Posted 1 hour ago
Sat, Jul 26th, '14 - 5:31 am
CFB Trenton responded to a call regarding a crashed aircraft in northern Saskatchewan Friday afternoon.
The call came in around 4 p.m. Both a Hercules aircraft from 435 Squadron Winnipeg and a Griffon aircraft from 4 Wing Cold Lake in Alberta were dispatched.
The two people inside the aircraft survived and were taken to hospital. One person suffered a possible spinal injury.
Posted 9 minutes ago
Sat, Jul 26th, '14 - 7:00 am
A 52-year old Belleville man reported missing Friday has since been found.
Belleville Police responded to a call from a Thurlow Ward home, reporting the man as missing just before 8:30 p.m. Friday.
The man was found safe four hours later.
Posted 10 minutes ago
Sat, Jul 26th, '14 - 6:59 am
A 67-year old man is in critical condition following an ATV collision near Townsend Road Friday morning.
Belleville Police got the call just after 10:30 a.m. The crash took place on private property and the lone rider was not wearing a helmet.
He was taken to Belleville General Hospital with severe injuries, later transported to Kingston General Hospital.
Traffic Services is investigating.
Posted 12 hours ago
Fri, Jul 25th, '14 - 6:29 pm
Search and rescue personnel and aircraft from CFB Trenton rescued a seriously injured climber in the Sault Ste Marie area early Friday morning.
The man fell while climbing and hurt himself and was trapped in a ravine on Thursday.
Local rescuers found the man, but couldn’t get him out due to the nature of his injuries.
Last night, 424 Squadron personnel tried to rescue him, but decided the darkness of night was too dangerous.
Instead, SAR Techs were dropped near the site and provided care to the man overnight.
He was pulled from the ravine at daylight Friday morning.
Posted 14 hours ago
Fri, Jul 25th, '14 - 4:46 pm
Quinte West fire crews responded to grass fires along Highway 33 near Batawa.
The call came in just before 4 p.m.Friday to the pathways along the Trent River.
Crews reported heavy smoke and multiple small fires when they arrived. Which were quickly extinguished.
The cause isn’t known yet, however a lean-to was located near the scene. OPP are on scene as well.
Posted 16 hours ago
Fri, Jul 25th, '14 - 3:07 pm
A 19-year-old Marmora woman faces charges after police say she damaged a police cruiser.
Thursday, provincial police say they were called to a threats complaint on Forsythe street in Marmora.
Police say while they were investigating they saw a woman scratching the cruiser.
Nineteen-year-old Emily Champagne is facing charges.
Posted 16 hours ago
Fri, Jul 25th, '14 - 2:48 pm
The Empire Theatre will be host to an out-of-this-world guest in September.
Canadian Astronaut Chris Hadfield will be in Belleville September 25.
Tickets to the night with the former International Space Station commander are available at the Quinte Human Resources Professional Association.
Hadfield, the first Canadian to walk in space, became a social media sensation during his six months on the space station last year.
Posted 17 hours ago
Fri, Jul 25th, '14 - 1:28 pm
A two car crash that caused slowdowns on Highway 401 east of Belleville early Friday afternoon has been cleared.
The accident occurred just before 1 p.m. Friday. It’s eastbound near Wyman Road, which is between the Shannonville and Highway 49 exits.
Callers to our newsroom report bumper-to-bumper traffic and one of the vehicles is on its roof.
The Ministry of Transportation says the accident is affecting the right lane and right shoulder.
Emergency crews are on scene.
Posted 22 hours ago
Fri, Jul 25th, '14 - 8:40 am
Four men are facing charges after drug raids on five locations.
Police say they seized more than three kilograms of cocaine, which police estimate has a $350,000 street value. They also seized vehicles, cash, a loaded handgun, a crossbow, bear sprays, packaging materials, scales, laptops and cell phones.
The investigation was conducted by Belleville Police and the OPP’s Asian Organized Crime Task Force and Toronto Police.
Police say the search warrants were executed at:
- 2240 Lakeshore road, Etobicoke, ON
- 26 Stone Street, Belleville, ON
- 128 Moira Street West, Belleville, ON
- 179 Palmer Road, Belleville, ON
- 1957 Rednersville Road, Prince Edward County, ON
Cory BENWAY, 33 years of age of Belleville
Colin PEARSON, 25 years of age from Belleville
Milan MIJATOVIC, 29 years of age of Whitby
Todd PLEWS, 37 years of age from Belleville.
All are scheduled to appear in court July 25.
Fri, Jul 25th, '14 - 6:15 am
The honors just keep coming for a local student.
Justin Whitaker has been awarded a German DAAD Scholarship which will see him continuing his scientific studies in Germany for the summer.
Now a University of Ottawa student, Justin Whitaker had won the top award at the Canada Wide Science Fair back in 2010 when he was a student at Moira Secondary in Belleville.
Fri, Jul 25th, '14 - 6:14 am
It is likely the big new McKesson Canada Distribution Centre in Trenton will not be officially open till next year.
Company officials say the target date for the opening is sometime in January.
McKesson Canada has hired 65 employees and expects to hire another 30 to 40 people in the coming months.
The local centre will handle and distribute medicines and supplies for the health care industry.
Fri, Jul 25th, '14 - 6:13 am
Equipment and personnel from CFB Trenton’s 424 Search and Rescue Squadron are up in the Sault Ste Marie area this morning.
A man climbing a cliff slipped and fell 30 feet and injured himself yesterday.
It was too difficult to rescue him overnight, so search and rescue crews, using a Hercules aircraft and a Griffon chopper, will make another attempt to pull him out this morning.
Thu, Jul 24th, '14 - 3:55 pm
Signs for a mayoral candidate have to come down.
Lonnie Herrington has been singled out for having election signs out before the appropriate time.
Herrington says although he didn’t put them up, he’s asked those who have to take them down.
He says he has 4000 signs ready to go up, once the campaign begins September 12.
Municipal elections are being held October 27.
Thu, Jul 24th, '14 - 11:12 am
An accident on Highway 401 eastbound is slowing things down west of the Wallbridge-Loyalist exit.
The call came in just before 11 a.m. Thursday.
At least one of the vehicles is leaking fluid and is sideways in the left lane.
Emergency crews are on scene.