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SIU Investigates Shooting In Almonte

Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating after a woman was seriously injured in a shooting involving provincial police in Almonte.  The Special Investigations Unit says two OPP officers went to a residence Tuesday morning as part of an investigation, and that

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Special Olympics Fundraiser in Kanata This Weekend

Something to keep in mind if you’re in the west end this weekend. It’s a fundraiser organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run for Special Olympics. Members of various law enforcement agencies and the Ministry of Corrections will be holding

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More Fatalities Than Ever On OPP-Patrolled Roads

A new OPP report says the number of fatalities on roads, trails and waterways in Ontario spiked in 2017. The report shows that 343 people died on OPP-patrolled roads last year, which is a five-year high. The previous year (2016),

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OPP Use “Unconventional Enforcement” During Operation Safe Trucking

Officers with the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are going to be using a new technique to help them catch distracted drivers through a new enforcement blitz initiative called ‘Operation Safe Trucking.’ Officers will be riding in two OPP transport trucks

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Stay Safe This Halloween

It’s just around the corner! Halloween is that magical time of year when children get to dress up in wonderful and outrageous costumes walking the streets of the neighborhood.  Area police forces are reminding parents about some safety tips to

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Brace for Impact!

This Thanksgiving long weekend, Ottawa Police along with the OPP are taking part in the national road safety campaign known as “Operation Impact”. Police say educating the public about safe driving practices is what’s needed to change driver behaviour. The

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Fatal Collision On 401 Near Cornwall

OPP in Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry are investigating a collision late last night involving three tractor trailers. It happened just before 11:30 pm. One of the tractor-trailers heading eastbound hit another big rig, which then struck a third tractor-trailer. One of

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Inattentive Driving Deaths Up Significantly

Ontario Provincial police say more people than ever have lost their lives in 2017 because of inattentive driving.   47 people have died this year because of an inattentive driver, up significantly from 39 deaths this time last year.  According

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Six Vehicle Fatal Crash On The 401

One person has died in a six-vehicle crash on Highway 401 in South Glengarry Township, while five others were taken to hospital with non life-threatening injuries. Four passenger vehicles and two tractor trailers collided with each other in the westbound lanes around

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Safe Driving Blitz Nabs Hundreds Of Speeders

Police keep trying to hammer the message home – don’t speed, speed kills.  Many motorists just aren’t getting it though, as hundreds were nabbed for speeding over the long weekend. Ontario Provincial Police kept busy issuing a large number of speeding

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OPP Targets Aggressive Drivers This Long Weekend

OPP officers will be keeping a close eye on motorists this Canada Day weekend, with a focus on speeding and other forms of aggressive driving.  Speeding is the number one cause of death on OPP-patrolled roads this year. It’s been

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Bear Warning East Of The Capital

Provincial police are urging L’Orignal residents to be extra aware of their surroundings after a black bear was spotted near the village. Sightings of the animal in the community east of Ottawa were reported to police yesterday afternoon.The O-P-P says

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Fatal Crash on 401 Near Kingston

Highway 401 is closed westbound at Joyceville Road near Kingston after an early morning fatal crash involving 7 vehicles. Ontario Provincial Police say the crash involved four tractor trailers, one commercial truck, and two passenger vehicles. One of the passenger

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OPP Look For Help In Identifying Body

On Tuesday, April 18, 2016 members of the OPP Hawkesbury detachment and Forensics Identification Services Unit attended a residence where unidentified human remains were located along the shores of the Ottawa River off of Division Road in the community of

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Phone Scam Making The Rounds

Seems I avoid more calls than I take on our home phone these days.  A never ending list of companies trying to sell me something, or telling me my computer is broken.  Now, Ontario Provincial police are warning of another

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