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SIU probing St. Catharines incident

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SIU probing St. Catharines incident

Ontario’s Special Investigations Unit (SIU) is appealing for witnesses to an interaction that occurred last month between a 21-year-old man and officers with the Niagara Regional Police in St. Catharines. In a release, the SIU said in the early morning hours of Saturday March 7, around 1:30 a.m., a uniformed female regional police officer was […]

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Man taken into custody after threat

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Man taken into custody after threat

Niagara Regional Police took an elderly man into custody following a reported bomb threat at St. Catharines Hospital Wednesday afternoon. Police were called at 2:11 p.m. and an investigation revealed that an elderly male had made an utterance to staff at the Niagara Health System that was perceived as a threat. Hospital staff worked with […]

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Sexual assault charge for St. Catharines man

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Sexual assault charge for St. Catharines man

A 22 year old St. Catharines was arrested by Niagara Regional Police following an investigation into a sexual assault allegation by the Child Abuse Unit. Police said the allegations stemmed from an incident that occurred in St. Catharines between November 1 and December 25 of last year.   Cory Brandon Dale was charged with sexual […]

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First degree murder charge laid

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First degree murder charge laid

A St. Catharines man has been charged with first degree murder in connection with the death of 29-year-old Jessica Scanlon in late February. Niagara Regional Police said Jeremy Edward Gough was arrested and charged on Monday by members of the homicide unit. Scanlon was found Monday, February 23 when police, St. Catharines Fire and Emergency […]

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Providing comfort for cancer patients

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Providing comfort for cancer patients

If you visit Star of the Sea Church in St. Catharines on a Tuesday morning, you’re likely to find a group of women hard at work providing comfort to Niagara cancer patients.  The group from the church’s Catholic Women’s League meets every Tuesday in the church hall to sew women’s headwear, called turbans, for patients […]

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Man arrested for sexual assault

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Man arrested for sexual assault

A St. Catharines man, already wanted on an outstanding sexual assault and sexual interference warrant, was arrested in a west St. Catharines grocery store Sunday after being caught on video surveillance grabbing unsuspecting females while they were shopping. Niagara Regional Police said they were called to the grocery store for a male acting suspiciously inside. Tobias […]

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