction zone at Victoria Road South and Macaslister Boulevard, where they ticketed four drivers for excessive speed.
Much of southern and central Ontario was under a severe thunderstorm warning last night as residents braced for possible rainfall, hail and intense winds.
Environment Canada issued the thunderstorm alerts for most of the GTA and cottage country.
Ominous clouds are seen over Arthur, last night.
Several communities were under tornado warnings around the dinner hour, but the alerts were cancelled throughout the evening.
Provincial Police are reporting the lowest number of fatalities in areas under OPP jurisdication in
almost 20-years from this past Civic Holiday long weekend.
Only one death on the roads and another fatality was reported in a marine incident.
Despite the low number of deaths over the weekend, police did lay numerous charges for various offences.
Charges include 290-tickets for not obeying the “Move Over” law, more than six-thousand speeding offenences, and 83-street racing charges.
Police also report issuingh 375-seat belt fines, and 96-for impaired driving.
233-drivers were also fined for distracted driving.
The Guelph Sports Hall of Fame Board of Directors has announced the names of the 2013 inductees.
They include athlete Todd Hlushko, veteran athlete Lt.-Col. John Steele, builder Steve Redmond,
official Frank Cecchetto and the 1939 Guelph Leaflets.
The induction ceremony will take place during the annual Kiwanis Sports Celebrity dinner on October 23
at the Italian Canadian Club.
Progressive Conservative Leader Tim Hudak is facing calls for a
leadership review from within his own caucus.
Tory M-P-P Frank Klees says Hudak should allow a review at the
Conservative’s policy convention in London next month.
Klees says Hudak shouldn’t be trying to dismiss Tories who are
angry after the party lost four of five byelections last week and
have filed motions to seek a leadership review.
Deputy P-C Leader Christine Elliott disagrees and says
disgruntled Tories should “calm down” and forget about seeking a
review of Hudak’s leadership.
The inquiry into the collapse of a northern Ontario mall is
hearing emotional testimony from family members of the victims.
They described how they heard rescuers had detected signs of life
in the rubble, only to call off the search because it was too
It took four days to recover the bodies of 74-year-old Deloris
Perizzolo and 34-year-old Lucie Aylwin from the ruins of the Algo
Centre Mall in Elliot Lake.
Perizzolo’s son-in-law told the inquiry that the sad part is when
you look at places like Bangladesh, where a building collapses, 17
days later they pulled people out who were still alive.
Ontario’s Community Safety Minister has taken note of the
situation in New Brunswick, where two young boys were killed by a
Madeleine Meilleur is considering provincial regulations to
control ownership of exotic animals.
Meilleur says she wants to talk with towns and cities about
having the province create one common set of regulations to replace
the current municipal patchwork of rules.
She says there are protections for the animals themselves, but
there’ are not any specific regulation to protect people who may be
put at risk by exotic pets like pythons.
Four Hamilton teens have proven themselves to be rather
Police were called after the group entered the gated area at the
Hamilton Bayfront Marina late Tuesday night.
Before the officers arrived, the youths had entered a number of
vessels that were docked in the harbour, stealing property ranging
from alcohol to electronics and flare guns.
One suspect was arrested while trying to climb the fences, the
others were found hiding in the boats, all are charged with break
and enter and theft.
Thanks to an off-duty police officer an alleged bank robber
didn’t get to far from the scene of the crime before he was caught.
Durham police say the quick actions of two officers lead to the
immediate arrest of an alleged bank robber in Whitby.
Investigators say they were called to a bank after a man demanded
cash and fled on foot.
An off duty Toronto police officer observed him fleeing and was
able to provide a detailed description that led to the arrest of a
47-year-old Oshawa man.
The first round of the playoffs start tonight in Intercounty baseball action.
The Royals face the Red Sox tonight in Brantford. Game 2 goes Saturday in Guelph.
Canada’s Under-18 Team beat Switzerland 4-3 at the Ivan Hlinka tournament.
Canada finishes first in the Group A pool and earn a semifinal-round berth against Russia on Friday.
The Guelph Storm are parting ways with defenceman Daniel Poliziani.
The two year OHL veteran will play next season for the Truro Bearcats of the Maritime Junior Hockey League.
Poliziani is 20-years old and tallied three goals and 17-assists in his two years with the Storm.