Archive for the ‘Local News’ Category

  • Cops hunt for Molotov Cocktail tosser

    Jan 20, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police are looking for someone who lobbed a Molotov Cocktail at a house in Chatham shortly after 6 a.m. Jan. 16. Police say the person tossed the flaming bottle at a home on Sarah Crescent shortly after 6 a.m. Five people were inside the house at...

  • Rolling, rolling, arrested

    Jan 20, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police investigated a weird one on the weekend. On Saturday afternoon shortly before 5 p.m., officers were called to two crashes on Tecumseh Line at Merlin Road. As the officers investigated, they learned a driver and passenger had been eastbound...

  • Tased and arrested

    Jan 20, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police report officers had to use a Taser to subdue someone outside the hospital early this morning. According to police, officers got the call about 3 a.m. of a man causing a disturbance at the hospital in Chatham. Officers went to arrest the...

  • Winter’s coming

    Jan 17, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Remember winter? Well, it’s coming tonight, and bringing with it up to 15 cm of snow and blowing snow tonight at tomorrow. This from Environment Canada: An approaching low pressure system will bring snowfall to Southwestern Ontario beginning overnight...

  • More B&Es

    Jan 17, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Chatham-Kent police are seeking suspects in two recent break-ins, one in Chatham and another in Tilbury. On Thursday morning about 10 a.m., police got the call of a break-in on Tuscany Trail in Chatham. About $5,000 in construction tools and fixtures were...

  • Break-ins under investigation

    Jan 16, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    A couple of break-ins of note recently, according to Chatham-Kent police. Sometime between Tuesday at 5 p.m. and yesterday at 7 a.m., someone forced their way into a home under construction on Riverview Line and stole approximately $8,000 worth of tools and...

  • Rising river

    Jan 15, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Images from Sarah Schofield show what’s happening in Chatham today in terms of the rising Thames River, which is expected to peak overnight tonight or early Thursday morning. In Chatham, the diversion channel dam is currently closed as flood waters from...

  • ‘They would do the same for me’

    Jan 15, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Alert man pulls neighbour out of burning Merlin home Matt Pelkey is normally at work in Chatham at 11 a.m. during a Wednesday. For his elderly neighbours George and Sharon Hope, it’s a good thing he was at home on the morning of Jan. 8. Fire broke out at...

  • Fender benders

    Jan 15, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    Drivers at two ends of the age spectrum face charges of careless driving after two separate accidents last night in Chatham-Kent. Shortly after 6:30 p.m., no one was injured when three vehicles collided in Chatham on Lacroix Street near Park Avenue. Total...

  • No light, wrong name(s), meth and more

    Jan 15, 20 • 0 Views • Feature Story, Local NewsNo Comments

    It began with riding a bike without a light, and ended with a man behind bars last night in Chatham. Chatham-Kent police say an officer spotted a man riding his bike without proper lighting and equipment in the area of Princess Street and Colborne Street in...