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Another fire in Fort Erie

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Another fire in Fort Erie

Fort Erie firefighters were busy with yet another fire Saturday night, the tenth since Thanksgiving weekend. When firefighters arrived at the Torrance St. home, just south of Gilmore Ave, it was fully-engulfed in flames. It took nearly an hour to bring the blaze under control, and, according to the fire department’s Twitter feed, at least […]

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Man assaulted in parking garage

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Man assaulted in parking garage

Niagara Regional Police are investigating an assault that took place Sunday morning in a St. Catharines parking garage. Police said a lone male — described as black, braided/rolled hair with beads, red flat brimmed baseball hat, wearing glasses with no lenses — confronted a male victim at 3 a.m., while brandishing a weapon. The victim […]

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Gun amnesty a success

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Gun amnesty a success

One hundred sixty-nine firearms, one crossbow and 9,041 rounds of ammunition were collected by the Niagara Regional Police P.A.V.I.S. (Provincial Anti-Violence Intervention Strategy) unit during a four-day gun amnesty in the last week of November. Police said the goal of the event was to gather all unwanted ammunition, handguns, rifles, air guns or replicas from […]

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Four stations battle blaze in Fort Erie

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Four stations battle blaze in Fort Erie

Forty Fort Erie firefighters spent an hour and a half knocking down a fire on Nigh Rd. Sunday night, said fire Chief Larry Coplen. Coplen said the fire department received numerous calls reporting a structure fire at 4129 Nigh Rd., between Cherry Hill Blvd. North and Cauthard Rd. “The first crews on scene had the […]

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Woman shot in Niagara Falls

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Woman shot in Niagara Falls

A woman suffered non life-threatening injuries after she was shot with a small calibre gun Thursday, said Niagara Regional Police. Police responded to a call at a Niagara Falls motel at 8:30 p.m. for the report of a shooting. They then found the woman, who had been shot in the lower extremity, at Greater Niagara […]

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Drivers suffer life threatening injuries

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Drivers suffer life threatening injuries

Two people were flown to Hamilton General Hospital by ORNGE air ambulance after a head-on collision Saturday morning, said Niagara Regional Police. Police, Welland Fire and Emergency Services and Niagara EMS paramedics all responded to East Main St., near Darby Rd., at 1 a.m. for the report of a car crash. An initial investigation revealed […]

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