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CHEX Television

Woman treated in hospital following armed robbery

Kawartha Lakes Police is seeking to identify the man in this photograph who they believe is responsible for the robbery of the Pay Day Plus Loans busi...

150 GE Peterborough workers given pink slips

General Electric Peterborough has confirmed that 150 employees have been permanently laid off. "Challenging marketplace dynamics and a current drop in...

Public Works preparations for today’s freezing rain

In Peterborough, city workers tried to get ahead of the game, and had the roads salted and prepared last night...in advance of today's freezing rain s...

Trio falsely claim crashed pickup truck was stolen

Two adults and one teen have been charged after falsely reporting a stolen vehicle to police that had been involved in a collision. On November 27, 20...

Fire destroys workshop near Colborne

Fire destroyed a large workshop east of Colborne on Monday night. Cramahe Township fire crews were called to the blaze near Barnes Road, just before 9...

Peterborough Examiner

GE lays off 150 at Peterborough site

Canadian General Electric has cut jobs at its Peterborough facility.

Truck wasn't stolen after all, Peterborough police say

'Stolen' truck probeCity police have charged three people after investigating a report of a stolen pickup truck.Police were called Nov. 27 at about 10:30 p.m. to deal with a report of three vehicles speeding through the Lansdowne Place parking lot. One of the vehicles, a pickup truck, hit a parked transport truck and the driver allegedly fled the s

OMB pre-hearing on Shorelines Casino Peterborough next week at City Hall

No Casino Peterborough hasn't given up the fight to keep a casino from opening, says the group's chairwoman - the citizens' group has simply changed tactics.

Injuries, blood spatter, DNA in focus as Shaune Brown second-degree murder trial in killing of Cory Fleetwood continues in Peterborough

A stab wound to the aorta like the one suffered by Cory Fleetwood can cause death within minutes, a forensic pathologist testified Monday during Shaune Brown's second-degree murder trial in Peterborough Superior Court of Justice.

$500K damage in fire at Selwyn Township house north of Peterborough

A fire at a house north of Young's Point on Sunday killed the homeowners' dog and caused more than $500,000 in damage, fire officials said.

Peterborough This Week - Community

Honda wants families talking about the new Odyssey

The 2018 Honda Odyssey features innovative technologies such as CabinTalk that aims to get families talking while on long drives.

Pacifica, Bolt and Ridgeline top Car of Year awards at Detroit Auto Show

he Chrysler Pacifica, Chevrolet Bolt and Honda Ridgeline all took top spot in their divisions at the 2017 North American Car of the Year Awards.

Award-winning blues musician Harpdog Brown rolls into Peterborough on Jan. 26

The soulful harmonica player performs at Showplace

Audi Q8 Concept debuts in Detroit

Audi took advantage of the throngs of automotive media to reveal its Q8 Concept at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit.

National Geographic launches 2 Canadian travel guides

National Geographic launches guides to Canadian national parks, historic sites

Peterborough This Week - City Hall

Councillors still fighting anti-abortion ads on Peterborough buses

PETERBOROUGH — At least two Peterborough councillors aren’t ready to give up the fight against anti-abortion ads on city buses. Although the decision to allow a controversial ad on Peterborough Transit buses was made nearly a year ago, Coun. Dean

City's new website promises to be much more user-friendly

KAWARTHA LAKES — It’s one of the most common complaints of internet-savvy residents in the City of Kawartha Lakes — the "unfriendliness” of the municipal website. But, thanks to council’s support, residents are in for a completely updated online

Peterborough casino pre-hearing refines which issues will be heard in full

PETERBOROUGH — The fight against a casino in Peterborough continues as the second Ontario Municipal Board pre-hearing conference draws closer. At the conference, set for Jan. 24 and 25 at City Hall, appellants are expected to make preliminary moti

Task force completes plan to streamline building and approval process

Recommendations will go to council on Jan. 24 after months of work to improve planning and building approval services at city hall

Peterborough public works yard proven big enough for OHL-sized arena, hotel and convention centre

PETERBOROUGH — Concept drawings by a Peterborough architectural firm show the public works yard on Townsend Street, and surrounding properties, could fit not only an OHL arena but a hotel, convention centre, train station and a condominium tower.


Peterborough This Week - Crime

'Everybody loved Cory' says former boss of Peterborough murder victim Cory Fleetwood

Cory Fleetwood planned on going back to school.

Report that vehicle involved in crash was stolen was false: Peterborough Police

Two adults and one teen have been charged after allegedly falsely reporting a stolen vehicle to police that had been involved in a collision. On Nov. 27, at approximately 10:30 p.m., police received complaints regarding three vehicles speeding thr

Taser-related incidents did not increase after every front line officer was issued one: Kawartha Lakes Police

LINDSAY — Incidents in which police officers in Lindsay used stun guns did not go up in 2016 even though every front line officer on the force is not issued a Taser. Officers used stun guns eight times last year, which is comparable to previous y

Disqualified impaired driver goes to jail for 120 days

Peterborough court docket summary from Jan. 3 to 6, 2017

Man accused of assaulting bouncers outside of Peterborough pub

Jeremy Alexandre Engel, 20, of George Street North, is charged with three counts of assault


Northumberland News - Local

McDonald's Canada issues nut warning

McDonald's Canada warns all menu products may now come in contact with nuts

Triple murder suspect's father testifies

Douglas Garland's family scheduled to testify at his triple murder trial

Supreme Court delays New Jersey sports betting decision

Supreme Court delays New Jersey sports betting decision

Truck crashes in Cobourg McDonalds parking lot

Following a morning of icy, freezing rain, there were several reports of crashes in the area.

Ontario auto insurance rates dip slightly

Ontario auto insurance rates decrease slightly; down on average 8% since 2013

Northumberland News - Crime

Methamphetamine found after suspicious vehicle reported in Brighton

Methamphetamine and stolen property were discovered after a report of a suspicious vehicle in the Brighton area. Police received a report of a suspicious grey Hyundai Elantra in the area of County Road 30 and County Road 21 in Brighton around 11 p.m. on Jan. 14, said Northumberland OPP.

Mississauga parents 'relieved' daughter found safe, police still searching for kidnappers

Relieved, thankful, and anxiously waiting to see their 15-year-old daughter again, the parents of Alyssa Longille told the media they are waiting to find out what happened to the girl who disappeared for 20 hours, the apparent victim of an abduction.

Cramahe teen throws small fish tank at his brother

Sibling rivalry led to a Cramahe teenager tossing a small fish tank at his brother. One teenager threw the small fish tank at his teenage brother in a Cramahe Township home on Jan. 10, Northumberland OPP said.

Whitby man charged with impaired driving in Port Hope

Port Hope police charged a Whitby man with impaired driving early Sunday.

Missing Mississauga girl may have contacted cousin this morning: Dad

Alyssa Langille’s dad says the family has heard that his missing daughter has been in touch with a cousin, but an Amber Alert is still in place.


Northumberland Today

AROUND TOWN: Get ready to March into the Garden

For those who are longing to March into the Garden, the wintry weeks seem to stretch out endlessly ahead.

Barn burns in Cramahe Township

Cramahe Township Fire Department responded to a barn fire at approximately 9:18 p.m. Monday night east of Salem and south of County Road 2. The barn, which was also used as a workshop, was engufled in flames when fire crews arrived. Brighton Fire Department was called for assistance to help supply water to the fire. County Road 2 was shut down in t

Victim of fatal industrial accident in Campbellford identified

One person is dead after a parked transport trailer slid into another trailer in an industrial accident Monday afternoon at Min-Tech Inc., a recycling company in the Tanner Industrial Park in Campbellford.

PHOTOS: Here come the brides

Northumberland's Biggest and Best Bridal Boutique Show was held on Sunday at the Cobourg Lions Community Centre in Cobourg.

Local Council of Canadians lobby MPP

The local chapter of the Council of Canadians is lobbying Northumberland-Quinte West Lou Rinaldi in its efforts to “put a permanent moratorium on single-use bottled water takings in Ontario.”

Stirling Community Press

Local schools close due to weather

Local schools are closing up early as freezing rain coats roadways in the region with ice.

Bus cancellations begin early

Loved by students, sometimes cursed by parents, the decision to cancel school buses due to weather begins before most are even awake. When forecasts indicate road conditions could make driving dangerous, a large network of education and transportation officials gets going soon after 4 a.m.

Hospice construction under discussion

The construction of a residential hospice is now on the discussion front burner.That’s after months of behind the scenes talks and last year’s revelation during capital budget talks that property purchased by the city in Bayside for $250,000 could be used for a hospice.But that’s ancient history now, according to Sidney ward Coun. Allan DeWitt.DeWi

Variety at local festival

The Stirling & District Lions Club has big entertainment plans for Groundhog Fest weekend in the little village. The fun starts Friday, Jan. 27 with what’s being billed as the ‘Groundhog Variety Show’ featuring Dave Bush and Timmy Boyle and runs from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Lions Hall, upstairs at the Stirling Arena. Admission is $2 per person for

Freezing rain warning - updated

Power failures are possible and all school buses in Hastings and Prince Edward Counties are cancelled as forecasts predict freezing rain and ice pellets through much of today.

CBC.ca

Confirmation hearing for Trump's interior nominee LIVE

Senate natural resources committee questions Rep. Ryan Zinke

Air Canada software outage halts computerized check-ins

Air Canada is experiencing software problems that have halted all computerized checking-in at airports across the country.

Nigerian jet strikes refugee camp in error, reportedly killing more than 100

A Nigerian Air Force fighter jet on a mission against Boko Haram extremists mistakenly bombed a refugee camp Tuesday, killing more than 100 refugees, a Borno state official said. A Red Cross worker said 20 volunteers with the aid group were killed.

Accused killer Douglas Garland's dad recalls bad blood with triple slaying victim

Douglas Garland's father tells a jury in Calgary there was bad blood between his son and one of the three family members Douglas Garland is accused of murdering.

Online child sexual abuse images targeted by automated system

The Canadian Centre for Child Protection has a new tool in its fight to find and eliminate child sexual abuse material on the internet.


CTV.ca

Female zebra shark reproduces without male

For the first time ever, scientists in Australia have observed a leopard shark switching from sexual to asexual reproduction, in a move they say could help save her species.

Air Canada computer issue affects booking, check-ins nationwide

Air Canada says technical difficulties were affecting its booking and check-in services across Canada on Tuesday.

Pink hat movement spreads north ahead of D.C. women's march

A movement is underfoot as thousands of people prepare to march on Washington, D.C. the day after Donald Trump becomes president of the United States: Knitters across Canada and the U.S. are creating pink 'Pussyhats' in a bright show of support for women’s rights and equality.

More hospitals introducing 24/7 visiting hours

Hospitals across the country are joining a movement toward introducing 24/7 visiting hours, based on evidence suggesting the presence of family is good for a patient's recovery.

Last chance to download your Vines before app shuts down

Nearly three months after Twitter announced it would shut down Vine, the six-second video-sharing service is being replaced with a simpler tool.

Globe and Mail

Ottawa weeks away from starting free-trade talks with China

With Trans-Pacific Partnership on its deathbed, preliminary talks with China carry symbolic weight

Florida airport shooting suspect blamed ‘mind control,’ Islamic State ties

Esteban Santiago initially said after the shooting his mind was under some kind of government control

Hundreds of Canadians to join Women’s March on Washington

Hundreds of Canadians are making the cross-border trek on at least 10 chartered coaches

Nigeria mistakenly bombs refugee camp, killing more than 100

The jet was on a mission against Boko Haram

When is Trump the president? Your guide to the U.S. inauguration

At noon on Jan. 20, the president-elect officially becomes the president. Here's how the ceremony works and what to watch

National Post

‘I have amateurs before me’: Judge loses patience with all lawyers involved in former cop’s bookmaking trial

Andre Thibodeau and Natalino Paccione were the only two people accused in the case charged with committing a crime for the benefit of a criminal organization, commonly referred to as gangsterism.

‘It’s been hell’: Windsor man walks free after first-degree murder charge for his estranged wife’s death withdrawn

Scott Quick spent almost two years in jail awaiting trial over charges he intentionally killed Nancy Galbraith Quick in a hit-and-run in 2006. Her family is 'dumbfounded' by his release

Quebec patients ‘falling through cracks’ as pharmacists cut flu shots and some blood tests

Since the ban on medical accessory fees took effect, patients say they've been turned away from clinics, while hospitals have not been given additional resources

Hit man from Hamilton travelled to B.C. after contract taken out on full-patch member of Hells Angels

The alleged target is now living in Greece and remains a full-patch member of the notorious biker gang. He regularly travels back and forth to B.C.

Murray Mandryk: Saskatchewan’s wage freeze for all civil servants is a declaration of war on unions

The Sask. Party has ordered all public servants -- including ones who didn't fare as well this past decade -- to pay for its own spending mistakes

Toronto Star

McDonald’s Canada warns all products may now come in contact with nuts


McDonald’s says its new Skor McFlurry contains chopped almonds in the pieces of chocolate bar used to make the treat.

Trudeau won't say how many times he visited the Aga Khan's island


Questions about the private island vacation keep coming while the ethics commissioner investigates.

Orlando nightclub gunman’s wife charged with helping husband


Noor Salman is accused of providing material support and resources to her husband, but no details are given. Salman has previously talked of being abused by her husband.

Mothers not alone in regret over having children


Experts point to society's accepted image of motherhood as adding to the pressure on some women.

Mexican resort town fears nightclub shooting means drug war has arrived


Global Affairs has identified longtime Toronto bouncer Kirk Wilson as one of the five victims. Two other Canadians were injured.

Toronto Sun

Istanbul gunman confesses to attack: Turkish officials [Video]

Turkish police captured the gunman who carried out the deadly New Year’s nightclub attack in Istanbul, with officials saying Tuesday that he’s an Uzbekistan national who trained in Afghanistan and confessed to the massacre.

Cops lay 165 charges in major seizure of guns, drugs [Photos]

Toronto police say they’ve laid 165 charges against four people after a major seizure of guns and drugs in the city.

O.J. Simpson mystery: Doc claims there was a second killer

For two decades crime buffs have attempted to answer the vexing question: “Was O.J. Simpson innocent?”

EU wary as U.K. PM May signals 'clean Brexit'

Britain’s future outside the European Union became much clearer Tuesday: It’s so long to the single market, goodbye to the European Court of Justice and farewell to the freedom of movement for workers.

Provincial Liberals have long way to go to reach auto insurance-rate reduction target

Auto insurance rates have inched down a notch in Ontario, though the Liberal government is still far from its self- imposed target of an average 15% reduction.