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Fire tears through dairy barn

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Fire tears through dairy barn

As flames ripped through a dairy barn, friends, neighbours, and family tried to keep a herd of cows and calves from going back to the burning building Monday. There were visible burns on a number of the cows, which were spread out in two different fields near 43484 Case Rd. in Wainfleet, the scene of […]

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Police officer assaulted

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Police officer assaulted

A Niagara Regional Police officer was assaulted after responding to a theft complaint in Welland Saturday evening. Police said the officer was in the area of Lincoln and Wellington Sts. to meet with complainant Shaun St. Denis about the theft. “During the course of this investigation, ST DENIS became aggressive with the officer and subsequently […]

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Elderly woman killed in crash

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Elderly woman killed in crash

Ontario Provincial Police are investigating a fatal crash that saw an elderly woman killed on Hwy. 3 in Wainfleet Saturday. Wainfleet fire Chief Harry Flagg said firefighters were dispatched to the scene, west of Marr/Case Rds. close to 1 p.m. “We had 13 firefighters, three engines, the rescue truck and myself on scene,” said Flagg. […]

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Five facing drug charges

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Five facing drug charges

Niagara Regional Police arrested four Port Colborne residents and a Thorold resident after executing search warrants on King St. Friday. In a release, police said members of the Welland Street Crime Unit began to investigate the sale of drugs from a King St. residence in May. “Police initiated a project which led to the eventual […]

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Garage destroyed by fire

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Garage destroyed by fire

Pelham firefighters spent more than three hours battling a garage fire that also caught a home on fire on Chantler Rd. Thursday evening. Firefighters were first called to 306 Chantler Rd. shortly before 6 p.m. for the report of a garage fire. The first firefighter on scene reported the garage was fully involved and it […]

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Truck crashes through store

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Truck crashes through store

No one was injured when a truck crashed through a set of windows at an Avondale store in Port Colborne Tuesday afternoon. Niagara Regional Police said the driver of the truck, a 63-year-old man, was attempting to park when his shoe became stuck on the gas pedal. His truck, a full size Dodge, went through […]

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