Descrease article font size Increase article font size Police and first responders are on the scene of a drowning reportedly involving a three-year-old child in Ajax, Ont. Durham Regional Police said a drowning call came on Tuesday evening in the area of Rossland Road West and Harwood Avenue. A three-year-old …Read More »
Hydro worker injured while restoring power in Ajax, Ont.
Descrease article font size Increase article font size A hydro worker suffered injuries during a serious incident on Friday night, attempting to restore power to residents in Ajax, Ont. Durham Regional Police told Global News a male hydro worker was injured and taken to hospital around 9 p.m. on Friday. …Read More »
Woman dead, 2 others injured after head-on crash in Scugog, Ont.
Descrease article font size Increase article font size A 47-year-old woman is dead and two other people are injured after a head-on crash in Scugog, Ont., overnight, police say. Durham Regional Police said officers responded to the crash on Island Road, north of Demara Road, at around 3:05 a.m. Saturday. …Read More »
Pickering airport proposal is 50 years old. Opponents hope it will finally be scrapped
After decades of protests against a long-standing proposal to build an airport in Pickering, Ont., opponents of the project are optimistic it will soon be abandoned for good. Those hopes hinge on two recent developments: a Pickering council vote declaring a lack of support for an airport and a suggestion …Read More »
Smile Cookie Campaign proceeds help Durham Children’s Aid Foundation – Durham
The Smile Cookie Campaign is in full swing this week, so feeding your sweet tooth craving with a cookie will feel extra rewarding. This year, 100 per cent of proceeds from cookie sales in Durham Region will be going towards supporting the Durham Children’s Aid Foundation. Since 2004, the foundation …Read More »
New Durham Regional Police Chief Peter Moreira sworn in
It was an event full of fanfare, starting with the new Durham Region’s new chief of police being bagpiped into a full house of his new peers, dignitaries and police officers from across the Greater Toronto Area. Nearly 300 people people came to witness the swearing in of the ninth …Read More »
Police treating fatal Oshawa, Ont. fire as homicide investigation – Toronto
Descrease article font size Increase article font size A fire reported in Oshawa, Ont., on Monday morning has been deemed a homicide by local police. Durham Regional Police said on Tuesday evening that its homicide unit had taken over investigating the blaze, reported at a home on Court Street, near …Read More »
Serious injuries after Pickering, Ont. collision involving car pursued by police: SIU
Descrease article font size Increase article font size Ontario’s police watchdog is investigating after a male driver sustained serious injuries while allegedly fleeing from the police in Pickering, Ont. The Special Investigations Unit (SIU) said investigators were probing the events surrounding a crash at around 3 a.m. on Bayly Street. …Read More »
Homicide detectives investigating after 2 found dead in Bowmanville, Ont.
Editor’s note: A previous version of this story incorrectly stated police had said the deceased were discovered by a dog walker. It has been corrected. Police in Bowmanville, Ont., are investigating after two people were found dead on Saturday. Durham Regional Police said officers were called to an address on Crombie …Read More »
Man charged with 1st-degree murder in Oshawa, Ont. death
A man has been arrested and charged with first-degree murder after a sudden death reported in Oshawa on Friday. Durham Regional Police said that, at around 9:45 a.m. on Friday, officers were called to a home on Drew Street for a wellness check. When they arrived, police found a man …Read More »