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Accused charged with 2nd degree murder in Welland homicide investigation

Accused charged with 2nd degree murder in Welland homicide investigation

50-year-old victim died at hospital after police responded to a disturbance in November 2019
No charges laid against officer following 2019 motorcycle crash in Welland that left one dead

No charges laid against officer following 2019 motorcycle crash in Welland that left one dead

SIU says the motorcyclist crashed into another vehicle before a pursuit had even started
As deaths rise, OPP urge drivers to 'drive like your life depends on it'

As deaths rise, OPP urge drivers to 'drive like your life depends on it'

There have been an increase in road fatalities as well as the leading behaviours linked to the deaths, OPP says
Conductive energy weapon deployed on suspected impaired driver in Welland

Conductive energy weapon deployed on suspected impaired driver in Welland

Police say the 39-year-old became combative when officers were placing him under arrest
Fentanyl, crystal meth seized during Welland drug bust

Fentanyl, crystal meth seized during Welland drug bust

Street value of drugs seized exceeds $14,000
Arrest made after shot fired in St. Catharines

Arrest made after shot fired in St. Catharines

Victim was found uninjured
Person found deceased in vehicle found near bottom of Niagara Gorge

Person found deceased in vehicle found near bottom of Niagara Gorge

Circumstances of the incident in Niagara on the Lake remain under investigation
Arrest made after Fort Erie bank robbery

Arrest made after Fort Erie bank robbery

51-year-old charged
Recent fatalities on the water prompt OPP to issue warning

Recent fatalities on the water prompt OPP to issue warning

Deaths underscore the importance of wearing a life jacket, especially early in the season when water temperatures are frigid and hypothermia can set in quickly
Police issue reminder to off-road vehicle owners

Police issue reminder to off-road vehicle owners

Operators of off-road motor vehicles are reminded that they are not allowed on public lands and private property without express consent by the land manager/owner, police say