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    Wanted man 'possible' suspect in theft of police cruiser

    Wanted man 'possible' suspect in theft of police cruiser


    A 33-year-old man who is wanted by multiple police services may also be a suspect in Monday's theft of a police cruiser in Wingham, according to Ontario Provincial...

    A 33-year-old man who is wanted by multiple police services may also be a suspect in Monday's theft of a police cruiser in Wingham, according to Ontario Provincial Police.

    Surprise guilty plea in jailhouse murder trial in London

    Surprise guilty plea in jailhouse murder trial in London


    Inmate Anthony George has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of his cellmate Adam Kargus at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre outside London,...

    Inmate Anthony George has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the death of his cellmate Adam Kargus at the Elgin-Middlesex Detention Centre outside London, Ont.

    Man who crashed stolen police car in Listowel, Ont., still at large

    Man who crashed stolen police car in Listowel, Ont., still at large


    Police in Perth and Huron counties continue to look for a man who crashed a stolen police car in Listowel, Ont., Monday morning and then fled the scene...

    Police in Perth and Huron counties continue to look for a man who crashed a stolen police car in Listowel, Ont., Monday morning and then fled the scene barefoot.

    Cambridge teens win contest to study subatomic particles at Europe's CERN lab

    Cambridge teens win contest to study subatomic particles at Europe's CERN lab


    A group of teenaged students from Cambridge, Ont., are hunting for new subatomic particles at the home of the world's largest atom smasher this week. They hope to turn up what particle physics PhDs have been unable find after decades of...

    A group of teenaged students from Cambridge, Ont., are hunting for new subatomic particles at the home of the world's largest atom smasher this week. They hope to turn up what particle physics PhDs have been unable find after decades of searching.

    Waterloo region sets yet another temperature record Tuesday

    Waterloo region sets yet another temperature record Tuesday


    The hottest Sept 26 on record in Waterloo region was 29 C in 1920 - until Tuesday. The temperature hit 30.6 C at 1 p.m. and continued to rise, smashing the previous...

    The hottest Sept 26 on record in Waterloo region was 29 C in 1920 - until Tuesday. The temperature hit 30.6 C at 1 p.m. and continued to rise, smashing the previous record.

    Chagger says longer tax consultation would whip up fears over reform

    Chagger says longer tax consultation would whip up fears over reform


    Minister of Small Business Bardish Chagger says 75 days of consultation on proposed tax reforms is enough and says her government has received information from people to ensure "there are no unintended consequences" from the...

    Minister of Small Business Bardish Chagger says 75 days of consultation on proposed tax reforms is enough and says her government has received information from people to ensure "there are no unintended consequences" from the changes.

    The Raft goes deeper than refugee crisis headlines, actor says

    The Raft goes deeper than refugee crisis headlines, actor says


    A play that tells the story of Arab and African refugees escaping North Africa across the Mediterranean on a raft is one of several performances that will be part of this year's Impact theatre...

    A play that tells the story of Arab and African refugees escaping North Africa across the Mediterranean on a raft is one of several performances that will be part of this year's Impact theatre festival.

    Why your water rates may increase in Kitchener

    Why your water rates may increase in Kitchener


    Kitchener residents may see an increase to their water rate in 2018 as the city of Kitchener is taking the next steps to replace its old water...

    Kitchener residents may see an increase to their water rate in 2018 as the city of Kitchener is taking the next steps to replace its old water infrastructure.

    It's been a hot autumn so far, but is it an 'Indian summer?'

    It's been a hot autumn so far, but is it an 'Indian summer?'


    It's been a string of record-setting hot days this September in northeastern Ontario. A few people have called this an "Indian summer" but is that correct? And more importantly, is it...

    It's been a string of record-setting hot days this September in northeastern Ontario. A few people have called this an "Indian summer" but is that correct? And more importantly, is it appropriate?

    Beyond the picket line: Ingersoll faces economic blow from CAMI strike

    Beyond the picket line: Ingersoll faces economic blow from CAMI strike


    Ingersoll’s wider community is feeling the wrath of the 2,800 striking CAMI Automotive workers with one restaurateur possibly facing...

    Ingersoll’s wider community is feeling the wrath of the 2,800 striking CAMI Automotive workers with one restaurateur possibly facing closure.

    Hottest Sept. 25 in Kitchener since records began in 1915

    Hottest Sept. 25 in Kitchener since records began in 1915


    By late afternoon Monday the temperature had risen to 31.4 C at the airport, narrowly surpassing the previous record of 31.2 C, set on Sept 25...

    By late afternoon Monday the temperature had risen to 31.4 C at the airport, narrowly surpassing the previous record of 31.2 C, set on Sept 25 2007.

    Contest to design Guelph water tower draws ire of local artists

    Contest to design Guelph water tower draws ire of local artists


    A group of designers in Guelph is speaking out about a city-sponsored contest they say amounts to unpaid work for artistic...

    A group of designers in Guelph is speaking out about a city-sponsored contest they say amounts to unpaid work for artistic professionals.

    Fall colours expected to be 'drab' in southwestern Ontario

    Fall colours expected to be 'drab' in southwestern Ontario


    The vibrant colours of southwestern Ontario's fall foliage will be less than spectacular with hot, dry conditions affecting tree...

    The vibrant colours of southwestern Ontario's fall foliage will be less than spectacular with hot, dry conditions affecting tree cover.

    Could tattoos make it harder to keep cool? U of O lab aims to find out

    Could tattoos make it harder to keep cool? U of O lab aims to find out


    Researchers at the University of Ottawa are looking for a few heavily-inked young adults to take part in a study on whether tattooing affects the body's ability to stay...

    Researchers at the University of Ottawa are looking for a few heavily-inked young adults to take part in a study on whether tattooing affects the body's ability to stay cool.

    New workshops aim to help people manage life transitions

    New workshops aim to help people manage life transitions


    Carizon Family and Community Services in Kitchener will be offering seven workshops this fall that aim to help people prepare and handle significant life...

    Carizon Family and Community Services in Kitchener will be offering seven workshops this fall that aim to help people prepare and handle significant life transitions.

    Groom takes plunge, rescues boy from lake during wedding photos

    Groom takes plunge, rescues boy from lake during wedding photos


    Clayton Cook didn't let the fact he was wearing a suit and taking wedding photos stop him from jumping into action Friday evening in Kitchener's Victoria Park after a little boy was pushed into the...

    Clayton Cook didn't let the fact he was wearing a suit and taking wedding photos stop him from jumping into action Friday evening in Kitchener's Victoria Park after a little boy was pushed into the water.