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Victim of Niagara-on-the-Lake hit and run dies at hospital

Victim of Niagara-on-the-Lake hit and run dies at hospital

Police believe suspect pickup truck sustained passenger side damage
Woman seriously injured in hit-and-run in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Woman seriously injured in hit-and-run in Niagara-on-the-Lake

Police searching for driver who fled the scene
St. Catharines man arrested in child sexual exploitation investigation

St. Catharines man arrested in child sexual exploitation investigation

Accused was held in custody pending bail hearing
Niagara Pawnbrokers to open temporarily to allow public access to belongings

Niagara Pawnbrokers to open temporarily to allow public access to belongings

Business was closed in May for extortion investigation
11 area drivers face impaired charges

11 area drivers face impaired charges

All were issued 90-day administrative driver's licence suspensions
Police report increase in scam targeting local businesses

Police report increase in scam targeting local businesses

The scam consists of 'first time customers' making a purchase with a fraudulent or stolen card, resulting in a charge back on the business
Three Welland residents accused of stealing items from 289 grave sites

Three Welland residents accused of stealing items from 289 grave sites

Two face further charges of trafficking property
Three from Niagara Falls arrested in massive outlaw biker drug bust: OPP <b>(6 photos)</b>

Three from Niagara Falls arrested in massive outlaw biker drug bust: OPP (6 photos)

15 people were charged with 195 criminal offences
Man accused of attacking clerk

Man accused of attacking clerk

25-year-old allegedly stole items from a convenience store, attacked a clerk who tried to stop him
Police say driver struck two houses and car, damages estimated at $67K

Police say driver struck two houses and car, damages estimated at $67K

Severed gas line caused a fire, and nearby homes were evacuated as a precaution