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December 28, 2017 2:09 AM 2 men charged after getting into fight while clearing snow in Simcoe

OPP says they got a call Christmas Day from a concerned resident about a dispute between two men. SIMCOE, ONT.—Ontario Provincial Police say two men from Simcoe, Ont., were charged with causing a disturbance after getting into a fight while clearing snow. OPP says they got a call at about 8:45 a.m. Christmas Day from a concerned resident about a dispute 17

December 14, 2017 6:35 PM Four people killed in helicopter crash north of Kingston, Ont

OPP say the crash happened at about noon in Addington Highlands. A spokesperson for the Transportation Safety Board said the chopper was a 1999 AS350 B2. The single-engine helicopters are often used for corporate purposes. ADDINGTON HIGHLANDS, ONT.—Four people have been killed in a helicopter crash today north of Kingston, Ont., according to Ontario 13

December 12, 2017 1:58 PM More snow overnight in GTA creates slick road conditions

TORONTO -- Many drivers in southern Ontario can expect a slow and slippery drive to work this morning thanks to a fresh dusting of snow. It began to fall Monday and Environment Canada says some areas received eight to 10 centimetres of snow as of 4 a.m., with another five centimetres expected before the snow tapers off to flurries later this morning 15

December 11, 2017 8:29 PM OPP cracking down on distracted truckers by patrolling in transport trucks

Provincial police are patrolling Ontario roads in transport trucks this week in an effort to crack down on distracted driving by commercial truck drivers. Ontario Provincial Police say the five-day road safety blitz launched Monday is the first time officers have used transport trucks on patrol. They say being in the trucks will give officers a better 28

November 2, 2017 11:27 AM Highway 400 crash victim was father of 9 kids, 'loved his family,' widow says

3 people died in 14-vehicle pileup that sent others to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries One of the victims of the fiery crash on Highway 400 late Tuesday was a father of nine who "loved his family "and was ready to "do anything to help anybody," his wife says. Nikiyah Mulak-Dunn identified her husband, Benjamin Dunn, 37, as one of the three 21

November 1, 2017 2:53 PM At least 2 dead in fiery highway pileup that sent drivers running for their lives

COOKSTOWN, Ont. -- At least two people have died in a 14-vehicle pileup that sent a wave of flames down a highway north of Toronto, prompting motorists to run for their lives, Ontario Provincial Police said Wednesday. Police said the number of fatalities may rise as they reach more vehicles involved in the fiery crash late Tuesday night on Highway 400 south 33

November 1, 2017 1:49 PM Hwy. 400 closed near Barrie after 'absolutely devastating' 14-vehicle crash

At least two people are dead after a fiery crash involving at least 14 vehicles on Highway 400 south of Barrie and Ontario Provincial Police are warning that the death toll could rise. It happened on the northbound lanes of the highway north of Highway 88 at around 11:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Ontario Provincial Police Sgt. Kerry Schmidt says that traffic 33

November 1, 2017 9:55 AM Fatal pileup closes Highway 400 in both directions near Cookstown

Closure is expected to last all day A fatal pileup and subsequent fire involving some 14 vehicles closed a stretch of Highway 400 in both directions Wednesday morning. Ontario Provincial Police said on social media that two fuel tanker trucks and at least three transport trucks were part of the collision, which occurred in the northbound lanes near Cookstown 36

October 28, 2017 11:38 PM Second Renfrew hockey player dead after crash

Alex Paquette died Saturday, a day after the crash on Calabogie Road Alex Paquette,18, passed away in hospital, Saturday, his hockey team confirmed. "Package, as the boys called him, was a strong, kind, compassionate and caring kid off the ice," a statement sent out by the Renfrew Timberwolves, said. They also called him a "firecracker" on the ice. Paquette 19

October 27, 2017 4:44 PM One person dead after three commercial trucks collide on Highway 401

CAMBRIDGE, Ont. -- One man is dead after a collision involving three commercial trucks on Ontario's busiest highway. OPP Sgt. Kerry Schmidt said the crash took place Friday morning on a stretch of Highway 401 near Cambridge, Ont. It appeared one transport truck ran into the back of another, pushing it into the dump truck, which had slowed because of traffic 22